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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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Forrest County Jail Docket

By STAFF REPORTS,

The public record of the past two weeks’ felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:

Monday, July 30






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