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William Magee

As football season gets under way, David Magee remembers his son William Magee's love for the University of Mississippi's team. He remembered taking William to Egg Bowl against Mississippi State ...

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Quez Watkins

Redshirt junior wide receiver Quez Watkins stepped on the field for the University of Southern Mississippi for the first time in the 2019 season against Troy University after missing the ...

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The Millennium Temptations

The city council honored the Millennium Temptations with a resolution for enriching community through music of reflection at the Aug. 20 city council meeting.

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Stace & Cassie

With a new single, "When We Grow Old" and supporting video released on Friday, Sept. 13, married performers Stace and Cassie Shook are looking forward to getting back into the ...

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U.S. Civil Rights Advocate Juanita Abernathy Dies at 88

Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential steps in helping to build the American civil rights movement, died Thursday. She ...

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Matt Corral

Expectations grew in the 2019 Grove Bowl as University of Mississippi fans saw their first glimpse of new offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez and quarterback Matt Corral.

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Ken Slay

Madison-based author Ken Slay’s recently released book, “Daily Ponderances - Words of Hope, Humility and Sage Advice in 140 Characters or Less," began as a gift for Slay’s daughter, Mae ...

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Dowell Taylor

At the Aug. 20 city council meeting, the council recognized Dowell Taylor with a resolution for being a world-renowned musician and for his leadership.

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Reid Evans

Millsaps College linebacker Reid Evans could be the player who steps in and replaces some of the production Chandler Coleman provided last season. Evans enters his final year in position ...

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Kenneth Vance

Kenneth Vance acknowledges the value of serving others. As an outreach worker for Grace House, a nonprofit organization that focuses on housing those in need, he is able to do ...