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.
JACKSON – Gov. Phil Bryant has set Nov. 6, 2018, as the special election date for United States Senate The need for a special election arose when former Sen. Thad Cochran retired after more than 40 years of service to Mississippi. The qualifying deadline is 5 p.m. on April... 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.
MCCOMB, MISS.–The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced the following update on highway projects in Southwest Mississippi. “A number of important safety and infrastructure improvement projects are underway in District 7,” said Commissioner Tom King, Southern Transportation District. “These projects will improve safety, efficiency and mobility throughout this region.... Read More.
For Second Month in a Row Unemployment Rate Falls to Historic Low and Number of Jobs Rises to Historic High. This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell in February 2018 to 4.5%, which is the lowest level... Read More.
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists are optimistic about fishing on Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid, and Grenada Reservoirs in 2018. These are some of the best crappie fisheries in the nation, supporting about 1.5 million hours of fishing annually. According to MDWFP fisheries biologist Keith Meals,... Read More.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT...Slight TIMING...Today and tonight along and south of I-20, tonight north of I-20 Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts and hail to half dollar size are possible across the entire area. For areas along and south of I-20 this threat will exist from this morning... Read More.