Meridian City Council Reviewing 2015 Budget
10 mins ago
- The Meridian City Council is taking the final steps in passing the city's budget for the next fiscal year, and members say they're trying to do so without a tax increase.
South Harbor Shelter Renovations
Updated: 4:53 PM
- Currently, the only shelter for families in Meridian is closed for renovations. However, efforts are being made to reopen that facility as soon as possible.
Staying Safe in Extreme Heat
Updated: 4:53 PM
- With a major outbreak of heat expected this week, there are a few things you can do to remain safe.
Jackson Woman Sentenced for ID Fraud
Posted: 1:28 PM
- The U.S. Attorney's Office in Jackson says Nikki Thomas, 37, of Jackson, was sentenced Wednesday to 92 months
in federal prison for obtaining income tax refunds using stolen identities.
Two Plead Guilty in Money Laundering Scheme
Posted: 12:54 PM
- Two people in Mississippi have pleaded guilty to counterfeiting and money laundering charges.
Dangerous Heat Prompts Warnings
Updated: 12:28 PM
- Mississippi and Alabama will see the hottest temperatures of the year this week.
Status Hearing Held on Election Challenge
Updated: 11:55 AM
- A judge presiding over a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff says his intention is to have the case settled in time for the November general election.
MSU Professor Talks Bear Safety
- An MSU professor discusses how to remain safe while a wild bear is roaming nearby.
Homeless Concerns:City of Meridian Responds
- Officials with the city of Meridian say they want to help address a problem that has been brought to their attention about dozens of families within the city who do not have a home. However, at this time they say what the city can do is limited.
Newton County Met with Rare Summertime Tornado Warning
- Monday afternoon, a rare summertime tornado warning produces a funnel cloud.
- A Meridian woman, who pleaded guilty to embezzling from a local theatre company, has been sentenced to prison.
Money Found: Livingston, Ala.
- Some money has been found in one part of West Alabama, and authorities are seeking the owners.
Meridian Community College Begins Fall Semester
- Meridian Community College classes began today as new and familiar faces walked the campus.
Fire Destroys Enterprise Home
- The cause of a house fire in Enterprise is under investigation.
New Turf Down on ECCC Football Field
- The football field at East Central Community College has a whole new look.
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