Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 percent in February, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point from the January rate of 6.7 percent.
As the unemployment rate fell, the number of people working in Mississippi climbed for … Read more
JACKSON – Children 4 to 15 years old are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at the Fishing Derby Ponds beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and … Read more
From press & staff reports
The 2012 Mississippi Health Department report on live births provided some disturbing trends.
55 percent of all live births are born to unmarried mothers. The statistic provides mirrors the racial divide in Mississippi … Read more
What bill is Bryant reading?
If you read Gov. Phil Bryant’s explanation for signing House Bill 1523 — the controversial law that, depending on your perspective, either defends religious freedom or encourages discrimination against gays — you have to … Read more
Are you ready, Winston County parents and young people?…..because “Safety Town” is less than two weeks away! What’s on your calendar for Saturday, April 23rd?…..because if it isn’t “Safety Town,” you could miss Winston County’s most unique children’s event of … Read more
The Louisville Board of Aldermen received the Librarians’ report as well as Retail Coach and Winston Plywood during its April 5 meeting held at City Hall.
The board met with Librarian Beth Edwards of the Winston County Library to receive … Read more
In the April 6 edition of The Winston County Journal, … Read more
By Beth Baker
MSU Extension Service
STARKVILLE, Miss. — As the movement toward buying local food continues to grow, consumers may wonder if this trend is actually benefiting the environment.
A 2011 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Survey reported that consumers … Read more