"The NCAA likes to threaten FL and other states. Well, here's a threat to the NCAA—the American people are not going to allow biological males to compete in women's sports. It's not going to happen," the Florida senator tweeted.
Extreme weather warnings are in place until Saturday morning.
The suspects allegedly shot at people in a vehicle traveling on the interstate on Thursday afternoon. Police recovered drugs, a gun and cash at the scene of the mass arrest.
"Instead of with confidence and trust, you're going to bribe them with cookies and chips?" McCoy said according to the Associated press. "What does he think we are?"
The Mississippi secretary of state said a presidential executive order would lead to "uninformed" students being registered to vote.
Any individuals who ate at the restaurant within the last two weeks are eligible to receive a hepatitis A vaccination free of charge on Thursday.
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned about prematurely judging Texas' reopening.
The poll is the latest U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse survey and found just 24.3 percent of Mississippi residents saying they are likely to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This survey was conducted from March 3 to March 15.
Parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee are at a "moderate" 4 out of 5 risk level for severe thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon and evening, including the possibility that "potentially violent" tornadoes could form.
The Mississippi State Health Department came under fire on Tuesday after a Twitter user claimed her father was told by an employee there is no evidence the shot is effective.
A tornado outbreak that hit Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi cut electricity to tens of thousands of homes.
President Joe Biden is expected to lay out the specifics of a sprawling infrastructure plan, while congressional leaders said they plan on crafting legislation in earnest in the weeks ahead.
A 62-year-old Mississippi man married his girlfriend knowing that COVID-19 would kill him.
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill on Thursday prohibiting transgender athletes from competing on female sports teams.
The teenager is believed to have broken into the school in an attempt to make off with a stash of money stored in the roof before he got stuck, police said.
CNN host Jake Tapper pressed Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves on if he thought President Joe Biden was "legitimately and lawfully elected."
"Nobody likes a mask," the GOP West Virginia governor said. "But, for crying out loud, we could be a little more prudent for 30 more days or 45 more days or whatever it took for us to get on rock-solid ground."
As a handful of U.S. states ditch mask mandates amid the ongoing COVID pandemic, health officials in California have doubled down, even suggesting the use of more than one covering.
"We're going to do the smart thing in West Virginia," Governor Jim Justice said, noting that he'd continue to follow the advice of experts.
According to data from the COVID Tracking Project, Mississippi saw a 62.4 percent increase in cases over a seven-day period. On February 23 the state was reporting an average of 358.3 new cases a day, but this number has since increased to 581.9, as of Tuesday.
"When President Biden said that we were all Neanderthals, it struck me as someone who needs to get outside of Washington, D.C., and actually travel to Middle America," Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves, who recently lifted the statewide mask mandate, said in response to the president's remarks.
The public health official said "now is not the time to pull back" as some governors relax COVID restrictions.
Workers and customers at some retailers, including Target, CVS and Walgreens, are required to wear face coverings despite the rule change.
President Joe Biden said that "the last thing we need is Neanderthal thinking" while discussing the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Texas and Mississippi on Wednesday.
President Joe Biden's federal mask mandate will still have authority over places like courthouses, airports and public transportation in states that have recently rescinded their mask mandates.
Residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are still without access to clean water more than two weeks after severe winter weather ravaged through the South.
The administration is urging people to continue wearing masks and observing other COVID-19 prevention measures, even as some states move toward loosening—or all together ending—restrictions that were put in place to slow the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
"It is against the advice of our health experts, and it is premature," Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said.