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Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the launch of the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program website to help small businesses receive financial support quickly to recover from the devastatin
We took first action on Senate appropriations bills passing a proposed 2021 Fiscal Year total state support budget of $6.015 billion that contains recommended reductions of up to 6.5 percent for m
The Mississippi Delta Community College baseball program will welcome 15 newcomers to the Moorhead campus for the 2020 fall semester, as announced on Tuesday.
This week, the Legislature shifted focus back to regular business after working to pass the coronavirus relief bill (SB 2772) earlier this month.  Before the legislative session was suspended in M
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Featherstone scholarship set up to help Gentry grads

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A scholarship fund designed to celebrate the achievements of Gentry High School seniors and reap financial support for select members of the 2019 graduating class and each subsequent group has been established to posthumously honor a well-known Delta educator from the areas of Math and Science, Dr. Charles E. Featherstone.


Three aldermen cited for violating Open Meetings Act, appeals in Jackson set for Nov. 14

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The Mississippi Ethics Commission has once again penalized City of Indianola officials.

In a letter dated Sept. 7, the commission imposed a $250 fine on Aldermen Sam Brock Jr., and Marvin Elder and a $550 fine on Alderman Ruben Woods for violating the state's Open Meetings Act.







Nonprofit training set for Oct. 16

The Mississippi Center for Nonprofits will present a day filled with training, tools and resources for staff and volunteers of Delta area nonprofit organizations.

The 2018 Delta Nonprofit Leadership Forum will offer hands-on workshops led by experienced nonprofit professionals, a release from the event organizer said. 



Jobs for Mississippi Graduates attend cultural diversity training

Pictured from left are Bettye Hawkins (Gentry High school JMG-Instructor), students: Jada Alexander, Unesty Ross, Jaiquishalyn Williams, Kierra Shanklin, Nia Petty, Albernicia Brown, Skylar Tutwiler, Keyshawn Brison, Destiny Malone, Bj Demarcus Phillips, Brian Reed, Natoyria Simmons, Jaidase Bowman, Bryant Smith Jr, David Ferguson and Anji Redd



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