Rains Cause Temporary Flooding

For the second time in a week, strong storms led to some flooding issues in Meridian.

Around 2 p.m. Thursday, the far right lanes in both directions on 8th Street had standing water after the brief, heavy rain.

The flooding caused one lane of 8th street near 29th Avenue to be closed while city crews worked to clear debris from street drains.


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  • by local Location: southside on Sep 10, 2009 at 07:30 PM
    Good post Redline. Soon as she gets all the deadbeats fired she will have people working that will keep the streets clean, so you will not have flooding from trash. Or maybe you could help keep some of the trash picked up in your spare time and stop trashing the Mayor.
  • by East End Citizen Location: Meridian on Sep 10, 2009 at 07:21 PM
    I've asked my Councilwoman to assist in repairing the flooded area behind our church, which is also her church, and nothing has been done. We really need to pray about who we put into office from now on. I have not been satisfied with our city or county leaders. They act as if bringing industry into Meridian is their only job. Why not fix the mess Meridian is in and make it attractive to visitors and safe for residents?
  • by ED Location: MERIDIAN on Sep 10, 2009 at 07:11 PM
    mmm Reline this is a issues the last mayor was to have done years ago ... She is doing what should have been done then... from bottom to top.. but you ask all that know her you lost your home or needed help she was there did what it took to gt the job done right the first time but today isnt about if you can do the job its about your race..
  • by RedLine Citizen Location: meridian on Sep 10, 2009 at 04:40 PM
    This is what the Mayor should be working on!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Instead of pushing people out of there jobs.
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