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October 4th

C Spire to build $20 million center in Golden Triangle

October 4, 2013

Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins may not know all the ins and outs of high technology, but he knows a good thing when he sees it.
That's what he told a crowd of local officials and community leaders Thursday before C Spire announced it would build a $20 million data processing center at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
"Most of you will be like me," Higgins said. "You don't understand it, but you know it's a big deal."

Ole Miss Chancellor campaigns in West Point

October 4, 2013

The University of Mississippi is hoping to spread the word about new in-state recruitment initiatives in the Golden Triangle, and as part of the campaign, Chancellor Dan Jones made stops Thursday in West Point and Columbus.
Among the items for discussion, Jones addressed some of the difficulties faced by higher learning institutions, including tuition increases, which he said sometimes hindered student opportunity, particularly in Mississippi. However, he said Ole Miss had implemented programs to help ensure Mississippi residents were afforded the opportunity of a college education.

Man arrested on meth charges

October 4, 2013

DTL staff

The Clay County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested Horace “Clay” OBrian, 41, of Clay County on two counts of sale of methamphetamine. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott stated that the arrest was a result of a six-month investigation and more arrests are expected in the case.
“We can’t get too deep into the details,” said Scott.

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Man shot in attempted robbery

October 4, 2013

DTL staff

At about midnight Thursday officers of the West Point Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex on Dunlap Road in reference to gunshots being fired. Upon arrival officers discovered a man, whose name is not being released, lying face down on the ground. He suffered from a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

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