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 2021-09-24 02:59 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Calhoun County Sheriff takes extra precautions to protect employees...

According to the National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Fund, the coronavirus is the leading cause of death for law enforcement officers. Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan said he's trying his best to keep everyone safe....

 2021-09-24 00:32 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Starkville businesses prepare for crowds as MSU hosts first SEC opponent of 2021 season...

Mississippi State University (2-1) will take on Louisiana State University (2-1) in Davis Wade Stadium at 11 AM on Saturday....

 2021-09-24 00:26 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Starkville Schools receive new audio equipment...

The goal is to help in-person students and those learning virtually....

 2021-09-23 22:37 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Tupelo New Year's Eve Party is back in downtown...

The event was cancelled last year due to the pandemic....

 2021-09-23 22:11 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Reaction: Pandemic blamed for low test scores...

The pandemic caused a major dent in scores across the state, the Mississippi Department of Education announced on Thursday....

 2021-09-23 21:24 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Man in Starkville charged with sex crimes involving children...

Police in Starkville arrested a man accused of committing sex crimes against children....

 2021-09-23 20:49 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Calhoun City hospital administered vaccine in convenient way...

On Thursday, healthcare workers administered the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines at a pull-up vaccination site at the First Baptist Church....

 2021-09-23 20:43 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

US sets the stage for COVID booster shots for millions...

The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 is poised for a major new phase: Government advisers on Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer's vaccine for millions of Americans....

 2021-09-23 20:32 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Nettleton adding wayfinding signs...

The new signs will point to places like city hall, the post office and the police department...

 2021-09-23 20:27 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Volunteers needed for Nettleton cleanup project...

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 2021-09-23 20:19 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Teenager Devon Witcher reported missing in Lee County...

Devon Witcher was last seen at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21....

 2021-09-23 19:28 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

13 shot, 1 dead in shooting at Collierville Kroger; suspect dead...

The shooting happened at a Kroger store in Collierville, Tennessee, which is a suburb of Memphis....

 2021-09-23 18:45 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Top Dems: We have framework to pay for $3.5T bill; no detail...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi revealed the development to reporters on Thursday....

 2021-09-23 17:50 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Gun violence linked to increase in auto burglaries...

Check your car and ensure the doors are locked, Starkville Police warn....

 2021-09-23 16:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Dept. of Education: Pandemic greatly impacted state scores in Mississippi...

On Thursday the MDE published the statewide results from the 2020-21 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP)....

 2021-09-23 15:47 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

African Servals on the loose in Madison County back in custody...

They escaped Sept. 11...

 2021-09-23 15:34 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Pontotoc Police report phone scam...

According to the department, the scammers are using the names and badge numbers of local and federal law enforcement officers....

 2021-09-23 14:52 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

2,071 additional COVID cases, 42 additional deaths reported in Mississippi...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 2,071 additional COVID cases and 42 additional deaths in its Thursday morning report....

 2021-09-23 14:46 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Alabama sees antibody shipments decline...

Alabama saw its number of available monoclonal antibody doses fall as federal officials try to ration the limited resource, but low-vaccination Southern states continued to receive some of the largest allocations....

 2021-09-23 14:39 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Ink barely dry on budget as Mississippi starts new one...

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee is holding a public hearing Friday....

 2021-09-23 14:14 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Sardis pair arrested for series of burglaries in Oxford...

The arrests stem from an investigation into a series of burglaries at the Taylor Bend apartments....

 2021-09-23 08:47 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Pickens County deputies found missing child Wednesday...

The Pickens County Sheriff's Office found a missing child in the Kenny Hill Community on Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 00:32 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Zones provide safe locations for online exchanges in Houston...

The Houston Police Department has two locations where the public can safely meet for online exchanges and child custody arrangements....

 2021-09-23 00:20 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Houston Police Department hires six new officers...

The department now has 10 officers on the force, plus a school resource officer....

 2021-09-23 00:13 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

FDA grants emergency approval for Pfizer booster shots...

While it looked like the Food and Drug administration had reservations against the boosters earlier this week, in a turn of events, now a third dose of Pfizer has been given emergency authorization....

 2021-09-22 23:18 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Check washing scheme unveiled in Union County...

Two people are behind bars for a check washing scheme in Union County....

 2021-09-22 20:58 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Sheriff IDs woman found in 1977 as victim of serial killer...

Officers had referred to her since then as "Escatawpa Jane Doe."...

 2021-09-22 20:25 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Toyota workers provide community service during production pause...

Issues with supply chains have put stress on the carmaker's production. This includes a pause in production at the facility in Blue Springs....

 2021-09-22 20:12 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Last 2 escaped inmates from Mississippi jail back in custody...

Maj. Marc Ogden of the Pearl River County Sheriff's Department said they received a tip late Tuesday that Rodney Smith and Jonathan Culpepper were hiding at a home in the county....

 2021-09-22 19:59 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

ICC dedicates healthcare lab on Tupelo campus...

Healthcare students use the lab to practice skills learned in the classroom....

 2021-09-22 19:14 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

1,557 additional COVID cases, 22 additional deaths in Mississippi...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 1,557 additional COVID cases and 22 additional deaths in its Wednesday morning report....

 2021-09-22 19:09 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Biden doubles US global donation of COVID-19 vaccine shots...

President Joe Biden says the U.S. is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world....

 2021-09-22 18:27 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Interview: The (A) Game - Let's Get Vaccinated event in Aberdeen...

Dr. Vernon Rayford spoke with WTVA on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to discuss the upcoming event....

 2021-09-22 18:26 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mantachie man accused of tampering with Lee County-owned bulldozer...

A 23-year-old man from Mantachie is accused of tampering with a county-owned bulldozer in the Mooreville area....

 2021-09-22 17:06 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Board: Public universities cannot require COVID-19 vaccine...

The board that governs Mississippi's public universities is prohibiting schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students and staff....

 2021-09-22 13:38 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Ivey promotes Alabama prison plan ahead of special session...

Ivey said Tuesday that prison infrastructure is the main issue contributing to the problems....

 2021-09-22 13:37 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

US appeals court to hear Mississippi voting rights case...

The case at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday could affect thousands of people....

 2021-09-22 13:28 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

1-on-1 with new Aberdeen Police Chief Quinell Shumpert...

WTVA reporter Wayne Hereford spoke with Shumpert on Tuesday to learn his plans for the department and city as a whole....

 2021-09-22 13:27 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

VIDEO - Aberdeen mayor talks about COVID numbers...

Aberdeen Mayor Charles Scott has a strong message for those in the city who remain unvaccinated....

 2021-09-22 13:27 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

VIDEO - Event planning during the pandemic in Monroe County...

You can look forward to fall events in Monroe County....

 2021-09-22 13:26 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

VIDEO - Students receive second dose at NEMCC...

On Tuesday, a number of students received their second vaccination dose....

 2021-09-22 13:26 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

VIDEO - Blood drive competition between NEMCC and ICC...

Some area college students are turning a local blood drive into a friendly competition....

 2021-09-22 00:28 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Oxford Blues Festival returns...

The music festival aims to give people a reason to celebrate....

 2021-09-21 20:57 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Coroner IDs remains, says Gabby Petito was homicide victim...

The 22-year-old disappeared while on a cross-country road trip with a boyfriend who is now being sought by authorities in Florida....

 2021-09-21 20:28 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Starkville PD investigating bank robbery...

Police are expected to provide more information soon....

 2021-09-21 20:23 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippi Guardsmen to return home soon in wake of Ida...

According to the Guard on Tuesday, Sept. 21, the service members will return during the next week....

 2021-09-21 19:54 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

43-year-old shot and killed Monday in Okolona...

Acting Coroner Larry Harris identified the victim as Tavaras Williams, 43, of Okolona....

 2021-09-21 19:19 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

NMHS leaders to take on additional roles, CEO announces...

These promotions are part of a "systemness" reorganization, the CEO stated....

 2021-09-21 17:16 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Alabama virus hospitalizations dip below 2,000, deaths rise...

The number of COVID-19 patients in Alabama hospitals has fallen to below 2,000, but medical officials caution that hospitals remain full of largely unvaccinated patients and that deaths contributed to the decline....

 2021-09-21 17:14 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Texas man dies in industrial accident in Alabama...

News outlets report Don Burton died at Huntsville Hospital following the accident, which occurred Monday morning....

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