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Shelley Smith

Belhaven University recently appointed Madison native Shelley Smith, who has served as assistant to the president for coronavirus management since December 2020, to vice president for student development.

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Reeves: Mississippi to Drop Federal Unemployment Supplement

Mississippi will stop accepting supplemental unemployment benefits from the federal government next month, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday.

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Mississippi Receiving Virus Relief Money Spread Over 2 Years

Mississippi legislators are not in session now, so it could be months before they start deciding how to spend $1.8 billion in the latest round of pandemic relief from the federal government.

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Activists Demand Answers After Black Baby Killed in Shootout

Officials have not yet said who is responsible for the shot that killed a 3-month-old baby when his father died in a shootout with police on a highway last week in Mississippi.

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A'HA Donuts & More, Jobs for Jacksonians and Crossroads Film Reviewers

Madison resident Frank Phann held a grand opening for his new donut shop, A'HA Donuts & More in Pearl on Friday, May 7, following a soft opening in January 2021.

Sports

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Elijah Moore

It was a no brainer for the New York Jets to take University of Mississippi wide receiver Elijah Moore with the 34th overall and second pick in the second-round.

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Ty Hill

JSU has a rising star in sophomore utility man Ty Hill. He has been on a tear this April as he and the rest of the Tigers dominate the conference.

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Landon Sims

In game one with the Bulldogs clinging to a 3-2 lead in the top of the eighth inning. MSU brought in right handed pitcher Landon Sims. He didn’t have much trouble in the inning.