As damage assessments continue, the number of homes impacted by this week's tornadoes and straight-line winds across the state has climbed to 66. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says, in Lowndes County, 29 homes were damaged along with a fire station. The damage also... Read More.
A spike in gas prices peaked in Mississippi about two weeks ago. Since then, AAA says the average price statewide has fallen about six cents to just under $3.27. Locally, pump prices continue running higher than the statewide average. The auto club says Neshoba... Read More.
It always happens this way. Gas prices come down more slowly than they go up. AAA says the average price statewide has dropped only about a penny and a half since the October price spike peaked last Friday. Gas is averaging around $3.32 in... Read More.
A total of 1,120 people in the local area have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past five weeks. An update from the State Health Department shows 458 new cases in Neshoba County, 334 in Attala County and 328 in Leake County. And, locally, ... Read More.
After getting through January, February and the first three weeks of March without a single tornado in Mississippi, the state has been battered by 89 over a period of less than four weeks. That includes 27 tornadoes on March 22nd, 29 on March 30th,... Read More.
What started as a small donation of 50 hand sewn masks to local law enforcement has grown to more than 3,000 masks being donated all over.Rick Luke, co-owner of Faye's in Philadelphia sewed the first mask on March 18. He began the... Read More.