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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Forest Hill High School band program depicting police officers being shot elicits heated reaction...

Last week, the Forrest Hill High School band performed their halftime show at Brookhaven. However, this performance depicted band members dressed as doctors and...

Empower Mississippi Announces New Initiative on Employability and Criminal Justice Reform

Empower Mississippi announced today that the organization is launching a new initiative focused on increasing employability by reforming the state’s criminal justice system. Empower Mississippi...

Sports betting decision likely more impactful on state revenues than proposed lottery

By: Sid Salter Mississippians have been talking about a state lottery for more than 25 years and still don’t have one – a decision that...

Workforce development gaining traction among business leaders and lawmakers

When it comes to workforce development, the state of Mississippi is utilizing multiple resources in order to create a more transparent and coordinated program...

VIDEO: Vice-Chair of Lottery Corporation says lottery games will be played in 2019

The 2018 Special Session brought about the passage of three major bills, one of which being the Lottery Bill, SB 2001. This created the...

Welty Foundation Brings Salman Rushdie to the Mississippi Book Festival

Provocative and unconventional, Salman Rushdie is not known for doing things by the book – and we are thrilled to announce that he will be...

Federal court orders redistricting of MS Senate District 22 after lawsuit from failed candidate

Federal District Judge Carlton Reeves issued an order today declaring that the districts lines of State Senate District 22 violate Section 2 of the...

BREAKING – Trump’s rescheduled rally for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith next Tuesday 10/2 in Desoto...

President Trump has rescheduled his rally event to endorse Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for Tuesday, October 2. This time, in Desoto County. “I am honored that...

Rural Broadband bill passes Senate and heads to the Governor

On Wednesday the Mississippi Senate passed HB 366, the Rural Broadband bill, by an unanimous vote. The bill was created to provide co-ops with the...

Daylight Saving, all year round! #billoftheday

It's not the first time the Mississippi Legislature has seen a this bill. Authored by Senator Jolly, SB 2004 would allow for Mississippi to...

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