US enters deal for 100 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna

The vaccine is still in clinical trials and has not been approved by the FDA but is already being manufactured, so if it is approved, it can be rolled out quickly.
  • Coronavirus

  90% increase in COVID-19 cases seen in US children over last month, report says

Severe symptoms still appear rare among those kids infected, making up less than 2% of hospitalizations. However, at least 90 children have died from the disease.

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Jackson mayor extends curfew to curb spread of coronavirus

Woman killed in single car crash in Madison Co.

Immunization records can now be accessed, printed online

Pastor asks that Confederate statue in downtown Brandon be moved to local cemetery

DeSoto County coroner calls Mississippi’s COVID-19 numbers ‘misleading’

A Mid-South coroner is making headlines this week through a now-viral Facebook post in which he questioned the number of deaths reported from COVID-19, saying they’re not only “misleading,” but causing “unnecessary fear.”
  • National

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

In choosing Harris, Biden is embracing a former rival from the Democratic primary who is familiar with the unique rigor of a national campaign.

Search continues for suspect in murder of 85-year-old security guard

100 students sent home from Gulfport High after teacher shows symptoms of COVID-19

  Pike Co. suspect wanted for questioning in double shooting captured

Flag Commission: Mosquito Flag chosen by mistake, now removed from consideration

Gov. Reeves discusses COVID-19 impact in the state after tweeting college football ‘is essential’

2 in custody after car stolen from Tenn. chased down in Madison

  First Alert Forecast: Summer in Mississippi continues...

Ocean Springs students quarantined after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

  • Coronavirus

Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil.

SPORTS

Sankey remains comfortable with SEC medical experts’ assessment on moving forward with football season

Two MRA football players test positive for coronavirus

Players unite in push to save college season, create union

Sanderson Farms Championship to be played without fans

MAC becomes first conference to postpone fall sports, ESPN sources expect more to come

The MAC is a part of the Group of 5 Conferences which the AAC and Memphis play in.

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  Coronavirus in Mississippi: 68,293 cases, 1,944 deaths reported by health dept.

Director of Missions for Rankin Baptist Association loses battle with COVID-19

  MSU freshman shot in crossfire the night before reporting to school

  Lawmakers return to Capitol, override Governor’s veto on education budget

Family of Kansas woman last heard from in Memphis area wants search of Mississippi River

The family of a missing Kansas woman has spent days searching the Memphis area hoping to find her or clues that would lead to here whereabouts.
  • Coronavirus

What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

Anxious parents around the country are looking to schools that have already opened for signs of how it might go.

Two MRA football players test positive for coronavirus

Miss. Legislature votes to override governor’s veto of education budget

  With COVID-19 protocols in place, JSU students return for move-in day

Alcorn School District now has 10 students, 4 employees with COVID-19