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Wicker, Hyde-Smith, Palazzo Announce $30M in Aid for U.S. Shrimp Industry

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

Governor Reeves launches Workforce Training Initiative to aid Mississippi workers and employers burdened by COVID-19

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced launch of the ReSkill Mississippi initiative to help ease the economic burden and uncertainty this pandemic has...

COVID-19: 1,245 new cases, 51 new deaths statewide

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,245 new COVID-19 cases and 51 new deaths. The statewide total now stands at 63,444 cases and 1,804...

‘Save Space Camp’ drive prompted by virus reaches $1.5M goal

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A fundraising drive has reached its goal of bringing in $1.5 million to save Space Camp from closing because of...

Man charged with defrauding fund for slain Alabama officer

By Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a man is charged with stealing from a memorial fund that was established to help the...

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Governor Reeves issues statewide mask mandate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday that he’s setting a statewide order for people to wear masks in public amid...

COVID-19: 1,074 new cases, 42 new deaths statewide

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,074 new COVID-19 cases and 42 new deaths. The statewide total now stands at 62,199 confirmed cases and...

Mississippi Republican Party Holds 2020 State Convention

JACKSON—Delegates to the Mississippi Republican State Convention, held August 1, elected Party leadership for the next four years. County conventions and precinct caucuses were...

Mississippi State Health Officer: If you have COVID-19, isolate at home or face penalty

JACKSON, Miss. (WXXV) — On Tuesday, Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs issued a statewide order for the Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with...

Mississippi inmate dies after days in hospital; autopsy set

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An autopsy will be done on a Mississippi inmate who died after being hospitalized several days. The Mississippi Department of Corrections...

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University of Southern Miss takes a bite out of Shark Week

Sunday kicked off the Discovery Channel’s notorious ‘Shark Week’ and the University of Southern Mississippi decided to swim into the frenzy by creating their...
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‘Transforming your Organization’s Culture’ seminar

This week is your final chance to participate in a free zoom webinar called "Transforming your Organization’s Culture: the Building Block of a Belonging...
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The Cool Kidz Club connecting and equipping local children

Equipping, empowering, and connecting our local children who will be tomorrow’s leaders, just a few of the reasons a South Mississippi woman has started...
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Mississippi Aquarium update amidst COVID-19

The Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport delayed the original grand opening a few times. The aquarium is now set to open August 29th. The Mississippi Aquarium...