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Powerball jackpot tops $700M for Wednesday drawing

Got Lotto fever yet? If you're playing the Mississippi Lottery, you may want to grab a Powerball ticket or two before tomorrow night. That's because the Powerball jackpot has risen again and is expected to be an estimated $700 million…

Petco Love to award $30,000 grant to HSSM

The Humane Society of South Mississippi is set to receive a $300,000 grant from national nonprofit Petco Love today during a celebration at the Biloxi Petco The grant is being awarded in support of their work for animals in South…

Powerball Reaches $523 Million for Saturday drawing

The Powerball jackpot continues its three-month roll, reaching $523 million for the Saturday, Sept. 25 drawing. The amount is the 10th largest jackpot in the Powerball game and the highest the jackpot has grown since January when it was at…

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion ahead of Friday drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday, January 22, just increased to an estimated annuity jackpot of $1 billion, the Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced. The new cash value is now estimated at $739.6 million. If won, it would be the 2nd-largest jackpot…

State auditor returns nearly $500,000 to Mississippi

State Auditor Shad White announced his office returned nearly $500,000 to taxpayers across Mississippi after previous investigations showed public funds were stolen or misused. Amounts were returned from cases involving the City of Columbus after former Chief…

Mississippi receives funds to work on federal roadways

Mississippi is receiving more than $22.7 million in federal funds to offset costs to repair and build federal roadways in the state that were damaged by storms and flooding earlier this year. Among the five Federal Highway Administration awards is…

MDA accepting applications for Restoration Fund projects

The Mississippi Development Authority is taking project applications for the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund. Applications can be found online at mississippi.org/gcrf. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Representatives from MDA, as well as members of the…

Mississippi Lottery to end four scratch-off games

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation announced Tuesday that four scratch-off games will end on July 31. The four games that are ending are: Game #2 – Happy Holidays Y’ALL Game #5 – Fast 50’s Game #6 – Money Bags Game #9…

Lottery Corporation transfers $9.7M to state for April

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation on Monday completed its April transfer of $9,709,843.36 in net proceeds to the Lottery Proceeds Fund in the Mississippi State Treasury. This brings the total amount deposited to the state to more than $47.2 million since…

State lottery sees decline in proceeds in March

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation on Friday made the March transfer of $9,942,264 in net proceeds to the Lottery Proceeds Fund in the state treasury. This brings the total amount deposited to the state to more than $37.5 million since launch…

New quarters with cool designs are coming

You may have to do a double take the next time you get some change. The Federal Reserve is launching five brand new quarters each featuring a different design on the back, honoring a different national park or historic site.…