Archive | March 14th, 2012

Mississippi jobless rate 9.9 percent for January

March 14, 2012

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Mississippi’s job picture continued to be a bleak one through January, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Securities, which put the adjusted rate at 9.9 percent. All but 21 of the state’s 81 counties reported double-digit unemployment, with Holmes County continuing to have the highest rate of jobless residents at 18 percent, followed by […]

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MC Ping-Pong Third in Nation

March 14, 2012

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Popularized by Chinese leader Mao Tsetung as a way to encourage community fitness and national pride, table tennis (or “ping-pong”) has grown in worldwide popularity since it was first introduced. Mississippi College’s acclaimed table tennis team first started in 2007 and has since been turning the tables on a number of big name rivals from […]

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Hope Credit Union making Utica stay permanent

March 14, 2012

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Utica residents will soon be banking at a familiar location – the former BancorpSouth building at 106 W. Main St. BancorpSouth left the Hinds County town last August as part of a branch reorganization that involved closing 23 locations. Hope Credit Union (HOPE) stepped in soon after and set up account-opening services in City Hall […]

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