Area News

CHS students serve as interns with Clinton Police Department

Clinton High School students Karam Kaur, Hardin Copeland and Priyanka Patel had a big job in the Clinton Public School District’s recent active shooter drill. Working with Clinton Police Sgt. Al Kimbrell, the three “essentially planned the entire reunification process that was so stressful,” said Jeff Franks, instructor in the CHS Career Complex’s Law &…

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Tobacco Quitline Celebrates 20 Years of Service

In the past two decades, more than 60,000 Mississippi tobacco users have registered with the Mississippi Tobacco Quitline, a telephone-based tobacco cessation service that helps users quit.   “Mississippi’s Tobacco Quitline consistently rates as one of the top Quitlines in the U.S.,” said Amy Winter, Director of the Office of Tobacco Control at the Mississippi…

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Vapers Beware: Faux CBD Products Causing Severe Health Defects

Currently, about 3% of patients who visit an urgent care facility need to be diverted to an emergency department. There are all sorts of reasons for visiting health clinics, including acute upper respiratory infections, acute sinusitis, acute pharyngitis, cough, fever, arthritis, which currently affects 43 million people in the U.S., so much more.  For centuries,…

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SHOE STATION PARTNERS WITH UNITED WAY FOR COMMUNITY PROGRAM

Southeastern chain Shoe Station is partnering with United Way to launch the retailer’s “Every Step, Every Community” initiative on September 20, 2019 in its 21 stores in five states. This year-long program will include a $10,000 charitable donation, as well as collection bins in each location, where consumers can donate new and gently used shoes…

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Competitive chess club starts at CJHS

Students trickled into Mrs. Jaime Coon’s classroom at the end of the school day, smiling and excited. “I really like chess,” said seventh-grader Joshua Noble. “I like to play against multiple people.” His classmate Aaron Zimitrovich agreed. “I like the strategy of it and the thinking you have to do,” he said. This year there’s…

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The Age Of Anti-Aging And What It Means For Population

Scientists everywhere have been searching for a solution to humanity’s ultimate killer for thousands of years: aging. Recent decades have seen fairly stable and consistent growth in anti-aging research, but a potential breakthrough could lead to people living ever-longer lives with fewer signs of aging. While this may sound initially like excellent news, anti-aging science…

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4 Ways Cities Can Improve Their Infrastructure

There are many factors that attract people to the towns in which they live and work. We list four ways cities can improve their infrastructure to attract visitors and encourage residency. Carefully Design Bridges, Buildings, and Other Structures In many cases, a city’s image draws people to it. Therefore, cities often want to build structures that can serve…

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CBD And Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss

  New diet and exercise fads tend to come and go in the blink of an eye, and by the time you make a decision to commit to following a specific food and exercise plan, the next bigger and better weight loss trend is already the talk of the town. More well-known diets are the…

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Every Kid Outdoors Program lets fourth graders in free to public lands

Fourth grade students can get a free annual pass to visit more than 2,000 federal recreation areas with their families, classmates and friends. The Every Kid Outdoors Program is an interagency collaboration between the Department of the Interior, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Forest Service that provides fourth graders…

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Episcopal Church of the Creator’s Fall Festival 2019

The Episcopal Church of the Creator’s Fall Festival activities will kick off on Saturday October 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 1445 Clinton-Raymond Rd. BBQ pulled pork plates, consisting of a BBQ pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, potato salad and a drink, will be available for purchase for $8.00 for dine in…

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