New LTC active outbreak updates have been released. Neshoba County has 14 new cases including 2 health care workers and 12 residents. Winston County is reporting 2 new cases, both are health care workers. Attala and Leake report zero cases. 100% of Long Term care... Read More.
A runoff election that was delayed due to coronavirus is set for Tuesday, June 23. Voters will head to the polls in Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District to elect a Republican candidate. The runoff election is between Brian Flowes and Thomas Carey. The winner will face off against... Read More.
The Back to Business Mississippi Grant program starts today. Governor Tate Reeves announced that grant program applications are available online starting today at noon. Grants will be available for businesses with 50 employees or less that were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Amounts range... Read More.
FREE Covid testing will be available in Attala county on June 13th. UMMC and the MSDH are providing free drive-through Covid-19 testing at the Attala County Coliseum. "Anyone who has crossed paths with a Covid-19 positive person or who is experiencing any symptoms can now... Read More.
Community transmission continues to be the main focus for Covid-19 transmission. Gov Reeves expressed concern saying "Covid-19 is not over and urged people to stay in the fight and be vigilant." Social gatherings such as protests and summer events combined with lack of social... Read More.
On 06/04/2020, Jamey Hutchison, a 32-year-old white male, was arrested for petit larceny, trespassing, and felony possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine). An investigation by the Attala Sheriff's Department led to the arrest of Hutchison and other charges may be forthcoming from other jurisdictions in the... Read More.
The Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System is resuming partial services for all branch locations on June 8 in accordance with the library’s phased reopening plan. Patrons will be permitted inside library buildings to browse collections of “grab & go” books and movies plus request other items,... Read More.
The Mississippi Department of Health has released the names of Long Term Care Facilities with active Covid outbreaks. The list was announced late Wednesday night following a court ruling and recommendation by the Mississippi Attorney General's office. The list will be updated daily on... Read More.