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Governor Defends Choice of Cindy Hyde-Smith to U.S. Senate Seat

Gov. Phil Bryant made history on Wednesday, March 21, when he named Cindy Hyde-Smith to take Sen. Thad Cochran's seat, which he will vacate on April 1. Mississippi has never sent a woman to Congress.

City & County

Mayor Lumumba on Paternity Leave Until April 3

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and his wife, Ebony Lumumba, welcomed a baby girl Wednesday, March 21. Nubia Ngozi was born at 8:09 a.m., weighing 8 pounds and 1 ounce.


Michael Farris Smith

Author Michael Farris Smith's latest thriller, "The Fighter," hit shelves on March 20. He began working on the novel shortly after finishing his critically acclaimed third book, 2017's "Desperation Road."

City & County

EDITORIAL: Public Officials, Get Facts Straight on Project EJECT

There are two sides to the proverbial Project EJECT coin: what the public hears and what actually happens.


Cinnamon Roll Cravings

Michael Harris' business, Your Cravings Gourmet Cinnamon Rolls, sprung from a family tradition.

Today's Events


Music Listings

Char - Tommie Vaughn 6 p.m.

City Hall Live - Blackberry Smoke w/ Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown 8 p.m. $32.50

Drago's - Johnny Barranco 6-9 p.m.

F. Jones Corner - Maya Kyles & the F. Jones Challenge Band 10 p.m. $5

Fairview Inn - CelticFest Kickoff Party feat. Finvarra's Wren, Jackie O'Riley, Joey Abarta & Spirits of the House 7-10 p.m. free

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Aaron Coker

Georgia Blue, Madison - Jason Turner

Hal & Mal's - D'Lo Trio 7-9:30 p.m. free

Iron Horse Grill - Jimmy "Duck" Holmes 8 p.m.

Kathryn's - The Jackson Gypsies 6:30-9:30 p.m.

MS Craft Center - "Art at AmFed" feat. Wolftrap Trio 5-7:30 p.m. $15 advance $20 day of

Old Capitol Inn Rooftop - Gena Steele & Buzz Pickens 6-9 p.m. free

Pelican Cove - Chad Perry Duo 6-10 p.m.

Shucker's - Sofa Kings 7:30 p.m. free

Soulshine, Flowood - Josh Journeay 7-10 p.m.

Table 100 - Andrew Pates 6 p.m.

Underground 119 - Chris Gill 7-10:30 p.m. free