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Dickens elected to SBCJC board

At its June meeting, board members for the State Board for Community and Junior Colleges (SBCJC) elected Pat Dickens of Natchez as its vice-chair, effective immediately. The term as vice-chair will run until June 30, 2011. The board, composed of 10 representatives from across the state, is a coordinating agency, which establishes standards and guidelines for the operation of the ...

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Pilgrimages, conventions and events

The star of Southwest Mississippi has always held true to its tourism fundamentals   Beautiful, historic Natchez on the Mississippi River with its many antebellum homes has always had a special tourism niche. Like many tourism destinations, this city has suffered during the recession, but things are looking up. “Things are going pretty well here,” said Marsha Colson, manager of ...

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Sullivan named MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year

Janet Sullivan loves her job. In fact, she enjoys it so much that on many weekends while others are having fun, Sullivan can often be found working in her Natchez office. As special projects coordinator for the Southern District of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Sullivan’s dedication to both her profession and the community has been officially recognized. Last Thursday, ...

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Education alumni receive awards

The Delta State University College of Education recently held an awards luncheon to recognize five outstanding education alumni. They are: (seated from left), Sen. Robert M. Dearing from Natchez; Kimberly Kilpatrick from Memphis, Tenn.; Dr. Robin Wilbourn Lee from Murfreesboro, Tenn.; (standing from left) Dr. Dorothy Lynn Prestwich from Clarksdale; and, Dr. Jacquelyn C. Thigpen from Cleveland.

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