benefits

New ‘SNAP’ program rules

For hundreds of thousands of people, food insecurity could become an everyday reality in the wake of a new policy change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as ‘SNAP.’ The Trump Administration is pushing a policy that would…

Benefits for Bryant Chapman

Later this week, you’ll have two chances to lend a hand to a local family during their time of need. On July 4th, two-year-old Bryant Chapman of Vancleave died in a tragic drowning accident and now the community is trying…

Snap Benefits Cut Off Today

Beginning today, many Mississippians will have their SNAP Food Assistance benefits cut. A law passed in January requires adults between the ages of 18 and 49 who do not have children to either find a job or enroll in a…

Benefit Fundraiser for Recovering Teen

Life has changed a lot over the past six weeks for two local teens who survived a fatal car crash in Saucier back on Christmas Day. Family, friends and our community have rallied with and behind the two survivors as…

Many Could Face Losing SNAP Benefits

Thousands of people in South Mississippi could face losing their monthly food benefits of up to $190 before summer. Starting this year, people on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, between the ages of 18 and 49, who have…

More Drama Surrounding S.R.H.S. Pension Plans

Notification sent from Singing River Health System (S.R.H.S.) to employees last week that its troubled pension plan had been frozen and would later be liquidated has been challenged.