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Rust College being honored with marker on Freedom Trail

HOLLY SPRINGS — The role of Rust College students during the Civil Rights era will be commemorated with a marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail tomorrow. The unveiling will take place at 4 p.m. on Rust Avenue, across from the main entrance to the Rust College campus. The public is encouraged to attend. The Mississippi Freedom Trail was launched in ...

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Jackson made marshal

The Hattiesburg Fire Department now has a new fire marshal, Johnny Jackson. The Hattiesburg American reports Jackson was promoted to the rank of battalion chief and affirmed as the fire marshal by the Hattiesburg Civil Service Commission. Fire chief David Webster said Jackson’s selection as fire marshal follows the June retirement of Andy Cartlidge, who held the position for almost ...

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