The city of Memphis wants to make big changes to the paid time off policies for city workers. It could save the taxpayers millions of dollars, but the idea is already unpopular with the unions.
Last year, city workers saw a 4.6 percent reduction in salary, including law enforcement.
Olive Branch optometrist Dr. David Parker is the newly elected senator for District 19, after DeSoto County voters went to the polls in Tuesday's runoff.
District 19 voters elected Dr. Parker over Rep. Pat Nelson (R-Southaven).
Voters in north Mississippi returned to the polls Nov. 27 for runoffs in DeSoto and...
By JIM SUHR and JIM SALTER
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- After months of drought, companies that ship grain and other goods down the Mississippi River are being haunted by a potential nightmare: If water levels fall too low, the nation's main inland waterway could become impassable to barges just as the harvest heads to market.
Any closure of...