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NATIONAL WORK LIKE A DOG DAY On August 5th, National Work Like A Dog Day urges us to charge forth and meet every challenge we ... Read more

4 mins ago by Special to the Item.

Students Recognized for Accomplishments during Awards Ceremonies

University of Southern Mississippi (USM) students were honored recently for outstanding achievements in academics, leadership and service during annual special recognition ceremonies held recently on ... Read more

15 hours ago by Special to the Item.

USM Veterans Center Continues in Helping Veterans, Families Facing Food Insecurity Needs

For the second time over the last year, The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Center for Military Veterans, Service Members and Families, in collaboration with ... Read more

15 hours ago by Special to the Item.

USDA invests $21.7M in research innovations to improve soil health and climate smart agriculture and forestry

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2021 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will invest ... Read more

15 hours ago by Special to the Item.

USDA Awards New Partnership Project in Mississippi to Help Mitigate Climate Change and Protect Natural Resources while Supporting America’s Producers

JACKSON, MISS. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it is investing $330 million in 85 locally driven, public-private partnerships to address climate change, ... Read more

15 hours ago by Special to the Item.

Megan James Tapped as New Dean of Students at Millsaps College

Millsaps College is pleased to announce that Megan James, currently serving as alumni engagement associate at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and international ... Read more

16 hours ago by Special to the Item.

Free meals to all students attending all public schools in Pearl River County

Students attending one of the three public school districts within Pearl River County will eat free this year as part of the Seamless Summer Option ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Aldermen approve pay increase to officers working school events

Poplarville School District has typically entered into a contract with the Poplarville Police Department to have officers at games and other after school activities. Poplarville ... Read more

16 hours ago by David Thornton.

USDA Releases Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson today, on the 10th anniversary of the creation ... Read more

16 hours ago by Special to the Item.

USM Symphony Orchestra Set to Begin New Season

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Symphony Orchestra announces its 102nd season, opening Sept. 30, 2021 and offering a concert a month throughout the academic year. ... Read more

16 hours ago by Special to the Item.

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