Offering a Listening Ear: Alicia Swann of Auditory Processing Center

About 43 percent of children with learning difficulties have auditory processing disorder (APD), but many go undiagnosed. Through her business, Auditory Processing Center in Clinton, audiologist Alicia Swann is helping bring awareness and treat this hidden disability so that students can better succeed in the classroom.

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The Gift of a Rose

Delta-native Jeanette Graham has always loved roses. Her mother, Mabel Hester, grew hybrid tea roses in Benoit, Miss., and her grandmother, Mary Wilson, grew red roses in Dixon, Miss. So it was only natural that Graham would be a gardener herself.

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One Letter at a Time

Paul Gore is known around Clinton for helping bring businesses to life with his company, A To B Signs. But before Paul was using modern technology to generate letters, he was painting them by hand.

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A Voice of Hope

It can be hard to stay optimistic when facing the life-altering diagnosis of ALS. But for Hal Mardis and others who suffer from the terminal illness, technology continues to offer hope and help reclaim a voice for the voiceless.

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Sharpen Up with Brittany Wagner

Fans of the hit Netflix show, “Last Chance U,” know Brittany Wagner as the “mother” of the nationally-ranked EMCC football team. Now, the Clinton-native is using her gifts to encourage students beyond Mississippi through her consulting business, 10 Thousand Pencils, LLC.

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Posh Design Shoppe

Since 2015, Posh Design Shoppe in Clinton has been providing brides with custom paper products and wedding coordinating to make their special day even more memorable. But owner Rachel Curtis is not new to the wedding scene. With over 300 weddings under her belt, Curtis is celebrating 25 years as a professional wedding coordinator.

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Sharing a Smile

Classes from Clinton schools often visit Second Harvest, a ministry of Morrison Heights Baptist Church, to learn more about the organization that provides food, clothes, and other necessities to families in need. But when volunteer Wayne Wilkinson told a group of Clinton Park Elementary first-graders that the organization was in desperate need of toothpaste, the field trip soon turned into a school-wide service project.

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