Former Fire Chief Arrested
A former fire chief in Kemper County is facing charges. Kemper County authorities are charging Shannon Salter with two counts of burglary.
Kemper Co. official: Pharma Pac headed for closure
A notice filed with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security reports Pharma Pac laid off 84 employees from its DeKalb facility on March 7. Kemper County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Craig Hitt says about 20 former employees were hired back on a temporary basis to close out the business.
Judge to look again at releasing Kemper records
A judge will sort out which records about Mississippi Power Co.' s Kemper County power plant should be released to a group that opposes the plant.
A Kemper County woman remains hospitalized after being shot by her father-in-law.
Stabbing Arrest Latest
A Kemper County woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend is back at home after bonding out of jail.
Kemper County Woman Airlifted to UMC after Shooting
Kemper County authorities say a local woman has been airlifted to UMC in Jackson after being shot in the face.
Local Residents Closely Watching the Weather
LEMA Director Scott Spears tells Newscenter 11 his team will be watching the weather closely in the overnight hours Thursday and if conditions worsen, the emergency operations center will then open.
Mississippi Power: Kemper construction slows, costs rise
ASSOCIATED PRESS/2012 Mississippi Power has filed a report with the Securities and Exchange Commission saying that weather and workforce issues has caused more delays and a rise in costs for the Kemper County coal gasification plant.
Clean Coal Test: Power Plants Prepare to Capture Carbon
In Juliette, Georgia, Southern Company operates a coal-fired power plant that is the single largest source of planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions in the United States.
Local Firefighting Recruits Successfully Graduate
Recruits from Meridian, Lauderdale County, and Kemper County graduated at the Meridian Little Theater Saturday evening.