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Mississippi alters probation check-in because of virus

The Mississippi Department of Corrections is temporarily stopping in-person check-ins for people on probation, parole, house arrest or other forms of community supervision. It’s part of an effort to control the spread of the new coronavirus. The department said in a news release Tuesday that instead of going to an office, people under supervision should check in by phone, email ...

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Ag Department suspends Georgia company's dealer license

JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) has suspended the seed dealer license of Johnston Seed Company Inc., of Ashburn, Ga., for 15 violations of the Mississippi Pure Seed Law. The settlement resolves allegations that Johnston Seed Company failed to comply with state-issued stop sale orders for seed not in compliance with state law. Included in the ...

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Contractor gets probation for role in housing kickback scheme

GREENVILLE — Contractor Jimmy Johnson has been given two years’ probation for his role in aiding and abetting embezzlement in a kickback scheme from a Mississippi Delta housing agency. He had faced up to 10 years in prison. The Delta Democrat Times reports Johnson and South Delta Regional Housing Authority director Ann Jefferson were indicted in 2011. Jefferson was convicted ...

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