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Former Picayune bank teller gets prison, must repay money stolen
Former Picayune bank teller Vonetta Jordan was sentenced Thursday to 17 months in prison for bank fraud and ordered to repay $117,883.25. Jordan, 37, of Poplarville, was the head teller at Union Planters Bank before Regions Bank acquired it.
Mississippi Business Journal
Budget writer: Medicaid taking away from education funding
JACKSON - Funding for education is falling short because Medicaid is devouring a larger share of state money than it did a few years ago, a top Mississippi budget writer says in a letter to teachers and school administrators.
Officer wounds two people in confrontation
A Picayune police officer is on administrative leave while an incident involving the shooting of two black males at a local service station is investigated.
Dombrowski's Gulfport Ward 2 lead cut to two votes
Gulfport Councilman Ricky Dombrowski showed up at the Harrison County Courthouse with a three vote lead over republican challenger David Andre.
Arts Notes for May 5
The Piano Guild will hold auditions for membership Wednesday through Saturday at the Gulfport campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
PRCC offering summer welding course
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer a summer welding course on the Poplarville campus.
Rotary Club and LPRVF offering new eye care grant
An organization which has offered comprehensive eye care for thousands of children in South Mississippi is getting a new grant to help additional children in Pearl River and Hancock counties.