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Andrews resigns from Mississippi House amid quarrel with Gunn

By JOSHUA WILSON AND HASKEL BURNS,

Representative Billy Andrews of Purvis has resigned from the Mississippi House of Representatives, about two months after indicating Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn is going against state law by blocking him and other members of the Legislature from receiving their state government pensions while serving in the House.






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Petal to temporarily shut down senior center, take steps to protect firefighters in response to Coronavirus

By HASKEL BURNS,

In response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus – particularly the one presumptive case in Forrest County – officials from the City of Petal are taking steps to prevent the spread of the virus, including temporarily closing the Petal Senior Center and increasing safety measures for firefighters responding to emergency situations.


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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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