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Time, Weight Restrictions Suspended for COVID-19 Commercial Vehicles

To assist with the transportation and delivery of critical commodities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississippi Department of Transportation is waiving required weight permits and fees, allowing weight increases ...

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Precautionary Boil Water Notice

Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for several areas.

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Miss. House Democrats Call on Gov. Reeves to Ease Burden on Families Caused by COVID-19

Today, Mississippi House Democrats wrote a letter to Governor Reeves encouraging the Governor to take advantage of newly enacted federal legislation that could assist Mississippi families with the costs of ...

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JPS Announces Extension of Food Programs During School Closures

Jackson Public Schools will continue to serve Grab-and-Go breakfast and lunch meals during school closures through April 17, 2020.

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UMMC Begins In-House Testing for COVID-19

The University of Mississippi Medical Center began performing in-house testing for COVID-19 Thursday, providing a major boost in the state’s ability to manage the pandemic.

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Jackson Police Seeking Persons of Interest

Jackson Police are seeking persons of interest in the murder investigation of, Nicholas Robertson. Robertson was shot multiple times on Florence Avenue during last month and had later succumbed to ...

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Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

NRAEF set up the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund to help restaurant industry employees experiencing hardship in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Mississippi State Board of Education Suspends Key Policies to Manage Impact of Extended School Closures

The Mississippi State Board of Education today suspended several statewide policies to manage the impact of extended school closures due to the COVID-19 public health crisis.

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Local Businesses Collaborate to Serve 3,000 Dinners to Jackson Families

Eaton Aerospace along with the teams at the Systems Companies and the Center for Entrepreneurship have partnered to fund hot dinners for JPS scholars and families during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Be on Guard as Telephone Scammers Set to Cash in on Coronavirus

People in Mississippi are being warned to be extra vigilant as scam callers are likely to ramp up their activity over the next few weeks to take advantage of increasing ...

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