The republican primary run-off for the 2nd Congressional District republican race between Thomas Carey and Brian Flowers has been postponed until June 23, 2020 in an effort to keep down the spread of COVID-19 also known as the Coronavirus.
The primary election was initially set for Tuesday, March 31.
While many are at home because of the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s the best time to complete the United States Census.
The Census is open for many to complete now and is only a few short questions. The State of Mississippi, Carroll County, and municipalities all rely on the funding that comes from completing the Census.
Supervisors Claude Fluker and Dill Tucker are seeking relief from the closure of Highway 17. Fluker told the board that since the closure of an 11-mile stretch of Highway 17 South, which runs through both the communities of Coila and Black Hawk, he’s been seeking help from the Mississippi Department of Transportation but no avail.
With the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus and schools shuttered for the time being, one thing is certain – the community is coming together to offer a helping hand.
Local churches have joined to feed local students during the closure to ensure they continue to receive healthy meals.
Presidential hopeful Joe Biden won Tuesday’s Mississippi Democratic Primary, defeating Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders in Mississippi, and President Donald J. Trump also handily won the Republican contest against Bill Weld.