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  • Hattiesburg man sentenced on 3 felony charges

    Hattiesburg man sentenced on 3 felony charges

    Thursday, October 19 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-10-19 21:36:10 GMT
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    Dreshawn Sullivan was sentenced Thursday afternoon by Circuit Court Judge Jon Mark Weathers for three different felony charges. Sullivan was sentenced to 25 years on a burglary charge, 30 years on attempted kidnapping, and life on a child abuse charge.  In September, Sullivan was found guilty of burglary of a dwelling, attempted kidnapping and child abuse in regard to an incident that took place on March 16, 2015, at Burkett's Creek West W.S.F. Tatum Road in which one...More >>
    Dreshawn Sullivan was sentenced Thursday afternoon by Circuit Court Judge Jon Mark Weathers for three different felony charges. Sullivan was sentenced to 25 years on a burglary charge, 30 years on attempted kidnapping, and life on a child abuse charge.  In September, Sullivan was found guilty of burglary of a dwelling, attempted kidnapping and child abuse in regard to an incident that took place on March 16, 2015, at Burkett's Creek West W.S.F. Tatum Road in which one...More >>
  • MS Supreme Court affirms ruling on school funding

    MS Supreme Court affirms ruling on school funding

    Thursday, October 19 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-10-19 21:30:01 GMT
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    Lt. Governor Tate Reeves released a statement on the Mississippi Supreme Court's Thursday ruling on educational funding.  The court affirmed a ruling from a Hinds County Chancery Court, which had dismissed a lawsuit from 21 public school districts that sought more than $235 million in state funds they argued that they were entitled to from 2010-2015 under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.  The districts argued that under Mississippi Code, the state legi...

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    Lt. Governor Tate Reeves released a statement on the Mississippi Supreme Court's Thursday ruling on educational funding.  The court affirmed a ruling from a Hinds County Chancery Court, which had dismissed a lawsuit from 21 public school districts that sought more than $235 million in state funds they argued that they were entitled to from 2010-2015 under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.  The districts argued that under Mississippi Code, the state legi...

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  • Hattiesburg Mayor releases statement on Stion plant closing

    Hattiesburg Mayor releases statement on Stion plant closing

    Thursday, October 19 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-10-19 21:02:50 GMT
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    Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker released a statement on the closing of a green energy plant in Hattiesburg.  On Tuesday, Stion notified the state that it would be closing its Hattiesburg plant on Dec. 13 and laying off its 137 employees, according to the Associated Press.  "Anytime a business entity closes in our city, it brings great disappointment," Barker wrote in an email. "However, we will work with local and state partners to connect those needing w...

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    Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker released a statement on the closing of a green energy plant in Hattiesburg.  On Tuesday, Stion notified the state that it would be closing its Hattiesburg plant on Dec. 13 and laying off its 137 employees, according to the Associated Press.  "Anytime a business entity closes in our city, it brings great disappointment," Barker wrote in an email. "However, we will work with local and state partners to connect those needing w...

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