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Hancock County School District closes two more schools

Hancock County School District announced over the weekend that two more schools in the district will be closing. East Hancock Elementary and Hancock Middle schools will be closed for 14 days due to a COVID outbreak. This comes after closing…

Masks required in Diamondhead City Hall

Effective Thursday, August 5 at 8am, all employees and visitors to the City Hall in Diamondhead will be required to wear a mask until further notice due to the increase in cases of COVID. This will continue until further notice.

Southern Miss institutes indoor mask requirement

The University of Southern Mississippi is joining other colleges across the South requiring face coverings for the start of the fall semester. The requirement, which goes into effect tomorrow, states that face coverings must be worn universally indoors for all…

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reversing course on some masking guidelines. The agency announced new recommendations Tuesday that even vaccinated people should return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.…

Governor Reeves adds more counties to mask mandate

JACKSON, MISS. (WCBI) – Governor Tate Reeves adds several north Mississippi counties to a growing mask mandate. Itawamba, Montgomery, Pontotoc, and Winston are now part of growing lists. Lee and Yalobusha Counties are under the same order until December 11th. Last week, Mississippi saw at least three days where more than one thousand new cases […]

Reeves extends executive order for COVID-19 to Dec. 11

Governor Tate Reeves announced Wednesday that he has extended his “Safe Recovery” executive order through December 11. It had been set to expire today. The governor also reset his county-specific orders, using the applicable data. The counties that now qualify…

Fab Lab donates masks to Jackson County schools

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, schools have added a new item to their annual back-to-school supplies list. However local organizations like the Jackson County Fab Lab are helping to get students masks. The Fab Lab of Jackson County, a STEM…

Memorial Hospital offering drive-up COVID testing sites

Memorial is offering the following temporary drive-up COVID-19 screening and testing sites: Wednesday, August 5, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Thursday, August 13, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., D’Iberville Civic Center, 10452 Lamey…

Gautier Fire Department hands out masks

As the COVID-19 pandemic endures, local officials continue to pass out personal protective equipment to the Gulf Coast community. Earlier today, the Gautier Fire Department handed out free masks at the Singing River Mall property. Gautier residents simply drove up,…