August 2020 Articles

Thomas Morris, Sr.

Longtime attorney recently honored By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet The Mississippi Bar honors those attorneys who have served over 50 years in the legal profession with commemorative pins and certificates in recognition at the group’s annual business meeting. This year, it was held on July 15 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach in Destin, Fla.  …

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Worker Shortage Issue

Qualified help wanted, but hard to find By Jack Criss The Bolivar Bullet A national shortage of workers in a myriad of fields has negatively impacted businesses across the country since the COVID pandemic began in early 2020. Unfortunately, Cleveland and Bolivar County have not escaped what many business owners are calling a “crisis”–as well …

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Cleveland Gun Ordinance

Forthcoming, will help city and surrounding communities By Jack Criss The Bolivar Bullet “The city is serious about reducing gun violence.” That’s what City Attorney Danny Griffith said is the message to citizens of Cleveland and outlying towns about the new gun ordinance (“Unlawful Discharge Of Firearms”) about to be implemented which, among other things, …

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Welcome Guide

2022 edition now available By Angela Rogalski The Bolivar Bullet Each year Coopwood Publishing Group promotes Bolivar County to visitors and locals by publishing the Welcome Guide that highlights and showcases some of the great destinations in and around Bolivar County.  The Guide opens up with a slice of history about Bolivar County. Then, it …

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Famed Mound Bayou Structure Receives Funding

I.T. Montgomery Home, others, to undergo restoration By Jack Criss The Bolivar Bullet On March 9, Congressman Bennie Thompson voted to fund $10,527,500 in Community Project Funding he previously secured for his 2nd Congressional District. This funding, included in the appropriations government funding package, represents a direct response to some of the most pressing needs …

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