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The East Central Community College Board of Trustees revised a policy and granted authorization to prepare for a possible extended closure of the college campus as a result of the coronavirus outbreak during a special called meeting Thursday.
JACKSON – Today the Mississippi State Department of Health reports the first death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi. The case was a male 60-65 years old from Hancock County with chronic underlying conditions. He died in a Louisiana hospital.
Hickory residents will not be able to wait out the coronavirus at town facilities after the Town of Hickory aldermen voted to close down town buildings in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
The resolution passed Monday states the Hickory Gym, Baseball field and Town Hall lobby will remained closed to the public until further notice.
Two of the area’s best pitchers met in Stringer on Monday when Kemp Alderman and Jaylon Buckley met in a public versus private school matchup.
It was Alderman who got the better end of the deal as the Generals took a 4-2 win over the Yellowjackets. NCA also beat rival Sylva Bay 5-1 on Monday.
Schools are closing. Events are canceled. Travel is restricted. Countries are on lockdown. In the wake of the recent COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) outbreak, the mainstream media has induced mass hysteria both nationally and globally, causing worldwide panic across all aspects of life from the economy to private lives.
Union residents paying their water bills or visiting City Hall will see a new face behind the desk after the Board of Aldermen voted to hire Tammy Kay Ferguson as the new City Clerk.
Twenty members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda participated in the 2020 State Leadership Conference and all placed in their respective events, which qualified them for national competition scheduled in June in Salt Lake City.
The Union Lady Yellowjackets got over the .500 mark last week with a pair of wins in the Kosciusko Tournament.
Union opened the week with an 11-2 win over Nanih Waiya and then beat Ethel 8-2.
Union was scheduled to begin division play with a two-game series with Newton but those games have been postponed.