On April 18, the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved rule changes for the 2018 alligator hunting season on public waters and private lands in Mississippi. The statewide public waters season will offer 930 permits within 7 hunting zones across the state for the 10-day season, August 31... Read More.
Mississippi’s unemployment rate in March 2018 was 4.5%, tying the rate last month in February as the lowest level of unemployment ever recorded in Mississippi. The March rate is eight-tenths of a percentage point lower than a year ago in March 2017, when the rate was 5.3%. The number... Read More.
Have you wondered where are all of the bridges that have been closed in Mississippi? Mississippi.org has issued an interactive map showing the 542 bridges in the state that has been closed as of April 1st. In just the past week over 100 have been closed causing problems throughout... Read More.
Backgroundchecks.org announces their ranking of the Top School Districts in Mississippi for 2018. The top five districts are: Madison County School District, Clinton Public School District, Pontotoc City Schools, Enterprise School District, and Lamar County School District. For more information and the full ranking: http://backgroundchecks.org/top-school-districts-in-mississippi-2018.html The following contributed to... Read More.
BILOXI -The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Harrison County. The workshop will be held in the MSU Coastal Research and Extension Center located at 1815 Popps Ferry Road in Biloxi... Read More.
JACKSON – In 2013, a non-permitted high-fenced enclosure was discovered by MDWFP law enforcement southwest of Hattiesburg in Lamar County. An extensive investigation by MDWFP and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service revealed that animals within this enclosure had been transported from Texas facilities that were linked to CWD-positive... Read More.
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Jackson MS 410 AM CDT Tue Apr 3 2018 MSZ064>066-072>074-040915- Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest- 410 AM CDT Tue Apr 3 2018 This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central Mississippi, and southeast Mississippi. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT...Slight TIMING...Tonight Severe thunderstorms... Read More.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting two pond management workshops. One workshop will be held at Paul B. Johnson State Park Office located at 319 Geiger Lake Road in Hattiesburg on Tuesday, April 10th at 6:30 p.m. Those... Read More.