Brick Street Quartet Shines at Concert

Mississippi College professors are blessed with vast musical talents. The Blue & Gold family and folks across metro Jackson community are invited to catch some of the best jazz artists in Central Mississippi on September 20. All of the performers have strong MC connections. The place to be for the show is the Clinton Visitor’s…

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Hinds Soccer Riding Three-Game Winning Streak

 The Hinds Eagles soccer program captured their third victory in as many games last night (Sept. 17) as they took down the Southwest Mississippi Community College (SMCC) Bears 4-3. “I thought we played well as a whole. I was most pleased with the fact that we were able to use our entire roster this game.…

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CPSD maintains strong ‘A’ rating as a district

Not only is the Clinton Public School District an A-rated district, this year it moved from the fifth- to third-highest achieving school district in Mississippi. “Our students and teachers continue to meet or exceed the high expectations placed on them,” said Dr. Tim Martin, superintendent of schools. “We’re grateful for all their hard work to…

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Online Auction of 300 Tax-Forfeited Properties in Forrest County Now Open

An online auction of 300 tax-forfeited properties in Forrest County valued at $1,685,202 is now open.  Bids may be submitted through the Secretary of State’s online auction portal until 11:59 p.m. CST on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. “Tax-forfeited property auctions help communities by returning parcels to the tax rolls which benefits counties, cities, and schools,” said Secretary…

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CHS students serve as interns with Clinton Police Department

Clinton High School students Karam Kaur, Hardin Copeland and Priyanka Patel had a big job in the Clinton Public School District’s recent active shooter drill. Working with Clinton Police Sgt. Al Kimbrell, the three “essentially planned the entire reunification process that was so stressful,” said Jeff Franks, instructor in the CHS Career Complex’s Law &…

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Tobacco Quitline Celebrates 20 Years of Service

In the past two decades, more than 60,000 Mississippi tobacco users have registered with the Mississippi Tobacco Quitline, a telephone-based tobacco cessation service that helps users quit.   “Mississippi’s Tobacco Quitline consistently rates as one of the top Quitlines in the U.S.,” said Amy Winter, Director of the Office of Tobacco Control at the Mississippi…

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SHOE STATION PARTNERS WITH UNITED WAY FOR COMMUNITY PROGRAM

Southeastern chain Shoe Station is partnering with United Way to launch the retailer’s “Every Step, Every Community” initiative on September 20, 2019 in its 21 stores in five states. This year-long program will include a $10,000 charitable donation, as well as collection bins in each location, where consumers can donate new and gently used shoes…

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Competitive chess club starts at CJHS

Students trickled into Mrs. Jaime Coon’s classroom at the end of the school day, smiling and excited. “I really like chess,” said seventh-grader Joshua Noble. “I like to play against multiple people.” His classmate Aaron Zimitrovich agreed. “I like the strategy of it and the thinking you have to do,” he said. This year there’s…

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