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Hattiesburg public schools providing breakfast, lunch for students during crisis

By J. DANIEL CLOUD,

Although Hattiesburg public schools are closed until deemed safe from COVID-19, the schools continue to provide breakfast and lunch for students.

Children age 18 and under can pick up free meals in a local school’s drop-off car line even if they are not students at the school. Walk-ups are also welcome for those who are nearby.




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Officials outline details of upcoming railroad overpass

By HASKEL BURNS,

Against the backdrop of a stationary Canadian National train, Mayor Toby Barker – along with other city, county and state officials – laid out the plan for a $5.39 million grant that will help build an overpass over that rail line in the East Jerusalem neighborhood, the first step in alleviating traffic congestion caused by trains in several do





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Supervisors support USM project, hear reports on East Hardy bridge

By BETH BUNCH,

The Forrest County Board of Supervisors, Forrest General Hospital and other entities in the vicinity of The University of Southern Mississippi are partnering with the educational facility on an $800,000 project.

The university received a grant to build sidewalks from Hardy Street and Miss. 49 to about 32nd Avenue. 



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