Unemployment Low, but Up Slightly in Mississippi

Wednesday, August 21
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security reports the state’s unemployment rate rose to 5.1% in July, up from... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

8 Weekend Pay-the-Perp Qualifying Felonies in Clarksdale

Wednesday, August 21
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Between Friday and Sunday Clarksdale police investigated 8 felony incidents. The victim of an aggravated assault in the 800 block of... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Helena-West Helena Officer Fired After Investigation

Wednesday, August 21
HELENA-WEST HELENA, AR (Ben Caxton) — A Helena-West Helena police officer who was seen in a viral video pointing a gun at a man... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Southern Miss to Offer Beer and Wine at Football Games

Wednesday, August 21
HATTIESBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — The University of Southern Mississippi is joining a nationwide trend of universities selling beer at football games. Southern Miss will sell... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Mississippi Students Scoring Better on Tests

Tuesday, August 20
JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi students fared better on the state’s standardized tests during the last school year. The results, released Thursday by... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Mississippi Getting a New Stretch Of 4-Lane Highway

Tuesday, August 20
ITAWAMBA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The federal government is giving Mississippi $52.4 million to build a four-lane highway in Itawamba County. The extension... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Fedex Delivery Robots Invading Memphis

Tuesday, August 20
MEMPHIS, TN (Ben Caxton) — FedEx will begin testing autonomous delivery robots next week in Memphis. The company unveiled the robot named Roxo on the Tonight... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Bodies "Everywhere" After Lauderdale County ATV Crash

Tuesday, August 20
BAILEY, MS (Ben Caxton) — “Bodies were Everywhere” after an ATV crash in Lauderdale County sent 8 people to the hospital. That according to... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.

Sheriff Apologizes for Racist Text

Tuesday, August 20
TUPELO, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Lee County NAACP says they have received an apology from Sheriff Jim Johnson for a racist text message he sent... Read more at DeltaDailyNews.com.