Utility Disconnection Ban in Place for 60 days

Carthage - The Mississippi Public Service Commission recently handed down a decision to ban utility disconnections statewide for 60 days. Municipalities are now included as part of the plan due to ongoing coronavirus concerns and potential financial hardships. "Carthage utility customers will not lose... Read More.

Mississippi now under statewide burn ban

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in place until further notice.“Much of the state is experiencing significant drought conditions,” said... Read More.

Statewide wildland fire risk alert for Mississippi

Starting Oct. 1, the Mississippi Forestry Commission has issued a statewide Wildland Fire Alert. The MFC is encouraging the public to postpone all burning activities until further notice.Due to the current drought conditions and the predicted weather pattern for the next week, the fire... Read More.