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Former aide to Simpson sheriff charged with embezzlement

A former aide in a Mississippi sheriff’s office has been indicted on an embezzlement charge after officials say she improperly took cash that people paid as bond to be released from jail. Stephanie Cuellar was an administrative assistant in the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department. State Auditor Shad White said in a news release Thursday that Simpson County officials said Cuellar ...

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Unemployment assistance available to storm victims in five more counties

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Five more Mississippi counties have been declared disaster areas due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. Workers in those counties who are permanently or temporarily unemployed due to the disaster may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). DUA is available to people who lose their jobs because of disasters, but who may not qualify for regular ...

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Adcox joins PriorityOne

PriorityOne Mortgage recently hired Michelle Reed Adcox. She will be serving as the new mortgage loan originator for the Hattiesburg and Simpson County areas. Adcox previously served as AVP and mortgage loan officer at Trustmark National Bank in Magee. She has over 30 years of banking and mortgage experience. Adcox’s prior civic contributions include serving as an officer and board ...

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Party affiliation means something

Editor, I guess I miss your point (regarding Ross Reily’s blog last week on Simpson County officials changing party affiliation). Do you believe that every Republican or Democrat in the state who is a county official should run as an independent? You don’t think local officials differ on issues of taxes, voter ID, the role and size of government, the ...

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