News This Week

  State Senator Scott DeLano on Restore Act funding

State Senator Scott DeLano talks about the state legislature sending the Restore Act Measure to the governor. Just how was the BP money divvied up?

  Moss Point Mayor Mario King on BLM street mural controversy

A Black Lives Matter street mural in front of Moss Point City Hall caused a ruckus this week. Mayor Mario King joins us to talk about it.

  State Senator Scott DeLano on retiring the Mississippi state flag

State Senator Scott DeLano joins us to talk about retiring the state flag, a history making moment for Mississippi this week.

  Race relations in America with Dr. Eddie Glaude

Dr. Eddie Glaude is considered one of the country's foremost experts on race relations in America.

  Coast casinos and coronavirus concerns

Joining me to talk about how casinos are doing since reopening is Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association Executive Director Larry Gregory.

  Rising COVID-19 numbers in Mississippi and across America

We're joined by Singing River Health System pulmonologist, Dr. Ijlal Babar. He's been working on the frontlines of this pandemic from the beginning.

  FULL INTERVIEW: A conversation with State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs

Here for an in-depth conversation is the man at the front of the COVID-19 medical battle in Mississippi, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs.

  Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson on law enforcement reform

Protesters across the country are demanding major reforms in law enforcement following the death of George Floyd in police custody.

  Calling for justice and change in America

Here with his insight is a man who trained officers at the police academy, criminologist and attorney Tom Payne.

  Public Safety Commissioner Sean Tindell on DMVs reopening

Drivers license offices will reopen Monday with COVID-19 related guidelines in mind. Joining us with details is Mississippi DPS Commissioner Sean Tindell.

  The push to strengthen Mississippi's animal cruelty laws

For years, there's been a push to toughen Mississippi's animal cruelty laws. State Senator Angela Hill has worked with others to revise the current law.

  Mississippi Aquarium CEO and President Kurt Allen

The Mississippi Aquarium construction is getting closer to completion. And the facility has a new CEO and President, Kurt Allen. He joins us with an update.

  Mississippi's 2020 Shrimp Season

Joining us now with his insight is Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Executive Director Joe Spraggins.

  The fight against COVID-19 in South Mississippi

Joining us to talk about the fight against COVID-19 is Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. Jesse Penico from Memorial Hospital at Gulfport.

  Gov. Tate Reeves Interview - Part 2

Governor Tate Reeves sat down with WLOX's David Elliott for an extended interview as Mississippi moves forward with reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Gov. Tate Reeves Interview - Part 1

Governor Tate Reeves sat down with WLOX's David Elliott for an extended interview as Mississippi moves forward with reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Sean Tindell named Director of the Mississippi Dept. of Public Safety

This week, Gulfport's Sean Tindell was named the new leader of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.

  Lt. Gov. Hosemann on $300M small business relief bill

Lt. Gov. Hosemann joins us to talk about a measure on the governor's desk that gives some relief to small businesses ordered closed because of the pandemic.

  Virtual graduations & distance learning

Virtual graduations and celebrations happening as the Class of 2020 marks its major education milestone during the pandemic.

  Gaming & Hospitality's Larry Gregory on reopening casinos

Coast casinos will be reopening Thrusday, May 21 with new restrictions in place. Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association Executive Director Larry Gregory

  US Travel Association President & CEO Roger Dow

Joining us from Washington DC to talk about how we move forward is US Travel Association President & CEO Roger Dow.

  Edgewater Mall reopens, but will shoppers return?

Edgewater Mall is coming back to life, reopening this week. But individual stores are on their own timetable to return. The question is will shoppers return?

  Reopening with restrictions: The future for restaurants

Restaurants on Thursday were given the green light to reopen some indoor and outdoor dining with restrictions. In our kitchen to talk about this is Rob Stinson.

  Look ahead to the 2020 football season

The New Orleans Saints are gearing up for the 2020 season. but with the pandemic what will that season look like? WLOX Sports Anchor Josh Berrian weighs in.

  Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann on CARES Act money

We start with the CARES Act money - $1.25 billion coming to our state. How will that money be allocated? Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann joins us.

  Mayor Gilich on reopening business in Biloxi

Governor Reeves says some casinos could reopen by Memorial Day. Biloxi Mayor FoFo Gilich gives us his insight into the timeline for reopening business.

  Moss Point Mayor Mario King reacts to governor's Safer-At-Home order

Jackson County has the most COVID-19 cases on the coast with Moss Point being a hot spot. That's why Mayor King doesn't plan to ease up on safety restrictions.

  Hancock-Whitney CEO John Hairston on Restart Mississippi Task Force

Here with his insight into the roadmap to recovery is Hancock-Whitney CEO John Hairston, who is a member of the governor's Restart Mississippi Task Force.

  SRHS Chief Medical Officer Dr. Randy Roth

We check in with Singing River Health System's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Randy Roth for the latest on the fight against COVID-19.

  The BP Oil Spill: 10 Years Later

The BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico happened 10 years ago this week. Millions of dollars in settlement money is now flowing into Mississippi.