Nationwide and globally recognized scrap metal recycling and waste handling company Green Metals, Inc. opened up a new facility located at 1034 Corolla Lane in Blue Springs. Green Metals, Inc. is a subsidiary of Toyota Tsusho and handles recycling for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, Inc. and TMMMS Tier One and Tier Two suppliers. President and […]
The Mississippi House of Representatives has again failed to increase funding for public education to bring the funding level into compliance with state law. The House voted 66-53, mostly along political party lines, to approve a $2.1 billion budget for kindergarten through 12th grade, which is $265 million short of the funding required under the […]
When I was growing up, the ritual at our house was the same most nights. My sister and I would do our homework before supper, then the family would move to the living room to watch TV. At 10 o’clock, my mother would wake up my father, who usually had drifted off in his recliner, […]
The recent incident involving the statue of James Meredith at the University of Mississippi has again cast the university and our state in a negative national light. It is unfortunate that the Feb. 16 incident, in which a noose was placed around the statue’s neck and the statue draped by a defunct Georgia flag dominated […]
The New Century Club met at the Union County Library on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Shelia Robbins, President, presided during the business session and introduced Program Leader Jill Smith who reviewed the book Under A Wing by Reeve Lindbergh, youngest daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. It was noted that both parents were gifted […]
Checkout lane rituals By Jill Cataldo CTW Features Do you have a special ritual or method for getting through the checkout lane in a speedy manner? Some of my readers do, and I found many of their tips so thoughtful and clever that I’m going to share some this week. “Dear Jill, I’ve never encountered […]
United Way of North Mississippi will have a campaign celebration Friday, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the BancorpSouth Arena conference room, 375 East Main Street, Tupelo. The celebration is to honor those who made the 2013 United Way Campaign a success by raising over $2.4 million for Northeast Mississippi. Tickets for […]
By Angie Barmer People wanting to express their creative side or find their creative side have a chance to be creative by attending the Tallahatchie Arts Council Wax Crayon Batik Workshop. The workshop will be held March 10-12 at The Art House, located at 205 Highland Street. Tallahatchie Arts Council member Rebecca Browning will lead […]
Dwindling funds in recent years, matched with an increase in operating costs, has brought the Union County Library System to a state of near-crisis. Kay Sappington, director of the library system that includes both the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany and the Myrtle Library, said the situation has come to the point where […]
The Mississippi Development Authority may be situated in Jackson but help for starting or growing industries is closer than that, as those attending the Union County Development Association CEO and GM breakfast learned Thursday. The speaker was Vaunita Sullivan Martin, of Eggville, who is the Regional Director for the MDA. Her office is in Tupelo. […]
By Angie Barmer This February marks the 50th anniversary of American Heart Month, according to the American Heart Association. The designation is aimed at increasing awareness that heart disease is the nation’s number one killer, claiming more lives than an all forms of cancer combined. According to the American Heart Association, 80 percent of cardiac […]
By Angie Barmer It’s time again for fathers and daughters to dress up and go out for a special evening together at the Father/Daughter Snowflake Ball. The fourth annual Father/Daughter Snowflake Ball is sponsored by the Pilot Club of New Albany, will offer an evening of music, dancing, food, magic, and more for the father/daughter […]
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