Holmes County man dies from coronavirus

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi. The case was a male 60-65 years old from Holmes County with underlying health conditions. He died while hospitalized. As of Tuesday, Mississippi had 320 cases and one... Read More.


Baptist Attala announces updates to visitor guidelines

AS of March 20, 2020 Visitor Guidelines BMH Attala - effective immediately (Changes may occur at any time.) Baptist is strongly committed to the health and well-being of our patients and family members, team members, physicians, and community. With a growing number of confirmed cases of... Read More.

Mississippi researchers working on another coronavirus test

Physicians and researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center are working to develop a test for the coronavirus amid high demand for test kits nationwide. Mississippi reported 34 confirmed cases of the new virus Wednesday. The state Health Department said 513 people had been tested. Some... Read More.

Pearl River Resort announces major changes

Big changes and closings are happening now at Pearl River Resort! Here is a summary of what is open. Active Table Games and Slot Machines on the casino floor will be limited to provide for social distancing. Hotels at Golden Moon and Silver Star... Read More.

Mississippi legislators suspending work amid coronavirus

Mississippi legislators are suspending their session until at least April 1 because of the coronavirus pandemic. They said they are doing so on the advice of the state health officer. Legislators are voting to give city and county governments and local school boards the power to... Read More.