Statewide Order For The Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19

JACKSON, Miss. — Today State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs MD, MPH, issued a statewide order for the Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately. The Order – issued to everyone living in Mississippi – stipulates that anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 must immediately isolate at home. Dobbs explains, “We have a... Read More.

Mississippi’s Hunter Education Online Course

Mississippi's Hunter Education Online Course Below is the link to the only internet course approved by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks for Hunter Education certification.  Beginning July 31, 2020, Mississippi residents age 12 and over can complete their hunter education requirement online. The internet course, Today’s Hunter in Mississippi,... Read More.

Yazoo City Adopts Comprehensive Plan

The Yazoo City Board of Alderman recently adopted a new Comprehensive Plan developed by the District.  The updated plan includes no only all elements and tasks as  required by state code, but also a web-based interactive GIS map viewer, 3-D modeling of conceptual redevelopment plans for the old cotton... Read More.

Mississippi Second Amendment Weekend (MSAW)

Miss. Code Ann. Section 27-65-111(ff) provides a Mississippi Second Amendment Weekend (MSAW) holiday in the State of Mississippi. The holiday is a temporary period when sales taxes are not collected or paid on purchases of specific products. The 2020 MSAW holiday takes place between 12:01 A.M. Friday, August 28, 2020 and 12:00... Read More.

Why do U.S. coins seem to be in short supply?

From the U.S. Federal Reserve: Business and bank closures associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have significantly disrupted the supply chain and normal circulation patterns for U.S. coins. While there is an adequate overall amount of coins in the economy, the slowed pace of circulation has reduced available inventories in some... Read More.

Tropical Weather Outlook

FROM NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM EDT Wed Jul 22 2020 Satellite wind data indicated that a broad low pressure area has formed in association with the tropical wave over the central Gulf of Mexico. However, the accompanying shower and thunderstorm activity... Read More.