The top health official in the only Tennessee county with an indoor mask requirement says she is cautiously optimistic that a recent coronavirus surge is slowing down, citing a drop in the number of... Read More.
Mississippi has surpassed New Jersey as the state with the highest rate of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., with roughly 1 of every 320 Mississippians having succumbed to the coronavirus. The state’s top health official... Read More.
The St. Jude Ironman 70.3 event is expecting some 25-hundred athletes. The triathlon will be held entirely at the 45-hundred acre Shelby Farms Park in East Memphis. The event also has around 12-hundred volunteers... Read More.
Tennessee now ranks first in the country for new COVID-19 cases per capita as the state continues to battle its worst virus surge yet. According to researchers from Johns Hopkins, as of Tuesday, one... Read More.
A defense attorney for a Tennessee state senator charged with stealing $600,000 in federal grant money from a health care school she operated says she did not use government funds to pay for personal... Read More.
A Mississippi public school teacher with 15 years of experience providing health insurance for their family took home just under $30,000 a year in net pay in 2020, a “shocking number,” a policy adviser... Read More.
A jury has been selected in the trial of a Tennessee state senator charged with stealing more than $600,000 in federal funds. The federal trial of state Sen. Katrina Robinson started Monday in... Read More.
A third person has died as a result of a highway collapse in south Mississippi two weeks ago. Amanda Williams of Wiggins died Saturday after being hospitalized since the Aug. 30 collapse, WLOX-TV reports. ... Read More.
A panel of federal judges has reversed course and block a Tennessee restriction that outlaws abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, or because of the race or gender of the fetus.... Read More.
A Mississippi law that took effect July 1 expands parole eligibility, and lawmakers are looking at programs that could help people make the transition from prison back into the free world. House and Senate committees... Read More.
A civil rights attorney who fought to desegregate Southern schools in the 1960s and was pushed out of his University of Mississippi teaching job amid uproar over his work on behalf of Black clients... Read More.