Mississippi ranks near the very top in church attendance

A new Gallup poll would suggest church-goers in Mississippi attend services on a more regular basis than God-fearing residents of other states. Only Utah has a higher attendance record. The survey of people who say they attend church on a weekly basis ranks New England states as the very lowest.



Former high school building to get another look

After sitting vacant for decades, the old Greenville High School building has been prepared for possible reuse. Funding from both private and public sources were used to clean up what nature had left behind since the 1970’s. The hope is the nearly 100 year old brick structure serve a new…




March Madness in the Delta

Where’s the best place in this state to live if you’re a big basketball fan? At number 74 out of 300 U.S. cities, WalletHub places Itta Bena at the very top in Mississippi. In fact, the local community is in the survey’s first 5 cities for best hoops fans…period. Editors…




Community clean-up days a bright idea

As local chamber officials announced the 2nd annual Keep Cleveland Beautiful community clean-up day will be held on April 11th, there’s a call from residents for similar efforts in surrounding towns. Bolivar County Supervisor Preston Billings says he’s a big fan of local clean-up events and all they can do…