The average price of gas in Mississippi has dropped below $3 a gallon for the first time since mid-July. AAA says, statewide, prices Friday morning were averaging around $2.99. That's down 26 cents in the past month. GasBuddy.com was reporting Friday that, while prices... Read More.
Current burn bans (Source: MFC) The number of wildfires in Mississippi since Aug. 1 has climbed above a thousand with over 16,000 acres burned threatening almost 2,000 structures. The Mississippi Forestry Commission is urging the public to continue paying attention to local burn bans because... Read More.
Mississippi’s gas prices have peaked after reaching their highest level since last October. AAA says the average price statewide has been dropping slowly since hitting $3.33 last Friday. The auto club says it’s down to $3.32 this morning which is still 36 cents more... Read More.
Leake County Sheriff, Randy W. Atkinson was presented the "Top Cop" award by Central MS Crime Stoppers on Monday, July 31, 2023.
The average price for gas in Mississippi has dropped below $3 a gallon for the first time in six weeks. AAA says that's a decrease of 17 cents since April 20 when the latest round of price hikes peaked. In this part of central... Read More.
Mississippi’s flu season is winding down. The latest update puts flu activity in the state at the CDC’s lowest level. And the State Health Department says overall, for the week ending April 1st, only two per cent of Mississippi patients seeing their doctors had... Read More.
A tornado which hit Pontotoc County early Saturday has left one person dead and four others injured. And there's been damage across Mississippi, some of it at the Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo. The National Weather Service confirmed several tornadoes as they moved through... Read More.
Flu season's not over yet in Mississippi. The State Health Department says the flu rate statewide edged up just slightly last week with 2.6 per cent of patients seeing their doctors having flu-like symptoms. The CDC still classifies Mississippi as having minimal flu activity. ... Read More.
The music video for 202 MS Songwriter of the Year Zechariah Loyd has been released.Set to his winning song "Down to the River," the video was completely recorded... Read More.
Winds up to 70 miles an hour, heavy rain and hail the size of baseballs tore through Mississippi Sunday, less than 48 hours after three tornadoes devastated parts of Sharkey, Humphreys, Carroll and Monroe counties. Although the stormy weather affected recovery efforts in some... Read More.
More Mississippians are coming down with the flu. The numbers aren't nearly as high as they were back during the fall, but the State Health Department says a steady downward trend in flu cases has suddenly turned around with the latest report for the... Read More.
After spending more than two weeks bouncing around below $3 a gallon, the average price at the gas pumps in Mississippi is back above three bucks. AAA says it climbed past that mark Thursday for the first time since February 21st and is now... Read More.