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MEMA Preparing for Tropical Storm Barry

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PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is coordinating preparations for Tropical Storm Barry that is expected to affect the state as early as Friday morning. A tropical storm watch and storm surge watch is also in effect for the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

                                                     


Presley Touts Increase in Utility Contracts through Hire Mississippi Program

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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.






Courthouse Catastrophe: Emergency repairs approved for courthouse

By BY JOSEPH MCCAIN WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,

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.


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EW's McCurry lands hoops job at Ethel

By BY LAURENCE HILLIARD WEBSTER PROGRESS TIMES,

Mitchell McCurry felt the time was right to become a head coach and Ethel athletic director Corey Parish agreed.

McCurry is the new boys basketball and boys track coach at Ethel after two years as a football and basketball assistant at East Webster, his alma mater. “I thought it was time to go after a head coaching job,” he said.



MEMA Preparing for Tropical Storm Barry

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PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is coordinating preparations for Tropical Storm Barry that is expected to affect the state as early as Friday morning. A tropical storm watch and storm surge watch is also in effect for the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

                                                     



UM Hospitality Management Program Embraces Digital Revolution New faculty member offers students insights, classes on tech transformations in service industry

By BY KATIE MILES BLACKMON,

OXFORD, Miss. – It is no secret that technology plays a big role in the global economy; in fact, Forbes estimates that by 2022, one in five workers will rely on artificial intelligence to complete some of the tasks associated with their jobs.


Presley Touts Increase in Utility Contracts through Hire Mississippi Program

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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.






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Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District










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Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District











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