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Keeping Our Eye On Sara Beth Green

Age: 31 Position: Government & Provider Relations Liaison Company: Magnolia Regional Health Center Corinth native Sara Beth Green says her professional passion is to help others, form strong relationships and make a difference. “A title is only words if it is not actually portrayed,” says Sara Beth Green. Green started out as a physician recruiter for MRHC and now promotes ...

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WOODS: MSU’s waterfowl research revealing

Waterfowl research being conducted by Mississippi State University professors and graduate students could have important impacts on habitat conservation and duck hunting in the Delta region of Mississippi. Specifically one recent piece of work being conducted and continues deals with a study of mallard duck survival in relation to habitat use. Ultimately a better understanding of these factors could improve ...

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Belk in Flowood getting $9 million facelift

FLOWOOD, Mississippi – A major expansion and remodeling is underway at Belk’s flagship store at Dogwood Festival in Flowood, representing a $9 million investment by the company. The project will increase the store’s size by 40,000 square feet – 20,000 square feet on each level – allowing it to expand fashion brands and merchandise assortments throughout the store. The expanded ...

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Southern Miss, MSU Space Cowboys team up on rocket parts project

The Mississippi Polymer Institute at The University of Southern Mississippi has teamed up with Mississippi State University’s Space Cowboys rocket team to produce 3D printed parts for its rocket build. For the past year, the rocket team students have worked with MPI to engineer these rocket parts, which has allowed the team to successfully launch their rocket as planned. The ...

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Clinton High School receives third bomb threat since Friday

CLINTON, Mississippi — For the third time since Friday, Clinton High School today received another bomb threat. An anonymous call was received around 1:20 p.m. As before, the school has been evacuated and police are searching the campus. If you have any information about the person or people making these bomb threats, contact the Clinton Police Department. The Clinton Public ...

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Mississippi Farmers Market to open 3 days a week

Beginning Thursday, the Mississippi Farmers Market will extend its days of operation to accommodate the increase of available produce. Summer operating hours are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mississippi Farmers Market provides an outlet for Mississippi farmers to sell directly to the consumer. The market also provides an assortment of fresh baked goods, specialty ...

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C Spire turns on additional 3G sites in Delta, Gulf Coast

C Spire Wireless says it has turned on 3G wireless sites in several areas in Mississippi. Company spokesman Dave Miller says the wireless capability is available now in the southeastern portion of Greenville from Highway 1 to S. Raceway Road as well as in parts of downtown Yazoo City. Northeast Batesville between I-55 and Highway 35 and residential areas to the ...

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Yazoo City attorney talks about new novel "Just Out of Reach"

“Just Out of Reach” by Mississippi attorney Belinda Stevens tells the story of young love and dark secrets in the turbulent Sixties. Inspired by her own experiences as a Yazoo City High School student, Stevens writes about the impact President Kennedy’s assassination, James Meredith’s integration of the University of Mississippi and the Vietnam War had on one Mississippi young woman. ...

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APME: Obama administration has chosen to trample the First Amendment

The Associated Press Media Editors Association condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the actions of the Justice Department in seizing phone records of The Associated Press. In condemning this action, APME joins the Society of Professional Journalists, the Radio Television Digital News Association and many other journalists across the country. “In a continuing witch hunt for leaks and whistleblowers, the ...

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Dems crafting Medicaid proposal ahead of possible special session

JACKSON — Mississippi legislative Democrats say they’re working on proposals to keep Medicaid alive and funded in the budget year that starts July 1. They say they’re doing this in case Republican Gov. Phil Bryant calls a special session before the end of June. However, Bryant said last week he believes he can run Medicaid without legislative authorization — even ...

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