Lt. Gov. Speaks Out About Test Score Drop

Although the drop in test scores since the implementation of Common Core was expected, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves says there's no excuse for the lower scores.

Biloxi VA Director Transferred to Jackson Pending Investigation

The Department of Veterans Affairs is in the limelight again this week as President Barack Obama announced Tuesday he will be issuing 19 executive actions to help improve the quality of life for our veterans.

Jackson Co. Still Investigating Fatal Shooting in Wade

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is still investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday morning in Wade, Mississippi.

Pryor Appears in Court for Prelim. Hearing on Federal Charges

The preliminary hearing for William Richard Pryor, the Gulfport teacher accused of molesting students over a 41 year period, was heard Tuesday at the Dan M. Russell Federal Courthouse in Gulfport.

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Baseball Stadium on Track for August 2015

A representative of W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Co. told members of the Biloxi City Council this afternoon that construction is on schedule for the downtown baseball stadium and adjoining parking garage.

‘Be the Match’ Bone Marrow Drive on Sept. 3rd Supports Local Surgeon

Singing River Health System (S.R.H.S.) will be hosting a 'Be the Match' bone marrow donor drive on Sept. 3rd at both Ocean Springs Hospital and Singing River Hospital.

E-Cigarette Usage on the Rise

More than a quarter of a million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used electronic cigarettes in 2013, according to a C.D.C. study published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research.

Events to Observe Katrina’s 9th Anniversary in Hancock Co.

This year marks the 9-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Health Officials Confirm Second West Nile Virus Death, Six New Human Cases

Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.) confirms the death of a Madison County resident from West Nile virus (W.N.V.), the second Mississippi death from W.N.V. in 2014.

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