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County-wide mass choir practicing for July event

Jay Hodges, Minister of Music for First Baptist Hazlehurst, is extending an invitation to the choir members or singers in  congregations to be part of a county-wide mass choir opportunity for a special Gospel-centered outreach this summer. We are calling on churches to join us in reaching our county with the life-changing power of the…

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Summer reading program begins

This group of Hazlehurst summer reading participants really enjoyed playing games and having some local young musicians perform. Remember, the reading program is every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Hazlehurst Library. Huntington Lumber Company and Mona and Mike Maxwell are sponsors.

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Boone retires

It saddens us to announce the retirement of Robby Boone. His last working day was this past Thursday, May 31. Robby Boone has been an integral part of MDOT Maintenance Division for the last 34 1/2 years. His contributions will always be valued and remembered. His hard work, commitment, and dedication are worthy of admiration.…

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Youth fishing rodeo at Lake Hazle

Area youths can enjoy a day at newly renovated Lake Hazle and raise money for a good cause.  Socks for Heroes is hosting a youth fishing rodeo on Sat., June 23 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Age divisions are 2-4 years (fishing for toys) and 5-16 years (fishing in the lake).  Each division will…

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Jones honored by House

Ms. LaVonne T. Jones was recently honored by the House of Representatives upon her retirement from the Friends of Children’s Brushy Creek Headstart in Crystal Springs and Hazlehurst Mt. Sinai Headstart, after “rendering 35 years of unceasing and dedicated service to the children and parents of Copiah County.” The proclamation was presented by Rep. Gregory…

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Coleman honored by House

Kenneth Coleman was honored by the House of Representatives recently as an “Outstanding Humanitarian and Progressive Leader” by Rep. Gregory L. Holloway, Sr. and Philip Gunn, Speaker of the House. In part, the proclamation read: “for his unceasing, dedicated and merited services contributed to the relief efforts in Puerto Rico in the wake of the…

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Georgetown ‘Friends’ ready!

Georgetown Friends of the Library are ready for the summer reading program with their new sign – Better Together! The summer reading program will be held Fridays in June beginning at 10 a.m. The group has worked hard to make sure the participants have an exciting summer. “Libraries Rock” is the theme for the year…

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Hazlehurst library ‘rocking’ the summer!

The Hazlehurst Library will be rocking this summer with the summer reading program, beginning Tuesday, June 5, with Music in Our Town (Please bring your musical talent and instruments – all are welcome) All events are from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. Other programs for the summer are: Tuesday, June 12: Let’s Make Instruments (help…

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Georgetown cleanup Saturday

Georgetown has announced their town-wide cleanup for this Saturday, June 2. A dumpster, donated by Waste Management, will be placed at the old jail (downtown) and someone will be present at the dumpster to help unload. This is a perfect opportunity for the community to come together to clean up around their homes and in…

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Georgetown summer reading

Georgetown Friends of the Library are ready for the summer reading program with their new sign – Better Together! The summer reading program will be held Fridays in June beginning at 10 a.m. The group has worked hard to make sure the participants have an exciting summer. “Libraries Rock” is the theme for the year…

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