MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Mayor Percy Bland has signed the executive order that will go into effect Friday evening at 5:00 p.m.
The order will put major restrictions on businesses deemed non-essential in the city of Meridian.
The order includes shutting down dining rooms in restaurants and limiting non-essential businesses like barbershops and liquor stores to 10 or less people inside at one time.
The order also says the non-essential businesses must close by 9:00 p.m. every day for 14 days.
The signed executive order is attached to his story.