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State to place strict COVID-19 restrictions on 13 counties, including Claiborne

Claiborne County is among 13 Mississippi counties that will have additional restrictions placed upon them as the state works to control the spike in COVID-19 ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Fighting West Nile: Organization to give away mosquito repellant Thursday in Port Gibson

Mississippi United, an organization created to respond to West Nile and other viruses contracted from the bite of a mosquito, will distribute a mosquito repellant ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn, Mississippi National Guard partner to create Braves Free Tuition Program

LORMAN — Alcorn State University and the Mississippi National Guard are partnering on an initiative that would provide free tuition to eligible members of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

State’s first West Nile Virus case of 2020 reported in Claiborne County

Friday, the Mississippi State Department of Health announced the first human case of West Nile Virus for 2020 was reported in Claiborne County. “This is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Nissan donates $55,000 to support STEM programs at Alcorn

LORMAN — Alcorn State announced Thursday that Nissan North America has continued its partnership to enhance STEM programs at the university with a $55,000 donation. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Hermanville man killed in multi-car wreck Wednesday evening

UTICA — A Hermanville man was killed Wednesday evening in an accident involving three vehicles on Mississippi Highway 18 and Lee Davis Road in Hinds ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Protest honoring George Floyd planned for Port Gibson

Port Gibson residents will hold a peaceful protest in honor of George Floyd Saturday, starting with a march at noon and ending with a program ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Entergy completes $200M investment in Grand Gulf during maintenance outage

PORT GIBSON — Operators have safely returned Grand Gulf to the grid, concluding the nuclear power plant’s 22nd scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. More than ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

COVID-19 cases in Claiborne County skyrocket

While the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to creep up in Warren County, reaching 173 as of Monday, the number of cases in Claiborne ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Braves or Saints: Who dat say dey started the ‘Who Dat’ chant?

In the late 1970s, Alcorn State’s men’s basketball team was as good as it has ever been. The Braves went 56-3 over two seasons from ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Office at Alcorn State donates items to River City Rescue Mission

LORMAN — Alcorn State University’s Office of Student Engagement shared its resources with a shelter in Vicksburg to help those in need due to COVID-19. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Port Gibson health facility to receive federal money to expand COVID-19 testing

For weeks, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Claiborne County remained in the single digits. It then crept higher, before spiking in the past ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn announces task force to evaluate opening campus in the fall

LORMAN — In a release Wednesday afternoon, Alcorn State University announced it had established a Reopening Campus Task Force to “develop and assess multiple options ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Virus outbreak at Grand Gulf impacts surrounding counties

Local government officials for the past week have credited in part the recent spike in confirmed COVID-19 virus cases in Warren County to an outbreak ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn State announces virtual graduation ceremony for spring graduates

LORMAN — Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Alcorn State University will honor its spring 2020 graduates Saturday through its first virtual commencement ceremony. “While no ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy confirms some Grand Gulf employees test positive for COVID-19

PORT GIBSON — Entergy confirmed Wednesday that some of its employees at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Station near Port Gibson, Mississippi, have tested positive ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Health officials schedule one-day test site in Port Gibson

The Mississippi State Department of Health and University of Mississippi Medical Center announced Friday another round on one-day COVID-19 test sites, including one now scheduled ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Medical facility in Port Gibson to receive federal funds for COVID-19 response

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Tuesday that 19 community health centers in Mississippi, including one in Port Gibson, will receive more than $17.25 ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Port Gibson mayor institutes business restrictions, mandatory curfew

Tuesday, the city of Port Gibson joined the growing list of municipalities in the state to enact strong restrictions on business operations and a curfew ... Read more

4 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in state reaches 50

Mississippi State Department of Health officials reported Thursday the number of positive COVID-19 coronavirus cases had jumped again and now totals 50. There are still ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn postpones spring graduation, alumni weekend events

In a letter to the “Alcorn State University Community” Wednesday, Alcorn State President Felecia Nave announced the school’s annual Alumni Reunion Weekend and spring commencement ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Units responding to large fire at iconic theater in Port Gibson

First responders in Port Gibson and Claiborne County are working to control a large fire that has consumed the historic Trace Theater in Port Gibson. ... Read more

4 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Funeral services set for former Alcorn State coach

LORMAN — The Celebration of Life services for Alcorn State University alumnus and former assistant men’s basketball coach Lonnie Walker are scheduled for Saturday in ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Funeral services for Alcorn State’s Dr. Posey announced

LORMAN — The triumphant life of alumnus and former Alcorn State administrator Dr. Josephine McCann Posey will be celebrated next weekend in Vicksburg. In a ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

Judge orders Claiborne County murder suspect held without bail

PORT GIBSON — Claiborne County Judge Mary Curry wasted little time in making a decision involving murder suspect Darion Hill. During Hill’s initial court appearance ... Read more

6 months ago by John Surratt.

Claiborne County could soon be home to new energy facility

PORT GIBSON — If reports become reality, Claiborne County could be home to a new, $1 billion liquified natural gas facility in as soon as ... Read more

7 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn’s new student enrollment tops 700 for third consecutive year

LORMAN — As of Nov. 1, the total number of new students enrolled at Alcorn State University exceeded more than 700 for a third consecutive ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy partners with Port Gibson, organizations to give back

PORT GIBSON — Entergy employees recently provided residents of Port Gibson with a warmer, brighter future. Beginning Oct. 14 and continuing through Oct. 24, a ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

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