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SRHS Foundation helping ‘the neediest of the needy’

By ALEXIS WILLIAMS Recently, a gentleman receiving hospice services from Singing River Health System, was living his final days by candlelight.  This circumstance was not by choice, but because he could not afford to reconnect his electricity and pay his electric bill.  Fortunately, the Singing River Health System Foundation stepped in, helped him reconnect his power and ultimately helped him keep ...

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Newest Navy destroyer to be christened at Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA — The Navy’s newest guided missile destroyer will be christened in a weekend ceremony at the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard at Pascagoula. A news release from Huntington Ingalls says Saturday’s christening will be attended by the man for whom the ship is named: 96-year-old Paul Ignatius. According to biographical information from Huntington Ingalls, Ignatius held key military leadership positions ...

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Amid cash crunch, hospital system cuts out neurosurgery

PASCAGOULA — A south Mississippi hospital that has faced financial problems is saving money by eliminating neurosurgery, and that means some patients are now being sent out of state after wrecks or other emergencies. A Singing River Health System executive spoke to Jackson County officials at a public meeting Monday, The Sun Herald reported (http://bit.ly/2nG0Tyz ). Brian Argo is chief financial ...

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