Category: News

Citizens Bank presents checks to area schools from School Stash Debit Card Program.

Bruce Lee presents Checks to Kyle Hammond representing Superintendent Ken McMullan, of the Louisville Municipal  School District.

PHILADELPHIA – Greg McKee, President and Chief Executive Officer at The Citizens Bank, today said the Philadelphia-based bank hosted a luncheon for area school superintendents on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at which time checks were presented regarding the bank’s School … Read more

Julie Cunningham has announced her candidacy for re-election to the office of Chancery Clerk of Winston County

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From press reports

Cunningham was elected to the Office of Chancery Clerk in 2011.

During her tenure in office, Cunningham, along with Deputies Kim Crowell Higgason and Elizabeth “Lil Bit Pollard, have focused on increasing access to documents and records … Read more

More shelter

Mars Hill shelter

A Tornado Shelter was delivered to Mars Hill Volunteer Fire Department in Winston County February 5. The shelter was purchased through a matching grant with FEMA. The rated capacity for the shelter is 12 persons.… Read more

Legislative event with ECCC

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ECCC Students Participate in Legislative Event

Several East Central Community College students had an opportunity to visit with area legislators at the annual MACJC Legislative Appreciation Day held Jan. 27, 2015, in Jackson. … Read more

Fair Elementary Honor roll

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Skyla Collier
Kaylen Goss
Jennifer Jackson
Ny’Asia Welch
Akira Crockett
Joshua Hampton
Charleigh Miller
Jaylon Whitfield
Antonio Dixon… Read more

Winston County UM degree candidates named

OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students are among 752 candidates for degrees at the close of the fall semester. They are invited to participate in UM’s spring commencement scheduled Saturday, May 9, 2015.… Read more

Do it for your sweetheart


Every year Americans observe Valentine’s Day as a time to celebrate their love for one another. One of the greatest ways to show your loved ones you care about them is to commit to a healthy and smoke-free life. … Read more

Black History is American History

By Elmetra Patterson

Some might ask why celebrate Black History Month? Real historians would tell them because most American History books include very little about the life, history and culture of African Americans. Prior to 1915, little was known about … Read more

Memories of our County – 02/11/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

More Brooms
After reading last week’s column and talking to my Cousin Rolene Young Holley, I realized that I had not finished with the subject of brooms. She reminded … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 02/11/2015

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

February is half-over before I get around to writing this column. Sorry that some of you looked for it and couldn’t find it. It just was not written and sent … Read more