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County: 'no tax increase'

County: 'no tax increase' By Rupert Howell Panola County supervisors expect no noticeable changes to the county's portion of property taxes for the coming year following last week's approval of the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget that needs to raise $13,746,426 in ad valorem taxes for the $37,319,115

PANOLIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Alums, friends celebrate school's significance

Alumni and many friends celebrated the placement on Friday of the Macedonia Rosenwald School historical marker at the site of the former school that educated African-American children in the community from 1925 to 1963. Friday's program at the community center building that still serves on the site

PANOLIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Among highlights for Macedonia alum: old school day pictures

Among highlights for Macedonia alum: old school day pictures The weekend of programs surrounding the unveiling of the historical monument at the Macedonia Rosenwald School site had its lighter moments along with solemn remembrances of the Panola citizens who brought the school to fruition in 1925 an

PANOLIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

BorgWarner investing $20M, adding 75 jobs

WATER VALLEY - Automotive supplier BorgWarner is investing $20 million and adding about 75 jobs during the next two years at its Water Valley facility . BorgWarner bills itself as a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. The company cu

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died

FILE - This October 2013 family photo shows Carrie DeKlyen and husband Nick DeKlyen in Grand Rapids, Mich. Carrie DeKlyen, who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life to give birth to her sixth child, Life Lynne DeKlyen, died Sept. 9, 2017. DeKlyen declined the treatment for her brain cancer, sinc

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 16:09:42

ICC, MUW sign articulation agreement

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. MUW President Dr. Jim Borsig, left, and Itawamba Community College President Dr. Jay Allen shake hands after signing the 2+2 agreement Wednesday at the ICC Tupelo Campus. Lee Adams | ICC TUPELO - An articu

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Partnership names Watson special events, projects coordinator

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership announced today that Paige Watson will join its staff as the new special events and projects coordinator. Watson is a Starkville native and a Starkville High School alumna. She holds a communication degree from Mississippi State University and a maste

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 18:07:22

OUR OPINION: Finding middle ground at universities pivotal

Officials at Mississippi's public universities are no strangers to asking former students for financial contributions - a common practice at just about every university or college across the country. However, it appears that alumni giving is becoming an increasingly important revenue resource for ac

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 05:15:00

Seaweed as fuel? Grants help fund research in Mississippi

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - A federal grant will help pay for scientists at the University of Southern Mississippi do research on the uses of seaweed. The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the school two grants totaling $1 million. OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - A federal grant will help pay for sc

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2017-09-20 16:44:00

White man accused of killing 2 blacks had Hitler speech

Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome speaks at a news conference in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, after Kenneth James Gleason was charged with two counts of first degree murder and other charges, for three shootings in the Baton Rouge area throughout the past week that resulted in the

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 17:43:43

Comforts of Home: Come to our cancer luncheon

You are invited to join us on Wednesday, October 4, when the Pontotoc County Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers (MHV) Council host a Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon at 11:00 a.m. We will learn more about breast cancer, and the ways we can be part of the fight. Just call the Mississippi State Universi

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 18:42:00

Ole Miss could swap black bear mascot

OXFORD -- Years after it traded Colonel Reb for a bear, the University of Mississippi could again change its sidelines sports mascot. Student government President Dion Kevin III announced Monday that students will vote next week on changing from a black bear to a "landshark" in a campuswide electi

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 17:43:23

Salena Zito: Look to the many, not the few

CAMBRIDGE, Mass -- A lone protester paced in front of Harvard University's admissions office on a foggy Monday morning. He was peaceful and respectful of people's space and ability to navigate the sidewalks, yet he made his point with a variety of signs he had with him that he interchanged during th

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 17:43:15

University police, fraternity presidents respond to recent sexual battery incidents

Three incidents of sexual battery have been reported to the University Police Department over the past two weeks. The most recent incident happened late Friday night in the area of West and Poole Drives and is still under investigation. "This is an ongoing investigation," said Chief Tim Potts of UPD

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN - 2017-09-18 17:57:51

Man charged with felony domestic violence

An Olive Branch man was arrested Saturday by the Oxford Police Department for aggravated domestic violence. Officers responded to the 100 block of Breckenridge Drive Saturday after receiving a report of a domestic disturbance at the residence. Brandon Houston, 24, was taken into custody for allegedl

OXFORD EAGLE - 2017-09-20 16:27:50

Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society's Pet Of The Week: Meet Cheryl!

Cheryl is a RABBIT, not a bunny. You might consider her to be significantly larger than other rabbits you may have seen, but that doesn't make her any less loveable! Cheryl is extremely chill and isn't bothered by most things. Just like any other rabbit, she loves to snack on lettuce and carrots and

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-20 16:41:33

$3 rate hike for trash collection passes

At Tuesday's meeting of the Oxford Board of Aldermen, aldermen passed a $3 increase for residential trash collection, taking the current flat rate of $18 per residence to $21. Oxford residents and business owners will soon see a rise in their trash collection bill after the Oxford Board of Aldermen

OXFORD EAGLE - 2017-09-20 10:28:07

The Latest: El-Sissi makes passionate plea for Mideast peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Egypt's president is making an impassioned pitch for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling for both sides to take advantage of a "rare" opportunity to achieve the elusive goal. President Abdel-Fat

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 22:35:25

Paris-Yates hosts inaugural Rosh Hashanah observances

As the sun set, families with giggling children, Ole Miss students and faculty, along with other members of the Oxford Jewish community, gathered last night at Paris-Yates Chapel for the first local observances of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Students and people from the Oxford community gath

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN - 2017-09-21 08:02:49

Watch: Joy Run Delivery App Creates Convenience for Ole Miss Students

Joy Run is one of Oxford's newest delivery apps for community members and students to utilize. Employee Mike Dominski and Marketing Intern David Flynn sat down with Hotty Toddy News to tell us more! Savannah Woods is the Lead Social Media Intern for HottyToddy.com. She can be reached at sswoods@go.

HOTTYTODDY.COM - 2017-09-21 16:11:13