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 In spite of plans to social distance, aldermen rescinded the owner's permit to hold her yearly anniversary party.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.