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Mississippi reports 136 new cases of COVID-19 in state

Only three new cases of COVID-19 were reported on the Coast on Sunday and no deaths, according to the state Department of Health. Mississippi on Monday released its new COVID-19 numbers, with 136 reported on Sunday, along with seven deaths…

Statewide burn ban in effect amid COVID-19 crisis

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, with no exemptions, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in effect until further notice. “The COVID-19 pandemic…

Visit MS Gulf Coast Hires New Face

Milton Segarra has been selected to become the face of tourism for the three coastal counties.. As the new executive director of visit Mississippi Gulf Coast. His appointment was made official after the board members of visit Mississippi Gulf Coast…

Mississippi Legislator Resigns

Mississippi's house speaker says a key legislator who resigned Sunday was facing sexual harassment allegations. Speaker Philip Gunn tells says multiple women had complained about John Moore, who resigned from a house seat in Rankin County. Moore had chaired the…