Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced his Safer At Home order will be ending on June 1 to be replaced by new guidance for the next stage of economic recovery for Mississippi.
A Hinds County judge ruled in favor of The Pine Belt NEWS Tuesday and has ordered the Mississippi State Department of Health to release the names of Forrest County long-term care facilities where 26 patients have died from COVID-19 complications.
Delta State University has appointed Dr. Ellen Green, associate professor of biology, as the interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective June 1, 2020. She succeeds Dr. David Breaux, who recently announced his retirement as dean after six years.
Delta State University will delay bringing all staff back to campus from Tuesday, May 26, 2020, until Monday, June 1, 2020.
C Spire will continue to offer double the high-speed data up to an extra 25GB per month free to eligible postpaid and prepaid wireless smartphone customers through Sept.30 in response to the COVID-19 crisis, it was announced Friday.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced Burl Cain as his appointment for the permanent Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) and Judge Sean Tindell for Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) provided $225 million to Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) for COVID-19 testing.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves released social distancing and sanitation guidelines for in-person worship services to safely resume across Mississippi.
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined as a leading sponsor of bipartisan legislation to help states, counties, and municipalities offset the significant revenue losses caused by COVID-19 shelter-at-home decrees, a measure that would ensure rural communities affected by the pandemic have access to direct federal assistance.
The Mississippi Delta Community College softball program recently had two second-year players cast their lot at the four-year level, as Hannah Higdon (Water Valley) and Sara Lawrence (Clarksdale) have inked with Delta State University to continue their academic and athletic careers.