Clinton Public School District reports first case of COVID-19

The district said the information was reported in efforts to remain transparent during the pandemic.

Tropical Storm Josephine closer to land, Kyle moving away

Josephine continued to just barely hold on to its tropical storm status Friday as Tropical Storm Kyle formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, packing winds near gale force but with no major population centers in its projected path.
  • Coronavirus

Rural families without internet face tough choice on school

On average, the United States is still seeing about 1,000 deaths a day from the virus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The country has had more than 5 million confirmed cases and more than 167,000 deaths over the course of the pandemic.

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  Reeves maintains state should not require school districts to publicly disclose COVID-19 outbreaks

  Brookhaven family seeks answers in unsolved Christmas Eve murder

  Golden Moon Casino in Choctaw reopens after a 5 month closure

Commissioner Gipson says the Mississippi State Fair is still on - social distance style

Let Mississippi Vote! to hold press conference regarding proposed referendum on state flag

Let Mississippi Vote! will also be holding a rally Saturday in Jackson with Senators Chris McDaniel and Joey Filigane in attendance.
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USPS announces temporary price increase

The price increase is due to the high demand for online items.

JPS cancels all sports and extracurricular activities for the Fall semester

Boil-Water Alert currently affecting over 14,000 customers in Madison County

  Flag Commission selects 9 designs to advance to the next round of consideration

Teen and pregnant woman among those who died of COVID-19 in Miss. this week, says Dobbs

Pearl officer seizes 61 bags of marijuana during checkpoint stop

Miss. inmate death under investigation

Several teachers test positive for COVID-19 at Rankin County school

  First Alert Forecast: scattered downpours continue; drier air next week

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Portland police declare unlawful assembly amid protests

Portland police declared an unlawful assembly Friday night and ordered protesters to leave, saying people were throwing things at officers.

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  Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

Sanderson Farms Championship to be played without fans

The Sanderson Farms Championship will go on as scheduled, but without fans in attendance.

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“Let MS Vote” rally to be held Saturday in Jackson

  Jehovah’s Witnesses annual convention goes virtual

Silver Alert issued for missing man from Jackson

$47 million in CARES Act money will go to Mississippi child care programs

  Traffic cleared on I-20 WB after truck fire

The incident had shut down both lanes of 1-20 westbound between Pelahatchie and Brandon.
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Postal Service warns states across US about mail voting

The U.S. Postal Service has warned 46 states and the District of Columbia it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, The Washington Post reported Friday.

  From hair loss to mystery rashes, some are feeling the long-term impacts of COVID-19

  First responders help raise money for the family of Lt. Troy Morris

New law provides provisions for absentee voting due to COVID-19

Creator of the infamous Mosquito Flag says design was a joke