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Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 GMT
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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
From the moment you get out of your car at the post office in Orange Grove, you cannot help but notice the pink on the doors and inside the lobby. Even the sales clerks are sporting pink.
"I was forced to," Sales Associate Jeff Bell said with a smile. "I work with all women up here and they made a bet I wouldn't and someone would have lost five bucks and I wouldn't want that to happen."
All joking aside, Bell said it is the cause that has him wearing pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and post offices across the country push sales of special stamps to raise money for research.
"We are really trying to get the energy level up and let everyone know it is breast cancer month and pink is the color," Postmaster Valerie Raynes said.
The decor and enthusiasm is sure paying off. For the past five days, the office has been ranked number one in the nation for selling breast cancer stamps. They've already sold more than 24,000 this month alone.
Raynes said she's determined to keep that number one ranking.
"My mom died of breast cancer, so it's personal for me. I have passion for the research that is needed," Raynes said.
Bell said that is the case for most of the community.
"A lot of people know someone with breast cancer or know someone who died because of breast cancer, so they just automatically want to buy them," Bell said. " I don't have to tell them much. They just come up here and buy it out of their own heart."
Jennifer Gates spent the extra ten cents a stamp to help the post office stay in first place, but more importantly to fund research.
"It feels really awesome. It's a small town, but they are doing a big part to help the town and the community around them," Gates said.
The offices hopes you will do the same. The special stamps cost 55 cents and the extra 10 cents goes directly to research.
"Come out and buy breast cancer stamps. I'll only be in this shirt for one day," Bell said.
Since the U.S. Postal Service started selling the stamps, $75 million has been raised.
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