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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.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to appear at Mississippi Book Festival

On Tuesday, the Mississippi Book Festival announced that current sitting U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor would be participating in the 2019 festival. On Friday,...

South MS lawmaker involved in domestic dispute

According to the Sun Herald, State Representative Douglas McLeod was arrested over the weekend George County. Deputies responded to a report of a domestic incident...

OP-ED: In Defense of the Open Primary

By: Alicia Brown In the aftermath of Mississippi’s 2014 senatorial runoff, when incumbent Senator Thad Cochran narrowly defeated state senator Chris McDaniel, controversy abounded about...

SALTER: George County wood pellets plant creates new markets for state’s plentiful timber

By: Sid Salter How big an impact does forestry make on Mississippi’s economy? For the last six years, the Mississippi State University Extension Service says...

PeopleShores increasing workforce to 200 employees over next two years

Social enterprise technology company PeopleShores is adding 175 new jobs at its facility in Clarksdale. The company, which located to Clarksdale in January, initially...

MCPP: Expanding telemedicine in Mississippi

T1 Telehealth is a Mississippi company that provides innovative telemedicine services, but has been limited in the healthcare it can deliver because of government...

SALTER: As state’s second largest single employer, shipyard’s future still vital to state’s economy

By: Sid Salter Only Walmart/Sam’s employs more people in Mississippi than does Ingalls Shipyards at about 12,500 employees. But Ingalls and other shipbuilders pay significantly...

The Mississippi Insurance Department asks: ‘What’s in Your Go Bag?’

Most people don't prepare for disasters until it's too late. The Mississippi Insurance Department is urging individuals and families to pack a bag with...

Mississippi recognized by Amazon as having fastest growing small businesses

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the 10 states with the fastest-growing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) selling in Amazon’s stores. The report examined year-over-year sales...

Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant

By: Megan Geuss, ARS Technica An article earlier this week reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) notified Southern Company that it is opening an...

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