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Recent Articles by Chelsey
Gloves, masks littering local parking lots could make pandemic worse
Items used for safety like masks and gloves are becoming a hazard.
Published April 9, 2020 at 7:34 PM
Eagle Lake businesses battle backwater flooding and coronavirus outbreak
Several roads were closed and the flooding issue has also kept visitors from traveling into the area.
Published April 5, 2020 at 11:17 PM
Doctor sleeps outside of Ridgeland home to protect his family from Coronavirus
After a recent virus scare, the doctor felt it was best to sleep on the porch to protect his family from the virus.
Published April 5, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Glamping company creates space for healthcare workers to sleep outdoors
Pictures of the gesture have been shared on social media through #GlampingGivesBack.
Published April 3, 2020 at 8:25 PM
Clinton teacher and student share progress on distance learning
For many children during this pandemic, their school day starts with turning on a computer at home.
Published April 2, 2020 at 9:48 PM
Book readers excited for curbside pickup option at Eudora Welty Library
If you can’t stop by the library to pick up a book during the week, there are still many resources available online.
Published April 1, 2020 at 7:27 PM
City of Jackson mayor calls for city-wide prayer for those affected by the pandemic
Pastors kept a careful distance from each other as they pray for those affected by the pandemic.
Published March 29, 2020 at 9:59 PM
Alcohol sales are pouring in amid coronavirus outbreak
Customers have been packing Old Towne Fine Wines and Spirits in Ridgeland. Co-owner Sunny Kapoor said he has seen a spike in sales since the Coranavirus pandemic.
Published March 28, 2020 at 10:34 PM
Emotional contagion: Coronavirus threat can take a toll on mental health
Experts suggest taking deep breaths and walking outside but Pannel said the studies show that it’s not enough.
Published March 27, 2020 at 10:49 PM
Experts explain how to protect your child’s mental health while social distancing
Though teens may be sleeping more than usual, Damon said it is still important for them and other children to stick to a schedule.
Published March 25, 2020 at 8:29 PM
Jackson gym provides online workouts for members practicing social distancing
Fondren Fitness closed their gym to the public on Wednesday, but they’re still trying to find ways to bring fitness to you.
Published March 22, 2020 at 1:34 PM
Local businesses help employees after abrupt closures during pandemic
The company said they didn’t want their produce to go to waste, so they sold it at a discounted price to the public
Published March 20, 2020 at 7:33 PM
Parents unsure if they’re prepared to teach kids during school closures
Some parents have been given online resources but using them correctly isn’t so simple.
Published March 19, 2020 at 7:08 PM
Homeless shelters unsure of future as coronavirus pandemic expands
A possible slow down on donations and the potential spreading of this illness could make it hard to serve this vulnerable group going forward.
Published March 18, 2020 at 8:27 PM
Restaurants take extra precautions to protect staff, customers from the coronavirus
He was concerned for the welfare of the people in it now that the COVID-19 pandemic has come to Mississippi.
Published March 14, 2020 at 7:10 PM
Cleaning crews spray down Canton Public Schools ahead of COVID-19
A cleaning crew spent their Friday spraying down schools in Canton to keep students and faculty safe from the coronavirus.
Published March 13, 2020 at 7:17 PM
Jackson State extends spring break, switching to online classes
While campus will be open for use, Warren warns that everyone should avoid it.
Published March 12, 2020 at 6:48 PM
MEMA suggests creating emergency supply kit ahead of a potential coronavirus outbreak in Miss.
MEMA and the health department are actively working together as the cases grow in the U.S.
Published March 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Backwater flood victims inquire about coming lawsuit against U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
They met with potential clients in Vicksburg, Saturday, but some of them are unsure if this is the right step to take.
Published March 7, 2020 at 10:46 PM
Customers excited for business boom on County Line Road
Ollie's Bargain Outlet joins the latest string of new businesses on County Line Road, on the Jackson side.
Published March 5, 2020 at 7:05 PM
Flora woman breaks 8 ribs after tree crashes into bedroom
She is currently being treated at UMMC with 8 fractured ribs and lung issues.
Published March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Controversy stirs over religious exemption bills in Mississippi
If passed, parents can avoid giving their children vaccines that go against their religious beliefs.
Published March 3, 2020 at 7:03 PM
Pearl River flood victims receive free water a week after flooding
Drivers took several cases as they came by, but some didn’t come around for water at all. Carole King personally stopped by to shake hands with the fire chief and give thanks.
Published February 29, 2020 at 10:51 PM
Miss. First Lady kicks off Team Up 4 Clean Up campaign in Jackson
Jim Hill High School students helped the “Keep Jackson Beautiful” crew pick up trash Friday.
Published February 28, 2020 at 6:38 PM
Cooperation Jackson working to fight food scarcity as more west Jackson stores shut their doors
The group discussed ideas on how to bring food sovereignty to Jackson and bring food back to the desert.
Published February 27, 2020 at 6:47 PM
Monticello mayor disagrees with One Lake project as town fights flooding
The One Lake project is predicted to save homes in Hinds and Rankin county, but what about the smaller communities on the south end of the Pearl River?
Published February 22, 2020 at 11:00 PM
Jackson Public Schools’ network hacked, teachers and staff cannot use computers
Jackson Public Schools have been locked out of their computer network by hackers.
Published February 21, 2020 at 6:03 PM
Money from Siemens settlement will not immediately go towards fixing Jackson
It's a win, but the battle between the City of Jackson and Siemens corporation isn't over.
Published February 20, 2020 at 7:18 PM
Senate bill would allow optometrists to perform eye surgery, ophthalmologists warn of safety concerns
They believe that optometrists are not trained for the procedures that Senate Bill 2070 would allow them to perform if passed.
Published February 19, 2020 at 8:07 PM
Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus announces 2020 agenda
A main topic of concern was health care expansion along with addressing the state’s infant mortality rate.
Published February 12, 2020 at 6:56 PM
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Rankin Schools provide update on distance learning, grades
Woman hit boyfriend with vehicle in assault incident on Raymond Road, police say
Suspect captured in Brookhaven murder