Pearl— The following is an update to state agency office closures due to winter weather:
Mississippi Department of Human Services:
Calhoun, Choctaw, Clay, Grenada, Issaquena, Jefferson, Kemper, Lauderdale, Lee, Leflore, Lowndes
Monroe, Montgomery, Oktibbeha, Warren, Webster, Winston, Yalobusha, MDHS State Office
Attala, Claiborne, Hinds, Leake, Madison
The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has also closed the following WIN Job Centers:
Amory, Batesville, Clarksdale, Cleveland, Corinth, DeSoto County, Golden Triangle, Grenada, Greenville, Greenwood, Iuka, Indianola, Louisville, Oxford and Tupelo.
Earlier Gov. Phil Bryant directed state offices affected by winter weather to remain closed today.
So government can continue to function, state agency directors should exercise discretion in having essential personnel report to work.