Six Black farmworkers in Mississippi say in a new lawsuit that their former employer brought white laborers from South Africa to do the same jobs they were doing and that the farm has been... Read More.
Lawsuits have drawn mixed results in opposite ends of Tennessee for Gov. Bill Lee’s order that lets parents opt out of school mask requirements. On Tuesday, a federal judge in East Tennessee declined to... Read More.
Mississippi is closing its only remaining parking garage field hospital set up to treat coronavirus patients during the delta variant surge, but it is still relying on out-of-state workers to help increase ICU capacity... Read More.
Memphis City Council member JB Smiley Jr. said Wednesday that he is running for Tennessee governor. A Democrat, Smiley made the announcement in a video on social media. In the video, Smiley said he... Read More.
One man has been arrested after a stabbing in Southaven on Sunday. 43-year-old Keith Wayne Tucker was jailed at the scene of the crime in the 8300 block of Cedarcrest. Police found two stabbing... Read More.
The city of Southaven has approved the re-opening of the farmers market, which has been clsoed for over a year due to the pandemic. Mayor Darren Mussellwhite says the city recently made some repairs... Read More.
Health officials say a person who contracted West Nile virus in Shelby County is Tennessee’s third case of the illness this year. In a news release Friday, the Shelby County Health Department did not... Read More.
Mississippi has 120 days to come up with proposed long-term plan for how it will work to prevent unnecessary institutionalizations of people with mental illness in state hospitals, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District... Read More.
Former first lady Michelle Obama and The Poor People’s Campaign have been chosen to receive Freedom Awards from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The museum said Wednesday that Obama and the... Read More.
The state Department of Health says the number of children contracting COVID-19 now makes up 40% of all of Tennessee’s cases. Tennessee is confronting a steady rise in hospitalizations that mirror the drastic numbers... Read More.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Thursday that he’s appointing a former aide as his new chief of staff. Parker Briden was one of the spokesmen for Reeves during the 2019 gubernatorial campaign. He became the... Read More.