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Students gain fashion sense and jobs with Utica program

By LYNN LOFTON  The Clothing and Fashion Design technical program at Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus is helping students achieve personal and employment goals. Program participants learn to create fashions for themselves and family members while preparing to enter the work force. The Clothing and Fashion Design program was originally started in 1969 under the name of Clothing and Textile ...

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Davis takes oath

Gregory K. Davis, a Jackson attorney, has been sworn in as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, filling a position left vacant since 2009. He has become the chief federal law enforcement officer for criminal prosecutions and civil cases in the southern half of the state. Davis is a native of Utica, and graduated from Mississippi State ...

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Hope Credit Union making Utica stay permanent

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 before later moving to a ...

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HOPE Credit Union set to replace BancorpSouth in Utica, Edwards

In a move to fill the void left by the planned closing of branches by Bancorp South Bank, Hope Credit Union plans to open locations in the Hinds County communities of Utica and Edwards. The closings in Utica and Edwards at the end of August will leave the towns with no banking services. Tupelo-based BancorpSouth pulled out as part of ...

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UPS drivers named to Circle of Honor

UPS announced nine drivers from Mississippi are among 1,122 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving. Mississippi boasts 75 active Circle of Honor drivers with a combined 2,131 years of accident-free driving. Merriel Torrey of Utica is Mississippi’s senior safe driver, with 38 ...

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