State legislators disagree on need for statewide mask mandate

Governor Reeves first enforced a statewide mask mandate on August 4. The mandate remained in effect until the governor lifted it on Sept. 30.

  3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

AstraZeneca is the third major drug company to report late-stage results for a potential COVID-19 vaccine as the world anxiously waits for scientific breakthroughs that will bring an end to a pandemic that has wrought economic devastation and resulted in nearly 1.4 million confirmed deaths.
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Wrong text strangers hold mini Thanksgiving to honor loved one who died from COVID-19

An Arizona grandmother and her grandson by choice have celebrated Thanksgiving together since they met through an accidental text message in 2016.

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State Treasurer asking Mississippians to check for unclaimed “property”

  Gulfport brush fire contained, but caused alarm in neighborhoods

  WATCH: Gov. Reeves talks mask mandates, dumping the state income tax, and the election

  Things to know when searching for, maintaining the perfect Christmas tree

  779 new COVID-19 cases, 19 new deaths reported Sunday in Mississippi

98 new cases and no new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Sunday
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Co-founder of viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 37

The social media challenge has raised more than $200 million worldwide for Lou Gehrig’s disease research.

  Coast residents still plan Thanksgiving celebration, but with precautions

Investigators: Electrical issues likely started Gulfport apartment fire

  Ocean Springs groups hold 5th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

  Air Force family wins $10,000 Exchange shopping spree from a Subway sweepstakes

Teen victim identified in fatal Gulfport shooting

  140 graduate from Class 53 of Youth Challenge

Miss. Gov. urged to enforce statewide mask order by State Rep.

  Kappa Alpha Psi feeds hundreds ahead of Thanksgiving

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Trump slams global climate agreement Biden intends to rejoin

President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord on Sunday, telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the U.S. economy, not save the planet.

SPORTS

“Taysom Time” at QB debuts with a win over the Falcons

  South Mississippi’s shining stars (11/22/2020)

  LSU earns much-needed win over Arkansas

Saints defense stifles the Falcons to the tune of 8 sacks and 2 INT’s

Saints own a 7-game winning streak

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  1,972 new COVID-19 cases, 15 new deaths reported Saturday in Mississippi

Brandon man volunteers for Pfizer coronavirus vaccine study

State medical leaders warn of staffing shortages and precautions ahead of Thanksgiving

Lynyrd Skynyrd memorial gets road signs in Pike County

  Porch pirates on the prowl for holiday packages

Friday morning, a D’Iberville family became the latest of what is sure to be many victims of porch piracy this holiday season.
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First US immunizations for COVID-19 could arrive on Dec. 12

The head of the U.S. effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine says the first immunizations could happen on Dec. 12.

  Salvation Army hands out Thanksgiving meal boxes to Biloxi seniors in need

Gulfport natives, former Olympians join commission

  Beau Rivage teams up with Extra Table to donate 300 turkeys

FCSO: Remains found in Covington Co. could be of woman missing since 2019