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DeBar gets standing ovation in senate chamber after passing teacher pay bill

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi senators acted quickly Wednesday to unanimously pass a teacher pay raise bill, sending it back to the House for possible debate within the next three weeks. The vote came a day after the Senate Education and Appropriations committees approved a version of the bill, which would…

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Two Wildcats set to play in soccer All-Star match

  By BRAD CROWE Herald Staff Although Greene County’s soccer season ended last week, a pair of senior standouts still have one more game to play. The girls’ team captain Aubrynn Shepherd and boys’ defender Orlando Polk will represent the Wildcats and Lady Wildcats as selectees for the 2022 Coast All-Star Games, which are set to…

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GCHS Basketball shines in Richton Rotary Tournament

By BRAD CROWE Herald Staff Greene County was represented exceptionally well in last week’s 65th annual Richton Rotary Tournament as the Wildcat men’s team brought home the championship trophy and the Lady Cats battled their way to a second place finish. The Wildcats claimed the 3-day event featuring competition between teams from Richton, Greene County, Perry…

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GCHS Baseball wrapping up fall workouts with Wildcat World Series

  By BRAD CROWE Herald Staff Baseball season never seems to come quite soon enough for the Greene County Wildcats, who have made a tradition of kicking off the competition a little early with a friendly series of contests against one another in an annual inter-team World Series. This year’s edition started Tuesday with a field…

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SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS…

McInnis wins Dist. One seat on county’s Board of Supervisors From Staff Reports For the second time in just over a year, the citizens of District 1 will have new representation on the Greene County Board of Supervisors. Leakesville forester Dillon McInnis defeated James Radcliff for the seat in a special election held Tuesday. According…

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