JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi state Board of Education is seeking to take over the Claiborne County and Leflore County school districts, but will grant the Yazoo City system a reprieve.
The board voted Friday morning to ask Gov. Phil Bryant to declare states of emergency in Claiborne and Leflore. Byrant could act as early as Friday.
Under an agreement with Yazoo City, the district would lose accreditation and the state would appoint consultants to oversee improvements…
By Dr. Jerry Komia Domatob
Unlike some communities all over the globe that thirst in vain for Kwanzaa celebrations, in Mississippi it was the city of Port Gibson that stood out as it observed the event with splendid activities.
Gracing the occasion were enthusiastic drumming, inspiring speeches, historical analysis, deep reflection, symbolic rituals, delicious food and pleasantry exchanges which attracted young, old, rich and poor Sunday, Dec. 30….
PORT GIBSON – (AP) Claiborne County supervisors have taken back the local hospital after the former operator missed two years’ of lease payments. The board voted July 25 to retake the facility from Tupelo-based Rural Healthcare Developers, The Vicksburg Post reports. County Administrator James Johnson said business continues as usual. The 25-bed facility is now […]