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Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:45 PM
Lawmakers shredded the state Constitution and ignored their own rules when they took control of $1.2 billion in federal coronavirus relief, Gov. Tate Reeves said on Monday.
  • Class of 2020 sees change as constant
    Philadelphia High School Salutatorian N’Dah Tanksley said in her virtual speech delivered Friday to the Class of 2020 that the coronavirus pandemic has taught her that change is a constant.
  • Mayor: ‘One Philadelphia’
    Philadelphia Mayor James A. Young called for “one Philadelphia” at a peaceful protest here on Saturday marking the police killing of an unarmed black man in Minnesota last week.
  • Police nab man on 2 drug charges
    A Philadelphia man with two outstanding warrants for drug trafficking was arrested on Lewis Avenue Friday afternoon by the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department with assistance from other law enforcement agencies. 
  • Security cameras damaged at church
    Police are investigating two incidents in the city this weekend, one in which a church building was damaged and another case where lawn equipment was stolen from a residence.
  • Neshoba General ready for ‘new normal’
    Neshoba General officials announced this week plans to have its healthcare facilities ready for the “new normal” with focus on the safety and well-being of patients and staff. 
  • Open Arms Ministry adjusts to meet needs during pandemic
    A local food ministry has had to adjust to keep helping those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • In reversal, officials acknowledge more stringent coronavirus guidelines still in place here
    Mississippi’s Safer At Home order will expire June 1 opening up remaining businesses like movie theaters, Gov. Tate Reeves announced on Wednesday as he issued new guidelines for the recovery and as local officials acknowledged, in a reversal, more stringent guidelines are still in place here.
  • The city of Philadelphia is preparing a contract to keep its inmates in the Winston-Choctaw County jail in Louisville.
  • No injuries reported in Hardee’s fire
    The Hardee’s restaurant on Beacon Street was back up and running Friday, one day after investigators say a faulty exhaust system caused a kitchen fire.
  • A contractor was hired last Monday to install the platform lift that will make the Coliseum more handicap assessable.Supervisors hire contrator for Coliseum lift
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