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#JourneyToJourdan: Gulfport woman’s marriage proposal video goes viral

A surprise marriage proposal involving a Gulfport woman has gone viral, helped by national television exposure.

  Popular Tchula Police Chief is back and things have changed

Jackson VA Medical Center receives wheelchairs for Veterans

91-year-old celebrates birthday with drive-by parade

  City unveils newly-repaired Freedom Corner

’He’s not alone’: Close-knit community replaces teen’s stolen bike after robbery

  Junior League of Jackson donates $100K to JPS teachers

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Former NBA star Monta Ellis donates $60K to JSU band

Ridgeland firefighter named ‘First Responder of the Year’

Miss. native makes first World Series appearance

$5.4M in new housing coming to Tchula

  Holiday crafters prepare all year for the holiday season, hope COVID stays home

MSU homecoming queen is WTOK’s weekend meteorologist

Atmos Energy donates $160k across Miss. to help childhood hunger

Seventeen Mississippi organizations received donations from Atmos Energy as part of their Hunger Action Month.

Deion Sanders, OOFOS donate shoes to Jackson teachers

Teachers at Blackburn Middle School in Jackson were treated to new shoes courtesy of Coach Prime.

  One North State Street repaving project finished, one to go

Tuesday, there were engineers on site doing their final inspections of the work, making sure the sidewalks meet handicap accessibility requirements.

Miss. woman wins $1.2M jackpot at casino

The Kosciusko native was stunned to see the prize.

  Brain cancer no match for 7-year-old Aubree Sutton

  Roofing company donates work to homeless Jackson man

  Local groups collects laptops for JPS students

Soldiers return home to Miss. after 10 months overseas

  As anti-cop sentiment mounts, Mississippi-based peer support group saves lives

Family drives hours to see girl’s first day of kindergarten

Yazoo City PD recognizes 2 who helped save life after train crash

Officer Ruthie McCoy and Jailor Kortnee Hill were given the Life Saving Award for their efforts.

  Sister Act: Presidential hopeful relies on sister to help execute ‘Operation Restoration'

It’s a dream that now belongs to both of them: To get Jade Simmons on the ballot for the 2020 presidential election.

Belhaven offers free online master’s program for full-time students

Belhaven University is offering full scholarships for online master’s degrees for its students.

  Moo-ving friendship: Calf & cattle dog form inseparable bond

An Oklahoma couple's disabled calf and carsick cattle dog have become best friends.

  Hundreds turn out for peaceful protest in Vicksburg

The march from the Vicksburg Police Department to the Market Place by the river almost seemed to symbolize the march for racial equality over the years.

Man stops to help mom, daughter with flat tire near Baton Rouge, makes two new friends

His random act of kindness is getting praise all across social media.

Sesame Street donate kits to Jackson to help with distance learning

Sesame Street handed down 1,500 distance learning kids to be used by the kids in Jackson.

  Mission Mississippi: ‘Gracism’ can help bridge racial divides

"God doesn’t see blue lives, God doesn’t see black lives, God sees lives. And all of those lives matter."

  Terry woman celebrates 108th birthday with a parade

“Just try to live as along as you can do the best you can while God got you here."

  Oprah gives $12M to ‘home’ cities, including Kosciusko, during pandemic

Oprah Winfrey is giving grants to the cities she’s called home through her $12 million coronavirus relief fund.

  Jackson bond rating looking up despite coronavirus outbreak, mayor says

Jackson's credit rating is looking up, in part thanks to an $89 million settlement with Siemens.

  Rapper overcomes odds to earn master’s from JSU; was declared dead 3 times

Local rapper Kirk Williams earned his degree from Jackson State University at age 36 this year.

  Ridgeland church hands out food for those in need

There’s no qualifications--it’s available to anyone in the area.

Parade shows support for coast veterans

Hot rods, motorcycles, hum-vees, and a fire truck rolled through the front drive in a parade hosted by the staff at the Community Living Center.

  People revive their night lives as some area restaurants open back up

“I’ve been so mad that I could not come and eat at a restaurant or anything for so long that I’m just ready to be out here."

  Jackson teacher loses everything in house fire; 4th graders step up to help

Two unlikely sources of help came out of nowhere for an Obama Magnet School second grade teacher.

Mississippi pastor advances to top 9 on ‘The Voice’

After stunning judges weeks ago in the first audition rounds, Todd has been on a roll.

  Miss. National Guard honors healthcare heroes to kick off Nurses Week

On the first day of National Nurses Week, National Guard members stepped forward to honor healthcare heroes at UMMC for their selfless service.

  Hospital workers celebrate as COVID-19 patient discharged

A Petal woman who battled COVID-19 at a Hattiesburg hospital was released in style Wednesday.

  St. Joseph baseball seniors have special ‘senior night’

The coronavirus outbreak robbed many high school athletes of their senior night, including St. Joesph baseball.

  Church members surprise Jackson pastor with parade

Church members of Greater Mount Calvary in Jackson say they really miss their pastor and first lady, so surprised them with a parade during the coronavirus pandemic.

Chicken giveaway at church a big hit

Jackson Revival Center in South Jackson gave away boxes packed with frozen chicken breasts.

Rankin Co. mom honors senior with “patio prom” amid COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus may be changing the way people usually celebrate, but this Rankin County mom knows how to get creative.

Jackson names Friday ‘First Responder Appreciation Day’

The City of Jackson is calling for its residents to show their support for first responders on Friday, April 10.

  Ole Miss student advances to semifinals of Jeopardy! College Championship

Ole Miss sophomore Londyn Lorenz made her way to Jeopardy!

  Clinton community celebrates Holy Week with ‘Stations of the Cross’ trail

Visitors can walk or drive through the 'Stations of the Cross' during Holy Week.

  Why one La. restaurant owner lets couple dine in during coronavirus shutdown

There's always a line outside MePa's Diner in Central, especially since the governor ordered all restaurants to serve take-out only.

Curbside library pickup launches in Jackson

Jackson Hinds Library System is launching curbside book pickup.

  Jackson gas station owner charges $1 per gallon, offers free sandwiches and water

A Jackson gas station owner is giving back to his community during the global pandemic.

  Brandon golf club hands out meals to first responders

Law enforcement and families came from around the area to grab lunch to go Saturday.

  100th birthday celebration goes on despite coronavirus restrictions

She was born while the Spanish Flu was still wreaking havoc across the world. Now, 100 years later, her birthday celebration was interrupted by COVID-19.

Krispy Kreme offering free donuts to doctors, nurses

Krispy Kreme will be offering free donuts to doctors and nurses every Monday until May.

Clinton mother delivers home-cooked meals to elderly during coronavirus pandemic

A Clinton mother is stepping up to make sure the elderly community gets all the nutrition they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Non-profit helps local students ease the price of prom by giving away dresses for free

The non-profit, Couture Cares, held its “Her Prom Closet” event Saturday in Jackson and gave free prom dresses and accessories to students.

Brookhaven truck driver is $20k richer after winning lottery ticket

A Brookhaven truck driver won $20,000 from a Mississippi Lottery scratch off ticket.

Miss. House passes resolution in honor of Deputy Brad Sullivan

The Mississippi House of Representatives have passed a resolution in honor of Deputy Brad Sullivan.

  WATCH: JSU basketball sensation ‘Snacks’ shines on TODAY Show

Jackson State viral sensation Thomas “Snacks” Lee made an appearance on TODAY with Hoda & Jenna on Thursday morning.

Make-A-Wish grants trip to Disney World for Meridian boy

A Make-A-Wish celebration party was held Wednesday for a local child who will be going to Disney World over spring break.

  Student’s good deed goes viral after donating bonus points to person with lowest grade

Compassion, love and kindness are just three things a Kentucky high school student showed his classmate.

Boy saves up spare change, adopts puppy

Some spare change helped bring a young boy together with a puppy.

Commissioner Brent Bailey & Atmos Energy present check to Jackson Public Schools

Atmos Energy and Public Service Commissioner Brent Bailey made a $5,350 check presentation to Jackson Public Schools.

Mississippi pastor stuns judges on ‘The Voice’

Todd Tilghman, 41, is from Meridian, Mississippi. Todd says with some pressuring from his wife, he decided to audition for The Voice and try something new in life.

  Faith-based volunteers lend helping hand to flood victims while sharing words of inspiration

Area flood victims are getting a helping hand from strangers as they clean up their homes after the Pearl River flooding.

MDOT worker helps deliver baby on I-20: ‘They weren’t going to make it to the hospital’

One MDOT employee had quite the eventful Monday morning!

WATCH: 84-year-old Ole Miss fan wins new car with insane golf putt

One Ole Miss fan attended a basketball game this weekend and left with a new car.

  St. Jude Dream Home fundraiser helps kids like Jordyn, a gymnast

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital helps children battle terrifying diseases for no cost to their family.

School employees, parents raise money to buy vehicle for Germantown custodian

Robert Reed is the much-loved custodian at Farmington Elementary in Germantown. He loves his job so much, he’s willing to walk miles, literally, to get to work. His colleagues decided it was time to give Robert a lift.

Kroger donates $15,000 to JSU in order to help fight food insecurity on campus

Acting JSU President Thomas Hudson said the partnership with Kroger is just the beginning.

Two Super Bowl LIV champs from Mississippi honored by the state senate

Two local Super Bowl LIV champions were honored Tuesday by the Mississippi Senate.

  Cups in Flowood offering free coffee to first responders working the flood

The offer lasts Sunday, the 16th, and Monday, the 17th.

Ridgeland funeral home donating services to family killed in Clinton house fire

A Ridgeland funeral home is donating funeral services and handling arrangements for the Clinton family members tragically killed in a house fire.

24 dogs rescued from Mississippi puppy mill get new foster homes

Last week more than 170 dogs were rescued from a backyard breeder in Tate County, Mississippi. Now 24 of those dogs are recovering with their new foster families thanks to Operation Breathe.

More than 250 guests attend special needs prom sponsored by Tim Tebow Foundation

In Ascension Parish Friday night (Feb. 7), a lot of people got to take part in an unforgettable prom night.

WATCH: Madison officers sing ‘Sweet Caroline’ to girl during high school visit

Madison police officers made a trip to Germantown High School to spend time with the kids there.

Miss. House of Reps honors Alcorn State football team

The Mississippi House of Representatives honored the Alcorn State football team during a session.

  Dog battling cancer stars in Super Bowl ad

A dog named Scout being treated for cancer at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine will be the star of a very special Super Bowl ad.

Volunteers needed for Kid’s Towne Park rebuild in Clinton

The Clinton Parks and Recreation Department is inviting residents to participate in the installation of the new Playground at Kid’s Towne Park on January 25-27 from 8:00 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  Reformed gang members working to make a better life for others

Two reformed Gangster Disciples say love can be the key to keeping kids out of a life of crime.