COVID-19

Ten total cases of COVID-19 at Ingalls

Two more employees tested positive for the Coronavirus at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, making the total now at ten. The first case of COVID-19 at Ingalls Shipbuilding was announced more than a week ago. Ingalls released a statement saying employees…

Changes made to Jackson County Services

Please be aware that although some offices are open to the public, they are they are doing so for the purpose of providing NECESSARY SERVICES ONLY.  Jackson County officials are asking that you contact departments via phone before visiting to determine if and…

Mississippi resident starts petition for shelter-in-place orders

As many states around the country are under shelter-in-place orders, many residents in the Magnolia State want to take the same measures. A shelter-in-place petition is circulating with the goal of reaching more than 15,000 signatures to officially issue a…

Stay home orders issued throughout Harrison County

One by one coastal cities throughout Harrison County are issuing orders to help keep communities safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Words from Coastal city leadership as the outbreak of COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc throughout the world. Biloxi issued a…

Social distancing while connecting with nature

Some people in self-quarantine have a beach-view as they spend more time on their boats or on the water in this time of social distancing. Bowie Hamilton’s good at testing the waters. He teaches tennis, acts, and does graphic design…

Ocean Springs mayor wants beach closed

Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson requested that the beaches in Ocean Springs close to Jackson County. The City of Ocean Springs does not have the ability to close the beach, only the county does. At this time, the county is…

Eight total cases of COVID-19 at Ingalls

Another employee tested positive for the Coronavirus at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, making the total now at eight. The first case of COVID-19 at Ingalls Shipbuilding was announced more than a week ago. Ingalls released a statement saying employees have…

Judges slow abortion bans in Texas, Ohio, Alabama amid virus

By DAVID PITT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal judges in Texas, Alabama and Ohio have temporarily blocked efforts to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic. The rulings Monday were handed down as providers…

Biloxi Police Department working to keep the community safe

While families are battling COVID-19, the Biloxi Police Department is working around the clock to keep communities safe. The department is running several different details including a burglary watch to keep property safe while many businesses are closed due to…

Petition for Mississippi to shelter-in-place circulating

As many states around the country are under shelter-in-place orders, many residents in Mississippi want to take the same measures. A shelter-in-place petition is circulating with the goal of reaching 10,000 signatures to officially issue a state-wide shelter in place…

Pascagoula Mayor Dr. Steven Demetropoulos speaks on COVID-19

As of today, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 39 cases of Coronavirus in Jackson County, including that of a Singing River Health System physician. Healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are continuously working to…