Cadence Bank could layoff as many as nine employees from its 11 Golden Triangle branches, a company spokesman said today.
A lawsuit has been brought against Aberdeen School District’s superintendent and board of trustees. Ruby Cunningham, Willie H. McNairy and Ladie M. James filed a suit March 2 in U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi seeking to force the school board to count their absentee ballots in Saturday’s school board election.
After a series of suspicious occurrences at the Aberdeen Electric Department, the Aberdeen Police Department is taking over security of the department.
West Point Fire Department officials continue investigating the cause of a Monday night fire at Wal-Mart that left damage, but no injuries.
OXFORD — Prosecutors say a former West Point police officer has been ordered to serve two years and three months in federal prison for his part in a scheme to embezzle money from a crime-fighting fund he oversaw.
WEST POINT — Repairs to West Point’s Main Street bridge are a step closer after the city Board of Selectmen allowed City Administrator Randy Jones to begin advertising bids for work on the partially collapsed structure.
WEST POINT — Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy, D-Rienzi, shared some economic optimism Monday as the inaugural speaker for the West Point Growth Alliance’s legislative forum series.
West Point Police have made an arrest in the robbery of Radio Shack in the Winchester Shopping Center.
Kenneth Macon, who has been a person of interest in two residential break-ins and a brutal assault in Columbus, may have also broken into a Clay County home over the weekend.
An assistant to the building inspector at West Point’s Building Department is pulling down $48,000 each year.
All three incumbent candidates — Kenneth M. Burns, Dorothy W. Colom and Jim Davidson — have qualified for the District 14 Chancery Court judge seat.
Students in the Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women said they were excited about a new partnership with Mississippi State, offering a degree in culinology.
Don't call it a merger, but Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University will begin sharing a pair of degrees this fall and will explore consolidation of administrative services. Responding to the State College Board's Thursday order that the schools explore consolidation possibilities, MUW President Dr. Claudia Limbert said she preferred the term "shared services."
STARKVILLE — Building on many decades of neighborly relations, Mississippi State and Mississippi University for Women signed a memorandum of agreement Thursday [Feb. 18] that allows students to earn both an MSU bachelor's degree and an MUW nursing degree.
The state College Board has directed Mississippi State University and Mississippi University for Women to explore consolidating operations, a move that MUW's president says "is not a merger," and would end with The W remaining a stand-alone institution.
Nearly 60 recommendations resulting from a three-month effort are being released by a Mississippi State committee charged last October with identifying ways to respond to higher education budget cuts.
Mississippi University for Women’s offices of campus recreation and community service and the Wesley Foundation are supporting Stop Hunger Now by hosting Dance for Haiti on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Stark Recreation Center.
A West Point High School student was arrested at the school Wednesday after he allegedly shot a gun into the door of a local business earlier in the morning.
WEST POINT — Twenty-seven laid-off Navistar Defense workers were back in action at the West Point facility today, and 30-40 more will follow each week, as the plant ramps up production on a new $751 million contract.
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