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Boil Water Notice Lifted

Posted: 08/30/2010 - A boil water notice for Townsend Water Association in Kemper County has been lifted.

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Emergency Responders Remember Hurricane Katrina

Updated: 08/29/2010 - When Hurricane Katrina hit, Tim Miller was the Fire Chief for the Meridian Fire Department. He is no the director of Meridian's Department of Homeland Security. In 2005, David Sharp was a Senior Training Instructor for the Meridian Fire Department and the Office of Homeland Security. Currently he is the Director of LEMA. We talked to both men about what they remember when Katrina hit.

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New Flea Market Prepares for Grand Opening

Updated: 08/29/2010 - Penny's Lil Flea Market is located in Marion on Highway 45 North. The flea market officially opened August 2nd, but owners are gearing up for the store's grand opening the first weekend of October. That will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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SUV Flips on North Hills Street In Meridian

Posted: 08/28/2010 - Emergency officials responded to a single car accident Saturday afternoon. Officials say a Toyota 4-runner heading southbound on North Hills Street in Meridian ran off the road and flipped upside down in a ditch. It happened at roughly 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

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'Building Bridges' Conference

Updated: 08/28/2010 - Members of the Meridian District of the United Methodist Church hosted a conference called, 'Building Bridges through Relationships'.

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Senator Roger Wicker on the Economy

Updated: 08/28/2010 - The national unemployment rate for the month of July was 9.5 percent. According to the United State Department of Labor, 25 states posted jobless rates significantly lower than the U.S.figure. Seven states, however, had measurably higher rates. One of them was Mississippi. For the month of July, Mississippi had a jobless rate of 11.5 percent. That's why Senator Roger Wicker is focusing on job creation.

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Northeast Elementary School Leading the Way

Posted: 08/27/2010 - Northeast Elementary School is only 1 of 10 schools in Mississippi to receive a Nutritional Integrity Grant through the Bower Foundation. With that grant, a new combitherm oven was bought that will drastically improve the nutritional value of the foods the children eat.

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Feds to Remove Temporary Cap from Gulf Well

Updated: 09/24/2010 - The federal government says it will start work Monday to remove the temporary cap keeping oil from gushing out of BP's blown-out Gulf well so that it can raise a key piece of equipment from the seabed.

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Judge upholds MBCI Decision

Updated: 09/24/2010 - A judge has upheld a Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians decision denying a petition for an election on a casino

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Devastating Fire Engulfs former Headstart Building

Posted: 08/27/2010 - Many questions remain about exactly what caused a devastating fire Friday morning at a former Headstart building. Firefighters responded around 2:15 Friday morning to the Old East End Headstart Center on 11th Avenue. Upon arrival they say the entire 400 foot long structure was engulfed in flames.

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Fire At Old Meridian Headstart Building

Posted: 08/27/2010 - Many questions are remaining about exactly what caused a devastating fire Friday Morning at a former headstart building.

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Meridian Police Get Dive Training

Posted: 08/27/2010 - The officers learned to search for bodies, evidence and also weapons that could possibly be thrown in the water.

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New Plant Coming to Newton County

Posted: 08/27/2010 - Thanks to a 500 million dollar economic development project, three new plants will be built within Mississippi, creating 1000 jobs. The plants will be located in Columbus, Franklin and Newton counties.

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United Way Campaign Kickoff

Updated: 08/26/2010 - The United Way Campaign of East Mississippi kicked off Thursday with a big goal in mind. Last year, volunteers of United Way set a goal of 800,000 dollars and easily surpassed that. That's why they've raised the bar this year. They're hoping to raise 900,000 dollars and that will go to various agencies in our area.

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Meridian-Based Company Looking to Hire

Help Wanted

Updated: 08/26/2010 - People interested in a new job took advantage of a job fair sponsored by Meridian-based One Life America Insurance.

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Wicker Conducts 'Listening Tour'

Updated: 08/26/2010 - U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker made a stop in Meridian Thursday. He's currently on a 5-week recess from Washington.

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Yates Creates Jobs with Recycling Idea

Updated: 08/26/2010 - A local construction company that usually builds courthouses and casinos has invented a way to clean oily boom so it can be stored, recycled or used again.

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