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Week overflows with activities at museum

The Grammy Museum Mississippi is celebrating the 60th Grammy Week with celebrations each day leading up to the Grammy Awards Sunday in New York City. Nacherrie Cooper, marketing and communications manager for the museum, said, “We encourage everyone to visit the museum for these events. American history is Mississippi history…
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Schools work on heating issues

Parents reported parts of Cleveland Central High School and D.M. Smith Elementary were without heat Thursday as students returned from being out due to snow and ice.Cleveland Superintendent Dr. Jackie Thigpen said physical education was held in another location at D.M. Smith Elementary School, due to issues with the heating…
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Restaurant Week supports special projects

The fifth annual Restaurant Week begins Monday and 15 restaurants are participating.The Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce hosts the week every year to encourage people to eat at local restaurants during a traditionally slow time.
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DSU students collect books for prisoners

An AmeriCorps program called Jumpstart has partnered with Big House Books, a non-profit volunteer organization, to send free paperback books to prisoners in Mississippi correctional facilities.The purpose of Big House is to promote literacy and be a vehicle of change for prison reform.
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Shelby Health and Rehab honored for quality of care

Shelby Health and Rehabilitation Center was recently recognized for improving the quality of care in its facility.The American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living recognized the center for its achievements through the Quality Initiative Recognition Program.
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Proposed bill could hurt funding for 2 county districts

Mississippi Rep. Abe Hudson Jr. said two school districts in Bolivar County could lose funding if House Bill 957 passes.The Mississippi House of Representative will vote on HB 957, also known as the Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of 2018, as early as Wednesday.
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