Posts by Joanna Holbert

Work, Your Story

State removes regulation. Entrepreneur follows her dreams.

by Joanna Holbert

“I never dreamed I would be here.” That’s how Karrece Stewart describes…

Work, Your Story

Serving their local communities

by Joanna Holbert

In the small town of Louisville at a table in the local…

Education, Your Story

“The system did not allow me to do my job”

by Joanna Holbert

Veteran teacher Joseph Herrington walked out of his classroom after 27 years…

Education, Your Story

“As a parent, you want the best for your child”

by Joanna Holbert

Starting school is often an exciting, anticipated right of passage for a…

Justice, Your Story

Overcoming addiction and providing second chances

by Joanna Holbert

Recovery. So many things are factored into that word for someone who…

Education, Your Story

“There’s so much more to our students than just a test”

by Joanna Holbert

  Khrysten Glass always knew she wanted to return to her hometown…

Education, Your Story

When the love and joy of learning is sucked out of the classroom

by Joanna Holbert

Education is Mississippi has become prescribed. That’s how Donna Akers a 30-year…

Education, Your Story

“Teaching was always what I loved to do”

by Joanna Holbert

The passion to teach runs through the veins of Keeba Smith of…

Education, Your Story

“As teachers, we were teaching to the test”

by Joanna Holbert

“To walk away is the most difficult decision a teacher can ever…

Work, Your Story

Home-based business provides new career for entrepreneur

by Joanna Holbert

Freedom in her career is what led Jolie Freeman to her house…

Education

“The students of the State of Mississippi are starving for innovation”

by Joanna Holbert

“The students of the State of Mississippi are starving for innovation.” That’s…

Justice, Your Story

First Step Act provides second chance

by Joanna Holbert

Genesis Wess sat behind bars for 19 years waiting for a second…