10 hrs ago
Harper Preparing Appeal
The attorney for fired Meridian police captain, Dean Harper, says he is preparing an appeal in Harper's recent court case.
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14 hrs ago
Next Step for Civil Service Commission Hearing
The city of Meridian will move ahead as quickly as practical to assemble a hearing for four members of the Civil Service Commission that Mayor Percy Bland sought to remove.
16 hrs ago
MPD Investigating Numerous Shooting Calls
From Friday to Sunday Meridian police officers responded to 31 calls about gunshots being fired within the city.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Engagement: Tajsa Davis & Darius Dunn
Wedding vows will be exchanged at 5:30 p.m. on May 17, 2014, at the Hattiesburg Country Club with reception following.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Meridian to Uphold Attorney General's Opinion
The debate over who has the authority to hold the hearing over the Civil Service Commissioners has finally been settled.
Community Combats Identity Theft
Identity theft is a growing issue across the United States and several agencies are working to combat the issue.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Meridian Fares Poorly in Best Places to Live in Mississippi
A real estate company released a list of the best cities to live in Mississippi, and Meridian did not fare too well.
Carmichael Seeking Tenant for Former Sears Location
A long-vacant building in a strategic location between the interstate and downtown Meridian could have a new life ahead of it.
Mississippi Adopts Special Search and Rescue Program
Search and rescue is a major part of emergency management, according to retired Alaska state trooper, Paul Burke, who is now an instructor for the National Association for Search and Rescue.
Dean Harper Found Guilty
Harper was fired from the Meridian Police Department in October 2013. The charge stems from an incident in November 2013, almost two weeks later.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Cutting Incarceration Costs
Steps are being taken to further curb incarceration costs for the city of Meridian.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
First Tuesdays at Trinity concert to feature Marcus Machado
Tuesdays at Trinity's first concert of the 2014 Lenten season will feature string bassist Marcus Machado at noon March 18 in the Trinity Episcopal Church sanctuary, followed by lunch in the parish hall, prepared by Trinity's Merry Marthas.
Threefoot Building Proposals
We are one step closer to finding out the fate of one of Meridian's most historic buildings.
Police Investigate Monday Night Shooting
Meridian police responded to a shooting incident Monday night. It occurred at a residence in the 700 block of Waterview Drive around 11 p.m. When the officers arrived, the victim had already been transported to a local hospital after being shot in the arm.
Ankle Bracelet Initiative
The City of Meridian is taking steps to reduce its costs for incarceration. The city council approved an effort today which allows city officials to place ankle bracelets on some non-violent offenders.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Civil Service Commission Holds Special Meeting to Address Key Issues
Several members from the public gathered at City Hall for a special meeting of the Civil Service Commission.
Misdemeanor Case Heard Monday against Harper
A ruling may come this week in the case brought against a former Meridian cop for allegedly impersonating an officer.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
McGrevey Looks Ahead to the Future
Just last month, the CAO of Meridian was voted in with Mike McGrevey taking the spot.
Pascagoula, Bay High, Harrison Central win South state titles
La'Datren Deas' lay-up with three seconds left led Pascagoula past Laurel 59-58 in the 5A South State Finals on Saturday night at Laurel Gymnasium.