SNAP Benefits to Increase 25%

The USDA is set to permanently boost food stamp benefits by 25%. The Biden administration has approved a significant and permanent increase in the levels of food stamp assistance available to needy families—the largest single increase in the program’s history. Starting in October, average... Read More.

The Puppy Dog Scam Report

Another Day, another Scam, and this time it has to do with puppy dogs. There were recent reports in our area of people listing puppies for sale on Craig’s List, requesting the money in advance, and then giving a local home address as the... Read More.

Carthage City Court Update

All Carthage City Court cases for August have been postponed. However, court will be back in session in September on 9/7, and 9/21. If you had a court case scheduled for this month a notification has been sent out with a new court date... Read More.

Philadelphia Driver Service Bureau Update

The Philadelphia Driver Service Bureau is temporarily closed due to concerns regarding COVID-19. Customers in need of immediate assistance are encouraged to visit Driver Service Bureaus in the surrounding areas. Some services are available online and can... Read More.

Elevated Risk for Dangerous Heat Conditions Extended

Dangerous heat stress conditions are expected to continue over much of the area through Friday, according to the National Weather Service In Jackson. Afternoon heat index values will climb to between 105-110 degrees. Increasing rain chances across central-southeast Mississippi will lead to less... Read More.

David And The Giants Coming To Carthage

David and The Giants are coming to Carthage. Joe Burgess announced that David and the Giants will be in concert Friday, August 20th, in Carthage at 7:30pm. The event will be held at the Old Elementary School. David and The Giants include band... Read More.

Fall Ball Registration Deadline Extended

The deadline for Fall baseball and softball at McMillan Park is almost here. Children ages 3-12 are eligible. T-ball will be available for ages 3-4 with baseball and softball divided in to additional age groups from 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12. Registration deadline is... Read More.

Elevated Risk For Dangerous Heat In Our Region

An elevated risk for dangerous heat is in effect in our area. Dangerous heat stress conditions are expected over much of the area again Wednesday, as afternoon heat index values climb to between 105-110 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Jackson. High... Read More.