Just a few years ago, when the Pine Belt region found itself struggling to fill small turboprop airplanes with a dismal service record to Atlanta, it would have been hard to imagine American Airlines jet service serving the Jones County airport.
JACKSON — Two Pine Belt legislators believe the amendment that would deny tax breaks to Mississippi universities refusing to fly the Confederate-themed state flag will be cut from the final version of the bill.
Mississippi Sen. Sally Doty says she’s disappointed that a fellow Republican in the House, Rep. Andy Gipson, killed a bill she authored to make it easier for married victims of domestic abuse to get a divorce.
Attorney General Jim Hood will host the 11th annual Community Shred Days this week in Hattiesburg, Jackson, and D’Iberville. Hood encourages Mississippi consumers to take advantage of an opportunity to better protect themselves from becoming victims of identity theft.