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Mississippi city will use grant to remove dilapidate homes

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The city of Vicksburg is receiving a $500,000 grant to remove dilapidated homes and replace them with new construction. The Vicksburg Post reports city housing director Gertrude Young told the Board of Mayor and Aldermen the money has already been approved they just have to a

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-10-17 20:00:10

Gulf of Mexico oil spill may be largest since BP disaster

An oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last week may be the largest in the U.S. since the 2010 blowout at BP's Macondo well that sank the Deepwater Horizon rig and killed 11 people. The Delta House floating production facility about 40 miles southeast of Venice, Louisiana, released 7,950 to 9,350 barre

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-10-17 18:45:00

Delta Charter hopes to retain high energy as it travels to St. Frederick

Delta Charter (4-3, 2-2) at St. Frederick (3-4, 2-3) FERRIDAY - After a shutout win over Tensas last week, Delta Charter School is hoping to keep energy high as it travel to St. Frederick at 7 p.m. Friday. The Storm took down Tensas 44-0 with the help of senior Freddie Mango who scored two rushing t

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2017-10-18 05:05:48

Students learn cooking skills at Hinds Community College

Students at Hinds Community College's Vicksburg campus are cooking up a storm. Starting from scratch two years ago, the school's culinary arts program has grown to include nearly 90 students between its high school and college programs. "We have high school kids here every day," said Matthew Campbel

VICKSBURG POST - 2017-10-17 03:58:00

Jones County Junior College announces homecoming court

ELLISVILLE - Jones County Junior College recently elected its 2017 homecoming court. Students chose the following ladies to represent them during homecoming, which is being celebrated this week: Queen: August Parker of Laurel is an occupational therapy major. The JCJC sophomore is a member of the te

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-10-17 12:08:03

Continental's U.S. tire plant on schedule for 2019

Site clearing for Continental A.G.'s $1.4 billion commercial truck/bus tire plant near Clinton is nearly finished, which according to the firm keeps the project on schedule to begin tire production by year-end 2019. Since Continental broke ground on the factory in November 2016, contractors have cle

THECLINTONCOURIER.NET - 2017-10-18 07:00:00

Pick Up Your Angel!

Junior Auxiliary of Clinton, Mississippi have Angel Trees available! Angels can be picked up at the following locations & are due back by Dec. 1: Funtime Pre-School Clinton Holy Ghost Baptist Church ParkwayPharmacyClinton Northside Baptist Church Baptist Healthplex-Clinton Clinton YMCA #TheClin

THECLINTONCOURIER.NET - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Simulation Center at Hinds CC first in Mississippi to be accredited

The Hinds Community College Ball Simulation Center located at the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center has received full accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). Accreditation for the center in the area of Teaching/Education makes it the first such facility to be acc


Nancy Barden back as Aunt Ev in 'The Miracle Worker'

With having experience going all the way back to "Anything Goes" at C. H. Friend, Nancy Barden is returning to The Prizery stage to tackle the role of Aunt Ev in "The Miracle Worker." And Prizery Director Chris Jones said he feels fortunate to have her back. Aunt Ev, Captain Arthur Keller's sister,

YOURGV.COM - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Water/sewer rate schedule to highlight discussion

Approving advertisement of water and sewer rates for the coming year will be one of the actions Halifax County Service Authority Board of Directors is expected to take action on when they meet at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday in the board conference room on Houghton Avenue in South Boston. Members are slate

YOURGV.COM - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Buffalo Junction suspect faces felony assault charge

A 59-year-old Buffalo Junction man faces a felony charge of assault while applying pressure and a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff's Office records. Eddie Wells of Indian Wells Road was charged with the alleged offenses that occurred F

YOURGV.COM - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Registration underway for Christmas parade

The weather has finally started to cool off, and before long it will be time for the annual Warren County Christmas Parade. This year, the parade sponsor will be the Warrenton Rotary Club, in partnership with the town of Warrenton, the Warrenton Revitalization Committee and the Chamber of Commerce o

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-10-18 15:48:00

Ribbon cut on standard-bearing new hospital

"Are you ready to see the inside? Let's cut a ribbon." With those words from VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital CEO Scott Burnette, the new, state-of-the-art VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital was opened to the public for an Open House on Saturday in South Hill, Va. Patients will be moved in

WARRENRECORD.COM - 2017-10-18 15:27:00

Charges pending, game cancelled following Snapchat death threat

Felony charges for threats of death or serious bodily injury to a person on school property are pending for a Brunswick Senior High School student after posting a death threat on Snapchat last week. On Thursday, October 12, a threat was posted on Snapchat mentioning specific students' first names f

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-10-17 18:57:00

Scottsburg man enters guilty plea to burglary

Benjamin Tyler Tipton, a 27-year-old Scottsburg man, will serve one year and four months in prison after pleading guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to charges related to breaking and entering. Tipton pleaded guilty to one count of burglary and one count of grand larceny after reaching a

YOURGV.COM - 2017-10-18 00:27:00

Natural gas pipelines clear another hurdle with conversion of Virginia conservation easements

RICHMOND - Two controversial natural gas pipelines that would carve through some of Virginia's most mountainous terrain cleared another hurdle on their way to construction Monday when the Virginia Outdoors Foundation's board approved the conversion of 11 protective easements on land in the pipelines

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-10-17 00:27:00

Doubters of Santa? Not in this cast of characters for Little Theatre

It's getting to be that special time of year when many people are experiencing doubts about what is so clearly real to all children below a certain age. For some reason, older children want more proof of the presence of a certain man dressed in a red suit, and some adults are so jaded that they igno

YOURGV.COM - 2017-10-18 04:15:00

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Week of Oct. 18

Six of South Boston's seven town councilmen toured the town's proposed boundary adjustment lines with the county Tuesday morning to see lines and to see neighborhoods and land falling within the proposed area. The town's latest proposal excludes the Industrial Park on Route 58, the Southside Indust

YOURGV.COM - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

Miniature air show lands at Tuck Airport

A full-scale Stearman bi-plane will be on exhibition Saturday during a miniature air show at Tuck Dillard Airport. A ride in the Stearman will be raffled off Saturday during the event.Submitted photo Tuck Airport will serve as host for a miniature air show for two days, starting Saturday and Sunday

YOURGV.COM - 2017-10-18 04:00:00

LIVING WITH CHILDREN: Today's parents afraid of children

I am sometimes asked if I think the "parenting pendulum" is swinging back, however slowly, toward where it was 60-plus years ago or at least toward a tolerable middle point. Before I answer the question, the reader should understand that prior to the psychological parenting revolution of the late 19

YOURGV.COM - 2017-10-18 04:00:00