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Police Pursuit through Downtown Meridian

Updated: 05/08/2010 - Officials with the Meridian Police Department say they responded to a hit and run Saturday at roughly 5:00 p.m. The hit and run then turned into a police pursuit.

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Work to Start on 29th Avenue Bridge

Posted: 05/07/2010 - The 29th Avenue bridge over Sowashee Creek will be closed, beginning Monday, while crews build a new bridge.

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Schools Rally for MCT2 Excellence

Updated: 05/07/2010 - Students at T.J. Harris Elementary School and Oakland Heights Elementary School in Meridian Friday were getting pumped up for the MCT2.

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Democrats to Meet in DeKalb

Posted: 05/07/2010 - The Kemper County Democratic Executive Committee will have an emergency meeting Saturday.

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Governor's Cup Nominees Named

Posted: 05/07/2010 - Gov. Haley Barbour announced this year’s district winners of prestigious Governor’s Cup Award, which includes businesses in Meridian and Philadelphia.

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No Answers Yet for Mysterious Deaths

Updated: 05/07/2010 - Preliminary autopsies on the bodies of two people found Wednesday on the banks of Sowashee Creek in Meridian have proved inconclusive.

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Meridian Closer to Changing Downtown Streets

Updated: 05/07/2010 - Over the years, the idea of making a number of 1-way streets 2-way traffic again has been discussed. But it's much closer now to being reality.

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Input Welcome in Superintendent Search

Updated: 05/07/2010 - As the search for a new superintendent of Meridian Public Schools continues, an opportunity for members of the public to have input remains in place.

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Former Hattiesburg Cop Pleads Guilty

Posted: 05/07/2010 - A former Hattiesburg Police officer, who also worked as a coach, has pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual battery.

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High Court Set Arguments in Murder Case

Posted: 05/07/2010 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has set arguments for June 14 in an appeal of a Jackson teenager convicted of murder in the death of a pizza delivery man.

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MSU Students Finish 'EcoCAR' for Competition

Posted: 05/07/2010 - A future hybrid vehicle developed by students at Mississippi State University is ready for the international EcoCAR competition to design a greener, more fuel-efficient vehicle.

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Sports Superstars Ride through Philadelphia

Updated: 05/06/2010 - Over 100 bikers road through Philadelphia, Mississippi for the Kyle Petty Ride Across America. They started in California. Their final destination is North Carolina. The bikers are raising funds for children who are chronically ill.

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Family: Charles Young Left Work To Do

Updated: 05/06/2010 - A year ago, one of Meridian's most prominent businessmen and elected leaders was laid to rest. His heirs say Charles Young left a solid foundation on which to build.

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National Day of Prayer

Updated: 05/06/2010 - A group at Meridian's Dumont Plaza was among those participating Thursday in National Day of Prayer.

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MPD Still Awaiting Autopsies

Posted: 05/06/2010 - Officials say preliminary autopsy results could be available Friday on two men found dead by Sowashee Creek Wednesday.

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Fourth Suspect Arrested in Holdups

Updated: 05/06/2010 - Newton County authorities are on their way to Chicago to bring back a man accused in February armed robberies.

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ECCC Holds Annual Awards Day

Posted: 05/06/2010 - East Central Community College recognized outstanding students during Awards Day Thursday.

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VA Limits Surgeries at Some Hospitals

Veterans Affairs

Posted: 05/06/2010 - The Veterans Affairs Department is limiting the types of surgeries performed at some of its hospitals following a review of surgical deaths at its hospital in southern Illinois.

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High Court Sets Execution Date

Updated: 05/06/2010 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has set a May 20 execution date for death row inmate Gerald James Holland.

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Panel Asked to Consolidate Oil Lawsuits

Posted: 05/06/2010 - A federal judicial panel in Washington has been asked to consolidate at least 65 potential class action lawsuits claiming economic damage from the Gulf oil spill.

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