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It is an icon within Yazoo’s rich history, taking root in the 1940s and bringing a wealth of both money and people to the rural community.

A Congressman, two Senate representatives and a handful of engineers, levee and emergency response officials met with a packed house of concerned citizens this week over the flooding that has...

Johanna Fassbender is bringing a wave of change into Yazoo City when it comes to fitness, nutrition, healthy living and lifestyle changes.

Jonathan Hooker has always believed that you don’t have to be wealthy or powerful to make a positive difference in your community.

The 34-year-old Yazoo native is proving it every day.

Nick King and his family are an impressive investment package.

One of Yazoo City’s youngest entrepreneurs has transformed a former empty building into a growing empire.


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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