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Athletes Compete at Area 17 Special Olympics

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Athletes from across the Pine Belt came took to the field for the Area 17 Special Olympic Spring Games at Jones County Junior College.

Competitors from Jones, Jeff Davis, Wayne, Jasper, Smith and Covington counties competed today in 12 different categories.

About 35 delegations faced off in volleyball, track and field and tennis ball toss.

The games began with a team parade and the passing of the torch.

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