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Orionna Brumfield, Author at Daily Leader

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Band lights up indoor competition

Christopher Smith loves his job. As percussion instructor for Brookhaven High School, he enjoys being among his small army of indoor musicians. Out of the ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Monday, May 1, 2017 9:28 pm

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BA STAR student chooses his mom for teacher award

Seven. That was Colton Watson’s lucky number when taking the ACT. It’s also how many times he took the test before he scored a 34. ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:22 pm

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Bogue Chitto senior scores a 27 to become STAR student

After scoring a 27 on her ACT test, STAR student Jacee Palmer gives all of the credit to her school. “Our teachers at Bogue Chitto ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Friday, April 28, 2017 8:14 am

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Master Gardeners plant the seeds to success with fourth-grade students

One little seed can produce a gigantic Congo watermelon. It’ll take at least 85 days, but David Holland promised the local fourth graders that the ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:25 am

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Teachers get boost from Urban family grants

Nine Brookhaven School District teachers will each receive a $1,000 grant to assist them in pursuing advanced degrees or administrator status in the school system. ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:17 am

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Go Hog Wild with BBQ downtown

Railroad Park in Brookhaven will soon be filled with the aroma of barbecue. Mark Porter, a Brookhaven Fire Department fire fighter, is spearheading the seventh ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11:23 pm

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Chamber to host summer events

Mark your calendars. The Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the summer with a series of fun events. Farmers Market The Chamber is partnering ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11:22 pm

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Mississippi Scholars honors 182 heroes

One hundred and eighty-two heroes. As Kenny Goza gazed out at the crowd of Mississippi Scholars, that’s exactly what he said he saw. Goza, the ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Monday, April 24, 2017 11:48 pm

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Field day full of learning for students

Henry “Bubba” Bass has a farm that he loves to transform into an outside school for children. For almost 16 years, Bass and his wife, ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:07 pm

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Know your neighbor: Robbie Fields

With her Bible, children, pasta and Coca-Cola, nothing is going to hold Robbie Fields down. Fields has been a police officer for 17 years in ... Read more

by Orionna Brumfield, Saturday, April 22, 2017 8:42 pm

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