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Concerns swirl around accuracy of testing data

By DAVID GUSTAFSON AND JOSHUA WILSON,

While the COVID-19 crisis continues to strain resources at health care facilities throughout Mississippi, policy changes in the way the state lab is handling testing has caused widespread confusion about the accuracy of the case numbers being reported – especially here in the Pine Belt where delayed, conflicting and often incomplete information



Oak Grove freshman wins art and writing awards, free NY trip during the summer

By HASKEL BURNS,

When three of Summer Lee’s stories were recently honored regionally by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards – including two Gold Keys, a Silver Key, and a nomination for the American Voices Medal – the Oak Grove High School freshman took the recognition as an incredible honor and the beginning of a bright future.




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1,200 friends gather for annual festival in Town Square Park

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Downtown Hattiesburg Association, along with 1,200 of its friends and visitors, celebrated the craft beer industry on Saturday at the seventh annual Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival in Town Square Park.

Presented in partnership with Corner Market, the 2019 festival saw a growth in attendance, offerings, and excitement.





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