Walkers from New Town Missionary Baptist Church display posters honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the 11th annual Martin Luther King Day parade Monday, Jan. 15, on Court Square in Charleston. (Photo by Clay McFerrin)
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today announced that an agreement has been reached between Quitman County officials, Amtrak and Canadian National Railway to establish a permanent Amtrak stop in Marks.
Charleston Mayor Sedrick Smith and Tutwiler Mayor Nichole Harris believe their municipalities will benefit from a May 14 visit by a delegation of federal and state officials.
Eugene Anderson pressure-washes the awning on the front of Charleston City Hall as part of a sprucing-up that he is giving the municipal building. Anderson was hired by the city to clean and paint the structure’s exterior and has been on the project about two weeks.
As residents of Mississippi and across the country look to donate to organizations soliciting for the two slain Hattiesburg police officers, some people are trying to illegally solicit contributions over the phone.
Tallahatchie County's two public elementary schools were on opposite sides of the state average when it comes to results of a new third-grade assessment, according to Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) figures released Friday afternoon.