A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 6.5 million visitors to the Natchez Trace Parkway in 2022 spent $474 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 5,660 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local... Read More.
You see a lot of them these days when you're driving in Mississippi-- those customized black and white car tags which help to raise money for the families of fallen law enforcement officers and firefighters. And there could be more of the tags on... Read More.
Mississippi is on pace to top a million cases of COVID-19 next month. The State Health Department says, with last week's numbers still being tabulated, 984,614 total cases have been confirmed since the pandemic began. And we've been averaging more than 3,000 cases a... Read More.
The State Health Department is sticking to its timeline of when medical marijuana will go on sale in Mississippi. And although some of the first crops are being harvested, the director of the department's Medical Cannabis Program, Kris Adcock, said Thursday that products won't... Read More.
The $80 rebates that Entergy Mississippi customers are getting this month won't be the only assistance the company provides to help with the high cost of electricity. Wednesday, it announced Operation Bill Assist, a $3.2 million shareholder-funded program which focuses mainly on low and... Read More.
B-MO in the MO'rning - In 20 years of radio, you hear a lot of people say a lot of things. From promises to the moon and back, to bonuses for ratings, demographics, and cume.... Read More.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) and Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben are pleased to announce a $5 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). MBCI will use the funds to assist with the construction of rental units... Read More.
Mississippi Department of Health and Mississippi Department of Public Safety Receive Awards Totaling $1.7 MillionThe U.S. Department of Justice announced it has awarded more than $100 million in funding, including grants to Mississippi recipients, to combat human trafficking and provide vital services to trafficking... Read More.
U.S. Attorney Announces Pearl River County, Long Beach and Petal School Districts Awarded over $544,000 in Funding WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Justice announced it has awarded more than $85.3 million to bolster school security—including funding to educate and train students and faculty—and... Read More.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission and Entergy announced how customers of Entergy Mississippi have reaped big benefits from the company’s membership in MISO, a regional transmission organization. In the five years since Entergy Mississippi joined MISO, formally known as the Midcontinent Independent System Operator,... Read More.
Commissioner Brandon Presley announced that the Mississippi Public Service Commission has charged multiple telemarketers with violations of the Mississippi No-Call law.The PSC’s investigation found that these 8 companies made 775 illegal calls to Mississippians. Should these entities be found to have... Read More.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the first recipients of the Competitive Highway Bridge Program.The program, created through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, sets aside $225 million to fund bridge improvement and replacement projects in rural areas. Some 20 projects represented by 18... Read More.