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Russell-Cellular now open

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Kids in the Kitchen workshop

Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education Program will be sponsoring a Kids in the Kitchen Workshop on Wednesday, July 31. This free workshop will be held at the Union County Extension Office from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Ages 6-9 are welcome. Youths will learn how to prepare simple, healthy foods that […]

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Sherman aldermen hear of improvements

Regina Butler Progress Staff Writer Sherman aldermen held a recessed meeting this past Tuesday with two new aldermen present to tend to the town’s business. The town is in need of a new truck to use in the public works department among other items that were discussed. Public Works director Clint Long gave the board […]

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Theatre camp experiences ‘Aladdin’

   

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Newport Furniture liquidation end of era

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – The closing of Newport Furniture could be the end of a 65-year-old furniture manufacturing legacy. Last week, Newport filed for Chapter 7 liquidation, an unsurprising move given its Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing a few days earlier. Production at the plant had all but ceased in recent […]

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Local woman offers wide range of small business development help through Ole Miss

With some hope that the economy is improving and anticipating the benefits of Tanglefoot Trail, now is a time that some are thinking about starting a new business or upgrading an existing business. What many may not know is that free, practical, confidential help is available through the Mississippi Small Business Development Center. Serving the […]

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State residents to get third back-to-school ‘tax holiday’

The state’s fifth Sales Tax Holiday will take place during a 48-hour time period beginning 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 26, and ending at midnight Saturday, July 27. The popular “back to school” event is worth seven percent in savings to consumers as result of waiving the sales tax on specific items. The items exempt from […]

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Toyota Education Committee announces grant money availability to local schools

The Toyota Educational Endowment Fund Committee of the CREATE Foundation announced Monday the availability of $1 million of grant money for schools in Lee, Pontotoc and Union Counties. Toyota Mississippi Vice President Doug Formby, a member of CREATE’s Toyota Education Endowment Fund Advisory Committee, made the announcement in New Albany. “The purpose of the grant […]

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Cotton States teams battle on the diamond

       

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