Confederate monuments in Gulfport called into question during meeting of Harrison Co. Board of Supervisors

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors heard arguments in support of and against the removal of the Confederate soldier statue on the grounds of the county courthouse in Gulfport.

Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge coronavirus can spread in air

The World Health Organization has long maintained that COVID-19 is spread via larger respiratory droplets, most often when people cough or sneeze, that fall to the ground.
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  July 4 weekend fuels worries about skyrocketing virus cases

The United States has dipped under 50,000 new daily infections for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, but experts fear celebrations for the July 4th weekend will act like rocket fuel for the nation’s surging coronavirus outbreak.

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Confederate statue to be removed from Lowndes Co. courthouse

Gov. Reeves doubles down on COVID-19 blame, says media ‘ignored virus’ during protests

Chemours to close First Chemical Pascagoula plant by end of the year

  Pascagoula city employees test positive for coronavirus; Masks now required in city buildings

  Most DMR employees remain on furlough, waiting on budget to pass

The Department of Marine Resources remains closed and without funding with no resolution in sight.
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Georgia Gov. authorizes Guard troops after 8-year-old killed

Authorities say a group of armed individuals opened fire near the Wendy's restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was killed by a white police officer in June. The area has become a site for frequent demonstrations.

4 people shot on party bus in Greenville

  357 new COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths reported Monday in Mississippi

  Catholic Dioceses of Mississippi speak out against ‘evils of racism’

  Gulf disturbance moves inland over Florida. Development possible.

  Boy Scouts clean up Fourth of July debris from Pass Christian beach

  FBI investigating 2019 fatal officer-involved shooting in Moss Point, says local NAACP president

Speaker Philip Gunn, several House members diagnosed with COVID-19

  People have fun, stay safe while enjoying Coast beaches

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  FDA adds to list warning of potentially toxic hand sanitizers

The FDA updated an earlier advisory, adding more hand sanitizer products that may contain methanol it recommended people not use.

SPORTS

Atlanta Braves give no indication of considering name change

  Southern Miss’ Guidry calls it a career, says goodbye to Eagle fanbase

The two-time team captain will forever be remembered for ending his career on a 72-game on-base streak.

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  Coast businesses report good turnout over Fourth of July weekend

  People return to fitness after months off due to pandemic shutdowns

Gov. Tate Reeves takes shot at ‘liberal media,’ blames protests for rise in COVID cases

‘These N*****s are fixing to get shot’: Warren Co. supervisor shares threat received on Facebook

MDOC searching for escaped inmate convicted of capital murder

Authorities confirmed that 40-year-old Arthur Lestrick went missing early Sunday morning from Unit 28, a work camp.
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Broadway star Nick Cordero dies after monthslong battle against coronavirus

Cordero faced severe complications from the virus, despite having no pre-existing health conditions. He spent weeks on a ventilator, suffered septic shock, mini-strokes and had to have a leg amputated.

  226 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths reported Sunday in Mississippi

Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Pass Christian

  Annual crab festival still held and enjoyed amid coronavirus pandemic

  Mississippi Armed Forces Museum Reopens