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Americans’ household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March. Yet the gains flowed mainly to the most affluent households even as tens of millions of people endured job losses and shrunken incomes.

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A Pontotoc County man died Sunday (Sept. 20) from injuries he had received early that morning in a fire that destroyed his home on Cooke Road in southern Pontotoc County, according to Pontotoc County Fire Investigator Scott Gregory.

According to the Amory Police Department, Sam A. Thomas, 29, of Aberdeen was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Monroe County Justice Court Judge Brandon Davis set bond, and the subject was turned over to the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

I have been writing my investment column for almost 30 years. It wasn’t long after I started it that I wrote my first column on the fact that how you give to charity can make a big difference in how much money you actually spend. Since that first column I guess I have written about that subj…

Maternal fetal medicine specialist Justin Brewer, M.D., will see high risk maternity patients at North Mississippi Medical Center Gilmore-Amory the second Thursday of each month beginning Oct. 8.

Tupelo • CARF International recently announced that North Mississippi Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Institute has been accredited for a period of three years for its Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs-Hospital (Adult) and Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs-Hospital: Stroke Specialty Program …

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WASHINGTON • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.

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TUPELO • Retired Air Force Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris went to American Legion Post 49 in Tupelo Friday afternoon for MIA/POW Recognition day. Instead of a program remembering and honoring those missing in action and prisoners of war, the ceremony was actually to dedicate a “homecoming room…

DES MOINES, Iowa • The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk and meat because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Construction contractors or anyone interested in starting or expanding their business are encouraged to participate in the Mississippi Development Authority’s free Virtual Model Contractor Development Program. The program kicks off on Tuesday, Sept .22, at 6 p.m.

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TUPELO • After issuing a subpoena directed against AT&T last week, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley now says the telecommunications company will supply him with additional information about its use of federal funds intended for the expansion of rural broadband service.