Archive | September 19th, 2012

REILY: Even as he faces cancer and his own mortality, Chuck Jordan says never count out Greenville

September 19, 2012

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When the phone rang, I was unpacking my bag at a local hotel on a Sunday afternoon. I was set to start my new job as the editor of the Delta Democrat Times in Greenville the next day. “Hello.” “Hi Ross. This is Chuck Jordan.” Chuck, then the president of Planters Bank in Greenville, was […]

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Documentary focusing on Ole Miss integration to be screened Sept. 30

September 19, 2012

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OXFORD – On Oct. 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African-American student to enroll in the University of Mississippi, amid controversy and violence. The yearlong celebration of that important event began September 2011 and goes through Oct, 1, 2012 for the official “Opening the Closed Society” program. The campus will remember this significant occasion […]

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