Making a difference

In observance of National Make a Difference Day, residents of the Friendly City banded together to help get the site of the new senior and veterans center up and running. Their efforts were recognized with a $10,000 grant on Tuesday.


As women remain underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, a group at The University of Southern Mississippi organized the first Hackathon to encourage female African American representation in the STEM workforce.