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Bond proposal could pay for Traceway lights

By Randy Bell For as long as the current Board of Aldermen has been in office, it has been looking for a way to pay for new lights at Clinton’s Traceway Park. A recent conversation between Mayor Phil Fisher and a financial adviser may have provided the answer. “She came to the City and said,…

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GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF MISSISSIPPI WELCOMES ZACH JENKINS AS VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Goodwill Industries of Mississippi is pleased to announce the appointment of Zach Jenkins as the organization’s new Vice President of Operations. In this role, Jenkins will lead strategic initiatives to enhance operational efficiency and further the organization’s mission of transforming lives through lifelong learning and meaningful work.   Jenkins brings a wealth of experience and…

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Clintonians earn accreditation in public relations

Special to The Clinton Courier Three central Mississippi public relations practitioners, representing the Public Relations Association of Mississippi’s Central Chapter, have successfully completed the examination for Accreditation in Public Relations, entitling them to use the APR professional designation. Two of them, J. Mignon Kucia and Chrystelle Thames, are from Clinton. The third, Jan Schaefer, who…

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Ward-level meetings planned to determine broadband availability

By Randy Bell An internet provider may claim it offers high-speed service, but, if customers’ devices are constantly buffering, the City of Clinton wants to hear about it. It’s working with the Broadband Expansion and Accessibility of Mississippi (BEAM) office to determine the accuracy of a broadband map, which identifies locations across the state as…

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Registration opens for April Citizens’ Police Academy

By Randy Bell Clinton Police Chief Ford Hayman has announced another session of the popular Citizens’ Police Academy, which will be held in the evenings from April 22 through April 27 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, and with ride-alongs set for Friday. Ride-along…

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Yarn Bomb Workshop planned for Feb. 24

The Clinton Courier Main Street Clinton will host a Yarn Bomb Workshop to teach people of all ages and levels of knitting how to knit. Set for Saturday, February 24, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the workshop will help interested individuals learn how to knit and to create pieces for the yarn bomb project…

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Movie Review: “Bob Marley: One Love”

By Bob Garver               It was a good idea for “Bob Marley: One Love” to open on Valentine’s Day. Not just because there hadn’t been a decent box office performer in weeks (and even “Mean Girls and “The Beekeeper” were only mild hits) and the market was ripe for a takeover. Not just because…

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Hinds CC Humanities Instructor of the Year presentation set

Hinds Community College English Instructor Frederick Melancon will present “Authoring Your Story Through Work” as his Hinds 2024 Humanities Teacher of the Year presentation.   The event will be held 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m. March 20 in Reeves 165 on the Raymond Campus with a reception to follow in the Marie Hull Art Gallery. The event is open to…

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