MDOT supports Teen Driver Safety Week

Teen Driver Safety Week is October 16-22, 2016

For many Mississippi teens, obtaining a driver’s license represents a coming of age moment charged by a newfound sense of freedom. Although this lifetime milestone expands independence for teens, driving also comes … Read more

ICC small ensemble concert set for Nov. 10

Itawamba Community College will present a small ensemble concert at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 10, at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium on the Fulton Campus.

The concert will feature the Rush Hour Saxophone Quartet, ICC’s Woodwind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, … Read more

Number of jobs continued to grow

The number of jobs in Mississippi continued to grow in September to 1,143,900.  Jobs were up 200 since August.  In fact, over the year since September 2015, jobs increased by 7,900.  These job figures are based on a survey of … Read more

ECCC Workforce development working and ready to help

From press reports

 

The employees of East Central Community College’s Workforce Development Division helped celebrate the college’s 2016 Homecoming Oct. 15 on the Decatur campus. ECCC’s Workforce Development team includes (front row, from left) Robert Kilpatrick, Deana Cumberland, Hannah … Read more

Local businesses sought for major transmission project

From Press & Staff Reports

 

The second of two vendor recruitment fairs is today for the Southern Cross Transmission line, a project proposing the construction of an approximately 400-mile, 500-kV direct current transmission line across Mississippi.

Facilities would be … Read more

ECCC Officers

2016-17 ECCC Student Government Officers East Central Community College Student Body Association and class officers recently selected for the 2016-17 school year and their respective high schools are (front row, from left) Student Body President Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol; Student Body Secretary Samantha McCrimon and Sophomore Treasurer Katie McCool, both of Winston Academy; Freshman Vice President Regan Gorgas and Freshman Secretary Jessica Everett, both of Newton County; and (back row, from left) Freshman Treasurer Kenlynn Morgan and Sophomore Secretary Taylor Fulkerson, both of Newton County; Student Body Vice President Emily Dykeman of Forest; Student Body Treasurer Hannah Payne of Union; Sophomore President Codi Ballard of Newton County; Sophomore Vice President Sydney Battle of Philadelphia; and Freshman President Makaeya Brock of Newton County. Amanda Walton, director of housing and student activities, serves as sponsor. (EC Photo)

2016-17 ECCC Student Government Officers
East Central Community College Student Body Association and class officers recently selected for the 2016-17 school year and their respective high schools are (front row, from left) Student Body President Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol; Student

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Obituaries

Linda Ann Childress Crowe

October 16, 2016

Funeral services for Linda Ann Childress Crowe, 71, were held at South Union Methodist Church near Ackerman Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Rev. Kevin Yearber officiated.

A native of Choctaw County, Mrs. Crowe was … Read more