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Governor orders Mask and Social Distancing

Governor Tate Reeves says, "Mississippi is in a fight for our lives. COVID-19 is an ever-present threat, and we are in the middle of a spike." Here are the details of the Executive Order 1507: The counties in the order... Read More.

Google Operations in Southaven, MS

SOUTHAVEN, MS  Google has announced they will open the first U.S. Google Operations Center in Southaven, Mississippi, which will provide human customer and operations support for Google customers and users around the world.  The new 60,000 square-foot facilities will be... Read More.

Mississippi Safe Return Order Extended

After record-breaking daily reports of COVID-19 cases, Governor Reeves extended the Safe Return order to help protect Mississippians and limit transmission. Executive Order 1505 extends the social distancing guidelines and restrictions under the Safe Return order until 8... Read More.

Governor Reeves Announces $300 Million Expansion of Nation’s Largest Retailer-Owned Cooperative in DeSoto County

JACKSON —Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) plans to expand in DeSoto County by constructing a new facility in Hernando. The project will bring over $300 million in investment and 79 new jobs to Mississippi. “When... Read More.

BEWARE: Unemployment Scams

Reports of unemployment fraud continue to rise as scammers look for ways to cash in during the ongoing pandemic. The Mississippi Department of Employment Security urges Mississippians to remember the following when filing for unemployment insurance benefits: No Fee - There... Read More.

Mississippi Safe Return Order

Governor Reeves plans to replace his Safer At Home executive order with a Safe Return order aimed to guide Mississippi into the next stage of economic recovery. Executive Order 1492 details updated social distancing guidelines for Mississippians, businesses, healthcare... Read More.

Free Face Mask Distribution Saturday, May 30

DESOTO COUNTY, MS – The Desoto County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce it secured 75,800 face masks to distribute to citizens for free.  It is part of the Mississippi Community Mask Program in partnership with the Mississippi... Read More.

MS Governor’s Shelter-in-Place order replaced by “Safer at Home” order

Governor Reeves replaced Mississippi’s  “Shelter-in-Place” Order with a new “Safer-at-Home” Order, valid Monday, April 27 until Monday, May 11 at 8:00 AM. WHAT IS CHANGING? This Order allows travel to all jobs for individuals and opens all businesses, organizations, and facilities... Read More.

Southaven Announces Comeback Plan

Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite"s latest report outlines the city"s comeback plan. The plan has three phases.  The city still recommends adherence to the CDC guidelines as it relates to social distancing between persons as well as recommending facial coverings... Read More.