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Healthcare workers urge people to stay home as COVID-19 numbers rise

"This is not the flu. We've never had ICU beds and critical resources being absorbed by the influenza virus," said Gentry.

Reeves extends mask mandate for two more weeks

In a press conference Tuesday, Reeves told reporters that the statewide mask mandate will be extended until September 14th.

COVID cases steadily declining in Mississippi

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) --  At one point, Mississippi health officials were reporting well over a thousand new COVID-19 cases a day. But in recent weeks,...

Toyota Mississippi Refocuses Community Grants Toward Covid 19 Relief Efforts

BLUE SPRINGS, MISS. (WCBI) - During a typical year, Toyota makes grants available to environmental programs and initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and...

Experts say COVID-19 hospitalizations are still high but on a decline

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports 945 new cases of COVID-19 with 23 new deaths.

Constant COVID guidelines posing challenge to funeral homes in Mississippi

COLUMBUS, Miss.(WCBI) -- There is still so much unknown about the novel Corornavirus, as guidelines from Governor Tate Reeves has posed a challenge for...

$600 unemployment benefit coming to an end

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) -- Friday is final day for people who are receiving extended unemployment help. These benefits have added an extra $600 to budgets...

Local restaurant employee who tested positive for COVID, claims management has yet to shutdown restaurant

***Editors note: The restaurant employee in this story has asked to remain anonymous*** COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) -- Businesses and the people who work for them...

Should masks be mandatory for the state of Mississippi? Physician advocacy group says yes

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) --  The face mask debate continues to heat up as positive cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in Mississippi. It was just...

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MSU’s Rogers, Lovertich address battle for starting QB job

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- Mississippi State head football coach Mike Leach said sophomore Will Rogers and South Alabama transfer Chance Lovertich are the front-runners for the...
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Fred staying to our east; Not looking too bad for our Tuesday

SUMMARY: Fred pass to our east this Tuesday. More scattered to widespread showers & storms move in for the second half of the workweek....

Columbus Police make arrests in 2 separate shootings

Police arrest 2 suspects in separate crimes
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Lowndes County Supervisors put pandemic policies in place

Lowndes County Supervisors call for masks in County buildings.