Let’s Buy Black: Inside the #BuyBlack Campaign

With the holidays approaching we all maybe wondering what to get for that special someone, butthe question is, where should we shop to get it? To help you out, Facebook launched a #BuyBlackCampaign, which was a month-long program to spotlight the biggest retail day of the year, but more importantly, it supportsBlack-owned businesses in Mississippi […]

U. S. Congressman Bennie Thompson Recognizes Dr. Timothy Quinn with Proclamation

Bulldogs lose home game to Rival Ole Miss in OT, Continue 5 – game losing streak

Starkville, MS – Mississippi State riding a 4-game losing streak after losing a close game against Florida at home on Saturday set out to end the streak against Ole Miss Tuesday night. The Bulldogs looked to gain revenge after suffering a loss at Ole Miss 88-61 earlier in the season; the 27-point loss was MSU’s […]

#15 Ranked Gators Earn A Tough Road Win In Starkville

Mississippi State hosted the Florida Men’s Basketball Team on February 18 at Humphrey Coliseum, The Bulldogs looked to end their 3-game losing streak against the #15 ranked Gators, The Young and inexperienced Bulldogs would have to win the Sec Tournament to earn a big spot in the big dance, The Gators Junior Center John Egbunu […]

Vigil to remember those who died in police custody

On Native Americans’ Day, this Friday, September 25, 2015, a vigil will be held in front of the Neshoba County Courthouse in Philadelphia, Mississippi beginning at 6:30 p.m. to honor Choctaw Tribal member, Rexdale Henry and all others who have been killed under suspicious circumstances in the Neshoba County Jail or by any law enforcement […]

Thompson invites father Joseph Dyer to be his guest during the Pope’s visit

Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) announced that he has invited Father Joseph Dyer to be his guest during the address of His Holiness Pope Francis of the Holy See to the Joint Meeting of Congress. The event will be held on September 24, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in the Hall of the U. S. […]

Farish Street – A Slightly Different Perspective

According to a former city official, feasibility studies on an “entertainment district” on Farish Street date back to the Danks  Administration.  Has anyone done a study to determine whythe multiple Farish Street redevelopment projects have failed over the past 35 years? One reason may be that Farish Street has been preempted by other projects which […]

HCC Utica Campus donates to Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital

JANS – “When I came to the Utica Campus as a student in 1984, it was known for helping others and community service,” said Hinds Community College, Utica Campus cosmetology instructor Ouida Theriot. “We are simply continuing that legacy.” Approximately 30 freshmen and sophomore Utica Campus cosmetology students wanted to do something to help the cancer patients at Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson. So, […]

Jessie Whitley selected to lead Greenville’s Water Department

JANS – After a thorough search process that yielded 29 candidates, the Greenville City Council selected Jessie Whitley for the manager position in the Water Department. Born and raised in Greenville, Whitley attended Greenville Public Schools. After graduating from T.L. Weston High School in 1991, Whitley attended Mississippi Delta Community College and majored in Business Administration. In 1997, Whitley graduated from Delta State University with a BA in Marketing. […]

Faulkner sworn into Mississippi House of Representatives

Rep. John Faulkner (D-Holly Springs) was sworn in to the Mississippi House of Representatives Dec. 19. He won the special run-off election on November 26 to fill the seat vacated by former Rep. Kelvin Buck, who is now the Mayor of Holly Springs. Rep. Faulkner was joined by family members and friends including his mother, Celestine Faulkner; brother, Ivory Faulkner; brother, Rodney Lowe; uncle, Reverend Robert Smith; Holly Springs […]