COVID-19

Red Cross hit hard during COVID-19 pandemic

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, emergencies don’t stop and neither does the American Red Cross. Local volunteers are still working every day at providing comfort and care after disasters of all sizes including house fires. Even during this pandemic, hospital…

Coast beaches closed during stay-at-home order

The stay-at-home order went into effect at 5 p.m. and that means Coast beaches are now closed to the public. Beaches are some of the many places mandated to close as a result of the order. However, boardwalks are set…

Updated announcements regarding William Carey University programs

During the COVID-19 pandemic, William Carey University’s faculty and staff are adapting and finding new ways to deliver online educational opportunities to current and prospective students. Here’s a look at current announcements from WCU programs: Summer term: Due to ongoing concern…

American flag raised at empty Disney world

Disney World is startlingly empty and quiet but, this image of hope and resilience remains in Orlando, Florida. An American flag continues to fly above the theme park every day. This Instagram post is from Walt Disney World Resort President…

Governor Reeves briefs on executive order on shelter-in-place

Governor Tate Reeves issued an executive order Wednesday requiring Mississippians to shelter-in-place starting Friday due to the fast-spreading Coronavirus. Mississippi joins at least 37 other states with similar orders, often referred to as stay-at-home, shelter-in-place, or lockdown mandates. Nearly 300…

Beaches set to close along the Coast

With Governor Reeves’ stay-at-home order set to take effect tomorrow evening at 5 p.m., it made a quiet day on beaches in Harrison County. Beaches are some of the many places mandated to close as a result of the order.…

CTA to suspend fixed-route bus service starting Friday

Coast Transit Authority has announced the suspension of fixed-route bus service beginning Friday. The decision was made in the wake of Gov. Tate Reeves issuing his state-wide shelter-in-place order. The suspension in service is to run from April 3 to…