Gulfport mayor issues ‘Safer-at-Home’ order, sets curfew, restrictions

GULFPORT, Miss. (WXXV) — Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes on Tuesday issued an executive order directing city residents to shelter at home and observe a...

Mississippi COVID-19 cases near 1,000 mark; 20 deaths reported

There were 90 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mississippi on March 30, and four more deaths, bringing the number of confirmed diagnoses to nearly...

UMCC opening free drive-through COVID-19 testing in Picayune for one day only Thursday, April...

PICAYUNE, Miss. (WXXV) — The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the Mississippi State Department of Health will open a mobile COVID-19 testing...

Coronavirus stimulus checks: Answers to frequently asked questions about economic impact payments

WASHINGTON (WXXV) — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next...

Mississippi Department of Health reports 847 cases of COVID-19 statewide; death toll up to...

The Mississippi Department of Health is reporting 89 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi as of Monday, March 30. The new cases were identified by...

More than 750 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, health officials report

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported Sunday morning that the state has 95 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 758 confirmed...

Mississippi now has 13 deaths from COVID-19, health officials report

The Mississippi Department of Health Services reported Saturday morning that 13 people have died as a result of contracting COVID-19. The numbers were updated as...

Winn-Dixie offers shopping hours for healthcare workers, first responders

Winn-Dixie grocery stores are offering an additional hour of shopping on Mondays and Tuesdays for healthcare workers and first responders. Winn-Dixie, owned by Southeastern Grocers,...

Edgewater Mall to close Sunday due to COVID-19 concerns

Edgewater Mall announced Friday that due to COVID-19, the mall will close at the end of business Sunday, March 29.  The mall will tentatively...

Keep beach groups small, practice social distancing, Harrison supervisors remind residents

The Harrison County Supervisors issued a statement Friday reminding residents and visitors to the Coast that the beaches are closed to groups of more...