On September 12th at 1:22 a.m., Philadelphia Police responded to reports of shots fired at Spaceway on Pecan Avenue. When officers arrived they were met by the shooter, 33 year old Allen Easley of Preston, MS. Easley was taken into custody without further incident. The victim of the... Read More.
PHILADELPHIA, Miss.--Your taxes could be going up in Philadelphia. City aldermen voted on raising over $366,000 more per year for the city budget by bumping taxes up. They had a public hearing Wednesday, the voted 3 to 2 in favor of the increase. The increase could be used to fund a raise for city employees. One alderman says he believes it will also be used to make the city more economically competitive.
CARTHAGE, Miss.--You'll soon have to watch out for workers in the middle of the street in Carthage, and the manhole covers will be off, too. The city says starting Monday they'll be using a special kind of smoke to find leaks and breaks in the sewer system. It's not harmful, but you should look out for the workers who are doing it. They hope to be done by Oct. 1.
WASHINGTON-President Biden and Governor Tate Reeves have had words for each other over the past week after Biden's order mandating companies to make employees get the COVID-19 vaccine. Congressman Bennie Thompson says he's A-okay with Biden's Thursday speech, in which he criticized Reeves directly. “Some of the same governors attacking me are in states with the strictest vaccine mandates for children attending school in the entire country,” said Biden. “For example in Mississippi, children are required to be vaccinated against... Read More.
PHILADELPHIA, Miss.--Monocolonal antibody treatments are available in every county in central Mississippi, and for now the federal government in footing the bill, according the Miss. Dept. of Health's website. "So to protect the moms and also to protect our babies, we need to prevent COVID infection and we need to look at getting the antibodies if pregnant women get COVID," said state health officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs, in a Thursday briefing. LINK: A list of 249 places that offer monocolonal... Read More.
The Carthage Farmers Market is opening back up on Tuesday September 21st. It will be held every other Tuesday in McMillan Park from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Things you can expect to see at the farmers market: Fresh veggies such as collards, turnips, mustards, sweet potatoes, etc. Fresh baked goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, etc. Canned jellies and jams Local honey Homemade soaps Arts & Crafts Handmade jewelry ... Read More.