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Meridian, Mississippi is located in Lauderdale County. Zip codes in Meridian, MS include 39305, 39304, and 39303. The median home price in Meridian is $145,000. More Meridian information.

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Yesterday | WTOK-TV Meridian

Rail Authority Launches Environmental Assessment

The Rail Authority of East Mississippi has been scrutinizing market demand and economic data for four years.

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Monday | Commercial Dispatch

Book takes fresh look at Mississippi history

The book is called "A New History of Mississippi," and a new approach is what Dennis Mitchell wanted when he wrote it.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Meridian Teenager Dies from Gunshot Wound on Sunday

A young teenager was found outside a Meridian home shot to death Sunday afternoon, in what family members are saying was a violent altercation.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Solutions Still Elusive for Local Homeless

An advocate for the homeless in Meridian says she has called every state agency to make sure requirements are met to open a temporary shelter for dozens of homeless residents.

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Alzheimer's Conference Meeting in Meridian

The 15th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Psychiatric Disorders in Older Adults began Wednesday at the MSU Riley center.

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South Harbor Shelter Renovations

Currently, the only shelter for families in Meridian is closed for renovations. However, efforts are being made to reopen that facility as soon as possible.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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MSU Professor Talks Bear Safety

Meridian students were certainly surprised to find a bear roaming around campus Monday.

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Embezzlement Sentencing

A Meridian woman, who pleaded guilty to embezzling from a local theatre company, has found out her fate.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Update on Meridian's Homeless Crisis

Dozens of Meridian's homeless, including children, are still without a bed tonight, after City officials today refused to approve a donated building as shelter.

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Black Bear on MSU-Meridian Campus Today

If you experience a bear sighting, do not shoot or harm a black bear. The American black bear is state-protected and the Louisiana black bear is federally-protected.

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Dozens of Parents and Their Children With No Place to Live Tonight

Dozens of families and children have no place to lay their heads tonight, after a hoped for homeless shelter was unable to open today.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

New York Post

Why the Obama administration sees racism everywhere

The Obama administration has done little to calm racial tensions as they spread from Manhattan to St. Louis to Los Angeles.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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Production Company Holds Acting Workshop in Meridian

Alvin Moore Jr, who is pastor of Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church held that workshop to better help others find the spirit of acting within themselves.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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MPD Continues Investigating Disappearance of Tadarius Jones

There is new information in the case of missing Meridian man Tadarius Jones, but the Meridian Police Department says it is not able to release those details at this time since the investigation is ongoing.

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Paramedics Receive Specialized Training in Tactical Skills

The Lauderdale County Training Facility in Meridian was host to a unique form of hands on training that provided law enforcement officers as well as medics the tactical training needed to perform in a dangerous situation.

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Meals on Wheels Salutes Volunteers

"This is the one time of the year that we show our volunteers how much we appreciate what they do all year," said Brooks.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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CIT Trainers Get Training

Specialists from Memphis led a training session for trainers in Meridian, as agencies seek to be better equipped to handle encounters with the mentally ill.

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Meridian Murder: Mother Seeks Answers

"It hurts every day to let them think that they've done got away with it," says Ella Cole.

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Three Indicted in Death of Black Bear

Travis Butler, 28, of Meridian, Chester Brad Williams, 49, of Meridian, and David Lucas Wimberly, 34, of Quitman, were indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with a Jan. 4, 2014, incident.

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Red Cup Rebellion

Class of 2016 Receiver Daniel Crowell Commits to Ole Miss

Even though 2015's not even here yet, the Ole Miss coaching staff is already hard at work laying the foundation for the Rebels' 2016 class.

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