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Juneteenth celebrated in Hattiesburg

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www.youtube.com – 7 | The Pine Belt's Local Station – 2024-06-15 23:06:29

SUMMARY: Across the Pine Belt, folks are celebrating Juneteenth this . In Hattiesburg, people marched to kick off the 's 41st annual Juneteenth Celebration. Hosted by the Ray E Foundation, the parade started at 9:00 a.m. near Edward Street and ended at Vernon Damer Park. The festivities continue with music, food, arts and crafts, and a kids' zone at the park, wrapping up later tonight. The celebration will conclude with a show on Wednesday at Vernon Damer Park, beginning at 8:00 p.m. according to the organizers.

Juneteenth celebrated in Hattiesburg.

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Interview: Oren Dunn City Museum event to showcase ‘1776’ by David McCullough

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www.youtube.com – WTVA 9 – 2024-07-15 13:09:06


SUMMARY: The Brown Bag History Book Club is meeting this at the Oron Dun , focusing on David McCullough's “1776.” Assistant Museum Curator Carlos Diaz explained the club aims to bring history enthusiasts together to discuss significant books. “1776” was chosen due to its detailed depiction of the Declaration of Independence and its historical context, as the U.S. nears its 250th anniversary. The club, started a year ago from a volunteer's suggestion, features both fiction and non-fiction titles. This month's meeting will be held on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with the book available at the Lee County Library and on Audible.

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Motorcyclist killed in Calhoun County wreck

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www.youtube.com – WTVA 9 – 2024-07-15 13:08:23


SUMMARY: Sheriff Greg Polland reported a fatal crash in Calhoun County involving Robert Sanders of Eupora, who died Sunday afternoon a collision between his motorcycle and a car on South Murphrey Street in Pittsboro. The is still under investigation.

A motorcyclist died following a crash in Calhoun County.

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Crews work to level part of the Natchez Trace Parkway

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SUMMARY: Road work has commenced on Natchez Trace Parkway, focusing on leveling sections of pavement from milepost 88 to milepost 100. A single lane will be closed during this period, with flagmen managing traffic control. The is to be completed by Monday, August 5th.

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