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Mississippi: drawing digital lines on satellite map requires surveyor's license - Overlawyered

The state of Mississippi insists that a company called Vizaline, by selling a program that uses satellite imagery to translate “metes and bounds” language into polygonal lines on a map, is practicing land surveying without a license, and should be made to shut down and refund all money it has earned

OVERLAWYERED - 2018-07-20 04:05:08

Comic Book Sales On The Rise in Northeast Mississippi - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

“There was no place nearby to buy my comic books, and I’m a huge comic book junkie,” said owner of The Last Page, Skyland Thompson. “So I was like ‘why not open my own store!'”

WCBI.COM - 2018-07-20 03:39:02

Mississippi State Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald Praises Georgia's Home Atmosphere

Fitzgerald has played in many hostile stadiums throughout his SEC career, but when asked which stadium was the loudest he has played in, he gave the nod to his favorite team from his youth, Georgia’s Sanford Stadium.

UGAWIRE.COM - 2018-07-20 02:53:04

Demeritte's homer leads Mississippi to 2-0 win over Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Travis Demeritte hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, leading the Mississippi Braves to a 2-0 win over the Montgomery Biscuits on Thursday.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-07-20 02:10:06

Mississippi River Commission will make a stop in Vicksburg - The Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg will be one of the stops for the Mississippi River Commission during its annual low water inspection trip on the Mississippi River Aug. 20-24.The commission will hold a noon public meeting Aug. 22 on the Motor Vessel Mississippi at City Front.The meeting is one of four scheduled during the

VICKSBURG POST - 2018-07-20 01:52:22

Mississippi accountant indicted on tax-related charges

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi accountant, whose clients include a couple convicted of tax evasion, was arraigned Thursday on 11 tax-related charges.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-07-20 01:03:23

Mississippi panel recommends takeover of Noxubee schools

JACKSON, Miss.—With leaders of an eastern Mississippi school district themselves admitting they won't be able to pay their bills by August, the state took the first step Wednesday toward taking the schools over.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-07-20 00:00:00

Changes to Mississippi test gets praise from parents

"You don't always get promoted in life. You don't always get that promotion, so this sets you up to learn that life lesson," parent Robin Warren said.

WREG - 2018-07-19 23:10:42

Hood: Frontage road evidence could have been destroyed without letter | Mississippi Today

Rogelio V. Solis / Associated PressAttorney General Jim Hood says he sent letters to more than 50 state officials asking them to preserve any records related to a planned frontage road off Lakeland Drive from Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves’ neighborhood to a nearby traffic light at a shopping center in Flowoo

MISSISSIPPITODAY.ORG - 2018-07-19 23:10:07

Mississippi native Simms Abney wins 2018 E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship

Simms (-9), who is committed to play at Alabama, played his final 38 holes 11-under par. Ringgold, Ga. native Gavin Noble finished second at four-under par. The complete results can be foundhere.

WJBF.COM - 2018-07-19 22:49:16

After Mississippi K-9 dies of heat stroke, cars get alarms

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Hinds County K-9 officer that died of a heat stroke inside a deputy’s car has prompted the sheriff’s office to begin equipping vehicles with alarms to lower the risk of a repeat occurrence.Multiple news outlets report Dex, the county’s top drug-detecting officer, was left ins

WCBI.COM - 2018-07-19 22:42:19

(Fishing regulation changes on Mississippi guided in part by answers to online questionnaire)

For the first time in a long time, Wisconsin and Minnesota are working together on changing fishing rules on the river. An online questionnaire (click here) is meant to help guide the agencies in developing rules for bag limits, sizes and other regulations.

1410WIZM.COM - 2018-07-19 21:26:00

The 10 Longest Rivers in Mississippi

Thesecond longest river in North America, the Mississippi River is the longest river that passes through Mississippi. The Mississippi River is entirely located in the United States although part of the drainage system of this river extends to Canada. The primary source of this river is Lake Itasca,

WORLDATLAS.COM - 2018-07-19 21:19:00

Fate of Noxubee County Schools rests with Gov. Bryant | Mississippi Today

Kayleigh Skinner, Mississippi TodayMDE Chief of Accountability Paula Vanderford describes the Noxubee School District’s violations to the State Board of Education on July 19, 2018.

MISSISSIPPITODAY.ORG - 2018-07-19 19:59:17

Mississippi Museum Of Art Announces New Exhibition 'Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer'

The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) announces that it will present Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer, the first major survey of work by contemporary artist Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972), from September 8, 2018 through January 27, 2019, in its Gertrude C. Ford Galleries for the Permanent Collection. Or

BROADWAY WORLD - 2018-07-19 19:36:00

State Board of Education seeks Mississippi district takeover

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Disregarding claims that local officials can resolve a financial crisis without state intervention, Mississippi's state Board of Education on Thursday asked Gov. Phil Bryant to approve a state takeover of a rural school district.Board members voted to ask Bryant to declare a st

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2018-07-19 18:59:41

NTSB: Towboat pilot hit dike in 2017 Mississippi River sinking | WorkBoat

The pilot navigating the 158’ towboatEric Haneyfailed to identify an erosion-control dike on the upper Mississippi River when the vessel grounded and subsequently sank near Cairo, Ill.,according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

WORKBOAT.COM - 2018-07-19 18:42:59

100-Day Mississippi State Football Countdown: 44 Days- No. 44, Jett Johnson

Johnson was a quarterback once upon a time but began to grow and grow to the point where linebacker became his spot at 6’2, 235 pounds. The playmaking ability was still there at that spot as he had 421 career tackles with the Golden Wave that included eight interceptions, 8.5 sacks and six forced fu

247SPORTS - 2018-07-19 18:18:06

Mississippi State adds pitching coach Scott Foxhall and Bulldog football coach Joe Moorhead faces the SEC press corps at the 2018 media day event.

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247SPORTS - 2018-07-19 18:16:56

Mississippi sports betting must be mobile

This weekend marks the first time that Mississippi casinos can offer sports betting, which is sure to generate plenty of excitement among sports fans who have been waiting patiently to place a legal sports bet for the first time at a Mississippi casino. While most of the Gulf Coast casinos are ready

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-07-19 15:50:00