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Stone Abdullah

Clinton resident Stone Abdullah received a $500 mini-grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission in November 2019 to support advertising, marketing materials and distribution for his book "Journey of the Shadow, ...

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William G. "Skipper" Holliman

BancorpSouth Bank's Board of Directors appointed William G. "Skipper" Holliman of Tupelo, Mississippi, as a director of the company effective as of January 22, 2020.

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Deshaw Andrews

Alcorn State University senior forward Deshawn Andrews is enjoying an incredible stretch of basketball.

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Lorenzo Sutton: A Sports Fan and A Good Man

Lorenzo Sutton worked at Jackson State University's eCenter doing maintenance work until he became the building manager at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in July 2019.

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Catherine Young

Crystal Springs native Catherine Young has served as senior vice president of the Memphis-Mid South Mississippi branch of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, a national breast cancer advocacy organization, since ...

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Kristen Allen: HeARTworks Champion

Kristen Allen finds herself tearing up as she reflects on the connections she's made at HeARTworks. "It truly is heaven on earth," she says. "We have something special, and I ...

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Vic Schaefer

Mississippi State's win over LSU provided a perfect picture of what coach Vic Schaefer is dealing with in a transition year.

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Mike Leach

New Mississippi State University head coach Mike Leach will certainly be a fun one to watch during press conferences. Leach has been known to discuss topics such as vikings versus ...

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Bobbie Wilson

The Jackson State University National Alumni Association named Bobbie Wilson, a Clinton resident who serves on the JSUNAA's regional board, as its 2019 Alumnus of the Year during the JSU ...

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Seth Power: 'Souvenir'

Growing up, Seth Power found himself locked away in his room for several hours a day, writing songs with his new recording software. The only force that could push Power ...

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Mike Jones

After 11 years away from coaching, Mike Jones returned to the sideline on Monday, March 18, after Mississippi College renamed him as its head basketball coach.

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Jeffrey Caliedo: Jacksonian High Schooler Accepted into Yale

When colleges open the fall semester, a Jackson native will take his writing skills and experience eastward. Murrah High School senior Jeffrey Caliedo has been accepted to Yale University on ...

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Jeff McCutchen

Capt. Jeff McCutchen will be officially sworn in Monday as the Oxford Police Department's new police chief. McCutchen has been running the 100-person department for the last 11 months as ...

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Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown, a Jackson native who performs as hip-hop artist 5th Child, has worked as assistant director of outreach for Get2College since 2013.

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Reggie Perry

One player making early season waves is Mississippi State University sophomore forward Reggie Perry.