CHARLESTON — Charles Edward “Jack” “Pops” Tucker, age 87, passed away at his home on Wednesday... READ MORE
Essie M. Adams, a former deputy clerk with the Tallahatchie County tax assessor and collector’s office, has been indicted by a Tallahatchie County grand jury on one count of embezzlement.
Charleston hosted a couple of “legacy” events Saturday.
First was the 10th annual Birdia Keglar Legacy Celebration, which honors the memory and the lasting contributions of late civil rights icon Birdia Beatrice Gray Clark Keglar of Charleston.
Charleston Mayor Sedrick Smith presents a key to the city to the Birdia Keglar Legacy organization during their 10th annual celebration Saturday in Charleston. The group pays tribute to the late Mrs. Keglar, a local civil rights activist.
Recently retired longtime executive director of the Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort, Glenna Callender, beams after CARE supporter Winston Wolfe of Memphis (right) announced at her retirement celebration that he was donating $5,000 to the organization in her honor.
Unemployment in Tallahatchie County fell to 6.4 percent in April, the lowest rate on record for the month since 2008, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
The April 2008 jobless rate stood at 6.1 percent.
The 2015 season of the Sumner Farmers Market begins tonight (Thursday, June 4), when the market opens for the first time this year.
The market operates on the Sumner Court Square, each Thursday, from 4-6 p.m.
All of Saturday's 10th annual Birdia Keglar Legacy celebration activities that had been planned to start about noon at the Robert Hill Sports Complex on the Charleston Industrial Park, have been moved to the Charleston Elementary School gymnasium (the "Old Gym") on Chestnut S