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: 308737

Reported Deaths: 7139
CountyCasesDeaths
DeSoto20931250
Hinds19961410
Harrison17562303
Rankin13369277
Jackson13156243
Madison9950212
Lee9890170
Jones8310161
Forrest7542148
Lauderdale7221237
Lowndes6289144
Lamar613384
Lafayette6072117
Washington5291133
Bolivar4776129
Oktibbeha457197
Panola4458103
Pearl River4437141
Warren4299119
Marshall4286102
Pontotoc417572
Monroe4062132
Union404675
Neshoba4005176
Lincoln3886109
Hancock373385
Leflore3471124
Sunflower331589
Tate325384
Pike3215105
Scott311472
Yazoo305069
Alcorn299465
Itawamba297877
Copiah293965
Coahoma290479
Simpson289586
Tippah285168
Prentiss276659
Marion266279
Leake261773
Wayne261541
Grenada256484
Covington255280
Adams246982
Newton245761
George238547
Winston226081
Tishomingo222567
Jasper220048
Attala213673
Chickasaw205457
Holmes187172
Clay183254
Stone179733
Clarke177776
Tallahatchie176140
Calhoun165431
Yalobusha160136
Smith159334
Walthall131043
Greene129633
Lawrence126623
Noxubee126534
Montgomery125742
Perry125238
Carroll120926
Amite120741
Webster113832
Jefferson Davis105532
Tunica103225
Claiborne101330
Benton97525
Kemper95628
Humphreys94632
Franklin82923
Quitman78916
Choctaw73917
Wilkinson65128
Jefferson64828
Sharkey49817
Issaquena1686
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Cases: 521623

Reported Deaths: 10739
CountyCasesDeaths
Jefferson754061493
Mobile39067799
Madison34040496
Tuscaloosa25367444
Montgomery24019567
Shelby23186239
Baldwin20701302
Lee15589165
Calhoun14342311
Morgan14158271
Etowah13685346
Marshall11995220
Houston10404278
Elmore10011200
Limestone9852147
Cullman9503189
St. Clair9463234
Lauderdale9265228
DeKalb8757181
Talladega8115171
Walker7139275
Jackson6756110
Autauga6750103
Blount6519134
Colbert6229130
Coffee5424113
Dale4772111
Russell430038
Franklin420782
Chilton4101109
Covington4061114
Tallapoosa3907146
Escambia390174
Dallas3525149
Chambers3514122
Clarke347060
Marion3072100
Pike306176
Lawrence295995
Winston273172
Bibb256059
Marengo248361
Geneva246075
Pickens233259
Barbour226455
Hale218575
Butler212967
Fayette209460
Henry188044
Cherokee182644
Randolph177241
Monroe172540
Washington165238
Macon155648
Clay150155
Crenshaw149457
Cleburne146741
Lamar139734
Lowndes136553
Wilcox124427
Bullock121640
Conecuh109428
Perry107626
Sumter103232
Coosa99428
Greene91434
Choctaw58824
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Tupelo
Mostly Cloudy
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Hi: 69° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 65°
Columbus
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 70° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 70°
Oxford
Cloudy
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Hi: 65° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 63°
Starkville
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 68° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 66°
Some spotty showers will move through our area this morning but should clear out by the afternoon. We should see some breaks in the clouds and temperatures reaching the mid to upper 60s.
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