Posts Tagged ‘Clinton’

Communities awarded national Main Street accreditation

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Main Street Association has designated cities as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. The cities are Aberdeen, Corinth, Pascagoula, Amory, Greenville, Philadelphia, Baldwyn, Greenwood, Picayune, Batesville, Gulfport, Pontotoc, Belhaven, Hattiesburg, Ripley, Biloxi, Hernando, Senatobia, Booneville, Indianola, […] [...]

Department of Revenue workers moving from tin shed into modern new home over the 4th Weekend

by Published: June 13,2014

Tags: Business, Clinton, MEC, Mississippi, Phil Bryant, Phil Gunn, taxes

Perhaps never in the history of Mississippi government will saying goodbye to a longtime home be as joyful as the July 4th weekend departure of the state Department of Revenue from its tin warehouse off Springridge Road in Raymond. Snakes and birds, soot from a long ago fire and rain water from below walls and […] [...]

THEY DO IT ALL — Mondopads are hot new office tool

To hear salesmen tell it, the InFocus Mondopad sells itself. Described as a giant touch tablet for the conference room, the all-in-one computer with a multi-touch high-definition 55-inch or 70-inch display is being bought up by schools, law enforcement agencies and government departments for everything from in-house employee training to virtual field trips. Sheriff’s departments […] [...]

Mike Pope named Clinton’s Administrator of the Year

by Published: December 20,2013

Tags: Business, Clinton, education, Hinds County, Mississippi

Mike Pope, principal of Lovett Elementary School, is Clinton Public School District’s 2013-14 Administrator of the Year. In March, the sixth-grade school’s roof was destroyed by baseball-sized hail, forcing students, faculty and staff to be relocated to another campus for the remainder of the school year. Despite this disruption, Clinton sixth-graders earned the highest state […] [...]

Kevin Gilbert has joined the Clinton Public School District

by Published: November 29,2013

Tags: Business, Clinton, education, Mississippi, schools

Veteran educator and National Education Association board member Kevin Gilbert has joined the Clinton Public School District administrative team. Gilbert currently serves as coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects at CPSD. Gilbert is one of nine members of the NEA executive committee and a past-president of the Mississippi Association of Educators. He began his […] [...]

State’s cities get creative with C Spire Fiber to Home videos

As part of C Spire’s competition to select the first city in the Fiber to the Home project, the Ridgeland-based telecommunication firm received official information requests from 30 Mississippi communities. C Spire plans to announce the finalists in the first phase on Nov. 4. Some communities also provided videos as part of their presentations. Our favorites […] [...]

Providence Hill hosts second annual MC equestrian benefit

All riders will receive prizes and ribbons as they compete in the second annual Fall Horse Show at Providence Hill Farm on September 14. Classes will also be offered to riders at the 2,000-acre farm that serves as headquarters for the Mississippi College equestrian team. The Fall Show will run from 8 a.m. until 5 […] [...]

Pentimento is a must-visit for Mississippi readers

CLINTON- When Debbie Amacker Tillman was growing up in small town Mississippi, one of her favorite things to do was read. “We had a bookmobile which was the thrill of the week in Pelahatchie,” Tillman says. After her family moved to Natchez, not a week went by when she couldn’t be found reading at the […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Robby Followell

Name: Robby Followell Age: 28 Owner Followell Fotography After earning a graphic design degree from Mississippi College and working there as an admissions counselor, Robby Followell opened Followell Fotography in 2007 with a desire to combine art, technique, design and business. “I really love art. I’m enamored by the thought that images can cause us […] [...]

Clinton’s Monument Coffee is a “glorified walk-in closet”

Typically when Monument Coffee Company owner Jerry Watson interviews job applicants he wants to know if they have any babysitting experience. While the Memphis native does consider the Clinton drive-thru coffee shop his baby, there is a deeper meaning to the question as he hunts for traits of stewardship and accountability in each potential employee. […] [...]

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