COVID-19

Keeping kids healthy while under shelter-in-place orders

The shelter-in-place orders for the Magnolia State are now in day 13 and local health care professionals want to offer health tips for students stuck at home. With the decision to reopen Mississippi schools in limbo, many parents could find…

A new breed of therapy for South Mississippi seniors

It’s a time that’s supposed to be their golden years, but the COVID-19 threat is targeting our treasured senior population, even trying to tarnish what should be the best years of their life. Some local health and senior care providers…

COVID-19 impacting the housing market

The Coronavirus has affected almost everything in our country, including the housing market. Spring is typically considered the best time of the year to buy or sell a home, but this year is different as the number of COVID-19 cases…

Seabee employee dies from COVID-19 complications

The Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport has released the identity of the employee that died due to COVID-19 complications. Mrs. Carol Jackson was a childcare worker at the Child Development Center at Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. Jackson…

NCBC Employee dies of COVID-19

NAVAL CONSTRUCTION BATTALION CENTER, Gulfport, MISS. – Mississippi Public Health Authorities have made the Naval Construction Battalion Center aware that one of our Navy civilian employee has passed away due to COVID-19 complications.   The employee self-identified as a high-risk…

Covid-19 impacting Mississippi prison system

The rampage of COVID-19 continues throughout the country, leaving no stone unturned including in our jail and prison systems. With the initial news of the Coronavirus outbreak the entire world stopped including the court systems. “All the court cases were…

Total of COVID-19 cases reported statewide

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 209 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and six deaths. The state total now stands at 2,496 including 82 deaths. Hancock County has 37 cases and five deaths, Harrison County has…