The state board that oversees higher education in Mississippi voted today to prohibit all public colleges and universities from requiring COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment or enrollment. The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees made the decision following weeks of confusion over a previous vote in August.
This weekend in Pearl, fans of architecture and LEGO products alike can view Rocco Buttliere’s dozens of intricate Lego builds from his “Landmark / Landscape” collection, which comprises models of iconic cultural landmarks from across the globe.
Before he served as district attorney, Robert Shyler Smith was a prosecutor with the City of Jackson and a public defender with Hinds County, but became a private defense attorney involved in many high-profile cases.
It’s possible that a member of law enforcement fatally shot 3-month-old La’Mello Parker on Interstate 10 in Biloxi, Miss. Local grassroots organizations are rallying together to demand truth and transparency from local police agencies.
The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Director of Health Protection Jim Craig warned that hospitals across the state are still filled with patients waiting to be transferred out of the emergency room and into intensive care unit beds.