Area News

CHS Anchor Club Donates to Batson Children’s Hospital

CHS Anchor Club, led by Megan Berry, made a $3,700 donation to the Batson Children’s Hospital. Funds were raised from student-led fundraisers including Spring T-Shirt Fundraiser and Tacky Christmas Skate Party.   Pictured are students of CHS Anchor Club: Zaria Evans, Javril Bracey, Jordan Morgan, DiMariya Baskin, Cheyanne Wynn Pictured: Megan Berry, Areda Cockrell-Harris, Zaria Evans, Javvil…

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Clinton Attaché named grand champion at Petal Show Choir Invitational

Clinton High School’s Attaché show choir was named grand champion over the weekend at the Petal Show Choir Invitational in Petal, Miss.   Attaché won top awards for best vocals, best visual performance, best show design, and best costumes.   The other top show choirs placing in the competition were Homewood High School (Alabama), The Network, first…

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John Brady to Speak at C Spire Howell/Gillom Banquet

McComb native, and Belhaven University alumus, John Brady will be the featured speaker at the C Spire Gillom/Howell Trophy presentations on Monday March 6 th at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Brady is best known for the time he spent at LSU as the head basketball coach following the departure of Dale…

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Golden Age of Radio Targets Mississippi College Listeners

  The Mercury Theatre production of “The War of the Worlds’’ heard on radio stations in New Jersey and New York in 1938 terrified thousands of listeners.   Many tuned to the infamous radio adaptation by H.G. Wells believed the “war’’ was really happening! It was “breaking news’’ or at least a big slice of…

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Mississippi schools, businesses honored for partnerships

Schools and businesses throughout Mississippi will be honored for their partnerships during the 2017 Governor’s Awards Luncheon. The Mississippi Association of Partners in Education is hosting the event from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 in the Wellington Ballroom at the Hilton Hotel in Jackson. The luncheon is part of the Mississippi Education…

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Environmental Court to be Established on March 1

Recognizing the importance property maintenance issues and code violations have on the quality of life and health of a community, City officials have made the decision to establish an Environmental Court to deal with derelict properties, tree ordinance violations, vandalism, building- and fire-code violations and other issues. The Environmental Court will be established effective March…

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Lawson, East Streets changing to one-way

City officials say that the addition of four new businesses along Monroe Street between Leake and Lawson Streets has made it necessary for some changes to be made to the traffic flow in the area. Beginning March 20, Lawson Street in front of the Post Office and a portion of East Street will become one-…

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Hinds Landscape Program to hold a Reunion

The landscape management program at Hinds Community College is celebrating thirty years with a two-day reunion for all past graduates on February 24-25. Hinds celebrates “100 Years of Community Inspired Service” with nearly a year’s worth of activities, of which the reunion is a part. Events begin at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 24, with…

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