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Jones County hosts 2014 MLK Awards Gala

The theme for the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Gala was, "The Man, the Movement and the Message." The theme for the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Gala was, "The Man, the Movement and the Message."
Soso, MS - Outstanding educators, business people, religious leaders and students were recognized Saturday night during a Jones County event honoring the birthday of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

They were presented awards during a 2014 awards gala at the Shelby Community Center in Soso. 

It was hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee of the Pine Belt. 

A total of nine awards were presented, including community service and leadership awards.  

The theme for this year's event was The Man, the Movement and the Message.      

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