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Jackson, Mississippi (July 17, 2019) – Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced today that in the first year of implementation of the PSC’s Hire Mississippi Rule, in-state utility construction contract to Mississippi-based companies has risen by 12.6 percent, representing millions spent with Mississippi-based businesses.
TUPELO, MISS. – The morning started like any other Wednesday during a Mississippi spring. On May 22, Daniel Rogers arrived at the Mississippi Department of Transportation office in Tupelo before sunrise. He said hello to workers prepping vehicles, mowers and sprayers as he stepped into his office.
The fourth annual Junior Deputy Academy, conducted by the Winston County Sheriff’s Office, was in session from July 8-11, at the South Louisville Baptist Church. The academy is open to youth from 6-12 years of age, and there is a $35 fee which helps to defray the cost of t-shirts, snacks, graduation ceremony, etc.
The retirement reception for Louisville Chief of Police L.M. Claiborne, held at The Dome this past Friday afternoon, drew a large crowd from his professional background, family, friends, local business people, church members and members of the community. The reception was catered by Aline Haynes.
The Winston County Board of Supervisors approved emergency repairs, cleanup and closing of the area behind and to the sides of the courthouse on Tuesday, July 16.
The emergency occurred when the brick veneer on the backside of the Winston County Courthouse collapsed around 5:20 a.m. on Tuesday.
North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora was recently announced as the winner of the 2019 Outstanding Mississippi Small Rural Hospital Award from the Mississippi Hospital Association.
NMMC-Eupora is a 38-bed acute care hospital offering a wide range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services.
Thursday, July 11, marked the day The Cross of Christ was raised to honor the Lord and Savior at the crossroads of highways 82 and 9.
Side roads were crowded and five tents were filled, as hundreds of folks, weathering the heat, came to watch the magnificent 12-story cross lifted to fit into the massive base pipe and go vertical.
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State leaders announced today [July 16] the single largest giving year in university history, marking the sixth consecutive year of raising in excess of $100 million.