Area News

Malcolm White begins role as new host of Deep South Dining April 22 on MPB Think Radio

Carol Puckett and Malcolm White can be heard on MPB Think Radio’s Deep South Dining beginning April 22.| Mississippi Public Broadcasting JACKSON, Miss. – Deep South Dining on MPB Think Radio will welcome Malcolm White, restaurateur and director of the Mississippi Arts Commission, as its new host beginning Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m. Deep South Dining is the program…

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Bankruptcy Declarations Decline in 2018. What Does 2019 Hold?

Bankruptcy Declarations Decline in 2018. What Does 2019 Hold? The numbers are in and they look good. There were 214 business bankruptcies filed in the state of Mississippi in 2018; less than the 242 in 2017, based on the market study of Statista. This comes as a relief to many who have been facing serious financial uncertainty in…

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Hinds County Board Commemorates Natural Disaster

Recognition will mark 40th year since the Easter Flood of 1979 Hind County, MS – April 12, 2019:  Hinds County Board of Supervisors will commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Easter Flood of 1979 to remember the events surrounding one of the greatest natural disasters to impact Hinds County. Event: Easter Flood 40th Anniversary Commemoration…

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CPSD announces new leadership at three schools

Three of Clinton’s public schools will have new leadership this fall. At their April meeting, the Clinton School Board hired new principals for Eastside Elementary School, Clinton Junior High School and Clinton Alternative School. “Clinton is a great school district and we received a lot of applications for each of these positions,” said Dr. Tim…

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Four Short Plays Showcased at Aven Little Theater on Clinton Campus

Comedy is featured in four one-act plays on stage at Mississippi College. And what’s fantastic is that admission is free to “Spring Scenes’’ performances on the Clinton campus. The public is invited to attend the April 26-27 productions at the Aven Little Theater. The Mississippi College Theatre presents the shows beginning 7 p.m. that Friday…

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Speeding up Fitness Recovery with CBD

Everyone’s talking about CBD. So, what gives? Well, quite a lot actually. Far from just being the health, well-being and fitness fad of the moment, this natural oil has plenty of proven benefits going for it. Like the fact that there’s scientific proof that it’s anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety, great for your immune system and can…

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Gov. Bryant signs House Bill 580 into law, creates extra protection for highway workers

The Mississippi Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) recently joined Governor Phil Bryant and legislative leaders for a ceremonial signing of House Bill 580. The bill, authored by Rep. Mark Baker, will provide enhanced safety for highway construction workers and the traveling public through Mississippi highway construction work zones. Deemed, Mississippi’s “Blue Light Law” by many, the bill now signed into law will allow for additional and dedicated law enforcement presence throughout highway…

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7 Stunning Spring Destinations in the U.S.

If you want to take advantage of all the glory this spring has to offer, traveling is an excellent way to do so. These top spring destinations in the U.S. are all truly breathtaking. 1. Myrtle Beach, SC South Carolina—and, in particular, Myrtle Beach—is full of beauty and history at each and every turn. Visit…

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U.S. Truck Industry Shortage May Be Worse Than Experts Say

The truck driver shortage plaguing the U.S. trucking industry may be worse than experts are saying. A report recently published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics claimed the truck driver shortage may be more nuanced than the industry claims. But chief economist for the American Trucking Association Bob Costello says that isn’t true. The report, published…

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