Commissioner Andy Gipson Announces Details of the 161st Mississippi State Fair

 JACKSON, Miss. — Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson has announced the details of the 161st Mississippi State Fair, which runs Wednesday, October 7, through Saturday, October 18. The Fair, an agricultural event featuring Mississippi’s youth livestock exhibitions, will officially begin with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 5:00 p.m. on October 7. “The show must go on,”... Read More.
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MDPS Announces “Skip The Line”

"Skip the Line" program launches soon. The program will allow customers of the the Mississippi Driver Service Bureau to avoid long lines and possible in person appointments by registering online. Public Safety Commissioner Sean Tindell... Read More.
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Mississippi Receives $24M Grant to Help with Rent and Utilities

The state of Mississippi has received $24 million in federal grants to help people struggling to pay rent and utility bills during the coronavirus pandemic. A $9.2 million grant was awarded for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program for helping residents pay home energy costs such as electric and gas bills. Households may also apply for funds... Read More.
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PHOTOS: Hall Of Fame Ceremony for the Max

The Max in Meridian had their Hall of Fame Ceremony last night at the Riley Center. Marty Stuart was the Master of Ceremonies honoring the five new members. It was a night of incredible performances by Marty, Connie Smith, and family members of the honorees. Boswell Media was honored to be there. Visit the Max. It's an... Read More.
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More Spectators Can Join K-12 Events In The Stands – Masks and Social Distancing Continue

More spectators can enjoy K-12 sports and events. Governor Reeves announced that organized extracurricular events can now expand to 25% capacity. Masks and social distancing requirements are still in place. Reeves said "this gives a little more flexibility to the schools and is alignment with other public events." Previously each event participant was allowed a two person guest... Read More.
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Back To Business MS Still Accepting Applications For Up to $25,000 in Grants

Back To Business Mississippi is still accepting grant applications. According to the Mississippi Development Authority, the grants provide between $1,500-$25,000 in funds to help businesses recover from economic impact of Covid-19. Expenses and salaries are can be covered by the grant. To be eligible you must be in good standing with the Mississippi Secretary State's Office as... Read More.
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Silver Star Casino Opens Today At Noon

The Silver Star reopens today. According to Pearl River Resort officials, the Silver Star Hotel and Casino opens at noon. "Upon reopening, guests can once again enjoy dining options at The Bakery, Stats Bar and Grill, Rally Alley and Phillip M’s restaurant." However, as part of the new standard operating procedures, temperatures will be scanned, guests and... Read More.
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Silver Star Hotel and Casino to open this Friday

Silver Star Hotel and Casino to Open Friday, August 28th CHOCTAW, MS (August 25, 2020) – Pearl River Resort, owned and operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI), today announced that Silver Star Hotel and Casino will reopen to the public on Friday, August 28th at Noon. Upon reopening, guests can once again enjoy dining options... Read More.
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Free Covid Testing For Teachers Begins Today for Several Counties Including Attala

Mississippi will begin free coronavirus testing for K-12 teachers today that will rotate to various health departments throughout the state during the next few weeks. The first round of testing will be available at Tallahatchie – Charleston, Alcorn, Attala, Chickasaw – Houston, Copiah, Newton, Adams and George county health departments. Testing hours are noon to 7 p.m., and no... Read More.