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Wednesday | Newms360.com

Lee County leaders eye road bonds

Lee County's Board of Supervisors on Tuesday extensively discussed taxation and the necessity of adequately funding road maintenance countywide, agreeing to provide themselves with road priorities by district by Sept.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newms360.com

Lee County nearly finished paying for E911 system

The Lee County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.5 million payment Monday on the $7.5 million countywide emergency communications upgrade, a system receiving rave reviews from users.

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Newms360.com

Push for Excel By 5: Lee County still working on early-childhood certification

The Plantersville resident was among the attendees at Monday's update meeting for Lee County's Excel By 5 organization, held at Verona Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Plantersville, MS

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Newms360.com

Lee County Excel By 5 to host open house

Lee County's Excel By 5 organization will hold an open house on Monday night to inform parents of its efforts to boost services for the county's youngest residents.

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Newms360.com

Gloster Street Church of Christ celebrates 100 years

Gloster St. Church of Christ, the "mother church" for most Churches of Christ in the area, will mark this month the centennial of their formation, and of an idea.

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Related Topix: Tupelo, MS, Verona, MS, Sherman, MS

Wed Aug 13, 2014

New Albany Gazette

DUI campaign starts Friday

The event at Taylor's Restaurant was the formal kickoff of this year's "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" DUI campaign, hosted by the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Sherman, MS, Union County, MS, Pontotoc, MS

Newms360.com

North Lee, Tupelo may seek to settle

The city of Tupelo's continuing effort to block the construction of six new water wells by the North Lee County Water Association was rebuffed again Tuesday by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Permit Board after more than five hours of testimony.

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Related Topix: Tupelo, MS, Fulton, MS, Saltillo, MS, Baldwyn, MS, Guntown, MS

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Newms360.com

Mooreville residents hear school plans

The Lee County School District held a meeting at Mooreville High on Monday night to discuss construction projects on that school's campus that will result from last summer's passage of a $13.5-million bond issue.

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Related Topix: Mooreville, MS, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Lee extension preparing for centennial

The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lee County Agri-Center in Verona.

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Related Topix: Verona, MS

Fri Aug 08, 2014

New Albany Gazette

Arrest ends string of dollar store burglaries

Three Northeast Mississippi men were jailed here this week, possibly ending a spree of burglaries that occurred in three Mississippi counties and one on Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Myrtle, MS, Union County, MS

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Times Post

United Way holds Back to School resource fairs

The line stretched out the front door and half way around Houston First United Methodist Church Saturday morning as the community gets ready for the first day of school.

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Related Topix: Houston, MS, Tupelo, MS, Chickasaw County, MS

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Times Post

United Way holds Back to School resource fairs

To alleviate the stress of costly school supplies for families in need, the United Way kicked off its annual Back 2 School resource fair last week.

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Related Topix: Chickasaw County, MS, Kids, Family

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