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Jones County Arrest Report 06/06/14 to 06/09/14
The following information has been obtained from records which are open for public inspection during normal business hours. While every precaution to maintain accuracy is observed, the records them...
Jun 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health Insurance Marketplace plans are still available to Mississippians
Health Insurance Marketplace (Healthcare.gov) plans are still available to Mississippians who qualify for a new special enrollment period announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House
Both budgets embody a conservative vision of shrinking projected federal deficits by more than $5 trillion over the coming decade, mostly by cutting health care and other benefit programs and witho...
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI: Nevada bank robbery fugitive nabbed in Mississippi
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities say a 40-year-old man sought in several bank robberies in Las Vegas and Reno, including a credit union heist netting nearly $171,000, has been arrested in Green...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Utah to use firing squads if lethal drugs are unavailable
MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah became the only state to allow firing squads for executions if lethal injection drugs are unavailable ...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coroner: Teens dies after huffing computer keyboard duster
KILN, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage boy died Sunday apparently as a result of inhaling aerosol computer keyboard duster. According to local media reports, Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk ...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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What Did You Say?
By Ryan Griffin One of the funniest commercials on TV right now is that Geico commercial that says, “Well did you know words really do hurt?” Then the guy hits a word in the air and falls off the h...
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge extends order banning Kemper manager from talking
JEFF AMY, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An employee being sued by Southern Co. will get another four weeks to work out his defense and look for a lawyer, but won't be able to sue the compa...
Mar 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iota Mu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa holds spring induction at PRCC
The Iota Mu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Pearl River Community College held its spring induction on Feb. 23 at the Brownstone Center. New members are, front row from le...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls
No one is sure how many crashes or injuries happen because of unheeded recalls.
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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JCJC inducts 209 students into PTK international honor society
By Teresa McCreery Two-hundred-and-nine Jones County Junior College students were recently inducted into the international honor society for two-year colleges, Phi Theta Kappa. These students are e...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carey Gillespie Museum hosting special exhibit
The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art at William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus is hosting “Selections from the Gillespie Collection,” an exhibit of art by Mississippi-related artists, thr...
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The phone is ringing?
I saw a clip from an article this weekend in the New York Times. The headline read “An Arkansas town wants to keep its phone booth.” Right next to the headline was this statement: (A phone booth is...
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Policies of GOP governors could find national play
Few outside their home states will notice, but these governors and their policies could wind up in the national campaign picture.
Dec 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beta Tau Gamma holds induction ceremony
Beta Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa international honor society held its induction ceremony Nov. 3 at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College. New members included from lef...
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth gun deer season opens November 9
Deer season for youth hunters ages15 and under begins Saturday, November 9. Youth get the first chance with firearms at our state’s deer herd. Youth may use any modern firearm and may harvest one b...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloween Hustle held for children's hospital
The 2nd Annual Halloween Hustle was held on Saturday, October 26, at the Longleaf Trace Epley Station to raise money for Team Magee, a group of local individuals that raise money for St. Jude Child...
Nov 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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WCU School of Music presents Opera Lite
William Carey University’s Winters School of Music presented “Opera Lite,” directed by Kimberle Moon and accompanied by Timothy Dail, on October 3 and 4 in Smith Auditorium. The October 3 performan...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 279 279 recommendations | email to a friend
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WCU recognizes October as Dyslexia Awareness Month
In recognition of Dyslexia Awareness Month, William Carey University’s Department of Education recognized their inaugural Dyslexia Therapy graduate cohort with a Red Coat Ceremony on October 5. The...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
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