$600K Grant: WCU pilots new ‘teacher residency’ program

By STAFF REPORTS,

William Carey University has received a three-year, $600,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Education to administer the Teacher Residency Program. It seeks to make new elementary school teachers “effective on day one” by providing them with more classroom experience and access to mentor teachers while they’re still in college.







Farmers Market: Farm fresh produce available again July 20

By STAFF REPORTS,

It’s what we have been waiting for… homegrown tomatoes, sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, peas, beans and a plethora of other vegetables. The Petal Farmer’s Market will have all of it and more on Saturday, July 20 from 9:00 – 12:00.  Produce farmers will be on hand as well as a variety of arts, crafts, and food vendors.



Carey Dinner Theatre winds down season with second show

By STAFF REPORTS,

Carey Dinner Theatre’s second musical of the summer season is “Peace Like a River.” The gospel comedy runs July 9-20 at Tatum Theatre at William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus.

The sequel to CDT’s 2011 hit, “Peace in the Valley,” the show continues the story of Harmony Valley Church and the confusion that reigns there.



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