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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 Mississippi businesses, such as Associated Wholesale Grocers, grow and provide... Read More.
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 is no fee to file for unemployment compensation. MDES will... Read More.
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 professionals, and indoor and outdoor recreation. Some of the strict... Read More.
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 State Department of Health and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. The... Read More.
In an effort to keep our community safe, while still partying with a purpose, we are excited to announce the new Drive-Thru Mudbug Bash to be held on June 6th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ticket-holders simply use their existing Mudbug Bash tickets to cruise down Panola Street and receive their Crawfish Party-In-A-Box... Read More.
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 unless expressly excluded below.  All non-essential businesses, organizations, and facilities... Read More.
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 of the mouth and nose when traveling in heavily frequented... Read More.
Governor Tate Reeves announced that Mississippi schools would remain closed for the remainder of the current semester, extending his original order set to expire on April 17. Mr. Reeves has not decided on whether or not to extend the state's shelter in place order past April 20 but will make... Read More.