GREENWOOD, Miss (AP) — A financially-troubled Mississippi hospital announced Friday that negotiations with a medical campus planning to take over the hospital had collapsed.
Just hours after revealing its plan to lay off up to 80 employees, the Greenwood Leflore Hospital said that the University of Mississippi Medical Center was no longer interested in completing a deal to take over the hospital.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — John W. Winkle III, a longtime University of Mississippi political science professor who wrote a definitive reference book about the Mississippi Constitution, has died.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi insurance commissioner says lawmakers should consider more regulation on insurance network procedures as a dispute continues between the state's largest insurance provider and largest hospital.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is paying tribute to 89-year-old James Meredith 60 years after white protesters erupted into violence as he became the first Black student to enroll in what was then a bastion of Deep South segregation.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As Mississippi's only burn center plans to close next month, the University of Mississippi Medical Center on Thursday said it's making moves to help fill the gap.
UMMC said it is establishing the resources for the state’s only academic medical center to fill the void caused by the upcoming Oct.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge on Tuesday denied bond for a man suspected of killing a University of Mississippi student who has been missing since early July.
Judge Grady F. Tollison III rejected a request to set bond for Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, of Grenada, during a preliminary hearing in Oxford.
KEARNEY PARK, Miss. (AP) — Several workers suffered severe burns following a Friday morning explosion in central Mississippi.
The explosion happened at a salt water disposal site in Madison County, WLBT-TV reported.
FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi on Thursday said it was suing three employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center for allegedly spreading false information.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is in custody accused in the disappearance of a college student last seen July 8.
Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, of Grenada, was arrested on a charge of murder in the case involving Jimmie “Jay” Lee, a 20-year-old University of Mississippi student.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service worker was killed in Jackson Thursday after a suspect involved in a police chase crashed into his truck.
Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart said the mail carrier died at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Scholars of the late William Faulkner will gather in person and online to discuss the work of Nobel Prize-winning author.
The University of Mississippi’s 48th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference takes place Sunday through Thursday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The family of a missing University of Mississippi student has issued a public call for help.
Mississippi news outlets report that the father of Jimmie “Jay” Lee recorded a video statement, distributed this week by the Oxford Police Department, discussing his son’s disappearance.
OXFORD, Miss (AP) — Authorities continued to search Tuesday for a University of Mississippi student who went missing days ago in the northern part of the state.
Oxford Police renewed a call to the public for any tips leading to the whereabouts of Jimmie “Jay” Lee.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is committing $3.5 million to build a new practice field for its Pride of the South marching band.
Chancellor Glenn Boyce said the university's commitment will pair with various gifts and major donations to the project totaling about $330,000.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has vetoed part of a budget bill for the University of Mississippi Medical Center, saying he objects to spending $50 million for improvements to the adult hospital in Jackson.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Three students at the University of Mississippi, for the first time, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships in a single year.
Ethan Lambert, of Corinth, Mississippi; Reinhard “Matt” Knerr, of Paducah, Kentucky; and Alexandria “Ally” Watrous, of Lexington, Kentucky, all members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, have become the university’s 19th, 20th and 21st winners.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The insurance agreement between Mississippi’s academic medical center and Blue Cross & Blue Shield has ended, with the hospital saying some patients will pay more and others might have to leave Mississippi for certain services.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Leaders in the hometown of the University of Mississippi are considering allowing people to drink alcohol openly during city-sponsored events.
The Oxford Eagle reports that alderman are considering a change to city rules allowing bear or wine to be sold by city-approved vendors in fenced-in areas.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi has lifted its mask mandate.
Face coverings are now optional in classrooms, laboratories, studios, residence halls, libraries, dining facilities, the Student Union, Campus Recreation facilities, retail spaces, offices, conference rooms or extracurricular activities held in indoor on-campus spaces, WMC-TV reported.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Mississippi jail inmate who died at a hospital.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate the death of the Warren County inmate, The Vicksburg Post reported.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Biloxi man has been arrested and is accused of carrying a gun on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus and attacking an officer.
The 49-year-old suspect was taken into custody Monday at the Jackson medical facility, WLBT-TV reported.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — An anonymous donor is giving the University of Mississippi $100,000 to pay for a scholarship named after civil rights pioneer Fannie Lou Hamer, according to a news release from the university.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi hospital association is sounding the alarm over nursing vacancies.
There are nearly 3,000 registered nurse vacancies in Mississippi, The Clarion Ledger reported.