Aggregated Mississippi News Articles
- BancorpSouth to acquire Scottsboro bank in $108.4 million transaction
A Mississippi-based bank will soon farther expand its southeastern footprint with the acquisition of a Scottsboro, Alabama-based bank.
Angel Coker. American City Business Journals. Fri, 15 Jan 2021 14:16:16 +0000.
- Man Who Sat on Death Row Is Cleared After Bite-Mark Evidence Is Doubted
Eddie Lee Howard of Mississippi spent more than two decades in prison, but the evidence used to convict him in a 1992 killing is no longer considered reliable.
Jacey Fortin and Allyson Waller. New York Times. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:40:00 +0000.
- Mississippi runs out of coronavirus vaccine as state expands eligibility
Mississippi officials said the state has run out of coronavirus vaccines after appointments for vaccinations committed its entire supply. The ...
Jordan Williams. The Hill. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 00:53:50 +0000.
- Black man who spent 26 years on death row declared innocent of killing a white woman in Mississippi
Eddie Lee Howard, 67, has been exonerated for the 1992 killing of 84-year-old Georgia Kemp. in Columbus. Prosecutors dropped his murder charge months after his conviction was overturned.
Daily Mail. Wed, 13 Jan 2021 22:46:34 GMT.
- Black man freed from prison after spending years on death row
Eddie Lee Howard spent more than a quarter-century on death row in the 1992 killing of a White woman in Mississippi.
CBS News. Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:10:36 -0500.
- Black Man On Death Row For 26 Years Exonerated After Newly-Examined Evidence Shows No Connection
'I would still be confined in that terrible place called the Mississippi Department of Corrections, on death row'
Brianna Lyman. Daily Caller. Wed, 13 Jan 2021 17:29:11 +0000.
- Murder charge dismissed after debunked bite-mark testimony
A Mississippi judge has dismissed a murder charge against a Black man who spent more than a quarter-century on death row.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Tue, 12 Jan 2021 17:17:00 GMT.
- Winter storm moves into the Mississippi Valley after dumping snow in Texas
The storm that brought Texas snow this weekend is now moving into the Mississippi Valley.
Janice Dean James Rogers. Fox News. Mon, 11 Jan 2021 12:34:00 GMT.
- Winter storm will bring snow from Texas to Mississippi on Sunday and Monday
A new winter storm is beginning to develop in the southern high plains this morning and it will bring some snow across Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
ABC News. Sun, 10 Jan 2021 11:43:50 -0500.
- Storm to dump heavy snow in parts of Plains, Mississippi Valley
A winter storm is rolling through the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley, with forecasters warning of heavy snow and hazardous travel conditions.
James Rogers. Fox News. Sun, 10 Jan 2021 13:39:49 GMT.
- Murder or suicide? Troubling clues in the death of Christian Andreacchio
Was a Mississippi man so distraught over his girlfriend that he took his own life or was there something more sinister behind his death?
CBS News. Sun, 10 Jan 2021 02:35:08 -0500.
- Vicksburg gets deal on land to develop downtown dog park
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi city is on track to develop two downtown dog parks. The Vicksburg mayor and aldermen agreed Monday that the city will accept a parcel of land that's next to the existing Crawford Street park. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 06 Jan 2021 04:30:55 -0500.
Mississippi Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Mississippi as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||2,988,726||-0.02|
|July 1, 2015||2,989,390||-0.10|
|July 1, 2014||2,992,400||0.06|
|July 1, 2013||2,990,482||0.19|
|July 1, 2012||2,984,945||0.23|
|July 1, 2011||2,978,162||0.26|
|July 1, 2010||2,970,322|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Mississippi was 2,967,297.
In 2008, the estimated population of Mississippi was 2,938,618, whereas
in 2006, the population of Mississippi was about 2,896,713.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Mississippi's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Mississippi
web page. For maps of Mississippi,
visit this Mississippi Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mississippi newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Mississippi
can be found here.
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