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Senator Hyde-Smith understands the importance of education to ensure a better future for Mississippi children and their ability to be part of an economically-strong state.  The Senator believes in the importance of state and local control of public education, while recognizing the role of the federal government to support educational achievement across the country.

Senator Hyde-Smith is also supportive of the significant federal research and development initiatives involving Mississippi institutions of higher learning—work that, among other things, improves American competitiveness, national security and agricultural production.

Miss Hospitality crowns new winner

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Miss Hospitality crowns new winner
By Charles Herrington, Reporter
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hundreds packed out the Saenger Theater to witness the 68th Annual Miss Hospitality competition. Anna McDaniel, of Meridian, walked away with the crown on Saturday night.

Safe Room in the Works for Forrest County AHS

Hub City Spokes, Hattiesburg
Safe Room in the Works for Forrest County AHS
By Haskel Burns
The second of 12 safe rooms at Forrest County and Petal schools is on the way, as state officials recently announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a $1 million grant to build a...

EMCC students excel at DECA competition

Kemper County Messenger
EMCC students excel at DECA competition
From School Reports
East Mississippi Community College Marketing students who competed in the 2018 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference walked away with numerous awards.
EMCC sent 23 students to the...