The Mississippi National Guard is sending two helicopters and 20 soldiers and airmen to provide hurricane assistance in Florida. The CH-47 Chinook helicopters and crew members are from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment in Meridian and will provide airlift support to move... Read More.
Aloha my friends, with all the bad news going on around us, I want to do something positive to help our local business community. So, I am starting a series on LOCAL merchants that need your support in these times. Small Business is the... Read More.
March 21, 2020 (MDES reports) The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced that Mississippi workers who are not able to work due to COVID-19 will be eligible to file for unemployment benefits.MDES has modified its existing unemployment compensation rules to... Read More.
The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of up to $20 million in funding as part of a new pilot grant program that addresses the health and economic impacts of widespread substance and opioid misuse, addiction and overdose by providing retraining and... Read More.