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Tanya Carter

Tanya Carter joined WTVA in 2016.

Title: Anchor
tcarter@wtva.com

Originally from The Bronx in New York City, Tanya joined the WTVA 9 News team in 2016, following many years in the Mississippi Delta.

She anchors WTVA's noon and 4 p.m. newscasts.

Recent Posts by Tanya Carter

Curtis Flowers married Saturday in Grenada

Curtis Flowers got married this weekend, adding another chapter to his new life as a free man six months after the state ended its attempt to sentence him to die for murders he said he did not commit.

Sections of Natchez Trace Parkway closed

Winter weather closed portions of the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Homeless shelter opened in Columbus

City leaders opened a homeless shelter during winter storm.

Okolona man found dead inside his home

Coroner hopes an autopsy will shed light on how an Okolona man died.

Coroner investigating railroad death in Tupelo

The Lee County coroner's office is investigating a death involving Kansas City Southern railroad that happened Wednesday morning in Tupelo.

Police: At least 11 wounded in mass shooting at Grenada biker club

Police in Grenada are investigating a mass shooting overnight at a biker club that left at least 11 people wounded.

UPDATE: Body found in Louisville identified; death classified as homicide

Louisville police now know the name of the person whose body was found Thursday, and officers are holding someone in connection with what they described as a homicide.

Hunters found body in Louisville

Law enforcement is looking into the death of a man whose body hunters found Thursday afternoon in Louisville.

Coroner identifies victim of fatal shooting in Potts Camp

Updated - Marshall County Coroner James Anderson identified the shooting victim as Erica Chism, 22, of Union County.

Subjects of Amber Alert found safe, Nickolas Hampton in custody

Updated - Nickolas Hampton is in custody, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 481397

Reported Deaths: 9395
CountyCasesDeaths
Harrison32996486
Hinds30973586
DeSoto30491353
Jackson23650348
Rankin21267368
Lee14867220
Madison14145271
Jones13365226
Forrest13125238
Lauderdale11538305
Lowndes10418176
Lamar10184130
Pearl River9055219
Lafayette8218137
Hancock7501112
Washington7033150
Oktibbeha6937124
Monroe6491161
Neshoba6463201
Warren6439163
Pontotoc626593
Panola6219126
Bolivar6105144
Marshall6102121
Union573086
Pike5590136
Alcorn536090
Lincoln5297131
George470072
Scott456096
Leflore4468140
Prentiss445277
Tippah443680
Itawamba4430100
Adams4403116
Tate4351101
Simpson4324112
Wayne431566
Copiah431087
Yazoo423086
Covington414792
Sunflower4137104
Marion4087104
Leake397186
Coahoma394298
Newton368775
Grenada3553104
Stone350659
Tishomingo334689
Attala324886
Jasper313762
Winston303591
Clay295273
Chickasaw286665
Clarke280290
Calhoun265140
Holmes261887
Smith249549
Yalobusha220547
Tallahatchie218850
Walthall210558
Greene207845
Lawrence206033
Perry199353
Amite198152
Webster195942
Noxubee178239
Montgomery172054
Jefferson Davis167642
Carroll161937
Tunica152734
Benton142035
Kemper138440
Claiborne126634
Choctaw126326
Humphreys126337
Franklin116628
Quitman103626
Wilkinson101536
Jefferson88833
Sharkey62820
Issaquena1926
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Cases: 781915

Reported Deaths: 13798
CountyCasesDeaths
Jefferson1109621748
Mobile706071213
Madison49359617
Baldwin36054485
Shelby35933311
Tuscaloosa33540540
Montgomery32996673
Lee22337218
Calhoun20935400
Morgan19666329
Etowah18890454
Marshall17575274
Houston16598377
St. Clair15287298
Limestone14442184
Cullman14441252
Elmore14299259
Lauderdale13395278
Talladega12781234
DeKalb12102233
Walker10495328
Autauga9611135
Blount9595154
Jackson9293152
Coffee8764174
Dale8485171
Colbert8448180
Tallapoosa6557177
Escambia6541117
Covington6409165
Chilton6314142
Russell600655
Franklin5744101
Chambers5350133
Marion4748116
Dallas4672185
Clarke459177
Pike458895
Geneva4333116
Winston420292
Lawrence4099108
Bibb405680
Barbour342969
Marengo324783
Monroe316652
Butler316088
Randolph302855
Pickens300673
Henry299657
Hale290483
Cherokee286752
Fayette276473
Washington245048
Crenshaw236768
Clay226264
Cleburne225750
Macon218057
Lamar192541
Conecuh180146
Lowndes170758
Coosa167533
Wilcox159636
Bullock148642
Perry136336
Sumter124136
Greene120542
Choctaw73326
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Fall has started off exactly as you would have anticipated and it looks like we should have a number of dry days still ahead, but this isn’t a permanent switch, because heat is pegged to return.
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