Meridian VA Clinic to host Hepatitis C testing
Jessica Branning, an English literature teacher at Union Middle School, was honored Friday, March 2, during the Mississippi Association of Educators' inaugural Mississippi Excellence in Education Awards held at the Jackson Convention Center.
Branning received the 2018 MS Excellence in Education Teaching Inspiration Award.
The Newton County School Board and administrators discussed the possibility of making changes to the district’s student cell phone policy and dress code at their regular meeting on Thursday.
Decatur residents Jerry Freeman and Bill Briedinger expressed their concern to the Decatur Board of Aldermen about the upkeep of an abandoned house at 36 South Sixth Ave. at their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 6.
Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda received top honors during the State Leadership Conference and qualified for national competition in 16 categories. National competition will be held this summer in Baltimore, Md. The state conference was held at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus.
The East Central Community College Encore Players will present “The Little Mermaid” March 21-27.
After serving his country in World War II, retired Staff Sgt. Charles Ralph Gardner returned to his hometown of Union to serve his community. For 40 years, the lifelong Union native owned Gardner's Electric Shop, providing appliances to families all over Newton and Neshoba counties and beyond.