Holiday break can be a time for school
Christmas/Holiday break. A nice little caveat to this is that the courses are completed before Christmas day. Courses will begin December 10tj and conclude on December 22nd. This will afford the student a little time for relaxation before the start of the spring semester.
- Highland Physicians Clinic, Chamber Grand Opening Highland Physicians Clinic, located at 146 HIghland Avenue, Suite C, held its Chamber Grand Opening on October 24th. Shown above from left are: Highland Community Hospital Administrator Mark Stockstill; Swetha Samineni, MD; Oladipo Kusemiju, MD; Ivonne Fernandez, MD; and Highland Community Hospital CNO Mary Beth Cooper.
Kids, voting and creating the teachable moment
Times are different today than when I was a child many years ago. Children today are likely more tuned into the national election than ever before.
What comes around goes around
By Dr. Scott Alsobrooks/Guest Columnist
Have you ever heard of the creative economy? There are a lot of references to this in regards to the arts, music, museums, cultural events and other industries that make an economic impact on communities. Some compare and contrast the creative economy with the knowledge economy.
Samples Western Auto celebrates 40 years
Ken and Gerry Samples were recently awarded a plaque from Miss. Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves, Senators Angela Hill and Tony Smith and Representative Mark Formby in recognition of the 40 years of business and civic dedication in Picayune.
Associate degree shows high jump in job growth
A recent article in the USA Today highlighted the rewards of a community college degree. The author indicated that those with an associate’s degree increased by 578,000 compared to a 314,000 job increase for those with a bachelor’s degree.
Senator Hill strategizes with Partners for PRC
Partners for Pearl River County met Monday night, at their regular board meeting, and was honored to have Senator Angela Burks Hill as their speaker.
Changes in college grants
Many students in Mississippi receive some form of federal financial aid. The most common form of financial aid is the Pell Grant. These are need based grants based on the student’s family income.
Paul’s Pastry Shop celebrates 42nd birthday
Paul’s Pastry Shop would like to thank our customers and friends for 42 years of business. We invite you all to come and celebrate with us on Saturday, October 27th from noon until 5 p.m. Come and have a free piece of our 42 foot Halloween King Cake— get a baby and win a prize.
SES Termite & Pest Control welcomes Eddie Nores
SES Termite and Pest Control would like to welcome our new employee, Eddie Nores, to our company. We offer both commercial and residential pest control service as well as termite treatments. We have a no obligation “Free” termite inspection. We also do real estate termite inspections (WDIR). Either call 601-749-2466 or find us online at www.spenceservices.com.
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