Pricing the public out of public documents is a violation of the spirit of the state’s open records law. The public deserves better.
A Mississippi school district charged a newspaper $500 for public records to pay the attorney who had to review them first
The (Brookhaven) Daily Leader in November made a public records request to the Lincoln County School District, seeking copies of e-mails sent and received by three district employees over the course of a one-week period earlier in the year. The bill for the request — $465.38.
Opioid-related deaths and crimes have escalated in the past five years, and state officials are sparking awareness in rural areas.
On Veterans Day, a Mississippi man tells the story of his father who was captured twice during the Korean War
Cpl. Byron Tillmon Bishop Jr. died a hero more than half a century after he returned from the Korean War.