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Lawmakers discuss increase in teacher salary

The Mississippi Legislature’s Senate Education Committee met Wednesday to discuss increasing teacher pay in Mississippi. Mississippi is currently the state with the lowest average teacher pay in the nation. According…

MSDH reports 2,321 cases and 49 deaths

Today, MSDH is reporting an additional 2,321 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 49 deaths. Twenty-four of these deaths occurred between August 20th and September 16th and 25…

Coastal Mississippi CEO Segarra resigns from post

Coastal Mississippi CEO Milton Segarra has tendered his resignation. Segarra, who came aboard to lead the tourism group in 2017, said in a statement released Thursday night that his resignation is effective Oct. 15, 2021. "I would like to first…