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  1. USM duo preparing for NFLPA Collegiate BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... (three) and ranked second in passes broken up (10). Moore, a Conference USA honorable mention selection from Quitman, also had three tackles for loss and forced a fumble. The 6-foot-5, 240-pound Thigpen led all defensive linemen with 44 tackles (22 ...


  2. Panola's jobless rate continues to declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Panolian

    ... percent, and Jefferson County having the state's highest unemployment, 10.9 percent. Panola has a better rate than Quitman, 7.1 percent jobless. The other neighboring counties all report lower percentages: Lafayette, 3.6; Yalobusha, 4.8; ...


  3. BTH Quitman Hickory LLC Looks Forward to Expansion and Continued...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 22 | PRWeb

    BTH Quitman Hickory LLC working on expansion of wood torrefaction plant in Quitman, Mississippi to accommodate growing demand for torrefied wood. "We are confident in the future of the torrefied biomass market and believe it is it reaching a positive inflection point in demand which will result in significant future growth," said Neal Smaler, President of BTH Quitman Hickory.


  4. NC State loses Darius Hicks to torn ACLRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | MSNBC

    ... considered to be on a "game by game" basis with regards to his return to the court. Hicks, a 6-foot-7 sophomore from Quitman, Mississippi, has been on the fringe of the NC State front court rotation for much of his time on campus. This season he ...


  5. Obituary: William J. "Bill" LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Williamson Herald

    Bill was born in Quitman, MS to the late Hubert Long and Annie Bell Carmichael Long. He and his wife Joan are members of the Franklin Christian Church.


  6. Assistant superintendent leaving school district for QuitmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Assistant Superintendent Toriano Holloway has announced he is leaving Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District to accept the superintendent's job at Quitman. Holloway, who has served SOCSD as assistant superintendent for federal programs and operations since, will begin his new role with the Quitman City School District on Jan. 1. His last day at SOCSD is Dec. 15. Before joining SOCSD as assistant superintendent, Holloway was the principal at Harrison Central High School in the Harrison County School District, where the school was named one of America's Best High School's by U.S. News & World Report under his leadership.


  7. County's jobless rate is higher than neighbors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Panolian

    By Rita Howell Panola County's jobless rate continues to reflect more people without jobs than in any of the surrounding counties, with the exception of Quitman. Panola's September unemployment rate, released last week by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, was 6.6 percent, up only .1 percent higher than the August rate.


  8. Supes discuss the health of the countyRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... effort to preserve and reopen clinics in Marks, Shelby and Clarksdale. Monsour came as a representative of the Quitman County Board of Supervisors, which is trying to reopen the Quitman County Hospital that closed in October 2016. Monsour said the ...


  9. South Jones, Sumrall improve to 3-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... will visit West Marion High School at 7 p.m. Friday. The Trojans (1-3) topped Raleigh High School 26-21 Friday. QUITMAN _ Senior Tagg Creech ran for 128 yards and two touchdowns and senior quarterback Derrick Grice threw for two touchdowns and ran ...


  10. SALIBA, Sam Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 |

    Sam Saliba, Sr. went home to the Lord July 15, 2017, at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by his mother, Maime Ann Lisa Saliba, his father Gabriel Namon Saliba, his brother Russell Gabriel Saliba, all of Georgetown, GA, and his sister Mildred Eufara Gay, of Quitman, MS.


  11. Golden Triangle unemployment continues summer climbRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Jefferson (16.7), Issaquena (12.2 percent), Claiborne (11.6), Humphreys (10.8), Holmes (10.4), Wilkinson (10.2) and Quitman (10.2) -- posted unemployment rates higher than 10 percent.


  12. Anita Louise JobesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Northern Michigan News

    QUITMAN, Miss. - Anita Louise Jobes of Quitman, Mississippi, formerly of Reed City, passed away Monday July 10, 2017, at Lakeside Living Center.


  13. Panola's jobless rate increases in May; higher than neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Panolian

    ... rate was 7.8 percent. Five years ago, in May, 2012, the rate was 12.2. Among the six counties adjoining Panola, only Quitman had a higher jobless rate, 8.7 percent. The others were: Lafayette, 4.6; Yalobusha, 5.7; Tallahatchie, 5.1; Tunca, 5.6; ...


  14. Jobless rate up slightly for countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Panolian

    ... for April was 6.3 percent. Five years ago, the average was 10.8 percent. Among Panola's six adjoining counties, only Quitman posted a higher unemployment rate, 7, while the other five showed lower rates: Lafayette, 3.4; Yalobusha, 4.3; Tallahatchie, ...


  15. 12 killed by storms and flooding in South and MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... died shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday after being struck by a vehicle while checking water levels on Highway 25 near Quitman, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Little Rock, Trooper Liz Chapman said. It wasn't known if he will be included as a ...


  16. Panola's jobless rate steady for MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Panolian

    ... Panola's rate was higher than Lafayette (3.6), Yalobusha (4.9), Tallahatchie (5.3), and Tunica (5.6) and lower than Quitman (7.4). Panola's jobless rate continues to show a decline over the past five years, like the rest of the state and nation. ...


  17. County's job picture improved during February, MDES saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Panolian

    ... adjoin Panola, with Tate (4.2), Lafayette (3.3), and Yalobusha (4.7) posting lower rates, and Tallahatchie (6.3), Quitman (8.5) and Tunica (6.3) showing higher rates than Panola. Panola continues to hold the 53rd spot in the state, with Rankin still ...


  18. Panola, Quitman, Coahoma still wait turn on Hwy. 6Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Panolian

    ... program to build safer, four-lane routes leading to the newest playground in northwest Mississippi. Panola, Quitman and Coahoma counties were told to wait until that construction was completed, then the state could direct money to four-lane Highway ...


  19. Analysis: Fight not fading over Confederate emblem on flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 |

    ... abundantly clear the past couple of weeks in the state House of Representatives. Republican Rep. William Shirley of Quitman tried to amend several bills to put financial pressure on the eight public universities to display the flag. All have furled ...


  20. Top black lawmaker 'sick' of Mississippi rebel-themed flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A leading black lawmaker in Mississippi says she is "sick" of the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag and it's time for change. The Democrat from Gulfport made an impassioned speech Thursday in the state House - a day after a white lawmaker, Republican Rep. William Shirley of Quitman, stood in the same spot and waved a small state flag and a small white flag.


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