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MSU closes campus, moves classes online for Tuesday, Feb. 16 due to winter storm

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University (all campuses) will cancel all in-person classes and activities on Tuesday, February 16. A determination about Wednesday’s status will...

MGCCC and Memorial Hospital partnering for scholarship for medical students

Connecting business, industry, and education, Memorial Hospital has extended their partnership with MGCCC’s nursing program. The number one ranked nursing program and community college in...

Gulfport School District Superintendent among four nominees confirmed to education boards in

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -The Mississippi Senate has confirmed three people to the state Board of Education and one to the state Charter School Authorizer...

More numbers released on Jackson County School District bond proposal

Today, the Jackson County School District released more numbers to the public regarding potential tax increases under a possible bond issue. Superintendent John Strycker’s office...

Mississippi looks to create loan repayment for teachers

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi could create a program for the state to pay off some college loans for people...

Vancleave girl injured trying to board school bus

Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating an early-morning incident with a school bus that left an 8-year-old with broken bones. Sheriff Mike Ezell said in...

Progress being made on bond project for Jackson County School District

Progress is being made on a potential bond issue for facility improvements in Jackson County schools. For a year now, Jackson County School District Superintendent...

St. Patrick High celebrates Catholic Schools Week

This week is National Catholic Schools Week across the country and schools in the Diocese of Biloxi are celebrating with five days of events. Students...

Bayou View Elementary teacher gets honored nationally

A Bayou View Elementary third grade teacher is a finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics for the state of Mississippi. Mandy Gunter,...

Ocean Springs High wins AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Six Mississippi high schools were recently recognized for helping close the gender gap in computer science, one of which is right here on the...

Challenges facing Mississippi educators

Thanks to COVID-19, teachers nationwide have faced unprecedented times this past year. Along with many other states, the challenges in Mississippi that teachers face predate...

Alternate route to teacher licensure

Over the past couple of years, the participation in teacher education programs across the nation has been down up to 35 percent, creating a...
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Virtual ‘Walk A Mile in Her Shoes’ Event This Week

For the second year in a row, the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence will be holding its annual “Walk A Mile in Her Shoes”...
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Local Reaction to the Fatal Shooting of Daunte Wright

Like the unrest the death of George Floyd brought to Minnesota and the entire nation last year, the death of Daunte Wright is sparking...
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CRAWFISH MUSIC FESTIVAL IMPACTS LOCAL BUSINESS

The 28th annual Crawfish Music Festival is two days away. Local seafood business Bradley's Cajun Quick Stop is looking forward to tourists and their taste...
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GAUTIER MAYOR VISITS WXXV

Mayor Phil Torjusen stopped by News 25 today to discuss two recreational developments that have broke ground in Gautier. Bacot Park on Ladnier road is...