Area Breaking News

Governor Tate Reeves Announces Additional COVID-19 Measures

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced additional counties that have qualified and met certain requirements to be placed under mask mandates with his “Safe Recovery” executive order that is in effect until December 11th. Those additional counties are: Alcorn, Attala, Bolivar, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lincoln, Lowndes, Neshoba, Panola, Perry, Prentiss, Stone, Tippah,…

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MC Law Colleagues Salute Retired Professor Lee Hetherington

  Lee Hetherington served as a phenomenal professor at the Mississippi College Law School for more than four decades. Selected one of MC Law’s outstanding professors on five different occasions, the Mississippi native left a void upon his retirement in May 2020. Teaching courses in torts, negotiation, trademarks, unfair competition, copyright law and remedies, Hetherington…

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November 24th Runoff Elections

As the Secretary of State’s office continues to certify 2020 General Election results, voters across the state should prepare for several runoff elections set for today, Tuesday, November 24. The following 17 counties in Mississippi will be holding runoff elections in all or parts of the county: Benton, Bolivar, Chickasaw, Forrest, Harrison, Hinds, Jefferson, Jones, Lafayette,…

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Library sets browsing appointments for patrons

Efforts continue for the Clinton Quisenberry Library to reach out to patrons who wish to visit the facility that has had limited access times during the past COVID-19 months. “The next step in our COVID-19 journey is the addition of browsing appointments, allowing customers to make an appointment to come into the library and browse for materials,” said Susan…

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Residents raise ruckus over recently redone road

Aldermen reported numerous calls from riled-up residents about road conditions on Spanish Oaks Drive, a street that was recently repaved as part of the 2019 Street Paving Improvements project. Ward 2 Alderman Jim Martin said at the Board’s October 20 meeting and also at the Board’s November 2 work session that he has received numerous…

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