East Central Community College women’s basketball coach LaTaryl Williams is holding the EC Elite19 basketball camp for upcoming high school seniors Saturday, Aug. 11, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur. EC Elite19 is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $45 and lunch is included.
Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce’s new state branding program, Genuine MS, to the public July 10 at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum.
Hallie Ashley of Eupora is a cast member in an upcoming play written by high school students attending the Summer Scholars camp at Mississippi State University. The play, “Multiverse Mayhem” will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday at MSU’s McComas Hall. Admission is free; donations will be accepted.
Franklin Corp., one of the largest privately owned furniture manufacturers in the United States, is expanding in Houston. The expansion, a $2.731 million corporate investment, adds a 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art raw materials warehouse and will create 60 new jobs over the next four years.
Dollar General’s newest store at 6387 Highway 9 in Walthall is now open. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.