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MCC Dedicates Weddington Hall

Updated: 07/28/2015 - Meridian Community College officially dedicated the former highway patrol headquarters as Weddington Hall, named for local business and sports icons, H.G., Alex, and Lou Weddington.

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Imagination Library Offers Free Books to Kids

Updated: 07/24/2015 - Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a set of books for young children mailed to children free of charge to foster reading at an early age.

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Lauderdale County District Hosts Retreat

Updated: 07/23/2015 - Lauderdale County Schools' administrators got a day of relaxation Thursday as they prepare for the start of the new school year.

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Operation Understanding DC Students visit Meridian

Updated: 07/23/2015 - Operation Understanding DC is a group of Jewish and African-American students from the Washington D.C. area that is learning about discrimination during the civil rights movement and how to eradicate discrimination in the future.

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Stuff the Bus Donations Dispersed to Schools

Updated: 07/22/2015 - The 5th annual stuff the bus campaign was a big success and Wednesday Morning the donated school supplies were delivered to various Meridian Public and Lauderdale County schools.

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Sports Camp Conducted for Kids

Updated: 07/21/2015 - The town of Butler and Willow Trace Health and Rehab have teamed up for a week-long sports camp for young people.

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MSDH Advises Parents about Immunizations

Posted: 07/21/2015 - With only a few weeks left of summer, the Mississippi State Department of Health reminds parents that state law requires children to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, Head Start or daycare.

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Ross Collins to Offer New Programs

Updated: 07/21/2015 - Ross Collins Career and Technical Center will begin to offer computer science and engineering courses this upcoming school year which is a part of a nationally based curriculum of STEM courses.

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MPSD Raises Concerns Over State Flag

Updated: 07/16/2015 - The Meridian Public School District is preparing for a meeting to discuss the state flag on school campuses.

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Parents of Special Needs Students Urged to Submit Applications

Posted: 07/15/2015 - The Mississippi Department of Education says 166 families will receive an annual subsidy of $6,500 that can be used to pay for private school tuition, tutoring or other educational services outside the public schools for their special needs children.

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3rd Annual Love Out Loud Week

Updated: 07/13/2015 - Members of Northcrest Baptist Church and other community churches are teaming up this week to love the community by making a difference one project at a time.

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MPSD Progress Report

Updated: 07/07/2015 - During the Meridian City Council's meeting Tuesday, school superintendent, Dr. Alvin Taylor, updated members about the district's progress.

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ECCC’s Kids’ College

Updated: 07/06/2015 - East Central Community College is holding Kids’ College over the next couple of weeks, were students are on campus taking “college” classes for fun and learning.

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Basketball Camp Teaches Life Skills

Updated: 07/01/2015 - The 15th Annual Marcus Campbell “Future Star” basketball camp teaches the fundamentals and life skills of basketball to boys and girls around Sumter County.

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MPSD Board Members Discuss Roles

Updated: 06/27/2015 - The Meridian Public School District held a board meeting Saturday morning, to discuss the roles of the board.

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Preparing Mississippi Students for College

Updated: 06/25/2015 - The College Knowledge Project is helping Mississippi students, parents and educators become better prepared for life during and after primary school by promoting education excellence.

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MDE Seeks Input on Academic Standards

Posted: 06/17/2015 - The Mississippi Department of Education is seeking public comment on possible revisions to its English language arts and mathematics academic standards.

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Stuff the Bus Event Coming Up

Updated: 06/18/2015 - The United Way of East Mississippi is hosting a Stuff the Bus event Tuesday on North Hills Street.

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Save Wechsler School Tour

Updated: 06/13/2015 - The Save Wechsler Foundation held their Tour #6 in Downtown Meridian, to help raise funds and bring awareness to the historic school.

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Bentley Signs Alabama Accountability Act

Posted: 06/11/2015 - More money could soon be available for a school choice scholarship program that helps Alabama families pay for private school.

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