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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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State health officials: Six COVID-19 cases in Mississippi, including three in Forrest Co.

By JOSHUA WILSON,

There are now six presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, including three cases in Forrest County, according to state health officials.

The first Forrest County case was identified Wednesday night, and the two additional cases in the county were announced Friday.



COLUMN: Baseball Magazine is here; a run through of some of the area's top baseball players

By ANDREW ABADIE,

The PineBeltSPORTS baseball magazine has finally arrived!

Yes, with the high school season on hold, it is somewhat bittersweet and although this may be a biased opinion, the magazine came out great. But even with the season on pause, this magazine is something that is worth your time.




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