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Patriots to play team New Orleans beat

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      I never thought it would happen.      I never thought I could bring myself to do it.      I’m going to root for the Patriots.      After the shoddy level of officiating at New Orleans – giving the game to that other team – there is just no…

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No pay for Congress will stop shutdowns

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      I don’t know about you, but I’ve got government fatigue      I am getting worn out with all the back and forth in Washington. Temper tantrum – no temper tantrum. Government shutdown.      How did we manage to elect such a collection of self-serving fools? The…

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Mayor & Council ignore state notices

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III        If you plan to build a house or move a mobile home to the area served by the Gore Springs Water system, you have a problem.      The system was acquired by the City of Grenada in 2003.      Last month the Mississippi Health Department issued…

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Pleasant discovery at doctor’s office

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      A man I know recently had a pleasant experience in a doctor’s office.      He told me he had to go out of town to get a routine, but specialized five-minute procedure. He has to go every three or four months.      “It takes me an hour…

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Super Duper Grandson loves WWII Museum

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III        A “Proud Yankee” reader recently sent in a postcard featuring Sir Winston Churchill making his famous “Iron Curtain” speech on March 5, 1946, at Westminster College. Penned on the back is, “A great Yankee statesman and orator. His mother was born in Brooklyn.”      No…

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Merger sharpens development focus

By Matthew Harrison, Executive Director Grenada County Economic Development District The Greater Grenada Foundation for Economic Development is excited about the future possibilities that this consolidation represents.  The GGFED and the chamber’s mission have always been to impact our community through job growth and sustainability. We now have the opportunity to utilize our resources and leadership…

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Change gives Chamber new life

By Joe Lee III The Board of Directors of the Grenada County Chamber of Commence took a giant step toward progress at its regular monthly meeting this week. The board unanimously voted to merge with the Greater Grenada Foundation for Economic Development, parent organization of the Grenada Economic Development District. “This is the best thing…

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Express your views on tax; Study answers carefully

An EDITORIAL Tuesday night a public meeting is scheduled to discuss the pros and cons of an increase in Grenada’s tourism tax to build a sports complex. We urge you to attend and to learn the answers to the following questions: Has the there been an in-depth feasibility study made of the project? How much…

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No rush to set tax vote

An in-depth feasibility study, including a detailed operational plan complete with profit-and-loss projections, needs to be produced and studied by the City Council and the voters before the city sets the date of the referendum. An EDITORIAL             The Grenada Mayor/Council will, at some point, set an election date for Grenadians to choose whether voters…

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