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Gov. Reeves Extends Safe Return Order, Relaxes Restrictions on Businesses, Social Gatherings

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that he is extending the social distancing measures under the Safe Return order with a few amendments relaxing restrictions as Mississippi flattens the curve on new COVID-19 cases.

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After Six Trials and 23 Years, Charges Against Curtis Flowers Finally Dismissed

Twenty-three and a half years after his arrest, and after an unprecedented series of six trials, the prosecution of Curtis Flowers finally came to an end today with the dismissal of the murder charges against him in this case from Winona, Mississippi that has garnered national attention.

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Mayor Issues Sixth Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order

Citing the need to need to address both the pandemic and the economic needs of the city, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba issued the Sixth Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order.

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City of Jackson Provides Storm Preparedness Resources

In preparation for the pending storms, the City of Jackson has sand bags available to residents at 4225 Michael Avalon St. on Tuesday, Aug. 25 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closing for lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.).

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Governor Reeves Issues Limits on College Stadiums, Game Day Events to Protect Players and Spectators

Today, Governor Tate Reeves issued social distancing measures for college and university outdoor stadiums and game day events to ensure the safety of participants and limit transmission in the continued fight against COVID-19.

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Mayor Issues Fifth Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order

On Wednesday, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba extended the Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order set to expire Aug. 19 to Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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Mayor Further Extends Curfew as Part of City COVID-19 Efforts

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has extended the city-wide curfew set to expire at midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 19 for five additional days.

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State Flag Commission Selects Five Finalists

The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag selected five flags to move to the final round (pending clearance of intellectual property rights).

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Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order and Issues K-12 Extracurricular Limitations

Governor Tate Reeves announced that he is extending the social distancing measures under the Safe Return order, including the statewide mask mandate, and issuing crowd-size limitations on K-12 extracurricular activities in the state's ongoing fight to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Mayor Extends Curfew and Amends Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has extended the city-wide curfew issued on August 6 commencing at midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 12.

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