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Thursday, Jan. 28 There will be a Girl Scouts organizational meeting and troop sign-up from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 at Wisteria Inn in Crystal Springs.

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State to receive nearly $200 million for COVID-19 testing, vaccination activities

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, recently announced the award of almost $200 million to Mississippi from the Centers for Disease Control to support COVID-19 testing and vaccination-related activities. The allocation of $171.3 million for testing and $26.8 million for vaccination activities in Mississippi is drawn from the FY2021…

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Faith Tabernacle M.B. Church to hold revival Jan. 27-29 Faith Tabernacle M.B. Church will hold revival at 7:15 p.m. nightly Jan. 27-29. The theme will be “P.U.S.H. – Pray Until Something Happen.” The speakers will be as follows: Wednesday night – Pastor Lonnie Oquinn, of New Salem M.B. Church; Thursday night – Pastor Korey Langston,…

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Chautauqua Garden Club learns about native plants

Chautauqua Garden Club met on Jan. 6 at the Chautauqua Visitors Center. Twenty members were in attendance with hostesses Betty Barrentine, Tommie Barnhart, Mary Ellen Albritton, Tonya Herring providing and serving a delicious lunch. Money was collected for Pine Crest Bingo. The guest speaker was Shelby Bearden, Extension Agent IV, MSU Extension—Copiah County. Bearden gave…

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Hazlehurst business owner robbed at gunpoint

A Hazlehurst restaurant owner was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night as he was walking to his truck after closing for the day. According to Sgt. Michael Fatheree of the Hazlehurst Police Department, about 8:40 p.m. Jan. 10, Stark’s owner Perry Hood was accosted by four unknown subjects who took an undetermined amount of money as…

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