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FestivalSouth canceled, but Best of the Pine Belt competition voting will continue online

By JOSHUA WILSON,

The Hattiesburg Concert Association, which presents FestivalSouth, announced Wednesday that the festival has been canceled and that all events have been moved to 2021.

However, online voting in the Best of the Pine Belt awards, which are sponsored by Signature Magazine, will continue.


Obituaries for week of April 9

By STAFF REPORTS,

Myra Joy Bounds

86, of Purvis

Myra Joy Bounds, 86, of Purvis; born in Purvis to Eldon and Mellie Morrow; died April 2, 2020, at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg; retired nurse from Wesley Medical Center; mother of Ladell Bounds of Purvis, Lawson Dale of Poplarville and Lynita Freeman of Purvis; burial in Corinth Cemetery.


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Southern Miss renovation project temporarily halted after worker tests positive for COVID-19

By JOSHUA WILSON,

Renovations to Cook Library at the University of Southern Mississippi have been halted after an employee of the subcontractor assigned to the project tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee was last on campus 10 days ago, said Jim Coll, chief communication officer for the university.




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