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Study: 473,000 jobs coming to Mississippi

July 4, 2013


The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce has released a study saying researchers expect 473,000 new jobs to open in Mississippi by 2020, with officials from Mississippi Development Authority and Mississippi State University still weighing in on the study’s implications.

110-year-old stays dedicated to faith, family

July 4, 2013


Rev. Willie E. Thomas Sr. of Starkville is a firm believer in the notion that everything happens for a reason. So when he picked up a copy of the Sun-Sentinel 10 years ago and read the story of then 100-year-old Magnolia Mitchell, Thomas knew it was divine intervention.

County assessed property values increase again

July 4, 2013


Oktibbeha County officials reported this week that assessment values increased by about 1.5 percent during the 2012-13 fiscal year.

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Locals celebrate independence

July 4, 2013


Thousands of locals and visitors gathered at Starkville Sportsplex on July 4 to enjoy cookouts, children’s games and an $8,000 fireworks show.

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