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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

1 week 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Health officials schedule one-day test site in Port Gibson

The Mississippi State Department of Health and University of Mississippi Medical Center announced Friday another round on one-day COVID-19 test sites, including one now scheduled ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Medical facility in Port Gibson to receive federal funds for COVID-19 response

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Tuesday that 19 community health centers in Mississippi, including one in Port Gibson, will receive more than $17.25 ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Port Gibson mayor institutes business restrictions, mandatory curfew

Tuesday, the city of Port Gibson joined the growing list of municipalities in the state to enact strong restrictions on business operations and a curfew ... Read more

5 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn postpones spring graduation, alumni weekend events

In a letter to the “Alcorn State University Community” Wednesday, Alcorn State President Felecia Nave announced the school’s annual Alumni Reunion Weekend and spring commencement ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Units responding to large fire at iconic theater in Port Gibson

First responders in Port Gibson and Claiborne County are working to control a large fire that has consumed the historic Trace Theater in Port Gibson. ... Read more

5 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Funeral services set for former Alcorn State coach

LORMAN — The Celebration of Life services for Alcorn State University alumnus and former assistant men’s basketball coach Lonnie Walker are scheduled for Saturday in ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Welding trailer to assist in testing for those helping with Grand Gulf shutdown

About 200 pipefitters, apprentices and welders are expected to apply through Local 619 Plumbers & Pipefitters in Vicksburg to work during the shutdown at Entergy’s ... Read more

6 months ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg to host Women in Higher Education-Mississippi Network conference

Women involved in higher education will be in Vicksburg Feb. 20-21 for the 2020 Women in Higher Education-Mississippi Network conference at the Vicksburg Convention Center. ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Funeral services for Alcorn State’s Dr. Posey announced

LORMAN — The triumphant life of alumnus and former Alcorn State administrator Dr. Josephine McCann Posey will be celebrated next weekend in Vicksburg. In a ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Judge orders Claiborne County murder suspect held without bail

PORT GIBSON — Claiborne County Judge Mary Curry wasted little time in making a decision involving murder suspect Darion Hill. During Hill’s initial court appearance ... Read more

7 months ago by John Surratt.

Claiborne County murder suspect captured

PORT GIBSON — Claiborne County law enforcement officials have confirmed the search for a Claiborne County man wanted in the death of his girlfriend is ... Read more

7 months ago by John Surratt.

Entergy’s Grand Gulf Nuclear Station planning for scheduled shut down

Entergy Mississippi’s Grand Gulf nuclear plant will be shutting down sometime this year to refuel its reactor, according to information from Entergy. “Every nuclear plant ... Read more

7 months ago by John Surratt.

Claiborne County could soon be home to new energy facility

PORT GIBSON — If reports become reality, Claiborne County could be home to a new, $1 billion liquified natural gas facility in as soon as ... Read more

8 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Toys for Tots campaign in full swing

With the goal of providing toys to children who would not otherwise receive a gift at Christmas, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves created the Toys ... Read more

8 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Alcorn’s new student enrollment tops 700 for third consecutive year

LORMAN — As of Nov. 1, the total number of new students enrolled at Alcorn State University exceeded more than 700 for a third consecutive ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

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