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MSDH is reporting 1,950 new COVID-19 cases this week and 103 deaths

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi's COVID-19 numbers continue to hold steady this week. The state department of health is reporting 1,950 new cases this week...

Hyde-Smith announces $6.9 million Army contract for UAS work in Starkville

WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRESS RELEASE) – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $6.99 million U.S. Army...

‘Unprecedented’ winter storms leave Mississippians facing steep increase in power bills, state agency working on relief plan

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Over 8,000 Mississippians were still without power Tuesday after the brutal winter storms the week before. For those who do have...

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith congratulates first female official for Super Bowl LV

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) - A Mississippi native will play a special role in this year's Super Bowl. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith took the senate floor this week...

Mississippi’s teachers are one step closer to getting a pay raise.

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi's teachers are one step closer to getting a pay raise. The state Senate voted unanimously for the legislation. Senate Bill 2001...

Mississippi schools will not be assigned a letter grade for 2020-2021 school year

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) - Mississippi schools will not be assigned a letter grade for this school year. The state Board of Education voted to suspend the...

Two Mississippi senators test positive for COVID-19

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Two state senators test positive for COVID-19. The announcement was made on the Senate floor today at the state Capitol. Senators are...

Free Radon Test Kits Available While Supplies Last

JACKSON, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) Radon Program is partnering with the Mississippi Public Library System next week...

Mississippi sets a new daily COVID-19 related death toll

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi sets a new daily COVID-19 related death toll. The state department of health reports 98 new fatalities and 1,648 new...

Mississippi Economic Council hosts its virtual Capital Day

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - The Mississippi Economic Council hosts its virtual Capital Day. A new state flag was a big topic at today's event. House Bill...

Most of Mississippi’s Congressional delegation voted to object to Electoral College votes

WASHINGTON (WCBI) - Most of Mississippi's Congressional delegation rejects how other states conducted their election. U.S. Representatives Trent Kelly, Michael Guest, and Steven Palazzo, along...

Congressman Kelly speaks out about Wednesdays events at the Capitol

WASHINGTON (WCBI) -  Congressman Trent Kelly says he was in his office when the Capitol went on lockdown. While he says he expected protests, Kelly...

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WCBI anchor speaks at Military Spouse Appreciation Day

WCBI's Tara Wheeler spoke to other spouses at Columbus Air Force Base at Friday's Military Spouse Appreciate Day event.

Tornado And Severe Weather Makes For An Even Busier Week For Tree Service Companies

https://youtu.be/_sMv1z5JGlU TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) - Tree service companies are busy after tornadoes and straight-line winds have whipped through the area this past week. This means extra...

Finding a home to purchase is becoming more of a challenge

https://youtu.be/IJIfmo-IPLk LOWNDES COUNTY,Miss. (WCBI)- If you're looking for a home to buy, you aren't alone. Buyers are looking to quickly seal the deal on properties. However, finding...

Two men arrested in double homicide investigation

Kemper County Deputies arrested 30-year-old Marquis Cortez Davis and 27-year-old Jamari Walker after evidence was gathered against them from a shooting.