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Commission chooses “Magnolia” design for Mississippi state flag in 8-1 vote

JACKSON, Miss. (WXXV) — The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag has selected the Magnolia Flag, now known as the "In God We...

Shield or magnolia? New Mississippi flag proposal announcement Wednesday

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A commission on Wednesday is choosing a single proposal to replace a state flag that Mississippi retired because the 126-year-old...

Design process for new Mississippi flag moving quickly

A commission has whittled down a list of proposed designs for a new Mississippi flag from nearly 3,000 to 147. The commission will choose...

Public ‘engaged’ in Confederate-free Mississippi flag with over 600 design ideas submitted

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state official says the people have already submitted about 600 ideas for a new Mississippi...

Speaker Philip Gunn announces appointments for Flag Commission

Jackson, Miss. – Under the terms of House bill 1796, Speaker Philip Gunn has selected his appointments to the Commission to Redesign the Mississippi...

State flag taken down for retirement ceremony

Mississippi officials held a ceremony today to retire the former state flag, a day after Governor Tate Reeves signed a new law to remove...

Beauvoir responds to flag and statue controversy

With the removal of the former Mississippi state flag and the demand for the removal of all Confederate monuments in Gulfport, News 25 reached...

Governor Reeves delivers remarks at Bill Signing Ceremony for Mississippi Flag Bill

JACKSON — Tonight, Governor Tate Reeves held a ceremony to sign House Bill 1796, which retires the current Mississippi state flag and creates a commission to...

Governor Tate Reeves Signing Ceremony for Mississippi Flag Bill

After the Mississippi Legislature voted to adopt a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem Sunday, the bill now needs approval from Governor...

Locals react to state flag change

The legislature voted to adopt a new state flag that will no longer carry the Confederate battle emblem. The bill now needs the signature...

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

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09/18 Ryan’s “Grey Weekend” Friday Evening Forecast

Today was a little washed out thanks to our high level, thin clouds and light drizzle, something that won't change much over the weekend....
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Songwriter’s Festival continuing on in Jackson County

As they say, the show must go on! Although the annual Songwriter’s Festival in Jackson County had to be put off due to COVID...
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VFW Post 5699 hosting food drive for veterans Saturday

Some spilled blood, others the ultimate sacrifice, giving all. VFW Post 5699 in Ocean Springs has partnered with local businesses and the community to...