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COVID-19 hospital patient numbers below 700 in Mississippi for the first time in months

JACKSON, MISS. (WCBI) – The number of people in Mississippi’s hospitals with COVID symptoms continues to dwindle. State health officials report 426 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, along with 39 deaths. 683 people are in the hospital with confirmed or suspected symptoms, that’s the first time that number has been below 700 in months. 185 patients […]

State releases COVID-19 numbers, including 3 deaths in Harrison County

COVID-19 cases are down across the state, but in Harrison County, three deaths were reported. The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 751 new COVID-19...

CTA receives Coronavirus Aid Relief grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration today announced a $7.9 million grant award to the Coast Transit Authority in Gulfport Mississippi, as...

Miami Dolphins to allow up to 13,000 NFL fans at home opener

The Miami Dolphins will allow up to 13,000 socially distancing fans to attend their home opener against the Buffalo Bills on Sept. 20, a decision that divided political leaders and upset the visiting coach.

Health Department offers drive-through COVID testing for teachers, staff

The Mississippi State Department of Health will be hosting drive-through COVID-19 testing sites for Mississippi teachers and staff at various county health departments over...

Capt Wil’s Land and Sea feeds first responders, front line workers over the weekend

SAUCIER, Miss. (WXXV) — The smell of homemade BBQ chicken filled the parking lot of Capt Wil's Land and Sea all day Sunday, as...

SEC, ACC, Big 12 still hoping to play football this fall

(AP) – And then there were three. The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12 and Southeastern Conference were still moving forward Tuesday with plans for a fall college football season even as two other Power Five leagues, the Big Ten and the Pac-12, called things off. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said he wanted to learn more […]

Inmate dies at George County jail due to complications of COVID-19

GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. (WXXV) — Early Saturday morning, a Mississippi Department of Corrections inmate housed in the George County Regional Correctional Facility, died at...

147 Vermont inmates in Mississippi prison COVID-19-positive

By LISA RATHKE Associated Press Nearly 150 Vermont inmates housed in a Mississippi prison have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, the...

Mississippi schools not required to disclose COVID outbreaks

By LEAH WILLINGHAM Associated Press/ Report for America JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One Mississippi school district has seen a handful of coronavirus cases among students since...

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Fatal hit and run near Old Hwy 63 South in George County

Today the George County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hit and run. First responders responded to a 911 call around 9 p.m. Wednesday night...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second...
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09/18 Ryan’s “Grey Weekend” Friday Evening Forecast

Today was a little washed out thanks to our high level, thin clouds and light drizzle, something that won't change much over the weekend....
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Songwriter’s Festival continuing on in Jackson County

As they say, the show must go on! Although the annual Songwriter’s Festival in Jackson County had to be put off due to COVID...