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Today is July 25, 2021

Aunties Day Auntie’s Day, started by Melanie Notkin, founder of Savvy Auntie, honors aunts and celebrates the relationship between aunts and their nieces and nephews. ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, July 25, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

INF Riley Delgado was the Atlanta Braves 9th round pick in 2017 out of Middle Tennessee

PEARL – The Atlanta Braves made the following roster moves on Saturday, impacting the Mississippi Braves roster before tonight’s 6:00 pm game against Biloxi at Trustmark ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 5:31 pm

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National  Audubon Society Announces Creation of Audubon Delta, New Executive Director Dawn O’Neal

Audubon Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi join forces on region-wide conservation efforts with Dawn O’Neal at its helm.   JULY 20, 2021 – The National Audubon Society ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 5:30 pm

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Mercurio Presented with Milton E. Ahlerich Distinguished Leadership Award at the NCS4’s 12th Annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition

Jim Mercurio, Executive Vice President of the San Francisco 49ers and Levi’s Stadium General Manager, will be presented with the Milton E. Ahlerich Distinguished Leadership ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 5:27 pm

News

Corps’ Data Shows Yazoo Pumps Will Not Protect Backwater Communities

83% of the Yazoo Backwater Area will continue to flood even with the Pumps WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 5:25 pm

News

Today is July 24, 2021

Amelia Earhart Day Each year on July 24th, National Amelia Earhart Day honors the achievements of the aviation pioneer on the date of her birth. Author ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 5:20 pm

Columns

Typical local weather contrasts with global events

By Skip Rigney After seemingly endless weeks of multiple showers every day, locally we have finally settled into a more typical summer weather pattern. There ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:00 am

Columns

Rose of Sharon makes a comeback

By Felder Rushing At last, one of my favorite heirloom shrubs is finding its rightful place in the sun, just in the nick of time. ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:00 am

Columns

Through the desert on a horse with no name

By Jan Miller Penton I’ve been through the desert on a horse with no name; it felt good to be out of the rain. The ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:00 am

Columns

The dedication of emergency responders

On June 24, 2021, just after noon I was returning from Picayune on 1-59 just south of Poplarville, and came upon a bad wreck. A ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:00 am

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