Clinton, Mississippi, Area News

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MDOT suspends work, watches traffic for Thanksgiving travel

Historically, Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays in America. Although COVID-19 is predicted to take a bite out of travel this year, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will monitor road conditions and suspend highway construction which could cause traffic delays. MDOT actively monitors highways statewide through its Traffic Management Center (TMC). Information is…

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Buckle up when you get in, mask up when you get out

  At the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), safety is, and always will be, our top priority. As 2020 winds down, MDOT reminds the public not to get complacent regarding all safety measures—on state highways, at home and in public. Please consider placing this video message from Central Transportation Commissioner Willie Simmons, reminding the public…

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Music Professor Nicholas Perna Focuses on Innovative Research

  Nicholas Perna researched methods using new technology to promote live musical performances in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. A Mississippi College music professor, Perna has taught voice pedagogy on the Clinton campus since 2015. The Clinton resident is a talented member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. In May, Dr. Perna…

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The Hinds County Board of Supervisors Announces New Efforts to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 by Providing Free Testing to Poll Workers

The Hinds County Board of Supervisors along with the Hinds County Election Commission will now be offering free testing to all poll workers with the help of a grant obtained by the Center of Technology and Civic Life. Poll workers safety has long been a top priority for the Hinds County Board of Supervisors and…

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Clinton Public School District COVID-19 Update—November 19, 2020

The Clinton Public School District is reporting one positive COVID-19 case at Clinton Junior High School. School administrators have completed contact tracing and have contacted the parents of students in the classes who have been affected. Prewitt Contracting Services will conduct a deep cleaning of the campuses with electrostatic machines prior to the start of…

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NASA Grant To Help Redefine Aircraft Production

At the end of October this year, the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) announced that it received part of a $5.7 million grant from NASA. The four-year grant will allow students and faculty members from the university’s School of Polymer Science and Engineering to aid in redefining the simulation and manufacturing processes utilized in the production of…

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The Clinton Courier Joins Nationwide Share Gratitude 2020 Campaign to Amplify Hope In Clinton, MS This Holiday Season

Feel-good campaign encourages people to share stories of gratitude through the power of social and mainstream media In the grip of the severe direct and indirect impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has likely been the most difficult year ever experienced by people in Clinton and across America.  To ignite a more positive spirit of…

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Atmos Energy Exposes Common Fraud Techniques to Educate and Protect  Customers on ‘Utility Scam Awareness Day’  

Every year Atmos Energy joins forces  with Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS), a consortium of nearly 150 U.S. and  Canadian electric, water, and natural gas utilities and their respective trade  associations, on Utility Scam Awareness Day to educate customers and expose common tactics used by scammers. During the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers  have increased calls, texts,…

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