JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A coalition of conservation groups is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a massive flood-control project in the south Mississippi Delta they say was hastily approved in the final days of the Trump administration.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Engineers in Mississippi are evaluating a potential new site for the Port of Vicksburg, a few miles south of the current location.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents scrambled to book appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations after Republican Gov. Tate Reeves announced Friday that 15,000 new openings were available for the first of two doses.
“I'm sure they will be booked quickly!” Reeves wrote on Twitter. “Stay safe and God bless!”
In just over two hours, all of the appointments were filled.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A county in the Mississippi Delta is now without a top prosecutor.
Warren County Prosecuting Attorney Ken Harper resigned Monday in a letter to the county Board of Supervisors President Dr. Jeff Holland.
As county prosecuting attorney, Harper served as prosecutor for criminal cases in the county, justice and youth courts. He also represents the state in cases appealed from the county court to circuit court. He held the post for almost nine months.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A drone carrying marijuana, cigarette lighters and cellphones got caught in a net above a Mississippi prison fence, resulting in the arrest of two men, state corrections officials said.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Electric scooters are just days away from being available in a Mississippi city.
Blue Duck, a San Antonio, Texas-based company, announced Friday it will begin rolling out an electric scooter service in downtown Vicksburg on Sept. 17, The Vicksburg Post reported. It will be the first fleet of electric scooters launched in the state.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Health says a restaurant worker in Vicksburg has been diagnosed with hepatitis A.
A news release people who ate at The Gumbo Pot on Halls Ferry Road on Jan. 17, 18 and 22, may have been exposed to the infectious liver disease, news agencies report.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — "We are the voices of the children."
That is how members of the Warren County volunteer guardians ad litem program describe themselves.
But they are much more than that. They are the advocates for children who are the most vulnerable and in danger; the children who are neglected and abused.