U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today announced his intention to resign from the U.S. Senate effective April 1, 2018. “I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge. I intend to fulfill my responsibilities and commitments to the people of Mississippi and... Read More.
The Election Results for the city of Columbia (unofficial) Mayor: Justin W. McKenzie 883 Calvin “Scope” Newsome 436 Alderman at Large: Edward Hough 695 Chris Brumfield 601 Alderman Ward 4: Mike Smith ... Read More.
Totals are as of Tuesday evening at 10pm: Mayor (R): Justin McKenzie 463 Reed Houston 288 Harry Griffith 36 Mayor (D): Calvin “Scope” Newsome 279 Glen McKenzie 108 Alderman Ward 1: Wendell Hammond Alderman Ward 2: Jason Stringer ... Read More.
Join MCDP on Friday, April 28th for our monthly membership breakfast, Catchy Friday! The City of Columbia’s Mayoral Candidates will be our program speakers. We will meet in the Business Plex-Community Room, 1730 Highway 44, Columbia at 7:45 a.m. Bring a guest, bring your business cards, and get informed! Sponsored this month by Citizens Bank.
These are the final qualified candidates running for mayor in the municipal elections in the Tri-County this summer. MARION COUNTY: Mayor: Justin McKenzie (R), Reed Houston (R), Harry Griffith (R), Scope Newsome (D), Glenn McKenzie (D) Alderman Ward 1: Wendell Hammond Alderman Ward 2: Jason Stringer, Tyler L. Berry,... Read More.
JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant has named Marshall L. Fisher as Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS). Fisher replaces Albert Santa Cruz, who is retiring on January 31, 2017, after 43 years of service to the state. Fisher will vacate his position as Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC)... Read More.
There will be a rally held by the Jefferson Davis County School Preservation Action Group at the Superintendent of Education office in Prentiss on Monday, November 14th at 4:00pm. The Superintendent and the School Board have been sued by the JDC School Preservation Action Group, through three of its’... Read More.