What Gov. Tate Reeves alluded to in March is already happening much faster than some experts anticipated: fewer Mississippians are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 each week since March 27, a 66 percent decrease in daily average doses over that timeframe.
The vaccination demand is steadily dropping across the United States, and just 26% of Mississippians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but for at least one civic organization on the Coast, that’s not acceptable.
Two Biloxi School maintenance employees have been arrested and charged with fraud and embezzlement for allegedly submitting fraudulent timesheets during their time as employees for the district in 2020.
The city of Pascagoula is making drainage improvements to mitigate flooding issues in several neighborhoods, including Briarwood Estates, where residents get nervous every time rain is in the forecast.
Multiple tornadoes were reported across Mississippi on Sunday, destroying homes and uprooting trees before the storm system moved into Atlanta, prompting residents Monday to seek shelter in Georgia’s largest city.