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Generators Arrive, Storm Shelter on the Horizon

Updated: 07/07/2010 - Lauderdale County has received some good news for times of emergency and power outages, even though construction of a storm shelter is at least months down the road.

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NEW Brings Job Fair to Newton

Updated: 07/07/2010 - NEW Corporation is hosting job fairs this week in and around Meridian as it looks to hire.

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Marty Stuart Book Signing, Exhibit Thursday

Updated: 07/07/2010 - Country singer and musician Marty Stuart will be honored in Meridian this week, as his country music exhibit arrives for a run at the MSU Riley Center.

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Feds Seek Reinstatement of Drilling Moratorium

Updated: 07/07/2010 - Federal authorities have asked an appeals court to reinstate a moratorium on deep water drilling declared after BP's oil well blew out in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Farmers Endorse Bio-Diesel as Boost for Economy

Posted: 07/07/2010 - Economic opportunities in rural Mississippi could be on the horizon, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture initiates the expansion of rural developments nationwide. Small town farmers in Mississippi, who use bio-diesel fuel, are at an advantage.

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New Containment Vessel Partially Linked to Well

Posted: 07/06/2010 - A new containment vessel is partially linked to the gushing well head in the Gulf of Mexico, and officials say they'll know soon whether it's properly connected.

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Hartley Peavey Reflects on 45 Years, Part 1

Updated: 07/06/2010 - Hartley Peavey says the last two years have been the hardest to operate a business that he has seen in his long career. But still, he says the company is going strong.

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New Administrator Begins Work

Updated: 07/06/2010 - Lauderdale County's new administrator is coming into the job facing the same tight budget for Fiscal 2011.

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Oil Cleanup Landlocked Due to Weather

Updated: 07/06/2010 - Across a wide stretch of the Gulf of Mexico, efforts to limit the damage from the region's worst-ever oil spill have been essentially landlocked for more than a week.

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Reconciliation Week Begins

Updated: 07/05/2010 - It has been seven years since the Lockheed Martin shooting spree. Families who lost loved ones continue to counter the racially divisive tragedy with a week dedicated to remembrance amongst the community as a whole.

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4th of July Celebrations

Updated: 07/04/2010 - July 4th, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. Now, 234 years later, the city of Meridian and all of its guest are celebrating America's birthday.

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Georgia Author in Meridian

Updated: 07/03/2010 - A Georgia author was in Meridian Saturday signing copies of two of her books.

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Firework Safety

Updated: 07/03/2010 - Greg Chatham is the owner and operator of Greg's Fireworks on Highway 145. According to him, there are certain safety precautions to remember.

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Meridian Man Dies in Rail Accident

Posted: 07/02/2010 - A Meridian Man died early Friday morning as a result of severe injuries sustained during a rail accident.

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NAS Meridian Change of Command

Updated: 07/02/2010 - The Marine Aviation Squadron 1 sends off former Commanding officer Captain Aaron Schnetzler to Iwakuni, Japan. Major Aaron Brooks steps in as the new Commanding Officer

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