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PODCAST: 119 - The State of High School Sports, Top Area Senior Baseball Players, Saints Free Agency

By ANDREW ABADIE,

On this week's episode of the PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, WDAM's Taylor Curet rejoins the show. Andrew and Taylor discuss the current situation of high school sports as well as the area's top senior baseball players. Finally, Andrew and Taylor discuss the Saints' free agency moves.

 



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Local schools implement at-home learning, feeding plans for current closures

By HASKEL BURNS,

With Gov. Tate Reeves’ recent order to close all public schools throughout Mississippi until April 17 to limit any chance of exposure to the coronavirus, local school officials have put together plans to ensure students still receive vital services, including online at-home learning and meal plans.



Former FCAHS teacher faces possible 30 years after pleading guilty to sexual battery

By HASKEL BURNS,

The former Forrest County Agricultural High School band director who was arrested last year for sexual activities with a child is facing a possible 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in Forrest County Circuit Court to one count of sexual battery in a position of trust or authority.


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‘Saving Grace’

By BETH BUNCH,

Hub City residents are known for their kindness, generosity and looking out for one another. It happens all the time under a variety of circumstances. And in true Pine Belt fashion, it’s happened again, but in a way that has extended far beyond the confines of the Pine Belt.




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