Long Beach florist and daughter back home after decorating the White House

A mother-daughter duo chosen to decorate the White House for Christmas this year has now returned home.

Saturn, Jupiter will align for ‘Christmas Star’ this month

The heavenly meeting of the two biggest worlds in our solar system is an extremely close one.
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  Moderna asking US, European regulators to OK its virus shots

Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators Monday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection.

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Mississippi-born Will Hall named Southern Miss head football coach

Miss. Better Business Bureau sees sharp increase of fake retail sites

  2,457 new COVID-19 cases, 15 new deaths reported Wednesday in Mississippi

UMMC: ‘We are full. These non-essential gatherings are killing us.’

EXCLUSIVE: Pregnant wife, family in disbelief after husband killed in gas station armed robbery

Police say the victim had only been working at the gas station for a few days
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.

  Number of COVID cases in schools released for week of Nov. 23-27

  HAPPENING NOW: Gulfport Kiwanis serving up pancake plates for a good cause

  South Mississippi Strong: Bowtie Club teaches young men core values

  More than half of Mississippi’s counties under enhanced COVID-19 restrictions as hospitals feel strain

  MS HIV cases rise as the globe recognizes World AIDS Day

  Miss. Secretary of State warns of charity scams around the holidays

  Vancleave man gets life in prison after strangling roommate, putting body in freezer

  Coast hopes to be able to rebuild stronger after Hurricane Zeta

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Photographer witnessed removal of Utah’s mysterious monolith as another appears in Romania

Ross Bernards and his friends ended up with the monolith all to themselves for about an hour and took nighttime photos until some other visitors came walking up.

SPORTS

Mississippi-born Will Hall named Southern Miss head football coach

  South Mississippi’s shining stars (11/29/2020)

Another week in the books means another busy week of South Mississippi’s finest showing out on some of the biggest stages in sports. Let’s take a look at just some of this week’s South Mississippi’s shining stars.

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  West Elementary teacher goes above and beyond to create Christmas wonderland

  Harrison County Sand Beach crews work to restore the 100+ benches destroyed during Zeta

  Police on alert as Grinch returns to Pascagoula

Brett Favre: Brees was ‘bullied’ after his comments against kneeling during national anthem

  Gov. Reeves adds 13 counties to mask mandate

Monday, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said hospitalizations are at a record high, above the previous peak in August, and expected to continue rising.
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  Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

COVID-19 relief, a $1.4 trillion catchall spending package, and defense policy — and a final burst of judicial nominees — dominate a truncated two- or three-week session occurring as the coronavirus pandemic rockets out of control in President Donald Trump’s final weeks in office.

Dobbs: COVID-19 vaccine is on the way, but don’t celebrate just yet

State auditor demands Ole Miss professor pay nearly $2K over ‘Scholar Strike’

41 people test positive for Coronavirus after New Orleans swingers convention

  Number of COVID cases in schools released for week of Nov. 16-20