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Suspect in shooting captured on Facebook Live captured

A Claiborne County man is facing felony charges after his capture following a Tuesday shooting that was reportedly broadcast on Facebook Live. According to the ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Grand Gulf values community partnerships, spreads holiday cheer

PORT GIBSON — From hosting food drives to providing gifts for families in need, Grand Gulf Nuclear Station team members gathered to spread the spirit ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Hundreds of Angels will have a brighter Christmas thanks to donations

Christmas for a lot of children and senior citizens will be brighter following the Vicksburg Salvation Army’s Vicksburg Angel Tree Distribution Friday at the former ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

‘Richest woman in the world’ gifts Alcorn State $25 million

LORMAN — Alcorn State University announced earlier this week it had received a monetary gift “more than double the size” of the school’s current endowment.  ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Sykes credits Alcorn experience in making law enforcement history

PORT GIBSON — An Alcorn State alum has made history in Claiborne County.  Christy Sykes, who earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Commencement ceremonies at Alcorn State honor the school’s 2020 graduates

LORMAN — Alcorn State celebrated its spring and fall 2020 graduating classes with two outdoor commencement ceremonies Saturday at Jack Spinks Stadium-Marino Casem Field. Following ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State sees a drop in student enrollment compared to last year

JACKSON (AP) — Enrollment in Mississippi’s public universities has stayed fairly even in the past year despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures released Monday ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Alcorn State University announces commencement ceremonies 

LORMAN — Alcorn announced Monday it will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the fall class of 2020 and spring class of 2020 Saturday, Nov. 21, ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department recognizes Investigator Phillips

Investigator Carlton Phillips, with the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department, recently received the “Deputy of the Quarter Award” for the first quarter of 2020. This award ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Reeves places additional COVID-19 restrictions on nine counties including Claiborne

JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves announced Monday additional measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state, including placing more targeted restrictions on nine ... Read more

3 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Claiborne and Warren counties stand ready for Delta’s arrival

Area emergency management officials are continuing their preparations in advance of Hurricane Delta’s arrival on the Louisiana Gulf coast Friday. Delta is expected to make ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

School honors Burrell’s memory with creation of Heidi’s Hideout

In memory and honor of former United Way of West Central Mississippi staffer Heidi Burrell, a new reading center has been created at the A.W. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

State Treasurer returns thousands in unclaimed property to Alcorn State

JACKSON —  State Treasurer David McRae Friday returned more than $19,000 in unclaimed property to Alcorn State University. “Alcorn State University has provided a remarkable ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn ranks in four U.S. News & World Report rankings 

LORMAN — In the recent release of the U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of colleges, Alcorn State received four rankings and saw improvement ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

For more than three decades, these drivers delivered

For more than 30 years, Bobby Grace and Wayne Lewis have been running their routes and delivering packages for the United Parcel Service. And now, ... Read more

5 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Services set for brothers killed in Port Gibson wreck

Funeral services are Sunday at the Vicksburg Auditorium for two bothers who died in a two-car wreck in Port Gibson on July 28. Tonny Le ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

State to place strict COVID-19 restrictions on 13 counties, including Claiborne

Claiborne County is among 13 Mississippi counties that will have additional restrictions placed upon them as the state works to control the spike in COVID-19 ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

Fighting West Nile: Organization to give away mosquito repellant Thursday in Port Gibson

Mississippi United, an organization created to respond to West Nile and other viruses contracted from the bite of a mosquito, will distribute a mosquito repellant ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn, Mississippi National Guard partner to create Braves Free Tuition Program

LORMAN — Alcorn State University and the Mississippi National Guard are partnering on an initiative that would provide free tuition to eligible members of the ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Nissan donates $55,000 to support STEM programs at Alcorn

LORMAN — Alcorn State announced Thursday that Nissan North America has continued its partnership to enhance STEM programs at the university with a $55,000 donation. ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Protest honoring George Floyd planned for Port Gibson

Port Gibson residents will hold a peaceful protest in honor of George Floyd Saturday, starting with a march at noon and ending with a program ... Read more

7 months ago by John Surratt.

Entergy completes $200M investment in Grand Gulf during maintenance outage

PORT GIBSON — Operators have safely returned Grand Gulf to the grid, concluding the nuclear power plant’s 22nd scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. More than ... Read more

7 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Braves or Saints: Who dat say dey started the ‘Who Dat’ chant?

In the late 1970s, Alcorn State’s men’s basketball team was as good as it has ever been. The Braves went 56-3 over two seasons from ... Read more

8 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn grad releases children’s book ‘A for Alcorn’

LORMAN — An Alcorn State University alumna combined her passion for literature and her alma mater for her first published children’s book. Dr. Breanna Fulton, ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Port Gibson health facility to receive federal money to expand COVID-19 testing

For weeks, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Claiborne County remained in the single digits. It then crept higher, before spiking in the past ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn announces task force to evaluate opening campus in the fall

LORMAN — In a release Wednesday afternoon, Alcorn State University announced it had established a Reopening Campus Task Force to “develop and assess multiple options ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State announces virtual graduation ceremony for spring graduates

LORMAN — Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Alcorn State University will honor its spring 2020 graduates Saturday through its first virtual commencement ceremony. “While no ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy confirms some Grand Gulf employees test positive for COVID-19

PORT GIBSON — Entergy confirmed Wednesday that some of its employees at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Station near Port Gibson, Mississippi, have tested positive ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

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