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Red snapper season to reopen next month

Red snapper season will reopen on August 13, 2021, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Friday. The season is open for private, recreational anglers and charter or for-hire vessels. The projected close of the season will be midnight on…

Mississippi to open red snapper season on Memorial Day weekend

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has announced the opening of red snapper season for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels will be 12:01 a.m. May 28, 2021, with an anticipated mid-season closure date of July 5, 2021, at…

Coronavirus Aid Relief assistance for fishermen opens Nov. 9

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications for commercial and charter fisheries participants will open 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9 on the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources website at dmr.ms.gov/cares-act-assistance/. Applicants must be a Mississippi resident 18 years…

Charter Schools Lawsuit

The attorney for the group behind a lawsuit against public charter schools in the state says they are not trying to close charters, but they are trying to have the school’s funding formula declared unconstitutional. Charter schools receive taxpayer money,…

Charter School Bill

A young Mississippi woman plans to plead guilty to a terrorism charge; months after authorities say she and her fiancé tried to go to Syria to join the Islamic state group. Court papers show Jaelyn Young, originally from Vicksburg, will…