Aggregated Mississippi News Articles
- Mississippi drops charges against white ex-officer in black man's 2015 shooting death, concludes self-defense
Mississippi prosecutors on Thursday announced that manslaughter charges against a white former police officer in the 2015 fatal shooting of a black man have been dropped, concluding that he had acted in self-defense.
Bradford Betz. Fox News. Sun, 31 May 2020 20:59:47 GMT.
- Reopened Mississippi casinos made more this Memorial Day
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's casinos reopened just in time for the Memorial Day weekend and what a weekend it was. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 30 May 2020 17:38:43 -0400.
- Van is seen pushing demonstrators along and refusing to stop in a protest at George Floyd's death
Protesters took to the streets in Jackson, Mississippi when the driver of a van used the vehicle to push protesters out of the way. It was all caught on video.
Daily Mail. Sat, 30 May 2020 03:45:11 GMT.
- Straight Talk: What a Memphis church, IT staffing firm, and trucking company have in common
A conversation on navigating the coronavirus with Gassia Gerges with 1Link Technology; Ronnie Lancaster with Mid South Transport; and Rev. Dr. J. Lawrence Turner, senior pastor at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church.
Meagan Nichols. American City Business Journals. Fri, 29 May 2020 16:48:55 +0000.
- Pastor Says Church Was Burned Down by People with Ill Intentions
The pastor of First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs in Mississippi said his church was burned to the ground because his congregants wanted to worship in-person despite the coronavirus restrictions on houses of worship. ...
Erin Coates. Western Journal. Thu, 28 May 2020 17:41:54 +0000.
- Facebook, Twitter investor launches online MBA program for startup founders
The longtime Silicon Valley tech investor and advisor has teamed up with a college from Jackson, Mississippi, in an effort that he says will "democratize the opportunity to be an entrepreneur."
Cromwell Schubarth. American City Business Journals. Wed, 27 May 2020 16:47:01 +0000.
- Company owner of 2 killed workers had been cited 27 times
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - The owner of the contracting company of which two workers were killed in a trench collapse in Mississippi earlier this month was previously issued 27 federal citations for safety violations. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 26 May 2020 05:37:23 -0400.
- Downtown Davenport under water after Iowa levee breach
Flood warnings are in effect for areas along the entire Mississippi River, as heavy rains move through the Mississippi Valley. ...
CBS News. Fri, 22 May 2020 20:19:20 -0400.
- Dangerous Midwest flooding forces evacuations
Flash flooding is forcing evacuations from the central Plains to the Great Lakes. Rescue teams were busy in areas like Dearborne, Michigan. Jericka Duncan reports from Davenport, Iowa, where the Mississippi River is rising.
CBS News. Fri, 22 May 2020 20:09:55 -0400.
- Mississippi church fighting coronavirus restrictions burned to the ground
"Bet you stay home now you hypokrits" was written in parking lot at church that had sued the city over its public health orders.
Yahoo. Fri, 22 May 2020 09:34:27 -0400.
- COVID-related arson believed cause of church fire in Mississippi
Investigators in Mississippi are looking for clues in an arson of a church that sued the city over a COVID related violation.
ABC News. Thu, 21 May 2020 19:12:43 -0400.
- Church Fighting Lockdown Order Burns to Ground, Disturbing Message Left in Parking Lot
A Mississippi church fighting to keep its doors open amid the coronavirus pandemic burned to the ground early Wednesday morning in what is being investigated as a suspected arson. ...
Johnathan Jones. Western Journal. Thu, 21 May 2020 17:02:40 +0000.
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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