State House members overwhelmingly passed a West Point-Clay County school consolidation bill Tuesday that makes slight changes to previously approved Mississippi Code.
West Point Water and Light has been authorized to advertise to replace three new circuit breakers at its Bryan electric substation, an expense which could cost the city approximately $100,000.
A Louisiana business and three men have been indicted on federal charges alleging they conspired to import white-tail deer from other states into wildlife enclosures in Pearl River and Lamar counties.
Small armies of utility workers labored to turn the lights -- and the heat -- back on for hundreds of thousands of Southerners as a winter storm that left them without power threatened major cities further up the East Coast.
West Point selectmen have appointed Shay King to the city school district's board of trustees. Selectman Gary Dedeaux's motion in support of King passed 2-1 with Jimmy Clark in favor and Linda Hannah opposed.
West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley received approval from selectmen to review the department's policy on false alarm calls and make a recommendation on possible changes to it in a future meeting.
The Millport Town Council is one step closer to beginning work on its city sewer system.
Several schools and universities in the Golden Triangle area have announced they will be closed Tuesday with freezing weather anticipated this evening.
On Christmas Eve in 2012, one of Siloam Water District's wells on Highway 46 failed. About 300 residences in northwest Clay County were without water until crews could manually open valves from other wells and restore supply.
Clay County supervisors will advertise notice of intent to issue general obligation notes that would fund additional parking spaces near the courthouse and a voting precinct in District 5.
The Clay Sheriff's Department is looking for a missing couple.
An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to conspiring to rob banks in Gautier and Biloxi in 2008.
The City of Vernon on Monday established an ordinance that sets parameters for police officers conducting vehicle pursuits through city limits. The ordinance is the first of its kind on the books.
The Spring Tupelo Furniture Market opens Thursday with organizer saying that preregistration numbers up nearly 30 percent and available space is 99 percent filled. The biannual furniture industry trade show ends Sunday.
Monroe County authorities say an Amory man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two people earlier in January.
Four candidates with Mississippi law enforcement ties have emerged as finalists for Starkville's vacant police chief position.
The Lee County School Board has voted to terminate former Belden Center Principal Ralph Green.
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