City of Jackson summer movie event respects COVID-19 guidelines

Even under Governor Tate Reeve’s new executive order, future movie events should still be good to go.

Disney World to reopen as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

“The Most Magical Place on Earth” is reopening after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • National

AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid.


Former gov. candidate ‘openly defying’ new mask mandate, says Reeves is acting ‘like a dictator’

  JPD officer fired after viral video shows him holding man by neck

Hinds County reveals plan to reopen schools Aug. 10

Jackson firefighter still recovering after shooting

  Restrictions, mask requirements in 13 Miss. counties goes into effect Monday

In recent days, the concern from top health officials on COVID-19 has become more dire.
  • National

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. The move, short of a full pardon, is sure to alarm critics who have long railed against the president’s repeated interventions in the nation’s just

Mayor of Madison requires all citizens to wear masks beginning July 13

‘We look forward to our day in court’: Moss Point mayor, wife indicted on 14 counts of wire fraud

  Increased liquor sales halts orders for 10 days

Local juice bar closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

  First Alert Forecast: ALERT DAYS in place through the weekend

Oprah responds to Instagram follower asking for aid in Miss.

  34,321 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 1,215 deaths

Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of 66-year-old man

  • National

  ‘A slap in the face:’ Goya faces boycott over Trump praise

Robert Unanue, Goya CEO, spoke at a Rose Garden event announcing a "Hispanic Prosperity Initiative" on Thursday.


Atlanta Braves give no indication of considering name change

NASCAR releases photo of ‘noose’ found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

The FBI has concluded that NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace was not a victim of a hate crime as a “noose” found in his garage stall had been there since last year.


State Representative Kenneth Walker tests positive for COVID-19

President Donald Trump approves Miss. Disaster Declaration

  DIY projects gaining popularity during the pandemic

  Residents of counties with tighter restrictions have mixed views

Week after Miss. flag retired, Sen. McDaniel spearheads push for future referendum

A week after the Mississippi state flag was retired, Senator Chris McDaniel is calling for a flag referendum.
  • Coronavirus

US bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID vaccine

When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, jabbing the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections.

  Mississippi hospitals are filling up and doctors say they need the public’s help

Man found dead inside Warren Co. mobile home; Homicide investigation launched

Officer shot early Thursday morning in Sandersville; suspect in custody

  Hundreds of new jobs for food delivery drivers in Jackson as COVID resurges