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Justin Gammage on Friday (Sept. 14) became Charleston’s fourth police chief in less than two years, but he hopes to stick around for a long time.

TUTWILER — A private prison in Mississippi that began holding federal immigration detainees this summer will soon also house inmates from Vermont.

JACKSON (Tuesday, Sept. 18, 4:41 p.m.) — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued a water contact advisory Tuesday for Hopson Bayou in the Town of Tutwiler in Tallahatchie County.

The Sumner Rotary Club recently welcomed a visit by District Governor Gray Carter of Rotary District 6800.

The Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort (CARE) received grant funding from the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) this summer to hire teachers, purchase supplies and produce a book for the 2018 CARE Summer Art Camp.

Tallahatchie County’s hospital and nursing home recently attained excellent marks on separate surveys.

Tallahatchie General Hospital achieved the maximum five-star rating on a nationally standardized patient satisfaction survey.