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Covington County graduates 6 from new lineman program

COLLINS, Miss. (WDAM) - The first students in a brand new lineman program in the Covington County School District have received their graduation certificates. Six high school seniors got those certificates at the Career and Technical Education Center in Collins Tuesday night. “They have enough knowledge now that they could...
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Covington County Hospital selects ‘Employee of the Year’

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - An ultrasound technician at Covington County Hospital has been named “Employee of the Year.”. Pam Nunes found out the news Friday during the hospital’s celebration of Hospital Week. Nunes has worked at the facility for 30 years. She received an award, some flowers...
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Thousands visit Covington County for 33rd Okatoma Fest

COLLINS, Miss. (WDAM) - Thousands of people visited Covington County Saturday for the 33rd annual Okatoma Festival. The event featured a parade, carnival rides, a car show and live music. Connie Lindsey, of Silver Creek, attended the festival with several members of her family. She said the best parts of...
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Covington County residents participate in National Day of Prayer

COLLINS, Miss. (WDAM) - Many South Mississippians joined people of faith across the nation who participated in the National Day of Prayer Thursday. In Collins, several dozen people gathered at the Covington County Courthouse to offer prayers for America. “What we’ve done today is we’ve literally had a worship experience...
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Covington County to host 33rd annual Okatoma Fest

COLLINS, Miss. (WDAM) - Covington County will welcome thousands of visitors to downtown Collins Saturday, May 7, for the 33rd annual Okatoma Festival. It will feature a parade, carnival rides, a car show, more than 100 arts and crafts, food vendors and a headline music performance from country singer, John King.
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2 wrecks claim lives in Covington Co. this week

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Two deaths in two separate wrecks have been reported this week in Covington County. According to Covington County Coroner Chris DaQuila, a four-year-old boy was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Collins on Wednesday afternoon on Magee Road. DaQuila also said a woman, believed to be from Smith County, died in a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday in Mount Olive on U.S. Highway 49.
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FCSO National Victims' Rights Week

Petal Primary School will host a Kindergarten Information Day on Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Covington County school administrators are working on a new long-range strategic plan for that school district, and they’d like your help putting it together. Ariel Boleware wins Golden Apple Award.
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Covington schools working on new strategic plan

COLLINS, Miss. (WDAM) - Covington County school administrators are working on a new long-range strategic plan for that school district, and they’d like your help putting it together. It’s been several years since the CCSD updated its strategic plan, and school superintendent Babette Duty says it’s time to develop...
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Children and kindergarten readiness

Covington County school administrators are working on a new long-range strategic plan for that school district, and they’d like your help putting it together. This month's Golden Apple Award winner is Thames Elementary Pre-K and Kindergarten teacher, Ariel Boleware.
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Prescription drug take back day is April 30

Scott McRaney was appointed as the new District One school board member for Covington County Tuesday night. Petal residents had a chance to voice their opinions on different topics Tuesday evening. Upcoming race set to benefit hungry Mississippians. Updated: Apr. 25, 2022 at 9:58 PM CDT. |. Over 1,000 people...
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Volunteers organize food giveaway in Stone County

Scott McRaney was appointed as the new District One school board member for Covington County Tuesday night. Petal residents had a chance to voice their opinions on different topics Tuesday evening. Prescription drug take back day is April 30. Updated: 20 hours ago. |. The event gives people a chance...
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