Local retailers ready for tax-free weekend

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Area

Local retailers are gearing up for this weekend's sales tax free event. Beginning Friday, the state of Mississippi offers sales tax exemptions on clothing and footwear.

Unemployment rates hover near last June's levels

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Area

The latest series of unemployment data from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security brings good news and bad news.

Browning on Business: Golden Triangle's first brewery ready for business

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Business

The Golden Triangle has its first homegrown beer. SweetGum Brewing Co. is slated to have its first brew on local shelves by the end of September, according to co-owners Ed Dechert and Cameron Fogle.


Meridian man dies in collision with 18-wheeler

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Meridian man died in Lowndes County Thursday when his SUV was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler.







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