Posts Tagged ‘Raymond’

Historic train depot in Raymond is a musical mecca

by Stephen McDill Published: August 9,2013

Tags: analog music, Hotel California, Little Big Store, LP, Raymond, record players, Rolling Stones

Betty Strachan may never be “on the cover of the Rolling Stone” as the catchy Dr. Hook song goes, but she would definitely love the chance. As the owner of the Little Big Store music shop in Raymond’s historic train depot, Strachan is a gatekeeper of music nostalgia, a curator and authority on some of […] [...]

Jenkins named dean at HCC

by MBJ Staff Published: July 11,2010

Tags: Career-Technical Education, Hinds Community College, Joyce Jenkins, Raymond

Dr. Joyce Jenkins of Byram has been named dean of Career-Technical Education, Raymond Campus, at Hinds Community College. Jenkins had served the division since 2005 as assistant dean. She joined the Hinds Raymond Campus faculty in 1988 teaching business technology and computer network support. Jenkins holds her bachelor’s in education, her master’s in business and […] [...]

Airport enhancements continue at Hinds CC

RAYMOND — Hinds Community College president Dr. Clyde Muse and Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will invest $1.85 million for the design and installation of an instrument landing system (ILS) for the John Bell Williams Airport. The funding is a collaborative result between Cochran, the FAA and Hinds Community […] [...]

Hinds recognized for energy conservation

by MBJ Staff Published: September 28,2009

Tags: Energy Education, Energy Pacesetter, Hinds Community College, Raymond

RAYMOND — Hinds Community College (HCC) reports it has achieved a 25 percent cost savings totaling $402,981 in five months since forming a strategic alliance with Energy Education, a national energy conservation company. The achievement has not gone unnoticed. The college was recently presented with the Energy Pacesetter, which is for those stellar organizations that […] [...]

HCC sets enrollment records

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009

Tags: education, enrollment, Hinds Community College, Raymond

Raymond – In the third week of classes, Hinds Community College’s (HCC’s) credit enrollment stood at more than 12,300 students, a 16 percent increase over fall 2008 enrollment. HCC reports enrollment has continued to break records for weeks. With 2,000 more students on campus this fall, the college is on track to serve nearly 30,000 […] [...]

House to head up HCC’s student housing

by MBJ Newswires Published: August 10,2009

Tags: DeAndre House, Hinds Community College, housing, Raymond

DeAndre House of Raymond is the new director of student housing and residence life for Hinds Community College. The Coffeeville High School alumnus completed his education at Northwest Community College (associate’s degree, computer programming, 1998) and Delta State University (bachelor’s, computer information systems, 2001; master’s in business administration/management, 2007). Prior to taking this Hinds Community […] [...]

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