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CPSD welcomes new Public Information Officer

Clinton’s public schools will soon have a new spokesperson. Lifelong Clintonian and Clinton High School graduate Robert Chapman is the Clinton Public School District’s new public information officer. He replaces Sandi Beason, who is leaving the district to work in another industry. “Sandi has taken our district to amazing new heights over the past 12 years in our public relations ...

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REPORT: Metrocenter mall sold for $10 million

Multiple  media outlets have reported that Jackson’s Metrocenter mall has a new owner. Scott Overby of Overby Inc. told WLBT the mall was purchased by Emily Seiferth-Sanders. The mall was sold for $10 million and ownership transferred on Dec. 31. Sanders posted an 8-minute video of her walking through the mall on Facebook, Friday morning. She says that she has ...

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Steak ‘N Shake announces Clinton location

Steak ‘N Shake and the City of Clinton announce the location of a new Steak n’ Shake in Clinton at 4900 Hampstead Boulevard. This will be the second Steak ‘N Shake for the metro Jackson Area. The City of Clinton and Steak ‘N Shake held a Ground Breaking Ceremony on January 8, 2020 at the future location.. Steak ‘N Shake ...

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Respected engineer killed in weekend bike accident

A bicyclist was killed in a weekend accident in Mississippi. It happened Saturday morning near Itta Bena. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the cyclist apparently failed to hear the warnings of state troopers, who were directing traffic at the scene during a cycling event. Fifty-year-old Jim O’Daniel of Clinton was one of about 1,000 cyclists participating in the 12th annual ...

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Mississippi Communities Receive 2018 National Main Street Accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting performance standards set by the National Main Street Center and the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA): Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Carthage/Leake County, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, ...

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Mississippi College picks state native as new president

A Mississippi university is naming a native of the state as its 20th president. Mississippi College trustees on Monday said they had chosen Blake Thompson to lead the 5,000-student Baptist-affiliated institution. Thompson is currently vice president of government affairs at Ohio State University and secretary of the university’s board of trustees. The 43-year-old Thompson is a native of Rienzi. He ...

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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop to open Feb. 28 in Clinton

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will open on Feb. 28 in Clinton. The 3,500 square-foot fast-casual restaurant, located at 734 Clinton Parkway, across from Anytime Fitness, will be Clinton’s first Fuzzy’s, owned, built and operated by franchisee Lindsay Rasmussen. “We are excited to introduce Fuzzy’s Taco Shop to Clinton and get to know the members of the community,” said Ansara. “We think ...

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Clinton taking steps toward becoming ‘smarter’

By JACK WEATHERLY Clinton is taking steps toward becoming a “smart city.” Mark Jones, director of communications for the city calls them “baby steps.” One is that the Hinds County city has put in an air-conditioning system with motion sensors in its police and justice building, according to Jones. The sensors help to determine peak activity so that the system ...

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