Today's Top Stories

Officials announced Friday they had detected a West Nile Virus positive mosquito pool for the first time this year in Rankin County.

A new state law that bans texting while driving is not only ineffective, but unenforceable, according to some law enforcement officials in Rankin County.

Many area writers and performers are prepping for the fourth annual “Night of One Acts” at the Black Rose Theatre.

In less than three weeks Rankin County will see a dramatic change in leadership, but apparently few voters are interested.

Editor’s Note: Since the publication of this story Tom Arnold was forced to pull out due to an illness. Instead Henry Cho will be joined by Dave Coulier, better known as “Uncle Joey” from the sitcom Full House.

Many young people in Rankin County are enjoying their summer vacations, but some might be looking for something more meaningful to do than sleep late and hang out by the swimming pool.