fbpx
Connect with us

Mississippi News

Mississippi governor proclaims March as Wildfire Prevention Month

Published

on

www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-03-03 11:08:35

SUMMARY: Governor Tate Reeves of Mississippi has declared March as “Wildfire Prevention Month” to bring awareness to the importance of preventing wildfires. The Mississippi Forestry Commission will be leading a campaign throughout the month to spread this message. Due to dry conditions and seasonal changes, March sees a spike in wildfires in the . Human activities are the leading cause of wildfires in Mississippi, with escaped debris burns being a major origin. To prevent wildfires, citizens are advised to check for burn bans, monitor the weather, burn only untreated wood debris, and never a fire unattended. a wildfire can be done by calling 833-MFC-FIRE.

Read the full article

The post Mississippi governor proclaims March as Wildfire Prevention Month appeared first on www.wjtv.com

Advertisement

Mississippi News

Itawamba County deputies save dog with Narcan

Published

on

www.wcbi.com – Joey Barnes – 2024-04-19 15:52:15

SUMMARY: Itawamba County deputies saved a dog during a drug bust by administering Narcan after the pup became unresponsive due to fentanyl exposure. The deputies were originally at the home on a search warrant and found Kenneth Cook and Candace Pierce in possession of meth and fentanyl with intent to distribute. Both individuals were charged and their bonds were set at $45,000 each. The dog was revived with two units of Narcan. Follow for updates on this local story involving the rescue of the dog and the arrest of two individuals.

Read the full article

The post Itawamba County deputies save dog with Narcan appeared first on www.wcbi.com

Advertisement
Continue Reading

Mississippi News

Clay County’s new nightclub ordinance takes effect

Published

on

www.wcbi.com – Joey Barnes – 2024-04-19 14:50:57

SUMMARY: Clay County, Mississippi has implemented a new nightclub ordinance, requiring owners to ensure adequate security on site, with at least 10 bonded security guards per 100 attendees. The ordinance also includes fees for security guards, local DJs, and specific security camera requirements. Food vendors must comply with department guidelines, and must end by 1:30 a.m. Everyone must vacate the premises by 2 a.m. The new rules aim to improve safety and security at nightclubs in the area. The ordinance is now in effect and will be enforced by the board of supervisors.

Read the full article

The post Clay County's new nightclub ordinance takes effect appeared first on www.wcbi.com

Advertisement
Continue Reading

Mississippi News

MDAH Board approves demolition permit for Eudora Welty Library

Published

on

www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-04-19 12:38:17

SUMMARY: The Mississippi Department of Archives and History approved a demolition permit for the Eudora Welty Library building in after it fell into disrepair and the was made to move the library to a new location. The building will be replaced by a public park and green , with for the coming from the and private donations. The park will be named after Margaret Ann Crigler, and efforts are being made to connect it to the surrounding museums. Prominent businessman Noble T. Crigler has already donated $1 million towards the project.

Read the full article

The post MDAH Board approves demolition permit for Eudora Welty Library appeared first on www.wjtv.com

Advertisement
Continue Reading

News from the South

Trending