Gas prices jumped another 4 cents in Mississippi in the past week—and slightly more than that in Neshoba County. AAA says the average price at the pump is up 4.4 cents in Neshoba County, to about $3.21. That’s in between Attala County at more... Read More.
The COVID-19 numbers the State Health Department released Tuesday covered a four-day period, averaging 467 new cases for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. In Neshoba County, there were 39 new infections reported, Attala County had 18 and only 11 in Leake County. But the... Read More.
Governor Reeves is making it clear he favors elimination of the state income tax. But he's not ready to fully support the House plan which would phase out the income tax because it also includes tax increases. Reeves says there are "pieces" of the... Read More.
Stores in Kosciusko and Philadelphia are among more than 400 across the South affected by a Family Dollar recall of products shipped from a rodent-infested distribution facility in Arkansas. The FDA is working with the company on the voluntary recall involving food, pet food,... Read More.
A line of severe storms pushed across Mississippi Thursday, producing several tornado warnings but little damage. Some trees were blown down in the Kosciusko, Canton, Camden and Lexington areas, power line damage was reported in several locations and a home and barn in Flora... Read More.
Health officials had predicted that the COVID-19 surge fueled by the omicron variant that we saw in Mississippi would turn around just as dramatically. And it's playing out this week with only 587 new cases reported on Thursday-- about half as many as Wednesday... Read More.
Governor Tate Reeves and officials from Nissan gathered today at Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant to announce the company’s plans to build two all-new, all-electric vehicles in the state. Nissan plans to invest $500 million in its Canton facility to support this project, marking... Read More.
The threat of severe weather today continues. The National Weather Service has placed a large part of Mississippi-- including this area-- under a Level 3 "enhanced risk" of severe storms. Damaging wind gusts and tornadoes will be possible as storms tracking across the state... Read More.
Mississippi is seeing its lowest COVID-19 numbers of the year with the State Health Department on Wednesday reporting 1,062 new cases. Thirty-eight of those were in Neshoba County but Attala and Leake counties each had only eight new cases. The Health Department reports 75... Read More.
Two Carthage firefighters have completed their training at the State Fire Academy in Pearl and will graduate Thursday along with 28 others from across the state. Andrew Burnside and Taylor Nazery went through an intense seven-week course which included online, classroom, and hands-on instruction... Read More.
As COVID-19 numbers continue to drop across Mississippi, there’s been another death blamed on the virus in Neshoba County. That makes 227 there since the pandemic began. That’s more than twice the number of COVID deaths in either Leake (107) or Attala (105) counties.
Gas prices across Mississippi jumped an average of almost six cents in the past week-- but the increases locally were higher. AAA says its survey of gas stations shows the average price in Leake County climbing almost 14 cents to $3.26. Gas is up... Read More.