Wednesday Dec 4
Brittany Alice Coleman & Jordan Kyle Parker
Leigh Ann Parker of Brandon and the late Mr. Ross Parker of Brandon. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hurshel Everett of Brandon and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Coleman of Raymond.
Jail gets repair boost
The Hinds County Sheriff's Department has long bemoaned its lack of say-so over urgent repairs needed at the detention center in Raymond -- a function controlled not by the sheriff, but by the county's maintenance department.
Mississippi Business Journal
Schools, athletes win awards for academic achievement
AROUND MISSISSIPPI - Winners of the Halbrook Awards for Academic Achievement Among Athletes and the John C. and Ernestine McCall Halbrook Award were announced during the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Conference, which was held recently at Hinds Community College's Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond.
Up and Coming: Melanie Grantham
Meet Melanie Grantham, 31, assistant vice president and trust officer at BancorpSouth in Hattiesburg.
Hinds County Detention Center to receive $1M for renovations
The beleaguered Hinds County Detention Center is getting $1 million toward urgent safety and maintenance renovations after years of supervisors discussing such work, but taking no comprehensive action.
State Health Department report details Hinds jail problems
Findings of an Oct. 17 inspection of the Hinds County Adult Detention Center in Raymond by the Mississippi Department of Health don't contain many surprises.