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Absentee voting available for November election

Absentee ballots are now available for the Nov. 8 general election, featuring congressional, judicial, and school board races. Circuit Clerk Edna Stevens said her office will be open 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 5, for the convenience of those who need to cast an absentee ballot for the election. Absentee ballots may also be…

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Community & Religious Calendar

November 2 AJFC Community Action Agency will administer free COVID-19 vaccines from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Hazlehurst City Hall. Those who get vaccinated can receive a gift card up to $50. For more information, contact Linda Chess Collins at 817-988-1118 or Dianne Expose Watson at 601-441-4998. November 6 Hazlehurst High…

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Statewide Wildland Fire Risk Alert

Effective October 17, 2022, the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) is issuing a statewide Wildland Fire Alert. The MFC encourages the public to postpone unnecessary outdoor burning activities until drought conditions improve. The state has experienced little to no rainfall over the last few weeks. As a result, the MFC has responded to 227 wildfires, with…

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Community & Religious Calendar

October 8 Greater Damascus Church of Christ Holiness USA United Christian Women’s Ministry will hold its second annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Copiah County Courthouse in Hazlehurst. The theme is “Together We Win.” To purchase a T-shirt, contact Melissa Ervin at 601-695-3189. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.,…

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Co-Lin, The W sign agreement for transfer students

Copiah-Lincoln Community College and Mississippi University for Women recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to facilitate degree completion. The agreement established a pathway for Co-Lin students to complete a degree in psychology, family science, and a certificate program in child advocacy studies (CAST). Both Co-Lin and W advisers will collaborate to ensure seamless transition…

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