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Tim Mood is settling into his role as Yazoo County’s new Economic Development Director.

The word "Dedication" is defined as the quality of being committed to a specific task or purpose, and a feeling of strong support or loyalty to someone or something.

Retirement is often a time where many people like to relax and enjoy themselves after decades of hard work and building a successful career.  Some people use this time to do the things they love...

A good work ethic and a selfless heart is a good combination to have in today’s society.

For the last 38 years, the students of Manchester Academy have heard the consistent tap-tap-tapping sound coming from Debbie Crisler's chalk board as she energetically teaches a variety of...

When Ricky Harris was a young boy, he was amazed by the fire trucks that sometimes roared through his neighborhood. The sounds and sights surrounding the familiar icon intrigued him.




Lois Ward

Lois Ward, 88, of Madison and formerly of Yazoo City, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital.


Grace E. Winstead

Grace E. Winstead, 81, of Yazoo City passed away at her home in the Freerun Community on Friday, February 8, 2019.

A Homemaker she was a member of Rocky Springs Baptist Church.










City leaders question if director has conflict of interest serving HA and Gateway boards

By JAMIE PATTERSON,

Following the death of former director Betty Reed, another director of the Gateway Community Development Corporation has been selected with Housing Authority Director Alpresteon Billings assuming the post.

But some are wondering if there is a conflict of interest.


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