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Four men, two of them Tallahatchians, will be competing for the seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives recently left vacant by the resignation of Robert E. Huddleston of Sumner.
The unemployment rate in Tallahatchie County rose from 4.6 percent in December to 6.0 percent in January, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security has reported.
SUMNER — On the final weekend of national Black History Month, the grassroots Tallahatchie County Alliance Inc. (TCA) sponsored a Saturday morning, Feb. 24, program here paying tribute to a group deemed “Tallahatchie Trailblazers.”
Local sales tax collections were higher overall in December, reflecting improved retail sales in the final weeks of the 2017 Christmas shopping season, according to figures released by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
Tallahatchie County Chancery Clerk Anita Greenwood accepts a check for $1,000 from Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility representative Kenneth Jones. Proceeds from a quarterly food sale held at the CoreCivic private prison in Tutwiler, the money is earmarked for the be
West Tallahatchie High School Principal Robert Skipper (center) meets with new seventh- and eighth-grade English and language arts teachers Malinda Mann (left) and Andrew Meyers. Students reported for their first day of classes Aug. 3. (Photo by Devona Jones)
A local man arrested Thursday night, Jan. 25, is considered a person of interest in a recent rash of automobile burglaries and other thefts occurring in a residential neighborhood of northwest Charleston, according to Police Chief Donnie Tenner.
Charleston officials last week voted to explore the possibilities of a proposed partnership between the city and the University of Mississippi.
A former Charleston High School teacher and coach has been charged with sexual battery for allegedly having sex with a minor student while he was employed at the school.
After earning a prestigious Harvard University Master of Business Administration degree, Micajah “Mike” Sturdivant III could have entered real estate or most any other business, but decided instead to become a Mississippi Delta farmer.
A newcomer to the political arena on Tuesday took down one of the longest-serving elected officials in recent Tallahatchie County history, and did so in convincing fashion.