Merit announced in September 2022 that the Joseph M. Still Burn Center would share the same fate as Mississippi’s last dedicated burn center in 2005. It closed in October 2022, and now its predecessor in Georgia is receiving many of the most serious cases that would have otherwise found stellar treatment in their home state. No other facility like JMS exists in Mississippi.
Jim Hill High School Choir Director Pamela Moody told the Mississippi Free Press that the invitation to the Capitol was a highlight of her career after 22 years with the Jackson Public Schools, including eight years at Jim Hill High School.
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