La Mariposa has now been open 14 years. In spite of plans to social distance, aldermen rescinded the owner's permit to hold her yearly anniversary party. She and others feel like it was a vindictive political move.
The prediction that Mississippi may not recover economically from coronavirus until 2023 is a hard pill for business owners to swallow. Some industries are optimistic that the impact will be minimal, while some are facing hard truths.
A lot of Mississippians have taken to wearing nitrile or latex gloves to battle against the spread of the coronavirus. Medical professionals say, however, the gloves won’t save you if you don’t wear them right.
They are boxes where people can bring books to donate or take books they want to read. Now, they’re little grocery stores. If you see something you need, take it, and hopefully in a few weeks when you’re able, you can replace it.