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TUPELO • Two Northeast Mississippi doctors are being sued by the federal government over allegations that they submitted nearly $250,000 in fraudulent claims to Medicare.

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JACKSON - Two men, one with ties to Alcorn County, escaped from Mississippi Department of Corrections custody Tuesday.

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Although recent changes have chipped away at many of the ACA tenets and left some consumers confused about just what remains, Mississippi enrollments through the federal exchange are poised to top last year's numbers. The enrollment period runs through Dec. 15

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TUPELO • There is still a need for donors for the Salvation Army Angel Tree. The program provides gifts to Northeast Mississippi children. This year, the Salvation Army received applications for more than 200 families to assist more than 400 children.

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Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles highlighting the efforts of women working to impact and improve their hometowns, schools and wider regions. Whether they call themselves activists, students or simply community members, they are profiled, concluding today.

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AMORY – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office warns the public of two men posing as narcotics officers. According to a press release, at approximately 10:50 p.m. Dec. 6, an Amory local business owner was approached by two African-American males driving an older model Ford Crown Victoria after t…

According to the Amory Police Department, Matthew Roosevelt Gunn, 30, of Amory was charged with possession of a weapon by a felon. Monroe County Justice Court Judge Robert Fowlkes revoked his bond. Gunn is being held at the Monroe County Detention Center.

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Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of three articles highlighting the efforts of women working to impact and improve their hometowns, schools and wider regions. Whether they call themselves activists, students or simply community members, they are profiled continuing today.

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TUPELO • In the state Senate, Lee County is carved up across three districts, but will only have one incumbent Republican returning to office when a new four-year term begins in January.

Q. My wife and I are following your plan, and recently we found some old savings bonds that had been given to her by her grandfather when she was a kid. Do you think we should go ahead and cash these in before they reach their final maturity date in a few months?

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TUPELO • For 25 years, Cindy Sparks steered the Antone Tannehill Good Samaritan Free Clinic, firmly establishing the medical home for Lee County’s working uninsured.