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Rooting for and rooting out the Confederate mascot in small town Mississippi | via @MSTODAYnews
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An interesting tidbit from this story: "two-thirds of the stateā€™s borrowers declined to provide a gender and three-ā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWho received PPP loans in Mississippi? The U.S. Treasury Department released the names of 650,000 businesses thatā€¦ Speaker, Lt. Gov. both have COVID-19. House Pro-Tem Jason White said he had symptoms & expects positive test.ā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayToday 957 new cases and 44 deaths, (most deaths between July 3 and July 6. Half among LTC residents.) -Dr Byers atā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Legislatureā€™s two presiding officers, Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, 73, in the Senate and House Speaker Philip Gunā€¦ in 2018, Lee Eric Evans was found dead at the intersection of Central St and Buena Vista Ave in Jackson,ā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe latest from @MarshallRamsey: Masked Eagle #msleg factors led to the Legislatureā€™s vote to change the flag, but it was House Speaker Philip Gunn, who led theā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#ICYMI: In 2015, House Speaker Philip Gunn stepped out on a limb and said he supported changing the state flag. Fivā€¦ we know the leaders of the House AND Senate have tested positive. Yesterday the House sent staff home for two wā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodaySenate staff has confirmed that Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann also has tested positive for COVID-19 and will work fromā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayIn Caledonia, Mississippi, the public high school on Confederate Drive has a high school mascot called the "Confedeā€¦ a federal judge scrutinized Caledoniaā€™s Confederate mascot eight years ago, he quoted William Faulkner in hisā€¦ @ayewolfe takes us to the northeast Mississippi town of Caledonia, where the public high school located on Confederā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayGov. Tate Reeves and his family have tested negative for COVID-19, he confirmed on social media.
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Bolivar County Board of Supervisors voted today to remove the Confederate statue in front of the Cleveland courā€¦
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#ICYMI @BobbyHarrison9 unpacks how the #msleg vote to retire the state flag "put Reeves in a near-impossible politiā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Mississippi House, reeling from its presiding officer, Speaker Philip Gunn, and multiple other members testingā€¦ at the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors meeting, there was no action taken in reference to Fire Chief. Posā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayTelemental health visits soar. Is it a stopgap measure during pandemic or roadmap for the future?ā€™s the story on Bolivar county removing its Confederate monument. Added bonus: ā¦@rorydoylephotoā© pictures!
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Bolivar County Board of Supervisors has voted to remove the Confederate monument in front of the Cleveland courā€¦ Two vets who made Hattiesburg their beloved second home | Mississippi Today
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayHere is a recap from my perspective of how flag debate unfolded for Gov. Tate Reeves. Plus, it might be telling heā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi Today1) Lawmakers came to Jackson from every corner of the state. 2) Many refused to wear masks. 3) They went home and aā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayBreaking: Bolivar county Board of Supervisors have voted to take down the Confederate monument in front of the Clevā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayHouse Speaker Philip Gunn waited for ā€˜perfect stormā€™ to remove the state flag for good. #msleg you have a strong conviction in journalismā€™s role in democracy to provide accountability & access? Are you are cā€¦
Photojournalist Eric Shelton's work from July 2018 on the Farish Street District in Jackson led him to resident Leeā€¦ in the #msleg are confirming they've contracted the coronavirus. "This morning (I) was informed that I tā€¦ @EricJShelton's work from July 2018 on the Farish Street District in Jackson led him to resident Lee Eric Evans, whā€¦
#ICYMI: Netflix to invest $10 million in HOPE Credit Union, a member-owned financial institution that provides bankā€¦ photos by @rorydoylephoto capturing demonstrators from around the Delta protesting the Confederate statue outsā€¦ An Independence Day story of two vets who made Hattiesburg their second home
#ICYMI: Voters will have the opportunity in November to remove a Jim Crow-era provision from the state Constitutionā€¦ hit a record-high of more than 600 confirmed coronavirus patients across the state, worrying healtā€¦ after #msleg removed the state flag, which featured the Confederate battle emblem, the Coahoma County fireā€¦ our latest COVID-19 data: positivity rate. The daily positivity rates (# of positive tests per total tests) aā€¦ weekly tests edged up over the week, but still shy of their peak in May. During that testing peak, the weeklyā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi lawmakers earmark $1.25 billion in CARES money for schools, businesses, health care, unemploymentā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe latest from @MarshallRamsey: Fireworks @MarshallRamsey is taking readers on a tour through Mississippi. Visit the Old Natchez Trace through his coā€¦
Days ago, all efforts to change the flag seemed to have failed. In effect, the movement was dead in the water. Ifā€¦ ending their 2020 session ā€“ for now ā€“ lawmakers late Wednesday night finalized spending $1.25 billion in fedā€¦ā€™s Facebook live drawing from @MSTODAYnews. It took 42 minutes.
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi has the fifth highest new cases per capita and saw its second-highest number of daily COVID-19 cases, aā€¦ Lt. Gov. @DelbertHosemann watches as the state flag is removed from the Capitol. @MSTODAYnews
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWe are seeking an entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for Mississippi who can help promote & market our organizatā€¦ Photographer @EricJShelton @MSTodayNews recalls meeting Lee Eric Evans just before #IndependenceDay in 2018ā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe latest from @MarshallRamsey: The Next Miracle part of its $100 million commitment to bring capital into Black communities across the country, Netflix announcedā€¦ part of its $100 million investment into Black communities, @netflix deposited $10 million to @HopeCreditUnion. Cā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#ICYMI: Rep. Robert Johnson said the passage of the bill that removed the state flag has taught the state a lesson.ā€¦ Legislature is going home. For how long is not clear. Lawmakers finished most of their work, but could not agreā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayOn the heels of SCOTUS upholding the right to abortion, Gov Reeves just signed Mississippiā€™s latest law to restrictā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThis as AG Fitch also recently asked SCOTUS to review the stateā€™s 15-week ban. There was no fanfare to this bill beā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi education takes pandemic-fueled budget cuts, no teacher pay raise via @MSTODAYnews #MSLeg #msedu
Retweeted by Mississippi Todayā€˜Christmas treeā€™: Lawmakers OK borrowing $291 million for state projects via @MSTODAYnews #msleg
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#ICYMI: Lawmakers adopted an overall $2.2 billion public education budget for the fiscal year, a cut of more than $ā€¦ Mississippi has officially retired its former state flag featuring the Confederate battle emblem to a museum.ā€¦ source texted me last night and asked if I had seen what the Coahoma County Fire Chief posted. When I scrolled onā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi state flags were removed from the Capitol during a ceremony in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, July 1, 2020.ā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe Coahoma County fire chief is facing scrutiny after calling the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus "a racist sā€¦ could remove Jim Crow law designed to thwart African American-backed candidates | via @MSTODAYnews
Retweeted by Mississippi Today"The question Iā€™ve been asked most the past couple days: How did this change happen now, in 2020, during an unpreceā€¦šŸŽ‰Congratulations to @caseyparks and our @MSTODAYnews fellows @aallyahpatrice, @kdavistwelve and Eric Shelton on theā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayFor public service in online journalism, @aallyahpatrice, @kdavistwelve and Eric Shelton received a second place wiā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWant to go inside the wild few hours leading up to the moment that lawmakers voted to remove the state flag? Listā€¦ timeline: How lawmakers removed the Mississippi state flag, the last in the nation featuring the Confedā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThis chart didn't go above 500 until today, now showing 624 people getting sick last Thursday. We expected fluctuatā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayThe flag that first became the official banner of Mississippi in 1894 will be removed by Department of Archives andā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayHow did Mississippi lawmakers remove the state flag? View our interactive timeline: photog @EricJShelton was doing a story on Jackson's historic Farish Street District when he met Lee Eā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#msleg approved borrowing $291 million for projects across the state, including more than $122 million for universiā€¦ 30, 2020 via @MSTODAYnews
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayItā€™s done: After waffling for years, Gov. Tate Reeves signs bill to change state flag
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMississippi Legislature down to the short rows. Looks like lawmakers will be going home soon #msleg
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayIt was July 3, 2018. @MSTODAYnews photographer @EricJShelton was working on a story about the historic Farish Streeā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#ICYMI via @BobbyHarrison9: State flag, COVID-19 could have reverberations in November Espy vs. Hyde-Smith tilt
The latest from @MarshallRamsey: The Moment the Flag Came Downā€™s K-12 public education is taking a pandemic-fueled budget cut for the coming year under spending approā€¦ Gov. Tate Reeves has signed the bill that officially removes Mississippi state flag, which features the Cā€¦ Update: Though long-term care residents drove death rates in the state for months, for the first time sincā€¦ work with the @MSTODAYnews team! Youā€™ll work closely with @lauchlinfields and I on all things audience engagā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWe're hiring! Mississippi Today is looking to hire a Product Engagement Coordinator who will enhance our site andā€¦ Today journalists were recognized this week for awards in five categories of digital news by the Greenā€¦ your way through Mississippi with Marshall Ramsey! Today's stop? Columbia High School. Get the coloring sheeā€¦ daily tests over the week = 4300, lower than they were a month ago when our paitivity rate was at itā€™s vallā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayWorking on our data update from the road, but we do have a new positivity rate chart that many have asked for (newā€¦
Retweeted by Mississippi Today#ICYMI: Mississippi furls state flag with Confederate emblem after 126 years A nine-member commission will be appoā€¦ For not the first time, sports has helped Mississippians see their way to change | Mississippi Today
Retweeted by Mississippi TodayMike Espy has been forced to take some detours from the roadmap he developed last fall to challenge Sen. Cindy Hydeā€¦ latest from @MarshallRamsey: Parting the Opposition Evers began to weep when she heard the Mississippi Legislature voted to remove the Confederate battle emblemā€¦
This November, voters could remove a provision placed in the Constitution in 1890 to ensure Black Mississippians, tā€¦ doubt about it: Sports sparked successful Mississippi campaign for new flag. | Mississippi Today
Retweeted by Mississippi Today.@rick_cleveland: Lawmakers voted Sunday to remove the Mississippi state flag more than 126 years after it was adopā€¦ Other Side Podcast: Inside the wild few hours leading up to the moment that lawmakers voted to remove the stateā€¦ debate in MS Senate this morning on 'expungement' bill, allow expungement of felonies after 5 years, part of cā€¦
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