Universities, colleges seek more funds, outline budget woes

Leaders of Mississippi's eight public universities are ringing alarm bells about state funding, saying they could lose their ability to compete if funding cuts from recent years aren't restored.In presentations Monday to legislators, Higher Education Commissioner Glenn Boyce and university presidents warned that Mississippi... Read More.

Attala SO seeking information on vandalism at local school

The Attala County Sheriff's Department is asking the public for information concerning an incident that took place at McAdams High School.Investigator Mark Hill says several vehicles were recently vandalized and burglarized.The vehicle involved is described as a white Ford Crown Victoria or Mercury Marquis.Anyone... Read More.

How the government shutdown affects the Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway will remain open despite the ongoing government shutdown.While the roadway itself remains open, some stops along the Trace will be closed.Bathrooms and other Parkway stops will remain closed while the government is shut down. All construction projects and educational activities... Read More.

Former Attala County Sheriff dies

Breezy News has learned that former Attala County Troy Steed died Thursday afternoon at the age of 68.Steed served as Attala County Sheriff from January 1988 - December 2002.Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail released the following statement... Read More.

Street in downtown Kosciusko closed for the weekend

A portion of a street off the square in downtown Kosciusko is closed.The section of Madison Street between Jefferson and Monroe is closed due to construction on the old Leonard's building.The building is being renovated to make way for the Mississippi Native American Museum.The... Read More.

New clothing store welcomed to the Kosciusko square

The Kosciusko Attala Partnership welcomed RBR, a men’s clothing store, to the historic downtown square.Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft joined owner Susan Chamblee and many others at a ribbon cutting Thursday morning.The store is located on the southeast corner of the square in the former... Read More.

Boys & Girls clubs celebrate MLK Day

Clubs at the Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club helped the community celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Members of the Torch Club served at the Martin Luther King Image Award Banquet Saturday, Jan. 13. The club also served at the Martin... Read More.

TVA and Central Electric ask customers to help conserve electricity

Arctic cold temperatures are causing high demand for electricity across the Southeastern United States. As a result, the entire Tennessee Valley Authority system area is asking all electric power consumers, including residential, commercial, and industrial, to voluntarily reduce their use of electricity.Conserving power where... Read More.

Rates to rise for two Mississippi electrical utilities

Customers of Mississippi's two privately-owned electrical utilities will see higher rates starting in February.The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted Tuesday to approve rate changes for Entergy Corp. and Mississippi Power Co.Customers of New Orleans-based Entergy, serving the western half of the state, will see... Read More.