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Hattiesburg Clinic offering curbside testing

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Clinic are now offering curbside testing for COVID-19. This testing will be provided through the Cough & Fever Clinic, located at the Cloverleaf Medical Plaza at 5909 US Highway 49 in Hattiesburg. Patients must schedule an appointment online at www.curbsidecovid.com a minimum of three hours in advance to get ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic recognizes employees at annual banquet

Hattiesburg Clinic recently held its annual Employee Recognition and Awards Banquet at Southern Oaks House & Gardens in Hattiesburg.   » The Annie Ruth Johnston Employee of the Year award went to Melissa Smith with Satellite Management. » The Faris Allen Nurse of the Year award was given to Shelia Morse with Plastic Surgery. » The Medical Support Employee of ...

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Hubbard joins the Pediatric Clinic in Hattiesburg

Mariel C. Hubbard, CPNP-PC, recently joined The Pediatric Clinic, a department of Hattiesburg Clinic. Hubbard provides care to children with acute illness or injury. She also offers patient and family education regarding diagnosis and treatment. Prior to joining the clinic, she worked in the Pediatric Emergency Room at University of Mississippi Medical Center for 11 years, with seven of those ...

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Barnes joins Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine

Casie W. Barnes, AGACNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine. Barnes cares for patients at Forrest General Hospital who are in the intensive care unit. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. She obtained a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. ...

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Mississippi mayor pitches partnership to form river district

The mayor of a Mississippi city has proposed forming a partnership with a county and a neighboring city to create a river district. Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker announced plans this week to preserve a bridge connecting his city with the city of Petal, the Hattiesburg American reported. Lawmakers announced in 2019 that more than $15 million was being allocated to the building ...

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Pier 1, Kirkland’s to close some stores in Mississippi

By JACK WEATHERLY At least two Pier 1 Imports stores in Mississippi, including the one at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and County Line Road in Ridgeland, will be among the 450 stores the chain will close. Kirkland’s, meantime, will close its store on the Jackson side of County Line Road by the end of March. Pier 1 announced that ...

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To fight crime, Hattiesburg mayor pushes for camera system

The mayor of Hattiesburg is moving forward with a plan to install a camera surveillance system across town as a way to reduce crime. WDAM-TV reported that Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker brought up the idea during a Facebook video message to his constituents during which he also discussed a recent crime spree that has seen four shootings over the weekend. Specifically ...

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Merit Health Wesley names employee of the year

Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg has named Anita Nobles, CNA, as 2019 recipient of the Margaret LaFon Employee of the Year Award. This award is the highest honor bestowed on a hospital employee each year. Nobles was chosen from among more than 1,000 employees for the honor. Employees are nominated for the award by their hospital peers, administrators and patients ...

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Mississippi Army sergeant charged with murder of wife

A U.S. Army sergeant in Mississippi has been charged with murder in the death of his wife, who was found shot to death in the home the couple shared with their three children. A child called 911 late Sunday to report that his parents were arguing, Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel told The Hattiesburg American. The child met with deputies outside the ...

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Man dies after being shot by police officer in Mississippi

A man has died after he was shot by a police officer in south Mississippi, a Hattiesburg police spokesman said. The spokesman, Ryan Moore, told the Hattiesburg American that the man was armed. His name wasn’t immediately released. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon off U.S. Highway 98, near Turtle Creek Mall, when police responded to a call for service. Moore said the ...

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