Akim Powell is a Digital Content Producer for WLOX News. He's a coast native, having grown up in Long Beach. In May 2020, Akim graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with an emphasis in print. During his time at Ole Miss, Akim was an intern for Hotty Toddy News, Lens Collective, and Editor-In-Chief of the Ole Miss Odyssey.
When he’s not writing breaking news stories, Akim likes to hang out with his dog Brody and create content for his podcast.
Three years later, a family’s search has finally come to an end after officials confirmed the identity of the skeletal remains that were found by hunters at the Desoto National Forest on Christmas morning of 2018.
Thursday, Governor Tate Reeves announced that the Mississippi Trustee Implementation Group (MS TIG) approved four restoration projects totaling over $15 million that will have a direct impact on Mississippi’s coastal natural resources.