It's not often that a chance conversation at a soccer field turns into a win-win for state agencies and taxpayers.
Franchesca Johnson faced a dilemma. She needed to gain skills to land a job, and she needed to take care of her grandmother, who was facing health issues.
Seven members of the Mississippi Public Safety Academy Class 1901 received their Mississippi Board of Law Officers Standards and Training certification after they completed the required 307 hours through the academy at Meridian Community College.
Meridian Community College is closely monitoring news and information related to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
The job fair was geared for adult education students who do not have a traditional high school diploma or GED.