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Facebook buys newspaper ads

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Facebook has nearly two billion users, and at the touch of a button, it could deliver a message to every one of them.

Yet when it really wanted to get a message across, it didn’t “boost this post.” What did it do instead? Buy full-page ads in national newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal and New York Times.


Easy weekday favorites

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

At the Ferguson house, life is busy!  With our four-year-old now playing soccer and the tee ball season on the horizon, I don’t foresee us slowing down anytime soon.  My husband, Keith, and I take turns cooking – praise the Lord! – and there are several staple dishes we always go back to for an easy meal.


Town’s tourism tax bill dies

The two percent tourism tax bill, that would allow the Town of North Carrollton to hold a referendum vote to enact a two percent tourism tax on prepared food and beverage sold in the town limits, did not get legislative approval during the recent session of the Mississippi Legislature.



Storm damage widespread

By AMANDA SEXTON FERGUSON,

Strong winds and rains caused widespread damage throughout Carroll County, said Gayle Beard, Carroll County Emergency Management director.

Beard said a storm than crossed through Carroll County between 7:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. downed trees, power lines, and even a cell tower with a potential of 70 mile per hour winds.


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Skills USA Winners

By BECKY DEES,

Students from the Winona Career and Technical Center competed against students statewide in the SkillsUSA State Competition held April 10-11 at locations in Jackson and Pearl.  Students competing in Skills USA represented Winona High School and Winona Christian School and Montgomery, Carroll, and Attala counties.  Winners from SkillsUSA State c



CA JR HIgh Student Council gives back

Members of Carroll Academy's Middle School Student Council, sponsored as the Douglas Carroll Junior American Citizens by Third Arrow Chapter, Mississippi Society Daughters of the American Revolution, donated food items, helped prepare plates and served area "shut-ins" with the ladies of  "Women on Mission" at the North Carrollton Baptist Church


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Breaking News

WINONA – A man is facing charges for purposefully setting fire to a duplex apartment.


Obituaries

Arthur Giles Fuller, 88, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his home in Greenwood.  Funeral... READ MORE