Area News

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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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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Health Officials Report Two New Human Cases of West Nile Virus

The average child catches between six and 10 colds a year. Unfortunately, there are much more severe health concerns out there — some of which have been stagnant for years. Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports two new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2019, bringing the state total to nine…

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MS Red Cross Workforce Active for Hurricane Dorian

Mississippi Region American Red Cross workers are supporting areas in the path of Hurricane Dorian.  Team members are now in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.  On Tuesday, Sept. 3, five Red Cross teams of two will drive the region’s emergency response vehicles to a staging area in Montgomery before being assigned to transport disaster relief…

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VINTAGE MARKET DAYS®

October 25 – 27, 2019 “Bringing the Vintage Experience to You” Do you watch home remodeling shows and wonder where they find the unique pieces they put in the homes they remodel or do you have a Pinterest board filled with ideas for your home?  Vintage Market Days® brings all of that to you! With…

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MDOT urges preparedness on Hurricane Katrina anniversary

As the 14th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, the Mississippi Department of Transportation reminds the public that now is the time to prepare for hurricane season. Katrina surged through South Mississippi on August 29, 2005, unleashing more than $1 billion in damage to the state’s transportation infrastructure. Within six hours of landfall, MDOT officials opened…

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CBD Can Help You Deal With Stress Like A Pro

  All of us are familiar with the feelings of stress we experience immediately before an important exam or a work-related event. But at times, working in a stressful environment, meeting the demands of our friends and family, or simply trying to keep our head above water in times of trouble feels like a continual…

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