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Hazlehurst vs. Jeff Davis County

Hazlehurst’s Doug Nelson shows his ability to make a catch and gain a first down with a Jeff Davis County player all over him. Hazlehurst was victorious by a score of 32-13. Hazlehurst advances to the third round of playoffs and will take on Magee at 7 p.m., Nov. 18, at home. (Photo by Crockett…

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Seasonal flu vaccinations now available at all county health departments

Seasonal influenza vaccinations are now available for children and qualifying adults at all Mississippi State Department of Health county health departments. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older as the best protection against the flu. “In Mississippi, we are already seeing increased flu activity, including reports of increased hospital admissions…

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State accepting design submissions for next official car tag

Gov. Tate Reeves announced last week that the Mississippi License Tag Commission is accepting design submissions for the state’s next official car tag. “Mississippi is filled with talented artists and designers. We’re opening the submission process to take in inspiration from across Mississippi for our state’s next car tag,” said Reeves. “I look forward to…

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Toys for Tots kicks off 75th year

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is celebrating its 75th year of delivering hope to children in need across the nation.  U.S. Marines and volunteers will be conducting over 830 local toy collection and distribution campaigns in all 50 states, DC, Puerto Rico, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands. This year, Toys for…

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CJ Jackson III

CJ Jackson III, 46, passed away Oct. 28, 2022. A funeral service was held Nov. 5 at Galilee M.B. Church. Hazlehurst Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Survivors include his wife, Shnika Jackson; children, Cortez Jackson, Aliajh Jackson, and Ceshun Jackson; five grandchildren; and siblings, Mary Brent, Ray Jackson, Jamie Jackson, Norma Austin, Devon Maye, John…

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Mary “Judith” Stein Ross

Mary “Judith” Stein Ross, 84, of Crystal Springs, passed peacefully at her home on Nov. 5, 2022, surrounded by family. She was devoted to her calling of being a wonderful wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. Judith was a talented seamstress who created many works of art. She loved to cook and bake,…

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Granterio Larriel Short

Granterio Larriel Short, 36, passed away Oct. 22, 2022. A funeral service was held Nov. 5 at Antioch M.B. Church, with interment at White Bay Cemetery. Hazlehurst Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Survivors include his son, Tylon Short; mother, Sharlet Collins; brothers, Antoine Short and Houston Collins III; and sisters, Minyarisha Belton, Natarsha Short, and…

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Chuck White

Creston Grady “Chuck” White, 67, of Kosciusko, passed away Nov. 9, 2022, at the Kosciusko Group Home. A funeral service was held Nov. 11 at Stringer Family Chapel, with burial at New Zion Cemetery. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, R. O. and Christine White; sisters, Joanne Slay and Jackie Shatzer; and brother,…

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