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Kent McCarty, the winner of the recent House District 101 special election, was sworn into the Mississippi House of Representatives on Monday, April 8. McCarty took the oath of office and was sworn in by Speaker of the House Philip Gunn to serve the district in Lamar County.
Mary McIntire, a junior at Sacred Heart Catholic School, will attend The Lott Leadership Institute for exceptional high school students who are interested in leadership. The institute is sponsored by the University of Mississippi.
Sunbelt Federal Credit Union will locate its new center of operations in Hattiesburg. The 30,000-plus square foot building, just a mile north of the US 59/49 interchange at 6877 Hwy. 49, will be the home of a new retail banking branch, mortgage office, and area of operations for various Sunbelt departments.
As a nurse practitioner at Hematology/Oncology, Simmons provides care to patients with cancer and blood disorders.
During National Volunteer Week April 7-13, Compassus is recognizing Leah Salisbury, a student at the University of Southern Mississippi, for providing companionship and support to hospice patients and their loved ones in Hattiesburg. Salisbury has been making a difference as a Compassus volunteer since September 2017.
As the nation continues to recognize National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Attorney General Jim Hood was joined by other victims’ rights leaders Tuesday in presenting awards honoring Mississippi crime victims and those who are advocates for victims in our state.
Four Pine Belt residents were honored for their commitments to caring for the community as winners of the Spirit in Action Awards, presented at the annual Spirit of Women Spring Event on April 4.
Blakely Baudoin, 18, a senior at Sumrall High School, was recently selected to serve as Miss Hospitality for Lamar County in 2019. She is the daughter of Blake and Ashley Baudoin, also of Sumrall.