Five More Local COVID Deaths Reported

The State Health Department says five more COVID-19 deaths have been reported in the local area since last Monday.   Three of the deaths were in Leake County with one each in Attala and Neshoba counties.   The Health Department is no longer providing daily county-level... Read More.

Zero COVID Cases Again For Two Local Counties

For the second time this month, two local counties have gone 24 hours without a new COVID-19 case.  The State Health Department said Tuesday that the case counts in Leake and Neshoba counties are the same as the ones reported Monday, while Attala County... Read More.

Zero New COVID Cases In Attala And Leake

As the sharp decline in COVID-19 cases continues across Mississippi, two local counties reported no new cases in the latest State Health Department update.  The case counts in Attala and Leake counties remain the same as they were in the numbers reported Monday.  Statewide,... Read More.

COVID Update: Another Death In Leake County

The State Health Department on Monday said 31 more Mississippians have died of COVID-19, including one person in Leake County.   A total of 884 new cases have been reported for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the first time the weekend case count has been below... Read More.

More Single Digit COVID Increases Being Seen

It's a trend that started two weeks ago-- a dramatic drop in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi.  And in some counties, the increases have been running in the single digits most days.  The State Health Department reported Thursday that Leake County... Read More.

COVID Update: Long Weekend Produces Low Numbers

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.

COVID Numbers Down Sharply– More Pediatric Deaths

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.

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.

Carthage City Hall Office and Lobby Updates

Carthage City Hall is open says City Clerk Penny Spears. Office hours remain the same even though the lobby itself is not currently open to the general public. The drop box remains open to pay bills and other services. Appointments are still being accepted... Read More.