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County to be home of web series

Filmmaker and owner of Obsidian Creative Studios (OCS), Winfield Ezell, Jr. wants to bring a new form of storytelling to the Mississippi Delta with a web series titled "The Real Delta." "I believe the Mississippi Delta, and really the Delta as a whole and the south is a seed to…
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Delta State joins day of Yoga

Delta State University will honor the International Day of Yoga at 8 a.m. Friday on the Quad with a free public yoga gathering. All ages are encouraged to join the event and participants are asked to bring their own mats or blankets.
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NBCSD fires superintendent; attempts to balance budget

The Board of Trustees for the North Bolivar Consolidated School District terminated superintendent Linda Robinson at a special call meeting on Tuesday. Board secretary John Coleman confirmed the action shortly after executive session but did not go into details why the decision was made due to personnel matters.
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Paramedic honored nationally

"I have been fortunate enough to work for a company who has nurtured my growth," said Paramedic Craig Sparks of Cleveland. Last week, Sparks, along with 109 other unsung heroes from 36 states, was honored and nationally recognized in Washington, D.C., by the American Ambulance Association.
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Hudson reviews special session

Mississippi Representative Abe Hudson Jr. reflected on the recent special legislative session held in Jackson. Hudson said the special session was necessary after appropriations for the Attorney General's Office, the Mississippi Department of Transportation, and State Aid Roads were not agreed upon during the regular legislative session.
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New non-profit to offer much to community

The board members of the non-profit Back to Basic Daycare held a public meeting at the Robinson-Carpenter Memorial Library to reveal plans on building a new daycare and after school center. According to Eldora Jones, executive director, the organization applied for a loan and grant with United States Department of…
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Final election results

Municipal election results are still coming into the Mississippi Secretary of States office but below is a list of area cities and town, which have had results certified. Several cities in Bolivar County will have new leadership for the next four years and The Bolivar Commercial will have more on…
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Delta Arts block party returns

Delta Arts Alliance is returning to Court Street for the third year to host the annual A Night in the Arts on Saturday at 6 p.m. The block party is a fundraiser event for the DAA for many ongoing projects including renovation of the Ellis Theatre. 
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