Quitman County Hospital Opening (video)

September 20, 2023
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National R&B Hall of Fame Groundbreaking

November 30, 2022
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NCRM hosts traveling Poor Peoples Campaign exhibit

May 21, 2022

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TrainsFormation of Quitman County Town Hall Meeting

May 9, 2022

The Quitman County Economic & Tourism Department will be presenting the latest news and development on projects coming in the future to Quitman County. This is a public forum to hear updates and provide feedback on projects related to infrastructure, housing, broadband, and tourism. TrainsFormation of Quitman County Town Hall Meeting Monday, May 16, 2022 6:00…

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Civil Rights Veteran Velma Wilson Speaks at MLK Program

March 4, 2022

As part of our their Advanced STEM Winter Program, the Global Teaching Project hosted Civil Rights veteran Ms. Velma Benson Wilson.  She spoke with their students about her experience walking with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when she was herself a high school student in Quitman County, as well as about her current efforts as…

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Reopening Quitman County Rural Access Hospital

November 8, 2021

(MARKS, MS) It is miraculous! The local stakeholders and residents of Quitman County are awaiting the highly-anticipated reopening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the county’s rural access hospital, scheduled for November 12, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. See Photo Gallery of the Grand Opening HERE. When the Quitman County rural critical access hospital closed in 2016,…

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Closed Critical Access Hospital in Marks, MS Slated to Reopen

September 8, 2021

(MARKS, MS) – The hospital in Quitman County closed on October 31, 2016, as the county’s largest employer with 99 people. Without healthcare, despondency has grown with in the unemployed. Current acute healthcare situations have worsened due to the length of time it takes to receive critical medical and healthcare services in neighboring counties, which…

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Jeffcoat’s Family Market Grand Opening; Quitman County No Longer a Food Desert in the MS Delta

April 5, 2021

The ribbon cutting and grand opening of Jeffcoat’s Family Market will end a 4-year drought for Quitman County as it emerges from a desolate food desert. The county became a food desert when the doors of the (formerly SuperValu) store officially closed on June 17, 2017. The grand opening event is planned for Monday, April…

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Quitman County Receives $400K to Restore Historic Courthouse

July 8, 2020

In the near future the citizens of Quitman County will be able to get onto an elevator to access the second floor of the historic courthouse to attend public meetings and court proceedings. Obtaining this elevator was made possible through the Board of Supervisors’ submission of a proposal and resolution for the renovations of the…

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