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Public Service Commission closes book on Kemper

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jackson, Miss (February 6, 2018)- At its open meeting this Tuesday, the Public Service Commission unanimously voted to approve an agreement regarding Mississippi Power Company’s Kemper County Power Plant bringing the lengthy contested proceeding to a close. The settlement comes as a result of a Commission Order in [More]

MS prepares as Hurricane Nate knocks at our door

October 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River around 7:00 p.m. CDT Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane. The center of the storm will move back over open water before making landfall again. along the coast of Mississippi on Saturday night. Gulf conditions are favorable for Nate, which could [More]

Mississippi lists 27 cases of West Nile VIrus

September 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

JACKSON, Miss. — On September 21st,  the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirmed two new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the total for 2015 to 27 cases. The cases were reported in Lauderdale and Marion counties. So far this year, cases have been reported in Adams, Attala, Covington, [More]

Confusion in wake of MSU Maroon Alert, but no injuries-Updated

August 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

UPDATE 9:45PM: Freshman student “Bill” Nguyen allegedly called a law enforcement agency and said he was going to kill himself and possibly others on the school’s drill field. After an “active shooter” Maroon Alert was broadcast, the suspect was quickly taken into custody. There are media [More]

Trent Lott: Change to the Bonnie Blue flag

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

As attention in our state turns (once again) to the state flag, a portion of which is the Confederate battle flag, voices are being raised over the topic of changing the Mississippi state flag. State Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn says the state flag has become “a point of offense that needs to be [More]