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American Dream shop in Water Valley

By WILLIAM HARRELSON WATER VALLEY – Growing up in one of the 17 states his family lived in before he landed back in Yalobusha County in 1987 as a teenager, Cayce Washington was a great guy to know when some boyhood ingenuity was needed to get a friend’s bicycle or go-cart on the road again. It was a fun time in ...

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Oakland Frozen food maker Ajinomoto Windsor adding new line, 60 jobs

Frozen food manufacturer Ajinomoto Windsor, formerly known as Windsor Foods, will add 60 jobs with the addition of a new production line at its plant in Oakland. The Yalobusha County project represents a corporate investment of more than $20 million. Ajinomoto Windsor opened its 140,000-square-foot facility in Oakland in 2007 with 250 workers. The company also added jobs in 2010 ...

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MDOT orders emergency closure of highway bridge

YALOBUSHA COUNTY — State transportation officials have closed a bridge after discovering it could possibly fail. The Mississippi Department of Transportation has temporarily closed the bridge on Highway 51 approximately three miles south of the Highway 32 and Highway 51 intersection in Yalobusha County. During a routine inspection of the bridge, inspectors found signs of possible movement in some of ...

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