Alexis Jones

Alexis Jones joined WTVA in June 2020.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
ajones@wtva.com

Alexis is a graduate of the University of South Florida. 

The New York native is excited to be a part of the WTVA team.

Her love for finding stories and sharing them with others is what fuels her passion for journalism.

When Alexis isn’t working, she is spending time with her family, watching YouTube tutorials, and exploring local spots. 

If you have any story ideas, please email her at ajones@wtva.com.

Recent Posts by Alexis Jones

Tupelo Fair kicking off Friday with restrictions

Despite concerns about the coronavirus, and the governor issuing restrictions for Lee County, the Tupelo Fair will kick off Friday.

Amory mayor proud of local merchants, residents for fighting through effects of pandemic

The mayor of Amory said he is proud of the way the city's residents are pushing through, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Okolona extends mask mandate, adjusts fines

Okolona is one of several municipalities keeping mask mandates in place even after the governor lifted the statewide mandate.

Local restaurant looking for more employees

Manager of Tellini's Italiano wants to fully reopen, but they need employees first.

Tupelo nonprofit helps senior citizens during the pandemic

Lift Incorporated makes sure homebound senior citizens have the items they need to stay safe.

Local restaurants and bars are closing earlier

Mississippi restaurant owners have changed their hours due to the governor's executive order.

BancorpSouth Arena ready to get back to norm

WTVA reporter Alexis Jones spoke with the interim director of the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo about how the arena is handling the pandemic.

People support Monroe County deputy with their golf clubs

People came together to show their support for a Monroe County Sheriff deputy hoping to return to work after enduring a horrific experience.

Local historic theatre shut down since the pandemic

One of the owners of the Elkin Theatre explains what needs to be done to reopen it.

West Point officers trying to bring the community together

The police department is giving out signs to residents to gain their support and trust.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 115088

Reported Deaths: 3255
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hinds7973177
DeSoto703979
Harrison522384
Jackson457884
Rankin394086
Madison383194
Lee357380
Forrest304678
Jones292484
Washington258399
Lafayette250443
Lauderdale2478135
Lamar225538
Oktibbeha202454
Bolivar201677
Neshoba1849111
Lowndes179962
Panola170040
Leflore167187
Sunflower162349
Warren154855
Monroe150673
Pontotoc147220
Marshall143129
Lincoln140157
Pike138456
Copiah137536
Scott125429
Coahoma124937
Grenada122638
Yazoo122234
Simpson121549
Union118825
Tate116839
Leake115041
Holmes114760
Itawamba113925
Pearl River113660
Adams108544
Prentiss106120
Wayne101722
Alcorn100112
George99218
Covington97527
Marion95042
Tippah90322
Newton86627
Chickasaw85526
Tallahatchie84526
Winston84121
Hancock84028
Tishomingo81241
Attala79426
Clarke75851
Clay69321
Jasper68717
Walthall63927
Calhoun62612
Noxubee59817
Smith59416
Montgomery54923
Yalobusha54514
Claiborne53716
Tunica53517
Lawrence51814
Perry49423
Carroll49312
Greene47818
Stone47514
Humphreys43816
Amite42513
Quitman4206
Jefferson Davis41011
Webster37613
Benton3416
Wilkinson33820
Kemper32615
Sharkey28514
Jefferson27610
Franklin2423
Choctaw2086
Issaquena1074
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Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 155915

Reported Deaths: 2674
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson23129377
Mobile16849315
Tuscaloosa10296140
Montgomery10197197
Madison928096
Shelby733863
Baldwin663769
Lee653465
Calhoun456761
Marshall438150
Etowah426551
Houston414834
Morgan412035
DeKalb338829
Elmore320053
St. Clair292542
Limestone284230
Walker277292
Talladega265335
Cullman244024
Lauderdale226242
Jackson214915
Franklin205231
Autauga204831
Colbert200532
Russell19443
Blount192525
Chilton186932
Dallas186527
Coffee176311
Dale175151
Covington174029
Escambia172530
Chambers135044
Clarke134317
Pike133513
Tallapoosa131787
Marion107629
Barbour10319
Marengo100822
Butler100740
Winston92213
Geneva9007
Lawrence85032
Pickens84718
Bibb82814
Randolph82316
Hale76730
Washington74412
Clay74112
Cherokee73314
Lowndes70928
Henry7086
Bullock64817
Monroe64610
Crenshaw60630
Perry5896
Fayette57413
Wilcox56712
Conecuh56113
Cleburne5568
Macon53420
Lamar4905
Sumter47221
Choctaw39012
Greene34216
Coosa2033
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