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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 $118,500. More Meridian information.

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Arrest Made for the Body Found in Clarke County

Investigators have identified the body found in Clarke County as 28 year old Cierra Simms of Meridian.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

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Resident Reports Being Shot on Porch

Officers responded to a local hospital Wednesday where a male victim showed up for treatment of a gunshot he says he suffered Tuesday night.

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Inmate dies in Newton County jail

DECATUR, Miss. -- The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an inmate at the Newton County jail.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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Silver to Remain in Meridian Until Replacement Airline Foud

Meridian Airport Authority president Tom Williams says that the Department of Transportation has ordered Silver Airways to remain in Meridian until a replacement airline is found.

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Shots Fired Near Meridian Schools

Two local schools were placed on lock-down Tuesday morning after reports that shots had been fired near the campus.

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African-American District Developments

According to the Community Development director for the City of Meridian, John McClure, a $1,000,000 streetscape grant will be used to improve the city's historic African-American Business District.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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New Poplar Springs Drive Historic Trail Unveiled

Meridian's Poplar Springs Drive Historic District in recent years has been the subject of much debate.

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Meridian Prepares for 3rd Annual Kid's Art Crawl

The Dumont Plaza in downtown Meridian will soon be bustling with kids of all ages, as the 3rd Annual Kids Art Crawl draws near.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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Jones Disheartened by COFO Building Demolition

Local Civil Rights icon Roscoe Jones says he is still trying to process the fact that the historic COFO building is no more.

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The Future of the Threefoot Building Continues to Look Up

The future of the Threefoot Building has long been on the minds of many residents.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Historic COFO Building Torn Down

Newscenter 11 was there as crews tore the building down on Saturday afternoon. The COFO building was formerly known as the Fielder and Brooks Drug Store.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Purse Snatched in Parking Lot

Meridian police are investigating a robbery that happened Thursday night in one of the busiest shopping areas in the city.

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Shooting Suspect to be Charged with Murder

Meridian detectives say they are still trying to figure out exactly what motivated one man to allegedly shoot another man on Thursday.

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Urban Blight Bill

Local leaders are expressing optimism about new legislation which could help address the problem of urban blight throughout Mississippi.

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Watkins Appeals Secretary of State's Order

A Jackson developer has appealed to Hinds County Chancery Court an order from Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann that he pay $680,000 in fines related to the alleged misuse of bond money.

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Rodney Hood declares for NBA draft, possible lottery pick

On Friday, it was clear Duke would be retooling their front line completely in the 2014-15 season.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Music News: April 15, 2014

Speaking of Adams: In 2003, Berkeley's John Adams won the Pulitzer Prize in Music; on April 14, Alaska's John Adams won the 2014 Pulitzer for Music for his orchestral work Become Ocean .

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Additional Rain Raises Flooding Concerns

Upward of five inches of rain fell overnight Tuesday in areas of north-central, central and south Mississippi, spawning more concerns of moderate flooding along rivers and tributaries.

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Miss. Gun and Public Safety Laws

During the 2014 legislative session which recently ended, Mississippi lawmakers passed a bill which provides clarification for Mississippi's gun law.

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Departing Air Service Prompts Partnership

Leaders of airports in Meridian and Hattiesburg-Laurel are working with a consultant who specializes in smaller airport service to make presentations to the larger commercial airlines.

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