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Consumers Take Notice Due to Inflation, High Gas Prices

By Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, Andy Gipson With inflation at its highest levels since 1981 and drivers getting squeezed at the pump by high gas prices, consumers are not just paying more for goods and services, they’re also paying more attention. We see that at the Department of Agriculture and Commerce as our consumer…

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Mississippi Blues win GCPL2

By Datti Jinkiri The Mississippi Blues are one of the newest soccer teams in the area. The team plays home games at Clinton High School and consists of high school players, college players and college graduates. The team plays in the Gulf Coast Premier League Second Division (GCPL2).   The 2022 season was the Blues’…

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Civic Corner: Board of Aldermen Recap – August 2, 2022

By Ricki Garrett, PhD, Alderwoman at Large   Our Department Head report at Tuesday’s [July 19] meeting was presented by Phillip Lilley, Director of Public Works. He explained to the Mayor and Board the difficulties he is having hiring enough employees to do the work of the Department. For example, currently, there is one employee…

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MC, local developer beginning infrastructure for new development

Special to The Clinton Courier The City of Clinton and a local developer are partnering with Mississippi College to transform land between Highway 80 and I-20 into an upscale mixed-use development.   An $8 million legislative grant obtained by this public-private partnership will soon lay the groundwork for long-desired mixed-use retail, restaurant, commercial and professional…

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