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Scholarship Opportunities for 2020-2021 Academic Year

$1,500 and $2,500 Awards Available  **Application Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2020** The Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association (MAMA) has scholarships available for the 2020-2021 academic year for both community college and university students.  Growing a strong workforce is essential to the health of all industries in our state. Providing support and opportunity is one way the…

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Clinton Police Arrest Auto Burglary Suspect

Residents are reminded to lock their vehicles Clinton, Miss. (July 8, 2020) Clinton Police have arrested an individual wanted in connection to multiple auto burglaries in Clinton.   In the early morning hours of June 20, 2020, the Clinton Police Department (CPD) received multiple reports of auto burglaries that occurred around the area of the Cascades Subdivision near…

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Kelsi Baldwin Receives Sadler Award at Mississippi College

  Enrolling at Mississippi College Law School starting in August, Kelsi Baldwin says her career will lead her to serve society’s voiceless. “There are countless individuals who feel as if their voice has been ripped away, and I want to help them find it again,” says the Clinton resident. “I have no doubt that MC…

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MDE Schedules First Virtual Mississippi Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year Ceremony

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Office of Teaching and Leading set the first virtual ceremony for Mississippi Teacher of the Year and Mississippi Administrator of the Year to recognize top educators. The program, originally scheduled for the spring, was postponed as a result of closures because of COVID-19. The ceremony will be live-streamed…

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Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project to Sponsor Free Virtual Family Law and Expungement Clinics

The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP) is hosting another clinic as part of the “Summer Clinic Series” on Friday, July 10. Starting July 10th, attorneys will work with participants to draft their court documents for the following matters: irreconcilable differences (no fault) divorce, uncontested guardianships, simple wills, advance healthcare directive (AHD), power of attorney (POA),…

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Mississippi College Student Neha Dhaliwal Says Pandemic Helped Spur Medical Career

  Neha Dhaliwal says her mother’s service as a nurse during a worldwide health crisis helped convince the Mississippi College student to become a physician. Since mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic “has definitely solidified my passion to pursue medicine,” the MC senior says. “Observing the frontline healthcare workers, including my mom, sacrifice everything to provide the…

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