Since he lost his legs in an auto accident, Hank Graham’s life has been full of ups and downs. He has been in and out of physical rehab facilities, had multiple surgeries, experienced some setbacks, even weathered personal tragedy. Still, his belief he would walk again rarely wavered.
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An ECCC student has been cleared of sexual battery charges that resulted from a Halloween night incident on campus.
Ladetres Kirkland, 19, of Philadelphia, was arrested Nov. 6 by ECCC Police and originally charged with rape, which was reclassified as sexual battery. The case was dismissed Thursday during a preliminary hearing.
Students at Newton Elementary School last week were treated to shiny signs, posters and bright red cases that accompany the Scholastic Book Fair to schools across the country. Throughout the week, students and parents were given the opportunity to stop by the fair, browse the books and help the school district raise funds for the library.
JACKSON – Mississippi is under attack from a seemingly unlikely invader – a plant.
Imperata cylindrica, more commonly known as cogongrass, was introduced, accidentally and purposely, from East Asia to the southern United States in the early 1900s.
WASHINGTON – As part of National Apprenticeship Week activities, the U.S. Department of Labor Thursday hosted over 200 stakeholders from around the country at the National Summit on Women in Apprenticeship at the Department’s headquarters in Washington D.C.
Students and staff at Newton Municipal Schools may see repair projects and construction popping up after the Board of Trustees Thursday approved several project bids for work around the district.
The first project on the agenda was to repair drainage problems at Newton Elementary School.
The proposed new Band Hall at East Central Community College in Decatur will be named the Thomas W. Carson Band Hall when construction of the 13,000-square-foot facility is complete.
The ECCC Board of Trustees unanimously approved the naming at its Nov. 12 meeting on campus.