State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs’ message is, as it so often has been, remarkably simple. Delta is different, categorically more virulent than any strain of COVID-19 that Mississippi has faced thus far.
These words are my America—the America that remains a nation bound brokenly and beautifully, not by a shared identity, but by a shared ideology. Upon taking my very first breaths, I inherited this legacy defined by liberty, freedom and justice for all.
After just over a week of classes, students at Oak Grove Middle School will go all-virtual until Aug. 16 starting Tuesday amid widespread outbreaks of COVID-19.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting the highest weekend toll for new COVID-19 cases since the pandemic’s deadly winter surge.