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Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church looks to future

By COLIN CAMERON,

The past few years, and the last year especially, have certainly warranted some unfortunate circumstances for Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church. However, things are looking up.

Less than a year after reopening its doors following the tornado in 2013, the church suffered extensive damage from the tornado in January 2017.


Morris named to HPSD board

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Yolanda Morris, the parent of a Thames Elementary School third-grader, will bring a commitment to the Hattiesburg schools and a keen financial knowledge to the Hattiesburg Public School District Board of Trustees after her nomination was approved by the City Council on Tuesday.



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A 1,000-point club member, Hudson signs with PRCC

By CAMAL PETRO,

PURVIS – Senior Kennedy Hudson joined rare company earlier this season by eclipsing the 1,000-point club in her Lady Tornadoes career, but her final five points were a little tougher to get than the first 995.

“(Joining the 1,000-point club) showed that the hard work over the past three years had paid off,” Hudson said.





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Asst. Hattiesburg Police Chief Frank Misenhelter, left, talks with Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker and Communications Director Samantha McCain during Saturday morning's briefing.

Saturday night target for tropical storm force winds across Pine Belt

By BETH BUNCH,

Forrest County Emergency Management officials are still working off a worse-case scenario as they await the arrival of Hurricane Nate, which is predicted to make landfall as a weak Category 2 hurricane tonight along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Predictions as of the 11 a.m.


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Faculty, staff, students raise over $6K for Texas school district

By NIKKI SMITH,

Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.

After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.



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