State health officials investigate possible Hepatitis A exposure in Laurel restaurant employee

(The following is a press release from the Mississippi State Department of Health.) JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is investigating a case of hepatitis A in a Jones County restaurant employee which may have led to possible exposure for customers. An employee of the Huddle House, 1304 Chantilly Street in Laurel, has been diagnosed with hepatitis A infection. While infectious, the employee worked at the restaurant on January 26th through January 29th. Customers who ate at the restaurant during that time may have been exposed to hepatitis A and should get a hepatitis A vaccination if they have not been previously vaccinated. Those who think they may have

Kindness in Action: Pastor helps school children

(Toggle closed captions on and off through the video player settings.) On the web: To nominate someone for this Kindness in Action series, sponsored by Forrest General Hospital:

Former Bobcat helps claim victory for Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV

(The following is a press release from Jones College.) ELLISVILLE – Former Jones College Bobcat linebacker Damien Wilson and the Kansas City Chiefs overcame a 10-point deficit to stun the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20, in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. Wilson finished with four tackles and ended the year with a combined 100 tackles in the regular and postseason. He's the first former Bobcat since Deion Branch (New England) in 2003-04 to win a Super Bowl. The standout linebacker was drafted in the fourth round by Dallas in 2015 and played his first four NFL seasons for the Cowboys before signing this offseason with Kansas City. Wilson played at Minnesota from 20


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