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Misery Lingers for Many Without Water in Mississippi Capital

Water for flushing toilets was being distributed at seven sites in Mississippi’s capital city – more than 10 days after winter storms wreaked havoc on the city’s water system. The sites were open in Jackson on Sunday because the system …

Water Woes Expected to Last Several More Days in Mississippi After Freeze

Rising temperatures began melting the snow and ice in Mississippi and Louisiana, but tens of thousands of people still had little or no water service Monday, some waiting a week for restoration since the outages began during an extended freeze. …

Deep Freeze Causes Problems Across the South; Broken Water Mains Plague Cities

Workers in Tennessee raced Sunday to fix water mains that failed in freezing temperatures, and COVID-19 vaccine shipments resumed as the South carried on with efforts to recover from the winter weather that paralyzed parts of the nation. In Texas, …

Epic Winter Storm Brings Car Wrecks, Broken Water Mains, Power Outages to Southeast

A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with their heaviest snowfall in nearly three decades. The same system then strengthened into a …