A special ceremony and flag raising took place on Wednesday in Salisbury. To mark April as Organ Donation month, a special flag with the Donate Life message was raised at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.
DCSD says they are partnering with The Arc Northwest Mississippi on an Autism acceptance training program to help educate law enforcement on matters concerning members of the community who are affected by Autism.
When many eyes were on the COVID-19 pandemic, another crisis continued to grow. Deaths from opioid and other drug overdoses have gone up since 2020. Some addiction recovery specialists are getting ready to open more resources for people with addiction in the hardest hit areas of Shelby County.
The March of the Mayors food drive packing party at the Lyman Community Center drew hundreds of volunteers to help prepare food boxes for pantries in South Mississippi... all this, despite challenges with rising food prices.