Fauci: US may see ‘surge upon a surge’ of virus in weeks ahead

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see a “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus over the coming weeks.
  • Coronavirus

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

In normal times, Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, drawing millions of shoppers eager to get started on their holiday spending.


  Large number of customers supporting local stores during Small Business Saturday

Chase ends in fiery crash after man tries to flee Vicksburg police

  Jackson mother hosts toy drive in honor of son who died from cancer

Gunshot victim dies at convenience store in Jackson

  COVID-19 testing demand remains high

Clinics saw an increase in testing demand on the Friday after Thanksgiving.
  • National

Dave Prowse, actor who played Darth Vader, dies at 85

Prowse represented England in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games in the 1950s before breaking into movies with roles that emphasized his commanding size.

Police: Vicksburg woman arrested for allegedly shooting at a man over a parking space

Jackson police investigating two deadly shootings

  First Alert Forecast: BIG forecast changes ahead!

LSU to host Bama Dec. 5; Ole Miss game to be rescheduled

‘A horrible situation’: Miss. man killed after argument with sister’s boyfriend Thanksgiving morning

Egg Bowl: Everything you need to know for Saturday’s matchup

  Community Thanksgiving adapts to COVID-19, everyone still eats

One killed, two injured in Thanksgiving Day shooting in Vicksburg

  • National

Reports: Cost of Tokyo Olympics delay put at about $2 billion

The cost of the one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympics is estimated to be just under $2 billion, or about 200 billion yen.


LSU to host Bama Dec. 5; Ole Miss game to be rescheduled

Egg Bowl: Everything you need to know for Saturday’s matchup

MSU, Southern Miss cancel sports events amid COVID-19 concerns

Positive COVID-19 tests prompt cancelation of Ole Miss basketball classic, match vs. Memphis

Last week, coach Kermit Davis tested positive. A news release Monday says there have been additional positive cases and contact tracing is ongoing.


  First responders protect and serve on Thanksgiving

  Salvation Army volunteers pack hundreds of Thanksgiving meals for those in need

Outreach ministry takes applications for Toys for Tots

Denver mayor visits family in Mississippi for holiday after asking staff not to travel

  First Alert Forecast: More rain, storms then turning much colder!

Rain moves away briefly for Thanksgiving; returns Black Friday and into the weekend ahead of a cold snap next week
  • National

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics.

Employee killed in Calhoun City convenience store holdup

Man’s dead body found wrapped in comforter, dumped on Jackson street

Longtime judge, pioneer for Mississippi women leaders, dies

  Thanksgiving Day gatherings will be different during outbreak, but traditions continue on a smaller scale