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ECCC Alum Receives Honor

Updated: 01/18/2004 - Ovid Vickers, a long time employee of ECCC, will be honored at this year’s Mississippi Humanities Council Awards.

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Auburn Presidential Search

Updated: 01/18/2004 - Auburn trustees say Alabama's school superintendent Ed Richardson will likely be named interim president at Auburn University.

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Early MLK Celebrations

Updated: 01/16/2004 - The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday is not until Monday, but Friday two area schools took a moment to celebrate the late civil rights leader.

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UWA Controversy Reaction

Updated: 01/16/2004 - University of West Alabama president, Dr. Richard Holland, is speaking out about a request for the resignations of several members of the board of trustees.

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Math Topic for School Board

Updated: 01/15/2004 - The Mississippi State School Board may vote on changing math requirements for high school graduation.

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Colleges Target Job Training

Updated: 01/15/2004 - Meridian Community College and Mississippi State Meridian campus are taking major steps in job training.

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JSU Expansion Opposed

Updated: 01/11/2004 - Jackson State University’s plan to expand its campus and improve the surrounding neighborhood has drawn fire from some surrounding property owners.

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Enrollment Up!

Updated: 01/09/2004 - It's back to school for some local students.

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PTA Lobbies Lawmakers

Updated: 01/07/2004 - Mississippi's Parent Teacher Association calls on state lawmakers to put teachers and schools first.

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Musgrove: State Has Made Progress

Updated: 01/07/2004 - Education dominated Gov. Ronnie Musgrove's final speech to lawmakers before he leaves office next week.

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M-Step Kicks Off in Kemper

Updated: 01/07/2004 - The Kemper County Economic Development Authority kicked off its M-Step program Wednesday.

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EMCC Growing Fast

Updated: 01/07/2004 - East Mississippi Community College is now nationally ranked. According to the U.S. Department of Education, EMCC is one of the fastest growing community colleges in the nation.

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Board Considers Math Change

Updated: 12/26/2003 - The Mississippi Board of Education will consider a proposal to make geometry optional rather than a mandatory requirement for high school graduation.

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Schools Plan for Success

Updated: 12/24/2003 - Reviews of Mississippi's lowest performing schools have been completed. Now schools are coming up with plans to improve.

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Jacksonville State Signs EMCC Kicker

Updated: 12/19/2003 - East Mississippi Community College's all-star kicker, Will Moseley, signed a national letter of intent with Jacksonville State University.

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Students Suspended Over Threats

Updated: 12/16/2003 - A pair of students attending Meridian Public Schools has been suspended for allegedly making bomb threats.

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Fall Graduations Across the Area

Updated: 12/14/2003 - Fall commencement ceremonies were held at the University of West Alabama and Meridian Community College on Saturday afternoon.

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Teen Convicted of Murder

Updated: 12/11/2003 - A Wilcox County, Ala., jury found Toni Kimbrough, 16, guilty of killing a classmate at school.

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Magnolia Caring for Others

Posted: 12/09/2003 - Magnolia Middle School students donated $300.00 to the Wesley House to help other children during the holidays.

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Fond Farewell

Updated: 12/08/2003 - A new church will soon be built at the site of the former Highland Elementary School, but a remaining tree got a proper sendoff.

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BSTC Awards Scholarships

Updated: 12/03/2003 - Two students in Jasper County have won academic scholarships based on their entries in the 6th Annual D.L Fail Memorial Scholarship competition.

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Counting on Teamwork

Updated: 12/03/2003 - A Meridian minister is a member of Gov.-elect Haley Barbour's education committee, formed as part of his transition team.

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Autry's Contract Extended

Updated: 12/03/2003 - The Meridian School Board added a year to the contract of Sylvia Autry and removed "interim" from her title.

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Teachers Reach High Mark

Updated: 12/02/2003 - Mississippi's governor honored two outstanding teachers at Kate Griffin Junior High School Tuesday.

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UWA Board Appointments

Updated: 12/02/2003 - Amid ongoing controversy, the board of trustees at the University of West Alabama could soon undergo some major changes.

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