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UMMC Leaders Salute Mississippi College 2021 Dance Marathon

  Mississippi College’s 2021 Dance Marathon was a huge success. A record total of nearly $110,000 was raised to support the Children’s of Mississippi. MC’s energetic event on the Clinton campus drew the praise of leaders at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Students worked hard with faculty to host the event again…

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Last Call for Open Call! Deadline to apply for Walmart’s Annual Open Call for Products Made, Grown or Assembled in America Is Friday, April 30

    Only days remain to apply for Walmart’s eighth annual Open Call for products made, grown or assembled in the United States. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 30. Entrepreneurs and small businesses with shelf-ready products can find the application, and more information about the event, via Walmart-jump.com.   For the second consecutive…

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Mississippi Public Universities increase degrees awarded during Spring ceremonies

Mississippi Public Universities will award 12,004 bachelor’s, master’s, specialists and doctoral degrees during Spring Commencement Exercises. The system total for Spring 2021 represents an increase of 1,224 graduates from Spring 2020, when the total number of degrees awarded was 10,780.   “I congratulate the students who have worked so hard to earn degrees during such…

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T-Mobile to locate at former Payless store 

    By Katherine R. Dougan A defunct Highway 80 business location is getting a facelift and a new business tenant after unanimous approval by the Board of Alderman at the April 6 meeting. Hoa T Nguyen owns the building at 316 Highway 80, the old Payless Shoe Source location, and the Board approved Nguyen’s…

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Municipal Primary Runoff Election Day Reminders

  Select polling places are now open for Municipal Party Primary Runoff Elections. Polls, where runoffs are being conducted, will close at 7 p.m., and any voter in line at 7 p.m. is entitled to cast a ballot. Primary Runoff Elections are only conducted in those cities in which certain party candidates did not receive…

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Mississippi College Student Awarded Scholarship

      Katie Mae Wilbanks, an Education major at Mississippi College, is the recipient of a 2021 Linda Anglin Teacher Preparation Scholarship from the Mississippi Professional Educators.  In addition to the $500 scholarship, Katie Mae also received a complimentary membership to MPE for her first year of teaching.  A resident of Hoover, Alabama, Wilbanks…

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Autumn Norman Selected Staff Member of the Year

  Autumn Norman’s sea of admirers is quite extensive at Mississippi College. It helps explain why Autumn’s choice as MC Staff Member of the Year was well-received on the Clinton campus. In late April, President Blake Thompson joined a parade of well-wishers as Norman accepted the 2021 award during a recognition reception for faculty and…

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Raymond Country Fair 2021

Everyone is invited to come join the fun and enjoy The Raymond Country Fair. Date: Saturday May 1st, 2021. Location: the historic Square in downtown Raymond MS (near the water tower and Raymond Courthouse). Time: 10 am to 3 pm, with a 5K Fun Run at 9 am. Activities include Food, Face Painting, Fun Run,…

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Clinton Public School District begins state testing in April

      As Clinton Public School District faculty and students ready themselves for the final nine-week grading period, they will also focus their attention on end of the year state tests. Each campus will have students tested, allowing the district to gather much-needed data in order to direct decisions made for future curriculum and…

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