Archive - Feb 4, 2014 - News Article
By Donna Summerall
The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. sponsored Diane Williams and Jerry Jenkins to display their artwork at the Bryan Public Library during Black History Month. Williams is an author and artist working in mixed media fabric art. Jenkins is a member of the Hasan Drums Group, a member of the Mississippi Arts Commission and a teacher of the performing arts.
The Golden Triangle Solid Waste Management Authorityâ€™s (SWMA) coffer got a little heavier after having recently been awarded a $90,000 Waste Tire grant on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).
Applications for the Waste Tire grant (herein referred to simply as â€śthe grantâ€ť) are open year long, according to MDEQ Communications Director Robbie Wilbur.
BY MARY GARRISON
John Elliott has been a fixture in the beef cattle industry for 40 years, and on Saturday his longtime efforts were recognized. Elliott earned the Mississippi Cattlemenâ€™s Association 2014 award for Commercial Cattleman of the Year at the MCA annual conference in Jackson.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
The Clay County Board of Supervisors were updated on the progress of the Yokohoma Tire Manufacturing Plant workforce classes, which kicked into gear the moment East Mississippi Community College resumed classes for the spring semester.
Mitzi Thompson, EMCC workforce specialist, said community participation thus far indicated a positive forecast for the interest in employment at Yokohama once the business begins its application phase.