Congress approves $24.3M plan for courthouse renovation

Monroe Journal 

Congress approves $24.3M plan for courthouse renovation

By Ray Van Dusen

ABERDEEN – Since late 2017, an approach to remedy mold issues inside the Thomas G. Abernethy Federal Building has hit its strides and its stalls. Thanks to a joint effort by Mississippi representation in...

Army Corps report supports Mississippi flood-control pumps

Associated Press

Army Corps report supports Mississippi flood-control pumps

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued another report Friday favoring agribusinesses over environmentalists in a decades-long battle over a massive flood control project in the...

Home of civil rights icon Evers named as a national monument

Associated Press

Home of civil rights icon Evers named as a national monument

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The historic home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers is now a national monument, the U.S. interior secretary and members of Mississippi’s congressional delegation...

Medgar And Myrlie Evers Home Officially Established As National Monument

Pine Belt News, Hattiesburg

Medgar And Myrlie Evers Home Officially Established As National Monument

On Thu, 12/10/2020 - 11:35 AM

Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced the establishment of the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument in Jackson, Mississippi as the...

Erosion Undermines History at Vicksburg National Military Park

Hallowed Ground Magazine

Erosion Undermines History at Vicksburg National Military Park

Hallowed Ground Magazine

The most serious battle being fought at Vicksburg National Military Park today, according to park staff, is against erosion, the process by which earth is carried away by wind or water....