COVID-19 Schedule UpdatesBy JOSHUA WILSON,
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• All of the state’s public schools are closed by order of the governor until April 17.
• Beginning March 23, all William Carey University classes will be delivered in an online format.
• Beginning March 30, Pearl River Community College classes will be delivered in an online format.
• Beginning March 30, all University of Southern Mississippi classes will be delivered in an online format.
• Sacred Heart Catholic School is physically closed through April 17. Distance learning will be in place.
• African American Military History Museum
• Dixie Electric Power Association will close the lobbies at its three locations as of Monday, March 23. The drive-thru windows will remain open.
• Grand Theatre
• Hattiesburg Zoo
• Lake Terrace Convention Center
• Lamar County Library System
• Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County
• Orangetheory Fitness
• Saenger Theater
• Turtle Creek Mall
• University of Southern Mississippi is closed to the public
Business hour changes:
• Dollar General stores will close an hour earlier than their normal times.
• Walmart stores, including both stores in Hattiesburg and the one in Petal, will operate from 7 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. daily.
• Asian Cafe
• Blu Jazz Cafe
• Brass Hat
• Crescent City Grill
• Ed's Burger Joint
• Keg and Barrel West
• Mahogany Bar
• Midtown Donut
• Movie Star Restaurant
• Mugshots Grill & Bar
• Patio 44 Coastal Seafood & Steaks
• Pho Saigon Vietnamese Cuisine
• Purple Parrot
• South Mouth Deli
• The Crab House
• The Depot
• The Midtowner
• The Porter
• Thirsty Hippo
• “Bricks In The Wall: The Sight & Sound of Pink Floyd” at the Saenger Theater
• ADP Legislative Forum, Business After Hours and Accelerate events
• DAR “If Tombstones Could Talk” tour of Oaklawn Cemetery
• Downtown Crawfish Jam in Hattiesburg
• Gulf Wars XXIX
• Habitat “FORE” Humanity Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for Hattiesburg Area Habitat for Humanity
• HattiesBARK Pet Parade & Block PAWty
• Hattiesburg Arts Council’s fine arts reception for William Baggett and Lynne Joddrell Baggett and their coffee talk
• Hattiesburg Farmers Market grand opening
• Irish-Italian Festival
• Live @ Five
• Purple Parrot Wine Festival
• Si Robertson Sporting Clay Shoot, a fundraiser for Homes of Hope for Children
• Small Farmers Conference by Alcorn State University Extension Program
• Spirit of Women Spring event featuring Lacey Chabert
• USM graduation ceremonies in May
• William Carey University Homecoming festivities
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