As Yokohama officials prepare to break ground on a Clay County tire manufacturing plant next Monday, behind-the-scenes work has been taking place to get the project started on the right foot, Golden Triangle Development Link and West Point officials said.
The Clay County Sheriff's Department has arrested two individuals in connection with a home burglary that occurred on Aug. 29 on Mhoon Valley Road in Western Clay County.
In the event that a disaster happens on a school campus, communication between all local agencies is key to helping those at risk get to a place of safety.
State leaders and Yokohoma officials will put shovels to the ground next month to begin constructing the Japanese company's new Clay County plant.
On Thursday afternoon, Richard Ramsey, the executive program director of the Howlin' Wolf Memorial Blues Festival, said "the phone calls are still coming in." Where from? "All over Mississippi," he said, and from Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia and Missouri.
A Moss Point man was sentenced to 20 years behind bars in Lowndes County Circuit Court on Tuesday for drug-related charges.
An investigation into organized dog fighting and gambling in the Southeast resulted in 12 arrests and the seizure of 367 pits bulls in one of the nation's largest crackdowns on the bloody exhibitions.
On Tuesday, when the Chicago Bears' team defense came off the board in about the sixth round, dismayed looks and frustrated comments filled the back of Old Venice's Burgundy Room. Shouting then filled the place after former Ole Miss linebacker Patrick Willis' name was announced a few rounds later. "That's too soon," shouted one football fantasy team manager.
Two of the Golden Triangle's main cities - Starkville and Columbus - saw a decline in June sales tax collections, while West Point's returns marked a slight gain for the city.
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