The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that certain Private Non- Profit organizations (PNPs) in 12 additional Mississippi counties that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans for damages from... Read More.
Leake, Neshoba and 14 other counties will get federal assistance in covering the cost of debris removal following tornadoes in June. The White House has approved Mississippi's request for public assistance for those counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The Mississippi Emergency... Read More.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved Governor Tate Reeves’ request for assistance for homeowners and businesses affected by severe storms and flash flooding in Winston County on July 13, 2023. Many within Winston County, have experienced economic losses due to flooding.
Through funding from the Great American Outdoors Act’s (GAOA) Legacy Restoration Fund and Federal Highway Administration’s National Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) Program, the National Park Service (NPS) will receive approximately $130.6 million to rehabilitate 83 miles... Read More.
A National Weather Service survey team has determined that the storm damage in northern Leake and southern Attala counties on Wednesday was caused by an EF-2 tornado. Here are the details:
It’s too soon to say if there’s enough damage from this week's storms to qualify for federal disaster assistance. But the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says if we don’t get a disaster declaration, some counties can take advantage of the Disaster Assistance Repair Program. ... Read More.
For the second time this month, two local counties have gone 24 hours without a new COVID-19 case. The State Health Department said Tuesday that the case counts in Leake and Neshoba counties are the same as the ones reported Monday, while Attala County... Read More.
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Red Flag warning for Attala County and other counties throughout central Mississippi.A Red Flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are happening at the moment or will be happening shortly. The dangerous conditions are... Read More.
As of Sunday, March 22, there are no new COVID-19 cases in Attala or Leake Counties. According to the Mississippi Department of Health, Attala and Leake Counties both have one confirmed case of COVID-19. Neshoba County is still reporting zero cases. The total cases... Read More.