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Moss Point City Hall raises new state flag

The new Mississippi State flag unifies the state and represents growth. Today, the City of Moss Point raised the new flag for the first time. ‘In God we Trust,’ now flying over Moss Point City Hall, history in the making…

Senate votes to approve new state flag

Mississippi lawmakers are finishing the process of adopting the new state flag with a magnolia and the phrase ‘In God we Trust.’ It’s happening six months after legislators retired the last state flag in the U.S. with…

Mississippi has a new state flag

Mississippi has a new state flag. Tuesday, residents had to decide whether to accept a new state flag to replace one that had the Confederate battle emblem. A single design featuring a magnolia encircled by stars and…

Mississippi state flag design narrowed down to two

A commission working on a new Mississippi state flag has narrowed the choices to two designs. One has a shield and the other has a magnolia blossom on a dark blue background. Commissioners made the decision after five proposals were…

State flag commission selects final five designs

The commission to redesign the Mississippi state flag reconvened this morning to vote for the final five flag designs. The five designs will be put on fabric and the commission will take public input from Mississippians to determine the final…

‘Let Mississippi Vote’ petitions for former state flag

Some Mississippi residents are rebelling against the legislatures’ decision to retire the former Confederate-themed state flag. They are being encouraged by conservative legislators who fought the change. Organizers of a group called ‘Let Mississippi Vote’ said Monday that they are…

New state flag committee to meet Wednesday

A nine person committee designing the new Mississippi state flag will meet for the first time this Wednesday. The committee consists of three members each appointed from state leaders Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, House Speaker Philip Gunn, and Governor Tate…

Petition to let residents vote on state flag change

A local man is protesting the referendum to remove the old Mississippi state flag. He believes the vote should have been made by the people. Electrical estimator turned activist Ryan Woodcock is encouraging people to sign up as volunteers at…

New state flag committee to meet Wednesday

A nine person committee designing the new Mississippi state flag will meet for the first time this Wednesday. The committee consists of three members each appointed from state leaders Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, House Speaker Philip Gunn, and Governor Tate…

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 it from the state. The new law required a ceremony for the ‘prompt, dignified, and respectful…