Snow closes schools, downs lines


Schools across the region were closed, about 3,000 homes in Marion County were without power Friday as heavy snow fell across South Mississippi.

In Marion County, by 11 a.m., many areas had received at least three inches of the white stuff, with some areas expected to have six inches.

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