A few employees in Meridian have been approved for higher pay because they are taking on extra responsibilities.
As Dr. King's memory lives on, thousands of people celebrated his legacy by marching through the streets of cities around the country.
Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Meridian to see the dozens to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The parade began 20 years ago. It was founded by Dr. Linda Wilson Jones.
The suspect in Saturday's stabbing death in Meridian has been formally charged now that he's been released from the hospital.