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City of Meridian: Audit Results

Updated: 04/16/2015 - "A good financial year,' is how an auditor describes the most recent audit of the City of Meridian.

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Mississippi Education Debate

Updated: 04/15/2015 - It's been just over a week since the Mississippi Legislature wrapped up work for this year's legislative session, and two local lawmakers are not seeing eye-to-eye on some issues involving education.

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Missing Child Has Been Found

Updated: 04/15/2015 - UPDATE: Meridian police say 12-year-old Zoie Allen has been found safe and unharmed.

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Child Struck By Vehicle

Updated: 04/15/2015 - An 8-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle around 7:10 Wednesday morning near an elementary school in Meridian.

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Miss. Education Cheating Law

Updated: 04/14/2015 - A new piece of legislation is poised to become law in Mississippi which could send public school teachers and principals to prison for cheating on state testing. Senate Bill 2258 is expected to be signed into law later this month by the governor.

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Triple Fatal Accident

Updated: 04/13/2015 - A mother and her two 9-year-old children from Philadelphia were killed in a car crash Sunday night in Leake County. It happened around 7:20 on Highway 500 near Carthage. Four other children, who ranged in age from 3 to 9, were injured in the one-vehicle wreck.

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UWA Inauguration Day: New President

Updated: 04/10/2015 - An inauguration ceremony was held this afternoon for the University of West Alabama's new president. Dr. Ken Tucker says his plans are to develop UWA into an even bigger and better university.

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Tax Phone Scam

Updated: 04/09/2015 - Scam artists are taking advantage of tax season, using the name of the Internal Revenue Service to scare people. The Better Business Bureau has advice to avoid being scammed.

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Mission Mississippi

Updated: 04/08/2015 - It was 47 years ago this month when Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior was assassinated just across the state line in Memphis. Since that time, great strides have been made to improve race relations in Mississippi. If one group has its way, there are even more improvements to come.

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New MPSD School Board Appointment

Updated: 04/07/2015 - The Meridian City Council has approved a new appointment to the Meridian School Board but one council member raised concern about a possible conflict of interest.

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Veterans Express Concerns

Updated: 04/06/2015 - Local veterans say they should have been included in the selection process for a Lauderdale County veterans service officer.

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Road Reflectors: Safety Initiative

Updated: 04/06/2015 - Lauderdale County supervisors Monday approved the lowest bid for a project that will place more raised reflectors on some roads.

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Foster Parents Needed

Updated: 04/03/2015 - In conjunction with Child Abuse Awareness Month during April the DHS office in Lauderdale County is launching an effort to recruit more foster parents.

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Pharmacy Burglarized

Updated: 04/03/2015 - An investigation is underway into an early morning burglary at a pharmacy in DeKalb.

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County Supervisors' Conference

Updated: 04/01/2015 - Some county supervisors from around Mississippi are in Meridian this week for a two day conference. Organizers say one of the biggest concerns they have this year is that many counties may not be able to avoid raising taxes.

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Forest Kidnapping Arrest

Updated: 03/31/2015 - A $100,000 bond has been set for a kidnapping suspect in the town of Forest in Scott County.

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Anderson Hospital: Changes To Come

Updated: 03/31/2015 - A major change is set to be made Tuesday at midnight at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

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Martin VFD Fundraiser

Updated: 03/27/2015 - Community support is being sought for a fundraiser this weekend for the Martin Volunteer Fire Department in Lauderdale County.

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Don't Drink and Drive Video: Livingston Release

Updated: 03/27/2015 - The Fire and Rescue Unit for the City of Livingston is teaming up with a sorority from the University of West Alabama for a video that encourages people not to drink and drive.

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