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  • Report: TX Teacher who died from flu delayed picking up medicine because it was $116

    Report: TX Teacher who died from flu delayed picking up medicine because it was $116

    Monday, February 12 2018 9:35 AM EST2018-02-12 14:35:40 GMT

    A Texas second grade teacher has died from complications due to the flu. 

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    A Texas second grade teacher has died from complications due to the flu. 

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  • British surgeon caught burning initials onto the livers of two patients

    British surgeon caught burning initials onto the livers of two patients

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:23 PM EST2017-12-14 17:23:43 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:33 PM EST2017-12-14 17:33:24 GMT

     Carving your initials on a tree is OK, but don't burn them onto people's livers.

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     Carving your initials on a tree is OK, but don't burn them onto people's livers.

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    WDAM 7 Sunrise: Southern Pine Electric

  • Edwards Street Fellowship Center prepares for annual Empty Bowls fundraiser

    Edwards Street Fellowship Center prepares for annual Empty Bowls fundraiser

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-09-27 16:57:23 GMT

    This year's Empty Bowls fundraiser takes place October 21 from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Main Street Books and GrateFull Soul in downtown Hattiesburg.  Cost is $25 for a pottery bowl and lunch.  Proceeds benefit the Edwards Street Fellowship Center and its food pantry.  Visit www.EdwardsStreetFellowship.org or like www.facebook.com/TheEmptyBowlsFundraiserHattiesburg for more details.  

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    This year's Empty Bowls fundraiser takes place October 21 from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Main Street Books and GrateFull Soul in downtown Hattiesburg.  Cost is $25 for a pottery bowl and lunch.  Proceeds benefit the Edwards Street Fellowship Center and its food pantry.  Visit www.EdwardsStreetFellowship.org or like www.facebook.com/TheEmptyBowlsFundraiserHattiesburg for more details.  

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  • Pine Belt Master Gardeners prepare for Fall Garden Day

    Pine Belt Master Gardeners prepare for Fall Garden Day

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-09-26 17:21:26 GMT

    The Pine Belt Master Gardeners' Fall Garden Day takes place October 6 at the Lamar County Multi-Purpose Center. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; program begins at 9 a.m.   For more details, call 601-794-3910 or 601-545-6083.

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    The Pine Belt Master Gardeners' Fall Garden Day takes place October 6 at the Lamar County Multi-Purpose Center. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; program begins at 9 a.m.   For more details, call 601-794-3910 or 601-545-6083.

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  • Model brings book tour 'home'

    Model brings book tour 'home'

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:29:43 GMT
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    An international model has returned home to The Pine Belt to tell her story and promote her new book.

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    An international model has returned home to The Pine Belt to tell her story and promote her new book.

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  • SCRMC Sports Medicine offering Saturday morning injury clinic

    SCRMC Sports Medicine offering Saturday morning injury clinic

    Monday, September 25 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-09-25 16:54:36 GMT

    Tony Cao, PA, from South Central Sports Medicine joined Midday September 25 to discuss the services offered by the hospital's Saturday morning injury clinic.  For more details, visit www.scrmc.com or call 601-399-0530.   

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    Tony Cao, PA, from South Central Sports Medicine joined Midday September 25 to discuss the services offered by the hospital's Saturday morning injury clinic.  For more details, visit www.scrmc.com or call 601-399-0530.   

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  • Merit Health Wesley observes September as Cholesterol Awareness Month

    Merit Health Wesley observes September as Cholesterol Awareness Month

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-09-21 16:58:55 GMT

    Daniel Skarzynski, M.D., an interventional cardiologist from Merit Health Wesley, joined Midday September 21 to discuss how to manage cholesterol – and how it affects patients' hearts.  For more details, call 601-261-5700.

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    Daniel Skarzynski, M.D., an interventional cardiologist from Merit Health Wesley, joined Midday September 21 to discuss how to manage cholesterol – and how it affects patients' hearts.  For more details, call 601-261-5700.

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  • Kindness Foundation prepares for Bible art competition

    Kindness Foundation prepares for Bible art competition

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-09-20 17:00:49 GMT

     The Kindness Foundation's competition, under the theme of "Biblical Art about the Christmas Season", is coming up soon.  The contest is open to students in Grades 9 through 12.   Registration deadline is November 1.  The competition takes place November 3 through December 8.   Visit www.kindnessfoundation.org, e-mail info@kindnessfocus.org or call 601-545-9090 for more details. 

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     The Kindness Foundation's competition, under the theme of "Biblical Art about the Christmas Season", is coming up soon.  The contest is open to students in Grades 9 through 12.   Registration deadline is November 1.  The competition takes place November 3 through December 8.   Visit www.kindnessfoundation.org, e-mail info@kindnessfocus.org or call 601-545-9090 for more details. 

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  • Indiana couple launches Real Food Blends

    Indiana couple launches Real Food Blends

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:59:27 GMT

    Tony and Julie Bombacino are parents of a young son who, their doctor said, would have to be fed through a feeding tube for the rest of his life. After lots of research, the couple launched Real Food Blends.  Visit www.realfoodblends.com for more details.     

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    Tony and Julie Bombacino are parents of a young son who, their doctor said, would have to be fed through a feeding tube for the rest of his life. After lots of research, the couple launched Real Food Blends.  Visit www.realfoodblends.com for more details.     

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  • West Lamar Water Association issues boil water notice

    West Lamar Water Association issues boil water notice

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:09:59 GMT
    LAMAR COUNTY (WDAM) -- West Lamar Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Lake Thoreau Road, Spencer Cove, Jubilee Point, Stonegate Drive, Cotton Creek Drive, Whistlers Way and Romar Place.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-264-6305. Copyright 2017 WDAM. All rights reserved.More >>
    LAMAR COUNTY (WDAM) -- West Lamar Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Lake Thoreau Road, Spencer Cove, Jubilee Point, Stonegate Drive, Cotton Creek Drive, Whistlers Way and Romar Place.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-264-6305. Copyright 2017 WDAM. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Local restaurant welcomes Scooby Doo's Mystery Entertainment World Tour

    Local restaurant welcomes Scooby Doo's Mystery Entertainment World Tour

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:22:49 GMT

    Scooby Doo's Mystery Entertainment World Tour makes a stop September 24 starting at 11 a.m. at Papa John's Pizza, located at 2001 Highway 15 North.  Donations benefit the Hope Child Advocacy Center. For more details, like www.Facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY or call 601-399-2828.   Team John Boy is also collecting items to help victims of recent hurricanes.  Like the team's Facebook page for more. 

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    Scooby Doo's Mystery Entertainment World Tour makes a stop September 24 starting at 11 a.m. at Papa John's Pizza, located at 2001 Highway 15 North.  Donations benefit the Hope Child Advocacy Center. For more details, like www.Facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY or call 601-399-2828.   Team John Boy is also collecting items to help victims of recent hurricanes.  Like the team's Facebook page for more. 

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  • B.E. Murph Center offering computer, other courses to retirees

    B.E. Murph Center offering computer, other courses to retirees

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:54:00 GMT

    The B.E. Murph Center is offering several activities and courses focusing on computing, jewelry making, art and much more.  Visit www.laurelms.com/travel-tourism/retirement/ or call 601-428-6142. 

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    The B.E. Murph Center is offering several activities and courses focusing on computing, jewelry making, art and much more.  Visit www.laurelms.com/travel-tourism/retirement/ or call 601-428-6142. 

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  • FGH Spirit of Women prepares for new season of Sweeteas

    FGH Spirit of Women prepares for new season of Sweeteas

    Thursday, September 14 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-09-14 16:57:19 GMT

     Forrest General Hospital's Spirit of Women will have a Sweeteas kick-off celebration September 23 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church's fellowship hall.  Those interested in being Sweetea girls should RSVP by September 19 by e-mailing tyra.willamor@forrestgeneral.com or calling 601-288-1302.  Also, forrestgeneral.com/spiritofwomen has more details. 

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     Forrest General Hospital's Spirit of Women will have a Sweeteas kick-off celebration September 23 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church's fellowship hall.  Those interested in being Sweetea girls should RSVP by September 19 by e-mailing tyra.willamor@forrestgeneral.com or calling 601-288-1302.  Also, forrestgeneral.com/spiritofwomen has more details. 

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  • Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, Forrest County presents events throughout October

    Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, Forrest County presents events throughout October

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-09-12 16:55:36 GMT
    HATTIESBURG (WDAM) – For more details on the following events, contact the library at www.hattlibrary.com or call 601-582-4461. Flowers of Hope: On exhibit October 2 through 13 at the library; a reception will be held October 12 from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Lunch with Books: Meets October 4 at noon at the library; admission is $10 to cover lunch costs; group meets to discuss "Racing Back to Vietnam: A Journey in War and Peace" by John Pendergrass Spelling bee for g...More >>
    HATTIESBURG (WDAM) – For more details on the following events, contact the library at www.hattlibrary.com or call 601-582-4461. Flowers of Hope: On exhibit October 2 through 13 at the library; a reception will be held October 12 from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Lunch with Books: Meets October 4 at noon at the library; admission is $10 to cover lunch costs; group meets to discuss "Racing Back to Vietnam: A Journey in War and Peace" by John Pendergrass Spelling bee for g...More >>
  • Mississippi Power dispatches crew to help restore power to Irma victims

    Mississippi Power dispatches crew to help restore power to Irma victims

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-09-11 16:57:50 GMT

     Mississippi Power crews from the Pine Belt, Mississippi coast and Meridian areas have been dispatched to Macon and Valdosta to help George Power restore service to customers affected by Hurricane Irma, the company said in a press release.  Visit www.mississippipowernews.com/2017/09/10/mississippi-power-crews-headed-to-georgia-for-hurricane-irma-restoration/ for more details. 

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     Mississippi Power crews from the Pine Belt, Mississippi coast and Meridian areas have been dispatched to Macon and Valdosta to help George Power restore service to customers affected by Hurricane Irma, the company said in a press release.  Visit www.mississippipowernews.com/2017/09/10/mississippi-power-crews-headed-to-georgia-for-hurricane-irma-restoration/ for more details. 

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  • PRCC prepares for first ever sanctioned rodeo

    PRCC prepares for first ever sanctioned rodeo

    Friday, September 8 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-09-08 17:04:29 GMT

     Pearl River Community College's young rodeo program will host its first ever sanctioned rodeo event September 14 through 16 at the James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center.  Call 601-795-5836 or e-mail rshaw@prcc.edu for more details and ticket information. 

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     Pearl River Community College's young rodeo program will host its first ever sanctioned rodeo event September 14 through 16 at the James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center.  Call 601-795-5836 or e-mail rshaw@prcc.edu for more details and ticket information. 

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  • Southern Cross Animal Rescue celebrates National Adoption Weekend in Hub City

    Southern Cross Animal Rescue celebrates National Adoption Weekend in Hub City

    Thursday, September 7 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-09-07 16:59:19 GMT

    Southern Cross Animal Rescue will hold adoption events September 15 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., September 16 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and September 17 from noon until 5 p.m. at PetSmart, located at 6143 Highway 98. For more details, call 601-433-5807.

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    Southern Cross Animal Rescue will hold adoption events September 15 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., September 16 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and September 17 from noon until 5 p.m. at PetSmart, located at 6143 Highway 98. For more details, call 601-433-5807.

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  • Kuntry Kidz plans for fifth teen summit

    Kuntry Kidz plans for fifth teen summit

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-09-06 16:52:40 GMT

     Kuntry Kidz' fifth annual teen summit takes place September 12 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.   More than 300 students in eighth through 12th grades are expected to attend, organizers said.  Guest speakers include Chris Sands, a pastor from Tennessee, and Akeem Davis, an NFL player from Laurel.   Visit www.kuntrykidzinc.org for more details on the summit and a fundraiser taking place the evening of September 11. 

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     Kuntry Kidz' fifth annual teen summit takes place September 12 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.   More than 300 students in eighth through 12th grades are expected to attend, organizers said.  Guest speakers include Chris Sands, a pastor from Tennessee, and Akeem Davis, an NFL player from Laurel.   Visit www.kuntrykidzinc.org for more details on the summit and a fundraiser taking place the evening of September 11. 

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  • Pine Grove presents program on teens and suicide

    Pine Grove presents program on teens and suicide

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-09-05 16:54:34 GMT

    Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services presents Suicide and Teens: Decoding the Secret Life of Teenagers – Helping Parents Understand the Risks.  This program takes place September 7th at 6 p.m. at Forrest General Hospital's Tree Rooms.  For more details, call 601-288-4801. 

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    Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services presents Suicide and Teens: Decoding the Secret Life of Teenagers – Helping Parents Understand the Risks.  This program takes place September 7th at 6 p.m. at Forrest General Hospital's Tree Rooms.  For more details, call 601-288-4801. 

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  • ACS presents first ever run for life/street strut

    ACS presents first ever run for life/street strut

    Friday, September 1 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-09-01 16:56:29 GMT

    The inaugural Pine Belt Run for Life and Street Strut for Breast Cancer takes place October 21 at Merit Health Wesley's walking track.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; run/walk begins at 9 a.m.  For more details or to pre-register, e-mail carla.kyzar@cancer.org or call 601-268-8125.

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    The inaugural Pine Belt Run for Life and Street Strut for Breast Cancer takes place October 21 at Merit Health Wesley's walking track.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; run/walk begins at 9 a.m.  For more details or to pre-register, e-mail carla.kyzar@cancer.org or call 601-268-8125.

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  • Hattiesburg Junior Auxiliary presents inaugural Special Olympics village

    Hattiesburg Junior Auxiliary presents inaugural Special Olympics village

    Friday, September 1 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-09-01 16:54:30 GMT

    The Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg will host its first Olympic Village for the athletes of the Hub City Region's Special Olympics fall games. The games take place September 9 at Oak Grove High School's football stadium.  Visit www.specialolympicsms.org or www.hattiesburgjuniorauxiliary.org for more details.

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    The Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg will host its first Olympic Village for the athletes of the Hub City Region's Special Olympics fall games. The games take place September 9 at Oak Grove High School's football stadium.  Visit www.specialolympicsms.org or www.hattiesburgjuniorauxiliary.org for more details.

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  • Author of "Wisdom Wealth Power" comes to library in Waynesboro

    Author of "Wisdom Wealth Power" comes to library in Waynesboro

    Thursday, August 31 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-08-31 16:55:39 GMT

     Marshea Mayfield, author of "Wisdom Wealth Power", will have a book signing September 7 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Waynesboro/Wayne County Library.  Mayfield has traveled the world and achieved success through her coaching techniques and life experiences.  For more details, call the library at 601-735-2268.  

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     Marshea Mayfield, author of "Wisdom Wealth Power", will have a book signing September 7 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Waynesboro/Wayne County Library.  Mayfield has traveled the world and achieved success through her coaching techniques and life experiences.  For more details, call the library at 601-735-2268.  

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  • MSDH: Northeast Perry Utility Association  issues boil water notice

    MSDH: Northeast Perry Utility Association  issues boil water notice

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-08-30 21:14:19 GMT

    The Mississippi State Department of Health says Northeast Perry Utility Association is issuing a boil water notice for customers who live on Jim Easterling Road and Bill Easterling Road.   If you have questions, call the health department at 1-866-HLTHY4U (1-866-458-4948) or the utility at 601-788-6252.

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    The Mississippi State Department of Health says Northeast Perry Utility Association is issuing a boil water notice for customers who live on Jim Easterling Road and Bill Easterling Road.   If you have questions, call the health department at 1-866-HLTHY4U (1-866-458-4948) or the utility at 601-788-6252.

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  • Stone County Extension Office shares tips ahead of county fair season

    Stone County Extension Office shares tips ahead of county fair season

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-08-29 16:55:09 GMT

     For more on August 29th's segments with Judy Breland, Stone County Extension Agent, call 601-928-5286. 

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     For more on August 29th's segments with Judy Breland, Stone County Extension Agent, call 601-928-5286. 

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  • ACS holds Men in Pink dinner in Hub City

    ACS holds Men in Pink dinner in Hub City

    Friday, August 25 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-08-25 16:58:09 GMT

    The Men in Pink of Hattiesburg dinner takes place October 12 at 6:30 p.m. at The Venue in the downtown area.  Admission is $20; proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's breast cancer research efforts.    For more details, e-mail carla.kyzar@cancer.org or call 601-441-9724.  

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    The Men in Pink of Hattiesburg dinner takes place October 12 at 6:30 p.m. at The Venue in the downtown area.  Admission is $20; proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's breast cancer research efforts.    For more details, e-mail carla.kyzar@cancer.org or call 601-441-9724.  

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  • Children's Center for Communication and Development presents Person First: A Special Needs Expo

    Children's Center for Communication and Development presents Person First: A Special Needs Expo

    Thursday, August 24 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-08-24 16:53:42 GMT

    Person First: A Special Needs Expo takes place August 26 at Temple Baptist Church -- located at 5220 Old Highway 11.   Like www.facebook.com/personfirstexpo or call 601-266-5565 for more details.

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    Person First: A Special Needs Expo takes place August 26 at Temple Baptist Church -- located at 5220 Old Highway 11.   Like www.facebook.com/personfirstexpo or call 601-266-5565 for more details.

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  • Sanford Community Center prepares for September’s Gospel sing

    Sanford Community Center prepares for September’s Gospel sing

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-08-22 16:53:05 GMT

     The Sanford Community Center welcomes The Pilgrim Family, The Harvest Quartet and The Faithway Singers to its next Gospel sing September 9 at 6:30 p.m.  The center is located at 663 Old Highway 49.  For more details, call 601-765-6485. 

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     The Sanford Community Center welcomes The Pilgrim Family, The Harvest Quartet and The Faithway Singers to its next Gospel sing September 9 at 6:30 p.m.  The center is located at 663 Old Highway 49.  For more details, call 601-765-6485. 

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  • Hope Clinic prepares for fundraising banquet

    Hope Clinic prepares for fundraising banquet

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-08-21 17:25:50 GMT

    Hope Clinic's fourth annual fundraising banquet takes place September 12 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Southern Oaks in Hattiesburg.  Proceeds benefit the services of Hope Clinic, a non-profit medical pregnancy clinic offering pregnancy testing, Ultrasound, options counseling, mentoring and material assistance.  Contact the clinic at www.hopeclinicms.com or 601-264-2181 for more details. 

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    Hope Clinic's fourth annual fundraising banquet takes place October 12 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Southern Oaks in Hattiesburg.   Contact the clinic at www.hopeclinicms.com or www.hcfriends.com or call 601-264-2181 for more details.

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  • Local coffeehouse hosts another Superhero Saturday

    Local coffeehouse hosts another Superhero Saturday

    Friday, August 18 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-08-18 17:04:24 GMT

    Superhero Saturday takes place August 19 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at JavaWerks Coffeehouse, located at 2902 Hardy Street, Suite 10.  Like www.facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY for more details. 

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    Superhero Saturday takes place August 19 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at JavaWerks Coffeehouse, located at 2902 Hardy Street, Suite 10.  Like www.facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY for more details. 

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  • Merit Health Wesley, Women's Pavilion of South Mississippi mark August as Breastfeeding Month

    Merit Health Wesley, Women's Pavilion of South Mississippi mark August as Breastfeeding Month

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-08-17 16:56:47 GMT

     Visit www.MeritHealthWesley.com for more details.

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     Visit www.MeritHealthWesley.com for more details.

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  • Laurel Little Theatre holding auditions for "Brighton Beach Memoirs"

    Laurel Little Theatre holding auditions for "Brighton Beach Memoirs"

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:24:59 GMT

    Laurel Little Theatre will hold auditions for "Brighton Beach Memoirs" August 21 and 22 at 7 p.m. each night at the Arabian Theatre.  Written by Neil Simon, "Brighton Beach Memoirs" is about his own true coming-of-age story as a 1930s Brooklyn teenager in a tight-knit family.  Visit www.laurellittletheatre.com for more details.   

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    Laurel Little Theatre will hold auditions for "Brighton Beach Memoirs" August 21 and 22 at 7 p.m. each night at the Arabian Theatre.  Written by Neil Simon, "Brighton Beach Memoirs" is about his own true coming-of-age story as a 1930s Brooklyn teenager in a tight-knit family.  Visit www.laurellittletheatre.com for more details.   

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  • Jones County supervisors honor Vietnam vets

    Jones County supervisors honor Vietnam vets

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-08-16 16:57:16 GMT

     The Jones County Board of Supervisors will honor local veterans of the Vietnam war August 26 at 11 a.m. at the Magnolia Center.  For more details, call 601-422-4222.  

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     The Jones County Board of Supervisors will honor local veterans of the Vietnam war August 26 at 11 a.m. at the Magnolia Center.  For more details, call 601-422-4222.  

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  • Stroke survivors find ways to cope at camp

    Stroke survivors find ways to cope at camp

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-08-15 16:54:48 GMT

       For more details on August 15th's medical feature on stroke survivors attending camps in Iowa, visit www.strokecamp.org or call 1-309-688-5450.  

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       For more details on August 15th's medical feature on stroke survivors attending camps in Iowa, visit www.strokecamp.org or call 1-309-688-5450.  

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  • Family Health Center prepares for Family Fun Day

    Family Health Center prepares for Family Fun Day

    Friday, August 11 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-08-11 16:58:57 GMT

     The Family Health Center invites you and your relatives to Family Fun Day, which takes place August 12 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at 117 South 11th Avenue.   The event includes a 5K run/walk, a rummage sale, live entertainment and much more.   For more details, visit www.lfhc.net or call 601-399-1945.  

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     The Family Health Center invites you and your relatives to Family Fun Day, which takes place August 12 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at 117 South 11th Avenue.   The event includes a 5K run/walk, a rummage sale, live entertainment and much more.   For more details, visit www.lfhc.net or call 601-399-1945.  

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  • Southern Miss' Institute for Disability Studies sponsors homebuyer education class

    Southern Miss' Institute for Disability Studies sponsors homebuyer education class

    Thursday, August 10 2017 1:05 PM EDT2017-08-10 17:05:27 GMT

    Southern Miss' Institute for Disability Studies is sponsoring a homebuyer education workshop August 12 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church at 2420 Hardy Street.  The workshop is open to anyone in or near Forrest County interested in buying a home.  For more details, visit www.usm.edu/disability-studies or call 601-266-5163.  

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    Southern Miss' Institute for Disability Studies is sponsoring a homebuyer education workshop August 12 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church at 2420 Hardy Street.  The workshop is open to anyone in or near Forrest County interested in buying a home.  For more details, visit www.usm.edu/disability-studies or call 601-266-5163.  

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  • ADP, Corner Market launch Pine Belt Eats food drive

    ADP, Corner Market launch Pine Belt Eats food drive

    Thursday, August 10 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-08-10 17:04:37 GMT

    The ADP and local locations of Corner Market are launching the Pine Belt Eats food drive August 12.  Donations will benefit the Eagle's Nest Food Pantry, Christian Services, the Petal Children's Task Force and the Edwards Street Fellowship Center.  Like www.facebook.com/PineBeltEats for more details.  

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    The ADP and local locations of Corner Market are launching the Pine Belt Eats food drive August 12.  Donations will benefit the Eagle's Nest Food Pantry, Christian Services, the Petal Children's Task Force and the Edwards Street Fellowship Center.  Like www.facebook.com/PineBeltEats for more details.  

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  • Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, Forrest County adds to its collection

    Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, Forrest County adds to its collection

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-08-08 16:56:09 GMT

     For more on August 8th's Midday Report with the Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County, visit www.hattlibrary.com or call 601-582-4461. 

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     For more on August 8th's Midday Report with the Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County, visit www.hattlibrary.com or call 601-582-4461. 

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  • Barrontown Utility Association issues boil water notice

    Barrontown Utility Association issues boil water notice

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 11:10 AM EDT2017-08-08 15:10:05 GMT

    Barrontown Utility Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Robertson Road from Morriston Road to, and including, Robertson Crossroad, Nora Lane and Sunnyvale Drive.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-544-3553.  

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    Barrontown Utility Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Robertson Road from Morriston Road to, and including, Robertson Crossroad, Nora Lane and Sunnyvale Drive.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-544-3553.  

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  • Waiting for a Cure Foundation preparing for fundraisers, breast cancer awareness events

    Waiting for a Cure Foundation preparing for fundraisers, breast cancer awareness events

    Monday, August 7 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-08-07 17:10:34 GMT

     The Waiting for a Cure Foundation raises money to help the needs of breast cancer patients and survivors – as well as their families.   The foundation has plans for a series of events.  For more details like www.facebook.com/WaitingForACure/ or call 601-620-6421. 

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     The Waiting for a Cure Foundation raises money to help the needs of breast cancer patients and survivors – as well as their families.   The foundation has plans for a series of events.  For more details like www.facebook.com/WaitingForACure/ or call 601-620-6421. 

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  • HCLO presents "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"

    HCLO presents "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"

    Friday, August 4 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-08-04 16:55:33 GMT

      Performance of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" takes place August 10, 11 and 12 at 7:30 each night at The Thirsty Hippo.  Another set of performances follows August 16, 17 and 18 also at The Thirsty Hippo.  Visit www.hclo.org for more details, ticket information and notes on related performances. 

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      Performance of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" takes place August 10, 11 and 12 at 7:30 each night at The Thirsty Hippo.  Another set of performances follows August 16, 17 and 18 also at The Thirsty Hippo.  Visit www.hclo.org for more details, ticket information and notes on related performances. 

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  • Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg helps students start new academic year

    Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg helps students start new academic year

    Friday, August 4 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-08-04 16:54:36 GMT

    Visit www.hattiesburgjuniorauxiliary.org for more details.

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    Visit www.hattiesburgjuniorauxiliary.org for more details.

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  • Local church hosts seminar on preventing concussions, heat-related illness

    Local church hosts seminar on preventing concussions, heat-related illness

    Thursday, August 3 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-08-03 16:52:05 GMT

     A seminar on dealing with heat-related illnesses and preventing concussions takes place August 7 at Immanuel Baptist Church, located at 510 Weathersby Road.  Contact the church at www.ibchattiesburg.com or 601-264-2427 for more details. 

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     A seminar on dealing with heat-related illnesses and preventing concussions takes place August 7 at Immanuel Baptist Church, located at 510 Weathersby Road.  Contact the church at www.ibchattiesburg.com or 601-264-2427 for more details. 

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  • CPSC, makers issue recall of magnetic building sets

    CPSC, makers issue recall of magnetic building sets

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-08-02 19:12:27 GMT

    Panelcraft can be reached at www.panelcraft.com or, toll-free, at 1-888-288-7615.

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    Panelcraft can be reached at www.panelcraft.com or, toll-free, at 1-888-288-7615.

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  • JBS USA recalls thousands of pounds of ground beef

    JBS USA recalls thousands of pounds of ground beef

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-08-02 19:11:37 GMT

    Contact JBS USA at www.jbssa.com or 1-970-506-8000 for more details on the recall. 

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    Contact JBS USA at www.jbssa.com or 1-970-506-8000 for more details on the recall. 

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  • Faith Ministries hosts back to school rally

    Faith Ministries hosts back to school rally

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-08-02 16:55:44 GMT

    Faith Ministries' back to school rally takes place August 4 at 6 p.m. at 607 South Front Street.  Guest speaker is Charles Hamilton, a former major leaguer with the Kansas City Royals.  For more details, call 601-426-3100 or 601-283-5728. 

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    Faith Ministries' back to school rally takes place August 4 at 6 p.m. at 607 South Front Street.  Guest speaker is Charles Hamilton, a former major leaguer with the Kansas City Royals.  For more details, call 601-426-3100 or 601-283-5728. 

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  • FGH Healthcare Foundation continues to sell raffle tickets to benefit cancer center

    FGH Healthcare Foundation continues to sell raffle tickets to benefit cancer center

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-08-01 17:24:04 GMT

     Visit www.forresthealth.org/winthiscar or call 601-288-4396 for more details.

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     Visit www.forresthealth.org/winthiscar for more details.

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  • South Central Behavioral Health Services providing individual, family counseling at new facility

    South Central Behavioral Health Services providing individual, family counseling at new facility

    Monday, July 31 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-07-31 16:53:06 GMT

     South Central Behavioral Health Services recently relocated to a new facility at 2002-D Highway 15 North.   For more on July 31st's interview with Brett Cutrer, a therapist at SCBHS, visit www.scrmc.com/clinics/south-central-behavioral-health-services or call 601-426-9614.  

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     South Central Behavioral Health Services recently relocated to a new facility at 2002-D Highway 15 North.   For more on July 31st's interview with Brett Cutrer, a therapist at SCBHS, visit www.scrmc.com/clinics/south-central-behavioral-health-services or call 601-426-9614.  

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  • Lamar County Community Shelter hosting benefit for Lynne Touchstone Ford

    Lamar County Community Shelter hosting benefit for Lynne Touchstone Ford

    Monday, July 31 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-07-31 16:44:25 GMT

     A benefit concert for Lynne Touchstone Ford takes place August 5 from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. at the Lamar County Community Shelter, located at 99 Central Industrial Road.  The event will feature live music from several Gospel and bluegrass acts – as well as concessions and live and silent auctions.  Proceeds benefit Ford's medical expenses as she is battling cancer.  For more details, call 601-270-2709 or 601-408-5965.

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     A benefit concert for Lynne Touchstone Ford takes place August 5 from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. at the Lamar County Community Shelter, located at 99 Central Industrial Road.  The event will feature live music from several Gospel and bluegrass acts – as well as concessions and live and silent auctions.  Proceeds benefit Ford's medical expenses as she is battling cancer.  For more details, call 601-270-2709 or 601-408-5965.

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  • Local League of Women Voters chapter welcomes Hattiesburg's new mayor to meeting

    Local League of Women Voters chapter welcomes Hattiesburg's new mayor to meeting

    Monday, July 31 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-07-31 16:43:49 GMT

    The League of Women Voters - Pine Belt welcomes Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker to tonight's meeting, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, located at 220 West Front Street.   The new mayor will discuss issues related to the Hub City and the rest of the Pine Belt.   Like https://www.facebook.com/leagueofwomanvoterspinebelt or call 601-818-7091 for more details.   

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    The League of Women Voters - Pine Belt welcomes Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker to tonight's meeting, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, located at 220 West Front Street.   The new mayor will discuss issues related to the Hub City and the rest of the Pine Belt.   Like https://www.facebook.com/leagueofwomanvoterspinebelt or call 601-818-7091 for more details.   

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  • Moselle Water Association issues boil water notice

    Moselle Water Association issues boil water notice

    Monday, July 31 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-07-31 16:43:03 GMT

    Moselle Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Vineyard Loop, BB&H Road, Moselle Bounds Road, John Everette Road, McDuffie Road and Hood Street.  This also affects customers on Moselle Oak Grove Road between the railroad tracks and Highway 11 – and Highway 11 between Hood Street and Moselle Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-498-5592.   

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    Moselle Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Vineyard Loop, BB&H Road, Moselle Bounds Road, John Everette Road, McDuffie Road and Hood Street.  This also affects customers on Moselle Oak Grove Road between the railroad tracks and Highway 11 – and Highway 11 between Hood Street and Moselle Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-498-5592.   

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  • Local coffeehouse hosting Superhero Saturday

    Local coffeehouse hosting Superhero Saturday

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:57:33 GMT

    Superhero Saturday takes place July 22 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at JavaWerks Coffeehouse, located at 2902 Hardy Street, Suite 10.  Proceeds from the event benefit the Officer Liquori Tate Foundation.  Like www.facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY for more details.  

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    Superhero Saturday takes place July 22 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at JavaWerks Coffeehouse, located at 2902 Hardy Street, Suite 10.  Proceeds from the event benefit the Officer Liquori Tate Foundation.  Like www.facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY for more details.  

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  • Sanford Community Center prepares for next Gospel sing

    Sanford Community Center prepares for next Gospel sing

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:54:10 GMT

     The Sanford Community Center's monthly Gospel sing welcomes Paula Brewer, Shallow Creek and The Faithway Singers August 12 at 6:30 p.m.  The community center is located at 663 Old Highway 49. Admission is free; a love offering will be accepted. For more details, call 601-765-6485. 

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     The Sanford Community Center's monthly Gospel sing welcomes Paula Brewer, Shallow Creek and The Faithway Singers August 12 at 6:30 p.m.  The community center is located at 663 Old Highway 49. Admission is free; a love offering will be accepted. For more details, call 601-765-6485. 

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  • Local restaurant group joins in walk to end Alzheimer's disease

    Local restaurant group joins in walk to end Alzheimer's disease

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-07-17 16:54:13 GMT

    The Mahogany Bar will host a fundraiser for the state chapter of the Alzheimer's Association July 20 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.  "The Hog" is located at 3810 Hardy Street.

    The local walk to end Alzheimer's takes place August 26 at Southern Miss.  Visit www.alz.org for more details. 

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    The Mahogany Bar will host a fundraiser for the state chapter of the Alzheimer's Association July 20 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.  "The Hog" is located at 3810 Hardy Street.

    The local walk to end Alzheimer's takes place August 26 at Southern Miss.  Visit www.alz.org for more details. 

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  • Eastabuchie Utility Association issues water notice

    Eastabuchie Utility Association issues water notice

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:13 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:13:12 GMT

    Eastabuchie Utility Association officials issue a boil water notice for customer who live on Highway 11 between Chevis Lee Road and Evelyn Gandy -- until Saturday.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-582-8959. 

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    Eastabuchie Utility Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Highway 11 between Chevis Lee Road and Evelyn Gandy -- until Saturday.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-582-8959. 

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  • Financial Literacy Institute seeks to assist communities with money matters

    Financial Literacy Institute seeks to assist communities with money matters

    Friday, July 14 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-07-14 16:51:29 GMT

    Officials at the Financial Literacy Institute, a non-profit organization which opened July 11, say they will work to assist communities with personal finance, student loans, money management and so much more.  Visit www.financialliteracyinstituteinc.org for more details. 

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    Officials at the Financial Literacy Institute, a non-profit organization which opened July 11, say they will work to assist communities with personal finance, student loans, money management and so much more.  Visit www.financialliteracyinstituteinc.org for more details. 

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  • Mize prepares for annual watermelon festival

    Mize prepares for annual watermelon festival

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-07-13 16:57:36 GMT

    The annual Mississippi Watermelon Festival takes place July 14 and 15.  The event includes a live performance from John Conlee as well as arts and crafts, games for the kids, fireworks and much more.  Visit http://www.mswatermelonfestival.com/ for more details.

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    The annual Mississippi Watermelon Festival takes place July 14 and 15.  The event includes a live performance from John Conlee as well as arts and crafts, games for the kids, fireworks and much more.  Visit http://www.mswatermelonfestival.com/ for more details.

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  • Community outreach center hosts workshop on self-esteem

    Community outreach center hosts workshop on self-esteem

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-07-12 16:53:48 GMT

    The HMF Community Outreach Center's self-esteem workshop takes place July 15 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Danny Levi Hinton Community Center, located at 225 Tatum Road.   E-mail hollibabi@yahoo.com for more details. 

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    The HMF Community Outreach Center's self-esteem workshop takes place July 15 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Danny Levi Hinton Community Center, located at 225 Tatum Road.   E-mail hollibabi@yahoo.com for more details. 

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  • Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, Forrest County hosting special events in July

    Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, Forrest County hosting special events in July

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:21:45 GMT

    Visit www.hattlibrary.com for more details on upcoming events.

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    Visit www.hattlibrary.com for more details on upcoming events.

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  • Southwest Jones Water Association issues water notice

    Southwest Jones Water Association issues water notice

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-07-11 15:34:34 GMT

    Southwest Jones Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for Customers who live on Eddie Smith Road, Triggs Road, Eatonville Road, Delk Road, Old Progress and Berry Briar Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-752-5385.

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    Southwest Jones Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for Customers who live on Eddie Smith Road, Triggs Road, Eatonville Road, Delk Road, Old Progress and Berry Briar Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-752-5385.

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  • ACS continues research, fundraising efforts

    ACS continues research, fundraising efforts

    Friday, July 7 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-07-07 16:55:32 GMT

     For more on July 7th's interview with the American Cancer Society, visit www.cancer.org or call 1-800-227-2345. 

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     For more on July 7th's interview with the American Cancer Society, visit www.cancer.org or call 1-800-227-2345. 

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  • Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg serving youth at local camp

    Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg serving youth at local camp

    Friday, July 7 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-07-07 16:52:18 GMT

     Visit www.hattiesburgjuniorauxiliary.org for more details.

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     Visit www.hattiesburgjuniorauxiliary.org for more details.

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  • FGH, Southern Miss present chalk talk for women

    FGH, Southern Miss present chalk talk for women

    Thursday, July 6 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-07-06 16:56:17 GMT

    Forrest General's Spirit of Women and Southern Miss athletics present Football 101, their annual chalk talk for ladies, July 12 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Giannini Touchdown Terrace at M.M. Roberts Stadium.   Admission is $25 for members of the Eagle Club or Spirit of Women and $35 for non-members.  For more details or to register, visit www.forrestgeneral.com/football101 or call 601-288-4968. 

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    Forrest General's Spirit of Women and Southern Miss athletics present Football 101, their annual chalk talk for ladies, July 12 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Giannini Touchdown Terrace at M.M. Roberts Stadium.   Admission is $25 for members of the Eagle Club or Spirit of Women and $35 for non-members.  For more details or to register, visit www.forrestgeneral.com/football101 or call 601-288-4968. 

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  • Town Square Park hosts Praise in the Park

    Town Square Park hosts Praise in the Park

    Thursday, July 6 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-07-06 16:55:32 GMT

    Praise in the Park takes place July 8 starting at noon at Town Square Park.  Concert organizers invite your church choir, group or dance team to perform live on stage.  For more details, call 601-913-9081.

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    Praise in the Park takes place July 8 starting at noon at Town Square Park.  Concert organizers invite your church choir, group or dance team to perform live on stage.  For more details, call 601-913-9081.

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  • Local chapters of National Alliance on Mental Illness, sorority host minority mental health forum

    Local chapters of National Alliance on Mental Illness, sorority host minority mental health forum

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-07-05 17:21:14 GMT

    The Pine Belt chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's Theta Sigma Omega chapter will host a minority mental health forum July 8 from 9 a.m. until noon in the public room of the Forrest County Chancery Court, located at 641 North Main Street.  Admission is free; registration begins at 8:30 a.m.   Visit www.nami.org/aka for more details.

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    The Pine Belt chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's Theta Sigma Omega chapter will host a minority mental health forum July 8 from 9 a.m. until noon in the public room of the Forrest County Chancery Court, located at 641 North Main Street.  Admission is free; registration begins at 8:30 a.m.   Visit www.nami.org/aka for more details.

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  • West Ellisville Baptist Church celebrates Independence Day on second of July

    West Ellisville Baptist Church celebrates Independence Day on second of July

    Friday, June 30 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-06-30 16:54:40 GMT

    West Ellisville Baptist Church's Independence day weekend outreach event takes place July 2 at 6 p.m. at JCJC's practice football field.  There will be free food, games, music, and fireworks.  For more details, call the church at 601-477-9333. 

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    West Ellisville Baptist Church's Independence day weekend outreach event takes place July 2 at 6 p.m. at JCJC's practice football field.  There will be free food, games, music, and fireworks.  For more details, call the church at 601-477-9333. 

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  • Meagan Smith recently named Petal's Distinguished Young Woman

    Meagan Smith recently named Petal's Distinguished Young Woman

    Thursday, June 29 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-06-29 16:57:09 GMT

     Visit http://ms.distinguishedyw.org/ for more details.  

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     Visit http://ms.distinguishedyw.org/ for more details.  

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  • Camp Shelby marks centennial anniversary

    Camp Shelby marks centennial anniversary

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-06-28 16:55:39 GMT

    On July 13, a centennial salute will take place at Hattiesburg's Lake Terrace Convention Center.  Tickets for this event can be purchased at the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum.  Visit http://www.armedforcesmuseum.us/ to contact the museum. Then on July 15, Camp Shelby will host a free family day from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.   Like www.facebook.com/campshelby1917/ for more details.

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    On July 13, a centennial salute will take place at Hattiesburg's Lake Terrace Convention Center.  Tickets for this event can be purchased at the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum.  Visit http://www.armedforcesmuseum.us/ to contact the museum. Then on July 15, Camp Shelby will host a free family day from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.   Like www.facebook.com/campshelby1917/ for more details.

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  • CPSC issuing fireworks recall

    CPSC issuing fireworks recall

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-06-27 19:18:24 GMT

    The recall involves TNT Red, White and Blue smoke fireworks.  To obtain a refund, American Promotional Events can be reached at 1-800-243-1189 Monday through Friday.  Email at info@tntfireworks.com or online at www.tntfireworks.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

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    The recall involves TNT Red, White and Blue smoke fireworks.  To obtain a refund, American Promotional Events can be reached at 1-800-243-1189 Monday through Friday.  Email at info@tntfireworks.com or online at www.tntfireworks.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

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  • YWCO celebrates America

    YWCO celebrates America

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-06-26 16:58:30 GMT

    The YWCO's annual Celebrate America program takes place June 27 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 428 West Oak Street.  The event includes lunch for $10, live entertainment and Larry Callahan as the guest speaker.  Like www.facebook.com/YWCOLaurelMS or call 601-428-5694 for more details.

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    The YWCO's annual Celebrate America program takes place June 27 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 428 West Oak Street.  The event includes lunch for $10, live entertainment and Larry Callahan as the guest speaker.  Like www.facebook.com/YWCOLaurelMS or call 601-428-5694 for more details.

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  • Mount Olive native comes home, holds book signing

    Mount Olive native comes home, holds book signing

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-06-26 16:57:42 GMT

    Under the theme of "Galactic Starveyors", Rawls Springs Baptist Church's Vacation Bible School takes place July 17 through 22.    For more details, call the church at 601-268-2801.

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    Under the theme of "Galactic Starveyors", Rawls Springs Baptist Church's Vacation Bible School takes place July 17 through 22.    For more details, call the church at 601-268-2801.

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  • Barrontown Water Association issues water notice

    Barrontown Water Association issues water notice

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-06-26 15:40:40 GMT

    Barrontown Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for its customers who live on Corinth Road and in the Cross Creek Subdivision.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-544-3553.

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    Barrontown Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for its customers who live on Corinth Road and in the Cross Creek Subdivision.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-544-3553.

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  • City of Hattiesburg Concert Band salutes American composers

    City of Hattiesburg Concert Band salutes American composers

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:54:07 GMT

     The City of Hattiesburg Concert Band will hold its next free concert June 25 at 3 p.m. at the Saenger Theater.  The band's performance will serve as a salute to American composers.  Contact the Saenger at 601-584-4888 for more details.   

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     The City of Hattiesburg Concert Band will hold its next free concert June 25 at 3 p.m. at the Saenger Theater.  The band's performance will serve as a salute to American composers.  Contact the Saenger at 601-584-4888 for more details.   

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  • FGH: Stressing importance of advance care planning

    FGH: Stressing importance of advance care planning

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:48:52 GMT

    Visit www.forrestgeneral.com or call 1-800-844-4445 for more details.

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    Visit www.forrestgeneral.com or call 1-800-844-4445 for more details.

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  • House of Refuge presents community fun day

    House of Refuge presents community fun day

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:19:00 GMT

    The House of Refuge's community fun day takes place July 1 starting at 10 a.m. at Raisola Park.  For more details, call 601-792-2812.

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    The House of Refuge's community fun day takes place July 1 starting at 10 a.m. at Raisola Park.  For more details, call 601-792-2812.

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  • FGH Healthcare Foundation holding raffle for new car; proceeds benefit cancer care projects

    FGH Healthcare Foundation holding raffle for new car; proceeds benefit cancer care projects

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-06-20 16:56:03 GMT

    Visit www.forresthealth.org/winthiscar for more details.

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    Visit www.forresthealth.org/winthiscar for more details.

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  • CPSC: United Pet Group expands recall of chew products for dogs

    CPSC: United Pet Group expands recall of chew products for dogs

    Monday, June 19 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-06-19 19:10:14 GMT

    Consumer with these products can call the United Pet Group consumer affairs team at 1-855-215-4962 for a refund.

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    Consumer with these products can call the United Pet Group consumer affairs team at 1-855-215-4962 for a refund.

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  • Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians prepares for annual fair

    Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians prepares for annual fair

    Monday, June 19 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-06-19 17:20:27 GMT

     The Choctaw Indian Fair is coming up July 12 through 15 in the Choctaw community.  The fair includes live entertainment, a carnival, sports and much more.  Visit www.choctawindianfair.com for more details. 

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     The Choctaw Indian Fair is coming up July 12 through 15 in the Choctaw community.  The fair includes live entertainment, a carnival, sports and much more.  Visit www.choctawindianfair.com for more details. 

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  • Local café hosts Steampunk Saturday

    Local café hosts Steampunk Saturday

    Friday, June 16 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-06-16 16:55:22 GMT

    Team John Boy presents Steampunk Saturday – taking place June 17, starting at 10 a.m., at Java Werks, located at 2902 Hardy Street, Suite 10.  Proceeds benefit Camp Corral, an organization that sends kids to camp while their parents recover from injuries suffered while on active military duty. Like www.facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY for more details.  

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    Team John Boy presents Steampunk Saturday – taking place June 17, starting at 10 a.m., at Java Werks, located at 2902 Hardy Street, Suite 10.  Proceeds benefit Camp Corral, an organization that sends kids to camp while their parents recover from injuries suffered while on active military duty. Like www.facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY for more details.  

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  • Mount Olive native comes home, holds book signing

    Mount Olive native comes home, holds book signing

    Friday, June 16 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-06-16 16:54:27 GMT

    Author Sharee McNair, a native of Mount Olive, has released a book entitled "Rejected to Be Released".   McNair's book-signing takes place June 16 from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Jane Blain Brewer Library.  For more details, call the library at 601-797-4955.

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    Author Sharee McNair, a native of Mount Olive, has released a book entitled "Rejected to Be Released".   McNair's book-signing takes place June 16 from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Jane Blain Brewer Library.  For more details, call the library at 601-797-4955.

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  • Merit Health Wesley: Weight-loss surgery program receives accreditation

    Merit Health Wesley: Weight-loss surgery program receives accreditation

    Thursday, June 15 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-06-15 16:55:58 GMT

     Visit www.LoseWeightAtWesley.com for more details. 

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     Visit www.LoseWeightAtWesley.com for more details. 

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  • Sanford Community Center hosting Gospel Sing

    Sanford Community Center hosting Gospel Sing

    Thursday, June 15 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-06-15 16:55:02 GMT

    Faith Walkers, Faithway Singers and Gospel Grass Revival will be performing at Sanford Community Center July 8 at 6:30 p.m.  The community center is located at 663 Old Highway 49.  Admission is free; a love offering will be collected.  For more details, call 601-765-6485. 

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    Faith Walkers, Faithway Singers and Gospel Grass Revival will be performing at Sanford Community Center July 8 at 6:30 p.m.  The community center is located at 663 Old Highway 49.  Admission is free; a love offering will be collected.  For more details, call 601-765-6485. 

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  • Reagan Verret wins Perry County Distinguished Young Woman honors

    Reagan Verret wins Perry County Distinguished Young Woman honors

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-06-14 17:18:59 GMT

    Reagan Verret was named Perry County's Distinguished Young Woman in an open program held recently in Meridian.

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    Visit www.ms.distinguishedyw.org for more details.

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  • Author opens up about overcoming blindness

    Author opens up about overcoming blindness

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-06-14 16:55:29 GMT

    Jane Bradley, author of "My Pathway to the Light: Overcoming Legal Blindness", will have a book signing June 14 (this afternoon) at 3 p.m. at Main Street Books.  Visit www.mypathwaytothelight.com for more details. 

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    Jane Bradley, author of "My Pathway to the Light: Overcoming Legal Blindness", will have a book signing June 14 (this afternoon) at 3 p.m. at Main Street Books.  Visit www.mypathwaytothelight.com for more details. 

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  • JCJC, UBS team up for blood drive

    JCJC, UBS team up for blood drive

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-06-13 16:53:33 GMT

    For more details, call 601-477-4245.

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    For more details, call 601-477-4245.

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  • Tyson Foods recalls breaded chicken due to allegens, misbranding

    Tyson Foods recalls breaded chicken due to allegens, misbranding

    Monday, June 12 2017 3:24 PM EDT2017-06-12 19:24:47 GMT

    UNDATED (WDAM) – Tyson Foods recalls more than two million pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken products.  Federal authorities say the products could contain milk, which is not declared on the product label. Call 888-674-6854 for more details on this recall.  Copyright 2017 WDAM.  All rights reserved.   

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    UNDATED (WDAM) – Tyson Foods recalls more than two million pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken products.  Federal authorities say the products could contain milk, which is not declared on the product label. Call 888-674-6854 for more details on this recall.  Copyright 2017 WDAM.  All rights reserved.   

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  • CPSC, maker recall chew products for dogs

    CPSC, maker recall chew products for dogs

    Monday, June 12 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-06-12 19:19:20 GMT

     Several brands of Rawhide chew products are being recalled due to possible contamination. The dog chew products included in the voluntary recall identify an expiration date ranging from June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2020, located on the back of the package, the CPSC said. Consumer with these products can call the United Pet Group consumer affairs team at 1-855-215-4962 for a refund.   

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     Several brands of Rawhide chew products are being recalled due to possible contamination. The dog chew products included in the voluntary recall identify an expiration date ranging from June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2020, located on the back of the package, the CPSC said. Consumer with these products can call the United Pet Group consumer affairs team at 1-855-215-4962 for a refund.   

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  • SCRMC offering free diabetic foot screenings

    SCRMC offering free diabetic foot screenings

    Monday, June 12 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-06-12 16:51:04 GMT

     South Central Regional Medical Center is scheduling diabetic foot screenings June 27 at South Central Place, located at 2260 Highway 15 North.  Call 601-399-0501 to reserve your time.

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     South Central Regional Medical Center is scheduling diabetic foot screenings June 27 at South Central Place, located at 2260 Highway 15 North.  Call 601-399-0501 to reserve your time.

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  • Miss Hattiesburg Mia Hall prepares for Miss Mississippi

    Miss Hattiesburg Mia Hall prepares for Miss Mississippi

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-05-31 16:54:55 GMT

    Miss Hattiesburg Mia Hall is preparing to compete at the Miss Mississippi pageant -- taking place June 21-24 in Vicksburg.   

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    Miss Hattiesburg Mia Hall is preparing to compete at the Miss Mississippi pageant -- taking place June 21-24 in Vicksburg.   

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  • WCU Dinner Theatre rebounds, presents first of two summer shows

    WCU Dinner Theatre rebounds, presents first of two summer shows

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-05-30 16:54:56 GMT

    Performances of "Country Is: The Music of Main Street" take place June 15 through July 1 at the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the main campus of WCU.  Call 601-318-6221 for reservations. 

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    Performances of "Country Is: The Music of Main Street" take place June 15 through July 1 at the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the main campus of WCU.  Call 601-318-6221 for reservations. 

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  • MSU Extension Service offering food safety tips for summer

    MSU Extension Service offering food safety tips for summer

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-05-30 16:54:02 GMT

     For more on May 30th's interview with Dawn Vosbein, Pearl River County's extension agent, call 601-403-2280 or your county's office of the Mississippi State Extension Service.  Visit www.extension.msstate.edu and click on "County Offices". 

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     For more on May 30th's interview with Dawn Vosbein, Pearl River County's extension agent, call 601-403-2280 or your county's office of the Mississippi State Extension Service.  Visit www.extension.msstate.edu and click on "County Offices". 

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  • Beaverdam Water Association issues water notice

    Beaverdam Water Association issues water notice

    Friday, May 26 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-05-26 21:20:40 GMT

    Beaverdam Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for its customers in the Beaverdam community.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-787-4714.

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    Beaverdam Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for its customers in the Beaverdam community.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-787-4714.

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  • Laurel Little Theatre presents "The Lion King, Jr."

    Laurel Little Theatre presents "The Lion King, Jr."

    Friday, May 26 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-05-26 17:18:03 GMT

     Performances of "The Lion King, Jr." takes place June 1st-4th at the Arabian Theatre in downtown Laurel.  Tickets are $10 each; children under 8 admitted for $5.   For more details and ticket information, visit www.laurellittletheatre.com or call 601-428-0140. 

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     Performances of "The Lion King, Jr." takes place June 1st-4th at the Arabian Theatre in downtown Laurel.  Tickets are $10 each; children under 8 admitted for $5.   For more details and ticket information, visit www.laurellittletheatre.com or call 601-428-0140. 

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  • JCJC hosting Red, White and Blue Memorial Salute

    JCJC hosting Red, White and Blue Memorial Salute

    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:56:02 GMT

    The Red, White and Blue Memorial Salute takes place May 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bush Fine Arts Auditorium at Jones County Junior College.  Admission is free.  Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1868541356740384/ for more details. 

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    The Red, White and Blue Memorial Salute takes place May 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bush Fine Arts Auditorium at Jones County Junior College.  Admission is free.  Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1868541356740384/ for more details. 

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  • Word of Faith Christian Academy hosting enrichment camp

    Word of Faith Christian Academy hosting enrichment camp

    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:54:37 GMT

    The Word of Faith Christian Academy presents an enrichment camp June 12 through July 28.  The camp includes craft projects, sports and much more.  The camp is open to children ages 3 through 13.  To find out how to sign up your child, call 601-545-7735.

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    The Word of Faith Christian Academy presents an enrichment camp June 12 through July 28.  The camp includes craft projects, sports and much more.  The camp is open to children ages 3 through 13.  To find out how to sign up your child, call 601-545-7735.

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  • Make a Change Foundation hosting "Shepherd's Call"

    Make a Change Foundation hosting "Shepherd's Call"

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-05-24 16:57:16 GMT

    The Make a Change Foundation's Shepherd's Call event takes place June 3 at 2 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Public Library, located at 329 Hardy Street. For more details, e-mail makeachangefoundation@gmx.com or call 601-549-9333.  

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    The Make a Change Foundation's Shepherd's Call event takes place June 3 at 2 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Public Library, located at 329 Hardy Street. For more details, e-mail makeachangefoundation@gmx.com or call 601-549-9333.  

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  • United Blood Services holding blood drive, car wash

    United Blood Services holding blood drive, car wash

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-05-24 16:55:58 GMT

     Call 601-264-0743 for more details.

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     Call 601-264-0743 for more details.

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  • Runnelstown Utility District issues water notice

    Runnelstown Utility District issues water notice

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-05-24 16:10:12 GMT

    Runnelstown Utility District officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live north of the intersection of Conway Road and Pumping Station Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-584-6836 or 601-961-1802.  

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    Runnelstown Utility District officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live north of the intersection of Conway Road and Pumping Station Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-584-6836 or 601-961-1802.  

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  • Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society prepares for annual garden tours, daylily show

    Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society prepares for annual garden tours, daylily show

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:20:40 GMT

    The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society's annual garden tours start May 29 at 9 a.m.  The society's daylily show takes place June 3 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.  Visit www.hattiesburgdaylily.com for more details.

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    The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society's annual garden tours start May 29 at 9 a.m.  The society's daylily show takes place June 3 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.  Visit www.hattiesburgdaylily.com for more details.

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  • Lindstrom Eye: Offering latest technology for eye surgeries, treatments

    Lindstrom Eye: Offering latest technology for eye surgeries, treatments

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-05-22 16:52:11 GMT

    For more on May 22nd's interview with Judith Bradley, M.D., a local ophthalmologist, visit www.lindstromeyeandlasercenter.com or call 601-426-9454. 

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    For more on May 22nd's interview with Judith Bradley, M.D., a local ophthalmologist, visit www.lindstromeyeandlasercenter.com or call 601-426-9454. 

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  • Barrontown Utility lifts water notice

    Barrontown Utility lifts water notice

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:07 PM EDT2017-05-19 19:07:33 GMT

     Barrontown Utility officials are lifting the boil water notice for customers with homes from the intersection of Old Richton Road and Macedonia Road east to the Forrest and Perry County line. If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-544-3553.  

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     Barrontown Utility officials are lifting the boil water notice for customers with homes from the intersection of Old Richton Road and Macedonia Road east to the Forrest and Perry County line. If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-544-3553.  

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  • March for Jesus planned in Laurel

    March for Jesus planned in Laurel

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-05-19 16:54:26 GMT

    The Laurel/Jones County March for Jesus takes place May 20th, starting at 10 a.m., at Daphne Park in downtown Laurel.  For more details, call 601-580-8446. 

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    The Laurel/Jones County March for Jesus takes place May 20th, starting at 10 a.m., at Daphne Park in downtown Laurel.  For more details, call 601-580-8446. 

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  • Merit Health Wesley commemorating May as Better Sleep Month

    Merit Health Wesley commemorating May as Better Sleep Month

    Thursday, May 18 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-05-18 16:54:51 GMT

     Officials with Merit Health Wesley say the hospital's Sleep Center offers treatment for insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, Restless Legs syndrome, and also performs overnight sleep studies for patients.  For more on May 18th's interview with Paxton Lowery, the hospital's Sleep Center director, call 601-271-2204.  

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     Officials with Merit Health Wesley say the hospital's Sleep Center offers treatment for insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, Restless Legs syndrome, and also performs overnight sleep studies for patients.  For more on May 18th's interview with Paxton Lowery, the hospital's Sleep Center director, call 601-271-2204.  

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  • Petal Chamber, SBA host Boots to Business Reboot for military veterans

    Petal Chamber, SBA host Boots to Business Reboot for military veterans

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-05-17 16:54:32 GMT

    The Petal Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a workshop for military veterans interested in starting their own businesses.  The Boots to Business Reboot takes place June 3 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the City of Petal Center for Seniors and Veterans, located at 425 East Central Avenue.   The course is free.  Pre-registration is required.   For more details or to pre-register, call 601-583-3306.  

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    The Petal Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a workshop for military veterans interested in starting their own businesses.  The Boots to Business Reboot takes place June 3 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the City of Petal Center for Seniors and Veterans, located at 425 East Central Avenue.   The course is free.  Pre-registration is required.   For more details or to pre-register, call 601-583-3306.  

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  • Barrontown Utility issues boil water notice

    Barrontown Utility issues boil water notice

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 10:19 AM EDT2017-05-17 14:19:01 GMT

    Barrontown Utility officials issue a boil water notice for customers with homes from the intersection of Old Richton Road and Macedonia Road east to the Forrest and Perry County line. If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-544-3553. 

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    Barrontown Utility officials issue a boil water notice for customers with homes from the intersection of Old Richton Road and Macedonia Road east to the Forrest and Perry County line. If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-544-3553. 

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  • FestivalSouth organizers prepare for eight summer of events, performances

    FestivalSouth organizers prepare for eight summer of events, performances

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:52:29 GMT

     FestivalSouth preparations are nearly complete.  The festival includes several free and ticketed events taking place throughout the Hattiesburg area from June 1 until June 17. Visit www.festivalsouth.org for more details.

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     FestivalSouth preparations are nearly complete.  The festival includes several free and ticketed events taking place throughout the Hattiesburg area from June 1 until June 17. Visit www.festivalsouth.org for more details.

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  • Moselle Water Association boil water notice

    Moselle Water Association boil water notice

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:48:15 GMT

     Moselle Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Courtney Creek Road and Lynn Ray Road Extension.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-498-5592.  

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     Moselle Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Courtney Creek Road and Lynn Ray Road Extension.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-498-5592.  

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  • Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods plans for next meet-and-greet with political candidates

    Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods plans for next meet-and-greet with political candidates

    Monday, May 15 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-05-15 16:53:26 GMT

    The Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods' next meet-and-greet with the candidates for mayor and city council takes place May 18 at 6 p.m. at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, located at 220 West Front Street in Hattiesburg.   For more details, call 601-264-8621 or 601-264-1887.  

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    The Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods' next meet-and-greet with the candidates for mayor and city council takes place May 18 at 6 p.m. at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, located at 220 West Front Street in Hattiesburg.   For more details, call 601-264-8621 or 601-264-1887.  

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  • Southern Minority Council planning for leadership conference on coast

    Southern Minority Council planning for leadership conference on coast

    Friday, May 12 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-05-12 16:54:25 GMT

    For more details on the conference, call 601-624-0139.

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    For more details on the conference, call 601-624-0139.

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  • Eastabuchie Water Association issues boil water notice

    Eastabuchie Water Association issues boil water notice

    Friday, May 12 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-05-12 14:45:12 GMT

     Eastabuchie Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Pine Ridge Drive, Larawood, Heartwood and Hickory Circle.   If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-582-8959. 

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     Eastabuchie Water Association officials issue a boil water notice for customers who live on Pine Ridge Drive, Larawood, Heartwood and Hickory Circle.   If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-582-8959. 

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  • DuBard School for Language Disorders plans fundraisers

    DuBard School for Language Disorders plans fundraisers

    Thursday, May 11 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-05-11 16:56:52 GMT

    The "Dine for DuBard School" event takes place May 15 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Ed's Burger Joint.  Then on May 20, the Sertoma Club of Hattiesburg hosts a benefit drawdown from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Brewsky's. For more details, call the DuBard School for Language Disorders, based at Southern Miss, at 601-266-6215.     

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    The "Dine for DuBard School" event takes place May 15 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Ed's Burger Joint.  Then on May 20, the Sertoma Club of Hattiesburg hosts a benefit drawdown from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Brewsky's. For more details, call the DuBard School for Language Disorders, based at Southern Miss, at 601-266-6215.     

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  • Blue Bell Ice Cream unveils three new flavors

    Blue Bell Ice Cream unveils three new flavors

    Thursday, May 11 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-05-11 16:55:48 GMT

    Visit www.bluebell.com for more details on Blue Bell Creameries' newest flavors -- Bride's Cake, Groom's Cake and Moolinum Crunch. 

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    Visit www.bluebell.com for more details on Blue Bell Creameries' newest flavors -- Bride's Cake, Groom's Cake and Moolinum Crunch. 

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  • Oaysis Laurel EIM Social Club hosting lupus awareness walk

    Oaysis Laurel EIM Social Club hosting lupus awareness walk

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-05-10 17:20:46 GMT

    Oaysis Laurel EIM Social Club's 3k lupus awareness walk takes place May 13 at 7 a.m. at Gardiner Park, located at 749 North 4th Avenue.  For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1329934343757145/ or call 601-329-4557 or 601-522-6751. 

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    Oaysis Laurel EIM Social Club's 3k lupus awareness walk takes place May 13 at 7 a.m. at Gardiner Park, located at 749 North 4th Avenue.  For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1329934343757145/ or call 601-329-4557 or 601-522-6751. 

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  • Runnelstown Utility District issues boil water notice

    Runnelstown Utility District issues boil water notice

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-05-09 20:33:47 GMT

     Runnelstown Utility District officials issue a boil water notice for customers on Conway Road.  This also affects those with homes from the intersection of Conway Road and Pumping Station Road north.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-584-6386. 

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     Runnelstown Utility District officials issue a boil water notice for customers on Conway Road.  This also affects those with homes from the intersection of Conway Road and Pumping Station Road north.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-584-6386. 

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  • Salutes to law enforcement scheduled in Hattiesburg

    Salutes to law enforcement scheduled in Hattiesburg

    Monday, May 8 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-05-08 16:53:28 GMT

    Java Werks is hosting a prayer vigil May 9 at 9:30 a.m.  This vigil is being held in memory of Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate, who were killed in the line of duty on May 9, 2015.  Also that morning, Java Werks is hosting Coffee with a Cop, starting at 8 a.m. Java Werks is also hosting a book signing with Dwana Pusser Garrison, daughter of Sheriff Buford Pusser, May 12 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. For more details, call 601-268-3993. 

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    Java Werks is hosting a prayer vigil May 9 at 9:30 a.m.  This vigil is being held in memory of Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate, who were killed in the line of duty on May 9, 2015.  Also that morning, Java Werks is hosting Coffee with a Cop, starting at 8 a.m. Java Werks is also hosting a book signing with Dwana Pusser Garrison, daughter of Sheriff Buford Pusser, May 12 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. For more details, call 601-268-3993. 

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  • Shady Grove Utility District, Northeast Perry Utility Association lift boil water notices

    Shady Grove Utility District, Northeast Perry Utility Association lift boil water notices

    Monday, May 8 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-05-08 14:52:14 GMT
    UNDATED (WDAM) –  The Shady Grove Utility District in Jones County lifts the boil water notice for customers with homes north of Upper Hamilton Hill Road on Shady Grove Moss Road and Sharon-Moss Road.  If you have questions, contact the utility at shadygroveutdst@comcast.net or 601-428-0311. Also, the state health department says the boil water notice has been lifted for customers of Northeast Perry Utility Association who live on Will Best Road and Camp Eight Road so...More >>
    UNDATED (WDAM) –  The Shady Grove Utility District in Jones County lifts the boil water notice for customers with homes north of Upper Hamilton Hill Road on Shady Grove Moss Road and Sharon-Moss Road.  If you have questions, contact the utility at shadygroveutdst@comcast.net or 601-428-0311. Also, the state health department says the boil water notice has been lifted for customers of Northeast Perry Utility Association who live on Will Best Road and Camp Eight Road so...More >>
  • ACS, OGHS team up for benefit basketball game

    ACS, OGHS team up for benefit basketball game

    Friday, May 5 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-05-05 16:52:17 GMT

    Teachers at Oak Grove High School will play against the Hattiesburg Dream Team in a benefit basketball team May 11 at 6 p.m. at the high school's gymnasium.  The event will include a three-point contest and a ceremony for those affected by cancer.   The event will be held in memory of Antwain Duncan, a former student of Oak Grove High.  For more details, call the school at 601-264-7232.

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    Teachers at Oak Grove High School will play against the Hattiesburg Dream Team in a benefit basketball team May 11 at 6 p.m. at the high school's gymnasium.  The event will include a three-point contest and a ceremony for those affected by cancer.   The event will be held in memory of Antwain Duncan, a former student of Oak Grove High.  For more details, call the school at 601-264-7232.

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  • J.A. of Hattiesburg, The Arc hosting Prom Night Buddy Party

    J.A. of Hattiesburg, The Arc hosting Prom Night Buddy Party

    Friday, May 5 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-05-05 16:51:30 GMT

    Visit www.hattiesburgjuniorauxiliary.org for more details.

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    Visit www.hattiesburgjuniorauxiliary.org for more details.

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  • Immanuel Baptist Church hosting emergency preparedness event

    Immanuel Baptist Church hosting emergency preparedness event

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:20:13 GMT

    Immanuel Baptist Church's emergency preparedness event takes place May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the church, located at 510 Weathersby Road, across from Turtle Creek Mall.  James Smith, director of emergency management in Lamar County, is among the guest speakers.  For more details, call the church at 601-264-2427.  

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    Immanuel Baptist Church's emergency preparedness event takes place May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the church, located at 510 Weathersby Road, across from Turtle Creek Mall.  James Smith, director of emergency management in Lamar County, is among the guest speakers.  For more details, call the church at 601-264-2427.  

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  • FGH unveils robots that zap germs

    FGH unveils robots that zap germs

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-05-02 16:59:08 GMT

    Visit www.forrestgeneral.com/nametherobots for more details.

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    Visit www.forrestgeneral.com/nametherobots for more details.

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  • Shady Grove Utility District issues boil water notice

    Shady Grove Utility District issues boil water notice

    Monday, May 1 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-05-01 22:06:22 GMT

    The Shady Grove Utility District issues a boil water notice for customers with homes north of Upper Hamilton Hill Road on Shady Grove Moss Road and Sharon-Moss Road.  If you have questions, contact the utility at shadygroveutdst@comcast.net or 601-428-0311.

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    The Shady Grove Utility District issues a boil water notice for customers with homes north of Upper Hamilton Hill Road on Shady Grove Moss Road and Sharon-Moss Road.  If you have questions, contact the utility at shadygroveutdst@comcast.net or 601-428-0311.

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  • Hope Clinic hosts Heroes Walk

    Hope Clinic hosts Heroes Walk

    Friday, April 28 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-04-28 16:54:19 GMT

    The Hope Clinic's Heroes Walk takes place April 29 at the Longleaf Trace, Southern Miss Gateway.    Visit http://www.hopeclinicms.com/2017/01/05/walk-for-hope/ for more details and find out how to register online. 

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    The Hope Clinic's Heroes Walk takes place April 29 at the Longleaf Trace, Southern Miss Gateway.    Visit http://www.hopeclinicms.com/2017/01/05/walk-for-hope/ for more details and find out how to register online. 

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  • Restoration Life Christian Center hosts annual Gospel explosion

    Restoration Life Christian Center hosts annual Gospel explosion

    Thursday, April 27 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-04-27 16:54:30 GMT

    An annual Gospel explosion takes place April 29 at 6 p.m. at the Restoration Life Christian Center, located at 808 Ellisville Road in Laurel.  Visit http://www.facebook.com/samarian.ray for more details.

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    An annual Gospel explosion takes place April 29 at 6 p.m. at the Restoration Life Christian Center, located at 808 Ellisville Road in Laurel.  Visit http://www.facebook.com/samarian.ray for more details.

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  • Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera presents "Camelot"

    Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera presents "Camelot"

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:20:30 GMT

     Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera's production of "Camelot" takes place May 5 and 6 at 7:30 each night with a May 7 matinee at 2:00 at the Mannoni Performing Arts Center on the main campus of Southern Miss.  Visit www.hclo.org for more details and information. 

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     Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera's production of "Camelot" takes place May 5 and 6 at 7:30 each night with a May 7 matinee at 2:00 at the Mannoni Performing Arts Center on the main campus of Southern Miss.  Visit www.hclo.org for more details and information. 

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  • FBC of Laurel starts next Bible study series

    FBC of Laurel starts next Bible study series

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-04-25 16:57:01 GMT

    First Baptist Church of Laurel hosts a Precept Upon Precept Bible Study of Psalm 119.  The series starts April 27 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.    An identical study will begin May 1 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.   For more details, call the church at 601-428-4393.  

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    First Baptist Church of Laurel hosts a Precept Upon Precept Bible Study of Psalm 119.  The series starts April 27 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.    An identical study will begin May 1 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.   For more details, call the church at 601-428-4393.  

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  • Forrest County Extension Service offering course in forestland as investment

    Forrest County Extension Service offering course in forestland as investment

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-04-25 16:55:20 GMT

     The Forrest County Extension Service's course in forestland as an investment takes place every Tuesday in May from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the extension service's office, located at 952 Sullivan Drive.   Cost is $30 per person or $40 per couple; please register by April 26.  For more details, call 601-545-6083. 

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     The Forrest County Extension Service's course in forestland as an investment takes place every Tuesday in May from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the extension service's office, located at 952 Sullivan Drive.   Cost is $30 per person or $40 per couple; please register by April 26.  For more details, call 601-545-6083. 

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  • North Lamar Water Association issues boil water notice

    North Lamar Water Association issues boil water notice

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:57:41 GMT

    The North Lamar Water Association issues a boil water notice for customers with homes on Lincoln Road Extension from Oak Grove Road to Hegwood Road and all nearby roads.  This is due to a break in the main water line.  If you have questions, e-mail northlamarwater@comcast.net or 601-264-1157.

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    The North Lamar Water Association issues a boil water notice for customers with homes on Lincoln Road Extension from Oak Grove Road to Hegwood Road and all nearby roads.  This is due to a break in the main water line.  If you have questions, e-mail northlamarwater@comcast.net or 601-264-1157.

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  • SCRMC welcomes Rick Burgess, Southern Fried Chicks

    SCRMC welcomes Rick Burgess, Southern Fried Chicks

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-04-24 16:54:39 GMT

    For more details and ticket information, call 601-399-0501.

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    For more details and ticket information, call 601-399-0501.

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  • Praise dance team at Southern Miss preparing for performance

    Praise dance team at Southern Miss preparing for performance

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:30:37 GMT

    Miracles in the Making Praise Dance Ministries will have a concert April 30 at 4 p.m. at the Thad Cochran Center on the main Hattiesburg campus of Southern Miss.  For more details, call 601-266-4399. 
     

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    Miracles in the Making Praise Dance Ministries will have a concert April 30 at 5 p.m. at the Thad Cochran Center on the main Hattiesburg campus of Southern Miss.  For more details, call 601-266-4399. 
     

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  • Merit Health Wesley brings up matters of heart

    Merit Health Wesley brings up matters of heart

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:54:38 GMT

    Visit www.MeritHealthWesley.com for more details.

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    Visit www.MeritHealthWesley.com for more details.

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  • East Jasper School District hosts Health and Fitness Extravaganza

    East Jasper School District hosts Health and Fitness Extravaganza

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:53:47 GMT

    The East Jasper Consolidated School District's Health and Fitness Extravaganza takes place April 23 from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Heidelberg High School.  For more details, call 601-668-2665. 

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    The East Jasper Consolidated School District's Health and Fitness Extravaganza takes place April 23 from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Heidelberg High School.  For more details, call 601-668-2665. 

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  • YWCO prepares for annual Y Day

    YWCO prepares for annual Y Day

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:58:21 GMT

    The YWCO's 93rd Annual Y Day takes place April 27 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. at 428 West Oak Street in downtown Laurel.  The fundraiser includes a silent auction, lunch and much more. For more details, call 601-426-5694.  

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    The YWCO's 93rd Annual Y Day takes place April 27 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. at 428 West Oak Street in downtown Laurel.  The fundraiser includes a silent auction, lunch and much more. For more details, call 601-426-5694.  

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  • Southeastern Baptist College hosts Laurel's observances of National Day of Prayer

    Southeastern Baptist College hosts Laurel's observances of National Day of Prayer

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-04-18 16:53:39 GMT

    The National Day of Prayer begins May 4 at 7:30 a.m. with a prayer breakfast at Southeastern Baptist College on Highway 15.  The day of prayer follows May 4 at noon at the Laurel Courthouse.  For more details, or to RSVP for the breakfast, call 601-498-8832.  

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    The National Day of Prayer begins May 4 at 7:30 a.m. with a prayer breakfast at Southeastern Baptist College on Highway 15.  The day of prayer follows May 4 at noon at the Laurel Courthouse.  For more details, or to RSVP for the breakfast, call 601-498-8832.  

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  • CPSC: Electric shock hazard sparks recall

    CPSC: Electric shock hazard sparks recall

    Monday, April 17 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-04-17 19:13:32 GMT

    For more details on the recall, contact Customatic at www.customaticbeds.com or call, toll free, 1-844-815-9023. 

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    For more details on the recall, contact Customatic at www.customaticbeds.com or call, toll free, 1-844-815-9023. 

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  • Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center holds "Raise the Roof" fundraiser

    Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center holds "Raise the Roof" fundraiser

    Monday, April 17 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-04-17 17:24:00 GMT

    The Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center suffered roof damage after the January 21 tornado.   The center's "Raise the Roof" fundraiser takes place April 22 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Town Square Park.  For more details, contact the center at www.oseolamccartyydc.org or 601-520-0657. 

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    The Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center suffered roof damage after the January 21 tornado.   The center's "Raise the Roof" fundraiser takes place April 22 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Town Square Park.  For more details, contact the center at www.oseolamccartyydc.org or 601-520-0657. 

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  • FGH Spirit of Women prepares for Spirit Girl auditions

    FGH Spirit of Women prepares for Spirit Girl auditions

    Friday, April 14 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-04-14 16:58:03 GMT

     For more details, visit www.forrestgeneral.com or call 601-288-4968.

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     For more details, visit www.forrestgeneral.com or call 601-288-4968.

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  • Timberton Golf Club hosting Southern Miss Radio golf tournament.

    Timberton Golf Club hosting Southern Miss Radio golf tournament.

    Thursday, April 13 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-04-13 21:05:36 GMT

    The tournament takes place April 24 at the Timberton Golf Club in Hattiesburg.    For more details on the tournament, call 601-266-5188.

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    The tournament takes place April 24 at the Timberton Golf Club in Hattiesburg.    For more details on the tournament, call 601-266-5188.

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  • Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods hosts meet-and-greet with political candidates

    Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods hosts meet-and-greet with political candidates

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-04-12 16:55:47 GMT

     Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods' meet-and-greet with the candidates for mayor and city council takes place April 13 at 6 p.m. at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, located at 220 West Front Street in Hattiesburg.   For more details, call 601-264-8621 or 601-264-1887. 

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     Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods' meet-and-greet with the candidates for mayor and city council takes place April 13 at 6 p.m. at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, located at 220 West Front Street in Hattiesburg.   For more details, call 601-264-8621 or 601-264-1887. 

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  • JCJC Choral Department presents "Java and Jazz"

    JCJC Choral Department presents "Java and Jazz"

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-04-12 16:54:49 GMT

    The free concert takes place April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Bobby Shows Exhibit Hall of the Ronald E. Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville.

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    The free concert takes place April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Bobby Shows Exhibit Hall of the Ronald E. Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville.

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  • Moselle Water Association issues boil water notice

    Moselle Water Association issues boil water notice

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-04-12 16:38:25 GMT

    The Moselle Water Association issues a boil water notice for customers with homes at addresses between 261 to 814 Moselle-Oak Grove Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-498-5592.

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    The Moselle Water Association issues a boil water notice for customers with homes at addresses between 261 to 814 Moselle-Oak Grove Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-498-5592.

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  • Laurel First UMC observing Holy Week, holding Easter egg hunt

    Laurel First UMC observing Holy Week, holding Easter egg hunt

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-04-11 16:53:38 GMT

      Laurel First United Methodist Church's Holy Week services take place April 13, Maundy Thursday, at 6:30 p.m.; April 14, Good Friday at 6:30 p.m. and April 16, Easter Sunday, at 10:30 a.m.  The church, located at 420 North 5th Avenue.  The church will also hold an Easter egg hunt and cookout April 15 at 10:30 a.m. at Gardiner Park.  For more details, contact the church at www.laurelfirstumc.org at 601-425-1474.  

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      Laurel First United Methodist Church's Holy Week services take place April 13, Maundy Thursday, at 6:30 p.m.; April 14, Good Friday at 6:30 p.m. and April 16, Easter Sunday, at 10:30 a.m.  The church, located at 420 North 5th Avenue.  The church will also hold an Easter egg hunt and cookout April 15 at 10:30 a.m. at Gardiner Park.  For more details, contact the church at www.laurelfirstumc.org at 601-425-1474.  

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  • Court Street UMC presents "Living Last Supper"

    Court Street UMC presents "Living Last Supper"

    Monday, April 10 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-04-10 16:55:40 GMT

    Court Street United Methodist Church presents "The Living Last Supper", a live musical dramatization of the classic painting by Leonardo da Vinci.   The musical takes place April 13 at 7 p.m. at the church, located at 609 Southern Avenue.  Admission is free, communion will be served and childcare will be provided.   For more details, visit www.CourtStreetChurch.org or call 601-583-1711. 

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    Court Street United Methodist Church presents "The Living Last Supper", a live musical dramatization of the classic painting by Leonardo da Vinci.   The musical takes place April 13 at 7 p.m. at the church, located at 609 Southern Avenue.  Admission is free, communion will be served and childcare will be provided.   For more details, visit www.CourtStreetChurch.org or call 601-583-1711. 

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  • City of Hattiesburg Concert Band prepares for next free concert

    City of Hattiesburg Concert Band prepares for next free concert

    Thursday, April 6 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-04-06 16:55:41 GMT

    The City of Hattiesburg Concert Band's next performance takes place April 9 at 3 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre.  Admission is free. For more details, call the Saenger at 601-584-4888. Copyright 2017 WDAM.  All rights reserved.    

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    The City of Hattiesburg Concert Band's next performance takes place April 9 at 3 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre.  Admission is free. For more details, call the Saenger at 601-584-4888. Copyright 2017 WDAM.  All rights reserved.    

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  • Purposeful Refuge planning 5K color run

    Purposeful Refuge planning 5K color run

    Thursday, April 6 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-04-06 16:54:53 GMT

    Purposeful Refuge's 5K color run takes place April 15 at 259 Mitchell Road.  Registration begins at 1 p.m.; run follows at 2 p.m.  Proceeds benefit the organization's mission to provide free equine therapy and camps for those in need.  For more details, visit  https://www.facebook.com/Purposeful-Refuge-722326781217292/ or call 601-818-2460. 

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    Purposeful Refuge's 5K color run takes place April 15 at 259 Mitchell Road.  Registration begins at 1 p.m.; run follows at 2 p.m.  Proceeds benefit the organization's mission to provide free equine therapy and camps for those in need.  For more details, visit  https://www.facebook.com/Purposeful-Refuge-722326781217292/ or call 601-818-2460. 

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  • Petal Children's Task Force hosting 5K run, 2K walk

    Petal Children's Task Force hosting 5K run, 2K walk

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-04-05 16:57:54 GMT

    The Petal Children's Task Force's 5K run and 2K walk take place April 15 at the Petal Civic Center.  Registration starts at 7 a.m.; race follows at 8 a.m.  For more details, call 601-270-3434. 

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    The Petal Children's Task Force's 5K run and 2K walk take place April 15 at the Petal Civic Center.  Registration starts at 7 a.m.; race follows at 8 a.m.  For more details, call 601-270-3434. 

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  • UBS hosting blood drive at SCRMC

    UBS hosting blood drive at SCRMC

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-04-05 16:57:10 GMT

    United Blood Services' next blood drive takes place April 7 from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. at South Central Regional Medical Center's first floor conference rooms.   To make an appointment go to www.unitedbloodservices.org or call 601-426-4704. 

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    United Blood Services' next blood drive takes place April 7 from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. at South Central Regional Medical Center's first floor conference rooms.   To make an appointment go to www.unitedbloodservices.org or call 601-426-4704. 

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  • FGH Wound Healing Center offering care for hard-to-heal wounds

    FGH Wound Healing Center offering care for hard-to-heal wounds

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-04-04 16:58:35 GMT

    Visit www.forrestgeneral.com for more details.

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    Visit www.forrestgeneral.com for more details.

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  • Miss Southern Miss prepares for Miss Mississippi

    Miss Southern Miss prepares for Miss Mississippi

    Monday, April 3 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-04-03 17:25:26 GMT

    Miss Kaelyn Wolfe competes in the Miss Mississippi pageant June 21-24 in Vicksburg.

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    Miss Kaelyn Wolfe competes in the Miss Mississippi pageant June 21-24 in Vicksburg.  Visit http://kaelynwolfe.com/ for more details.

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  • Arabian Theatre celebrates 90th anniversary with costume party

    Arabian Theatre celebrates 90th anniversary with costume party

    Friday, March 31 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-03-31 16:50:57 GMT

    .  For ticket information on April 8th's costume party, e-mail LLTLaurelMS@aol.com or call 601-428-0140.

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    .  For ticket information on April 8th's costume party, e-mail LLTLaurelMS@aol.com or call 601-428-0140.

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  • Eastabuchie Utility Association issues boil water notice

    Eastabuchie Utility Association issues boil water notice

    Thursday, March 30 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-03-30 21:35:35 GMT

    The Eastabuchie Utility Association issues a boil water notice for customers who live on Quick Drive, Clinton Road, Thatch Street, Eastabuchie Loop, North Eastabuchie Loop, Eastabuchie Road, Laurel Creek Road and portions of Leeville Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-582-8959.

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    The Eastabuchie Utility Association issues a boil water notice for customers who live on Quick Drive, Clinton Road, Thatch Street, Eastabuchie Loop, North Eastabuchie Loop, Eastabuchie Road, Laurel Creek Road and portions of Leeville Road.  If you have questions, please call the utility at 601-582-8959.

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  • CPSC, Target issue recall of magnetic tic-tac-toe games

    CPSC, Target issue recall of magnetic tic-tac-toe games

    Thursday, March 30 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-03-30 19:14:30 GMT

     Target is recalling thousands of magentic tic-tac-toe games -- sold from December of 2016 through February of 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tic-tac-toe game and return it to any Target store for a full refund, the CPSC said.

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     Target is recalling thousands of magnetic tic-tac-toe games -- sold from December of 2016 through February of 2017. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tic-tac-toe game and return it to any Target store for a full refund, the CPSC said.

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  • Co-workers of murder victim start scholarship fund

    Co-workers of murder victim start scholarship fund

    Thursday, March 30 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-03-30 16:56:40 GMT

    It's been more a month since Alex Deaton went on a multi-state crime spree. Police say it started with strangling Heather Robinson, his ex-girlfriend.     While many are still healing from the events, others are creating a platform to help others.   To honor Robinson, her co-workers say they're planning to start a scholarship in her name.  Visit www.gofundme.com/HeatherRobinsScholarship for more details. 

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    It's been more a month since Alex Deaton went on a multi-state crime spree. Police say it started with strangling Heather Robinson, his ex-girlfriend.     While many are still healing from the events, others are creating a platform to help others.   To honor Robinson, her co-workers say they're planning to start a scholarship in her name.  Visit www.gofundme.com/HeatherRobinsScholarship for more details. 

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  • FCAHS welcoming back alumni

    FCAHS welcoming back alumni

    Thursday, March 30 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-03-30 16:55:22 GMT

    Graduates of Forrest County Agricultural High School will reunite on April 7 starting at 11 a.m. with a Dutch luncheon at The Front Porch in Hattiesburg.  The reunion continues April 7 at 6 p.m. at Forrest County Agricultural High School in Brooklyn.  Visit www.fcahsalumni.com for more details. 

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    Graduates of Forrest County Agricultural High School will reunite on April 7 starting at 11 a.m. with a Dutch luncheon at The Front Porch in Hattiesburg.  The reunion continues April 7 at 6 p.m. at Forrest County Agricultural High School in Brooklyn.  Visit www.fcahsalumni.com for more details. 

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  • Stone County's Extension Office: Tips on portion control, psychology of plate size.

    Stone County's Extension Office: Tips on portion control, psychology of plate size.

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-03-28 16:55:36 GMT

    For more on March 28th's interviews with Judith Breland, Ph.D., Stone County's Extension Coordinator, call 601-928-5286 or your county's office of the Mississippi State Extension Service.  Visit www.extension.msstate.edu/about-extension/county-extension-offices to find your county's office. 

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    For more on March 28th's interviews with Judith Breland, Ph.D., Stone County's Extension Coordinator, call 601-928-5286 or your county's office of the Mississippi State Extension Service.  Visit www.extension.msstate.edu/about-extension/county-extension-offices to find your county's office. 

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  • Jones County holding hazardous waste collection day

    Jones County holding hazardous waste collection day

    Monday, March 27 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-03-27 16:59:11 GMT

    The hazardous waste collection day takes place April 8 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Laurel Fairgrounds.  For more details, call 601-428-3138 or the sheriff's department at 601-425-3147.

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    The hazardous waste collection day takes place April 8 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Laurel Fairgrounds.  For more details, call 601-428-3138 or the sheriff's department at 601-425-3147.

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  • Buckley Marketing Enterprise hosting benefit rummage sale for tornado relief

    Buckley Marketing Enterprise hosting benefit rummage sale for tornado relief

    Monday, March 27 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-03-27 16:58:37 GMT

    A benefit rummage sale takes place April 8 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Hinton Park, formerly known as Relay Park.  Proceeds benefit the tornado recovery fund through the Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation.  For more details, call 601-909-5049. 

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    A benefit rummage sale takes place April 8 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Hinton Park, formerly known as Relay Park.  Proceeds benefit the tornado recovery fund through the Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation.  For more details, call 601-909-5049. 

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  • FCMPC hosts Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour

    FCMPC hosts Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:56:54 GMT

    The Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour makes stops at the Forrest County Multi Purpose Center March 24 and 25.  Visit www.forrestcountycenter.com  or call 601-583-7500 for more details and ticket information. 

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    The Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour makes stops at the Forrest County Multi Purpose Center March 24 and 25.  Visit www.forrestcountycenter.com  or call 601-583-7500 for more details and ticket information. 

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  • Laurel Little Theatre presents "The Crucible"

    Laurel Little Theatre presents "The Crucible"

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:56:04 GMT

    Laurel Little Theatre's performances of "The Crucible" take place March 30 through April 1 at 7:30 p.m. each night with a matinee April 2 at 2 p.m. at the Arabian Theatre on 5th Avenue.  Visit www.laurellittletheatre.com or call 601-428-0140 for more details and ticket information. 

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    Laurel Little Theatre's performances of "The Crucible" take place March 30 through April 1 at 7:30 p.m. each night with a matinee April 2 at 2 p.m. at the Arabian Theatre on 5th Avenue.  Visit www.laurellittletheatre.com or call 601-428-0140 for more details and ticket information. 

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  • CPSC: Waterproof bibs are being recalled

    CPSC: Waterproof bibs are being recalled

    Thursday, March 23 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-03-23 19:17:08 GMT

    DiscountSchoolSupply.com and Environments.com sold the bibs from January of 2008 through October of 2016.  Call 1-800-338-4430 for more details for this recall.

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    DiscountSchoolSupply.com and Environments.com sold the bibs from January of 2008 through October of 2016.  Call 1-800-338-4430 for more details for this recall.

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  • Karnes Center for Gifted Studies preparing, registering for summer programs for gifted students

    Karnes Center for Gifted Studies preparing, registering for summer programs for gifted students

    Thursday, March 23 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-03-23 17:20:11 GMT

    Southern Miss's EAGLE Summer Gifted Studies Program takes place June 11 through 16.  Also, the EAGLE Day Program for Young Gifted Students takes place June 12 through 16.  Visit https://www.usm.edu/karnes-gifted for more details. 

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    Southern Miss's EAGLE Summer Gifted Studies Program takes place June 11 through 16.  Also, the EAGLE Day Program for Young Gifted Students takes place June 12 through 16.  Visit https://www.usm.edu/karnes-gifted for more details. 

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  • CPSC: Polaris all-terrain vehicles being recalled after reports of burning incidents

    CPSC: Polaris all-terrain vehicles being recalled after reports of burning incidents

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-03-22 19:19:19 GMT

    For more details on the recall, Polaris can be reached at 800-765-2747 or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off-Road Safety Recalls.”

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    For more details on the recall, Polaris can be reached at 800-765-2747 or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off-Road Safety Recalls.”

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  • JCJC presents "Smokey Joe's Café"

    JCJC presents "Smokey Joe's Café"

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-03-21 16:59:01 GMT

    For more details, e-mail jennifer.hart@jcjc.edu or call 601-477-2376.

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    For more details, e-mail jennifer.hart@jcjc.edu or call 601-477-2376.

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  • SCAR reschedules open house for April 1

    SCAR reschedules open house for April 1

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-03-21 16:57:07 GMT

    Southern Cross Animal Rescue reschedules its second annual Open House March 25 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 1712 Highway 184 East.  SCAR officials say the rescheduling is due to anticipated severe weather March 25, the originally scheduled date of the open house. For more details, call 601-433-5807.

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    Southern Cross Animal Rescue reschedules its second annual Open House March 25 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 1712 Highway 184 East.  SCAR officials say the rescheduling is due to anticipated severe weather March 25, the originally scheduled date of the open house. For more details, call 601-433-5807.

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  • Southern Miss students host round table discussion on racial discrimination

    Southern Miss students host round table discussion on racial discrimination

    Monday, March 20 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-03-20 16:53:35 GMT

    A local observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination takes place March 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Thad Cochran Center, Room 214 on the main campus of Southern Miss.  E-mail the round table discussion coordinators -- Lindsey Hardin at lindsey.hardin@usm.edu and Reginald Virgil at reginald.virgil@usm.edu – for more details. 

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    A local observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination takes place March 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Thad Cochran Center, Room 214 on the main campus of Southern Miss.  E-mail the round table discussion coordinators -- Lindsey Hardin at lindsey.hardin@usm.edu and Reginald Virgil at reginald.virgil@usm.edu – for more details. 

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  • Hattiesburg Disc Golf Association planning membership drive, season opener

    Hattiesburg Disc Golf Association planning membership drive, season opener

    Friday, March 17 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-03-17 17:06:19 GMT

    The Hattiesburg Disc Golf Association's season opener and membership drive takes place March 18th at Tatum Park in Hattiesburg.  The association is also hosting the Southern Nationals Doubles Championship on April 1st and 2nd at Little Black Creek Water Park and Campground in Lumberton.    Visit www.discgolfscene.com/clubs/Hattiesburg_Disc_Golf_Association for more details.

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    The Hattiesburg Disc Golf Association's season opener and membership drive takes place March 18th at Tatum Park in Hattiesburg.  The association is also hosting the Southern Nationals Doubles Championship on April 1st and 2nd at Little Black Creek Water Park and Campground in Lumberton.    Visit www.discgolfscene.com/clubs/Hattiesburg_Disc_Golf_Association for more details.

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  • Merit Health Wesley offering dry needling for those who suffer chronic pain.

    Merit Health Wesley offering dry needling for those who suffer chronic pain.

    Thursday, March 16 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-03-16 17:10:53 GMT

     For more details, call 601-268-8000. 

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     For more details, call 601-268-8000. 

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  • Sanford Community Center planning for next Gospel sing

    Sanford Community Center planning for next Gospel sing

    Thursday, March 16 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-03-16 17:09:31 GMT

    The Sanford Community Center welcomes 4 The Journey, Damascus Road and Faithway Singers to its next Gospel sing April 8 at 6:30 p.m.  The center is located at 663 Old Highway 49.  Admission is free; a love offering will be collected.  For more details, call 601-765-6485.

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    The Sanford Community Center welcomes 4 The Journey, Damascus Road and Faithway Singers to its next Gospel sing April 8 at 6:30 p.m.  The center is located at 663 Old Highway 49.  Admission is free; a love offering will be collected.  For more details, call 601-765-6485.

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  • CPSC recalls chargers for Xbox One controllers

    CPSC recalls chargers for Xbox One controllers

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-03-15 19:13:09 GMT

    For more details on the recall, Performance Designed Products can be reached at 800-263-1156  or online at www.pdp.com and click on “Safety Recall.”

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    For more details on the recall, Performance Designed Products can be reached at 800-263-1156  or online at www.pdp.com and click on “Safety Recall.”

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  • Beta Chi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority holds youth symposium

    Beta Chi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority holds youth symposium

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-03-15 16:53:45 GMT

    The Beta Chi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority will hold a youth symposium  March 18 at noon at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center.  All teens are invited.  Some topics will specifically focus on girls age 13–17. For more details, call 601-520-4971. 

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    The Beta Chi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority will hold a youth symposium  March 18 at noon at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center.  All teens are invited.  Some topics will specifically focus on girls age 13–17. For more details, call 601-520-4971. 

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  • Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, Forrest County hosting state bicentennial event, Lunch with Books

    Library of Hattiesburg, Petal, Forrest County hosting state bicentennial event, Lunch with Books

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-03-14 16:53:31 GMT

    For more details, call the library at 601-582-4461.

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    For more details, call the library at 601-582-4461.

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  • MSDH: Boil water notice lifted for roughly two dozen Northeast Perry Utility Association customers

    MSDH: Boil water notice lifted for roughly two dozen Northeast Perry Utility Association customers

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:18:57 GMT

    The Mississippi State Department of Health says the boil water notice for customers of Northeast Perry Utility Association who live on Ellis Odom Road and Wilmer Touchstone Road has been lifted.  Still if you have questions, call the utility at 601-788-6252 or the health department, toll free, at 1-866-458-4948.

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    The Mississippi State Department of Health says the boil water notice for customers of Northeast Perry Utility Association who live on Ellis Odom Road and Wilmer Touchstone Road has been lifted.  Still if you have questions, call the utility at 601-788-6252 or the health department, toll free, at 1-866-458-4948.

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  • Southern Miss' Campus Link AmeriCorps assisting middle, high school students achieve

    Southern Miss' Campus Link AmeriCorps assisting middle, high school students achieve

    Monday, March 13 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-03-13 17:21:41 GMT

    Call 601-266-5074 for more details.

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    Call 601-266-5074 for more details.

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  • Local businesses support firefighters with appreciation event

    Local businesses support firefighters with appreciation event

    Thursday, March 9 2017 12:54 PM EST2017-03-09 17:54:16 GMT

    A firefighter appreciation event will be held April 22nd starting at 3 p.m. at Sidelines Sports Cafe, located at 2763 Oak Grove Road, Suite 20.  Visit https://www.facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY/ for more details on this and similar events.

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    A firefighter appreciation event will be held April 22nd starting at 3 p.m. at Sidelines Sports Cafe, located at 2763 Oak Grove Road, Suite 20.  Visit https://www.facebook.com/TEAMJOHNBOY/ for more details on this and similar events.

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  • MSDH: Roughly two dozen Northeast Perry Utility Association customers under boil water notice

    MSDH: Roughly two dozen Northeast Perry Utility Association customers under boil water notice

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 4:19 PM EST2017-03-08 21:19:32 GMT

    The Mississippi State Department of Health says a boil water notice has been issued for customers of Northeast Perry Utility Association who live on Ellis Odom Road and Wilmer Touchstone Road.  If you have questions, call the utility at 601-788-6252 or the health department, toll free, at 1-866-458-4948. 

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    The Mississippi State Department of Health says a boil water notice has been issued for customers of Northeast Perry Utility Association who live on Ellis Odom Road and Wilmer Touchstone Road.  If you have questions, call the utility at 601-788-6252 or the health department, toll free, at 1-866-458-4948. 

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  • Author releases "Return to Caller's Spring Ranch", Christian Western novel

    Author releases "Return to Caller's Spring Ranch", Christian Western novel

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 1:22 PM EST2017-03-08 18:22:19 GMT

    Jim Burnett, who has completed his second Christian novel entitled "Return to Caller's Spring Ranch", will hold a book signing March 11 from 10 a.m. until noon at The Rustic Cypress on Highway 589.  Visit www.redemption-press.com, the publisher's website, for more details. 

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    Jim Burnett, who has completed his second Christian novel entitled "Return to Caller's Spring Ranch", will hold a book signing March 11 from 10 a.m. until noon at The Rustic Cypress on Highway 589.  Visit www.redemption-press.com, the publisher's website, for more details. 

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  • FGH providing care through Family Medicine Residency Clinic

    FGH providing care through Family Medicine Residency Clinic

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 1:18 PM EST2017-03-07 18:18:21 GMT

    For more details, visit visit forrestgeneral.com/fmrclinic or call 601-579-3300.

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    For more details, visit visit forrestgeneral.com/fmrclinic or call 601-579-3300.

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