Holiday blitz planned
In a press release on May 15, Sheriff K.C. Hamp announced that the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Click it or Ticket campaign May 20 through June 2, 2013.
Local health organization wins prestigious grant
Tunica 10 Point Coalition, Inc. was presented a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, through the Community Foundation’s Regional Health Council, a component of the Get A Life! program to prevent childhood obesity. The Coalition was one of seven organizations receiving a grant this year.
Tunica 10 Point Coalition, Inc. will continue its work through its Combating Obesity Intervention Program (COIP). In the past year, the organization has worked with the entire county and the faith-based community to provide health awareness. During its first year, 130 people participated, and coalition organizers hope to draw even more into the program during its second year.
Better Business Bureau warns about vulnerability to scams
Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging all consumers and businesses to pay close attention to a Cyber Security Advisory issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 browser (IE8) that could allow scammers to access and take over users’ computers.
The risk for all users – home, business and government – is high, and BBB is urging anyone with IE8 to follow the recommended steps to address the problem.
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