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State health department issues new recommendations for face masks

By STAFF REPORTS,

Given the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and the increased risk of exposure to both the health care provider and the patient, the Mississippi State Department of Health now recommends that health care workers wear a face covering, either manufactured or an appropriate cloth mask, throughout the workday.



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To Tax or not to tax? Petal aldermen to decide whether to send sales tax election proposal to legislature

By HASKEL BURNS,

The Petal Board of Aldermen is expected to decide as early as its March 3 meeting whether to ask the Mississippi Legislature to set an election allowing residents to vote on the possibility of a sales tax increase that could bring more than $700,000 a year in extra revenue into the Friendly City.




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