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03/11/2014 - 2:46pm

Recently selected as beauties and beaux and presented at the 2014 Precis Pageant at Jackson Prep are (from left, back) Kyle Thigpen, Mason Draughn, William Townsend, Conner Ball, Joseph Cook, John Sharp Howie, Grant Lamb, Wilson...

03/11/2014 - 2:45pm

Angela Autrey, Olde Towne Middle English language arts teacher, was honored as the 2013-14 Madison County School’s Middle School Teacher of the Year. During her career, Autrey’s contributions include coordinating and...

03/11/2014 - 2:43pm

Sarah Elizabeth Barton Rogers

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03/11/2014 - 2:40pm

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03/11/2014 - 2:39pm

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03/11/2014 - 2:37pm

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03/11/2014 - 2:33pm

Hayden Richardson (left) and Blake Ainsworth (right) were recently inducted into "Who's Who Among American Community and Junior Colleges" based on merit and accomplishment as students at Hinds Community College....

03/11/2014 - 2:31pm

St. Anthony Catholic School began the first-grade patriotic play with a flag ceremony led by the Color Guard presented by Air Force Junior ROTC, MS-933, during Prayer and Pledge. Shown are (from left) Mason Towler and Aaron Emrick...

03/08/2014 - 8:05am

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03/08/2014 - 7:52am

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03/08/2014 - 7:49am

THE SPENDING keeps growing for the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA): a $1.2 million contract here, $400,000 there, and most recently a pre-cleared bond issue for up to $10 million.

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03/08/2014 - 7:45am

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03/08/2014 - 7:42am

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03/08/2014 - 7:39am

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03/07/2014 - 8:11am

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03/07/2014 - 8:08am

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Dear Editor:

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