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State agencies launch 2020 PROM Safety Initiative
Steven Gagliano
February 25, 2020
For the third consecutive year, the Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services have partnered to promote their prom night safety initiative.  The initiative, aimed at ensuring that teens make smart choices on...
Mayor Flaggs requests assistance from President for flooding damage
Andi Davis
February 25, 2020
Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs has written a letter to President Trump requesting federal assistance with the severe erosion problems they have experienced in Vicksburg due to massive amounts of rainfall and flash flooding — specifically...
Mississippi Public Universities support community engagement through health initiatives
Andi Davis
February 25, 2020
Ask Mississippians what Mississippi’s greatest challenges are and many are likely to answer, “health.” The Mississippi State Department of Health reports that 15 percent of Mississippians report having diabetes, 70 percent report being overweight and 82 percent...
Former Jones County Supervisor Jerome Wyatt Found Guilty of...
Bailey Martin
February 25, 2020
Today State Auditor Shad White announced former Jones County Supervisor Jerome Wyatt has been convicted of embezzlement in Judge Dal Williamson’s chamber of Jones County Circuit Court. The case was prosecuted by District Attorney Anthony...
Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney urging support of legislation to...
Andi Davis
February 25, 2020
By Mike Chaney, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal When I consider some of the most important jobs a person can hold, firefighter quickly rises to the top of my mind. Firefighting, for some, is...
Mississippi Weather Outlook for Tuesday, February 25th
Andi Davis
February 25, 2020
Here’s a look at your statewide forecast: To the north, partly sunny with highs in the upper 50’s. Mostly cloudy tonight with a slight chance of showers. Lows near 40. In central Mississippi, partly sunny...
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