Mississippi News

Lawyers discuss bond in death penalty retrial
Former death row inmate Michelle Byrom's attorney says a judge could consider whether to release her on bond while she awaits her second trial in her husband's death in 1999.
State auditors investigating Jackson nonprofit
The Mississippi attorney general's office says the state auditor is investigating the nonprofit that promotes and markets Jackson's 66-block core. The office also says Downtown Jackson Partners executive assistant Linda Brune has registered as a whistleblower.
Sweet potato crop topic of field day event
Sweet potato growers, crop consultants and other agricultural professionals will learn about current research and market issues during a field day program Aug. 20.
Flexible guide for meeting growing, changing needs
Planning construction, renovation and other physical changes for the University of Mississippi campus is an exercise in hitting moving targets.
Fees rising at Corinth center
The city of Corinth is doubling the fees it charges for use of the Johnson Street Community Center.
Body found in Canton identified
Police in Canton say a body found behind a Canton home has been identified and the case is being treated as a homicide.
House hopeful criticized for 'Green Beret' claim
A candidate for Congress from Mississippi's 1st District is drawing harsh criticism for having called himself a "Green Beret veteran."
Crash shuts down Brandon business
Police say a driver who had a history of medical problems was behind the wheel when a sport utility vehicle crashed into the window of a business in Brandon.
Natchez man dead; girlfriend arrested
Authorities in Natchez say a woman has been jailed in connection with the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
Hinds County man wins new sentencing hearing
The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a Hinds County man convicted of killing a Detroit man during an attempted robbery at a Jackson park in 1998.
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