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Mississippi State University and East Mississippi Community College are receiving gifts of $250,000 each from Yokohama Tire Corporation, announced at a Sunday press conference in West Point the night before Yokohamaâ€™s groundbreaking ceremony for its new Clay County plant.
It was a monumental day in West Point, as five months after the official announcement that Yokohama Tire Company would build a new facility in Clay County, officials broke ground on the project.
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Starkville Parks and Recreation was awarded the Class 2 Special Event Award of Merit by the Mississippi Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) at last weekâ€™s annual conference in Tupelo.
Before he started worldâ€™s largest ham radio manufacturer, Martin Jue worked in a small town Mississippi grocery store.
â€śI got a degree in electrical engineering from Mississippi State and a masterâ€™s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech,â€ť Jue said. â€śThen, with my brand new masterâ€™s degree in electrical engineering, I went home and ran the grocery store.â€ť