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  1. Memphis man records traffic stop in SouthavenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Memphis man who recorded a Southaven, Mississippi police officer during a traffic stop says he was targeted because of his race. The incident happened last Wednesday in Southaven on Highway 51 and Rasco Road.


  2. Absolute Recovery Services Enjoys Solid Growth in Short TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Daily News

    ... as it pertains to landlords and tenants," he said. "That's where the road began." During that time, he moved back to Memphis and took a job with Financial Collections Agency of Tennessee in property management accounts receivable. He endeavored to ...


  3. B. B. King on his final trip home to MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... memorial service was held Saturday in Las Vegas attended by family and friends. Wednesday May 27th, Beale Street in Memphis will be lined with fans saying goodbye to the 89-year-old legend. A procession will be held around noon there. Friday May ...


  4. Exclusive: B.B. King's daughter opens up about father's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Public and private services will continue in Las Vegas over the weekend before he is laid to rest in Mississippi next week. King's daughter says it has been hard, but she appreciates all the love Memphis has sent her dad's way.


  5. Zinn, Kelly turn attention to runoff in congressional raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... 1st Congressional District encompasses 21 counties and part of a 22nd, Oktibbeha. It stretches from the Memphis suburbs down to Winston County near the center of the state. Although Democrat Jamie Whitten represented most of the current 1st District ...


  6. Our Opinion: Big candidate field needs heavy turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 |

    ... Quentin Whitwell and Walter Zinn (the only Democrat). DeSoto County, the most populous county and a major suburb of Memphis, doesn't have a candidate in the field, but its turnout is considered crucial in determining runoff choices and an eventual ...


  7. Temple Israel group visits DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the group to refreshments. The Temple Israel group was led by Barbara Glaser and Rabbi, and they began their trip in Memphis. The group will be traveling Highway 61 to New Orleans with stops in Greenwood and Vicksburg. For more information, visit ...


  8. House candidates face loose residence restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 |

    ... have deep connections in the 1st District, which includes Northeast Mississippi and stretches all the way to the Memphis suburbs of DeSoto County, though both live just outside of the district in Oktibbeha County. Pat Melton of the Adcock campaign, ...


  9. 'Americana Music Triangle' pays tribute to 9 music genres, rooted in Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Mississippi Press

    ... group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle." Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the ...


  10. New project in US South promotes music "triangle"Read the original story

    Saturday May 2 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle." Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.


  11. Number of unemployed Union Countians continues to dropRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | New Albany Gazette

    Union County's unemployment rate for March continued its downward trend, dropping from 5.5 percent in February to the current 4.9 percent. DeSoto County, near Memphis, had 4.4 percent unemployment and Lafayette County had 4.6 percent, both decreases from February.


  12. Syracuse Basketball Recruiting: Kobi Simmons OfferedRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    ... consist of: Arizona, Auburn, Cincinnati, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Kansas, Kentucky, LSU, Marquette, Memphis, Mississippi State, North Carolina, NC State, Ohio State, Syracuse, Texas, Texas Tech, USC, Vanderbilt and Virginia. ...


  13. Union County jobless rate improves in FebruaryRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    ... only two counties in the north half of the state had lower jobless rates than Union County: DeSoto County, near Memphis, with 4.8 percent unemployment and Lafayette County with 5.1 percent. The national average for unemployment was 5.8 percent in ...


  14. Community comes together to support family burned in Easter bonfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... then exploded, and flames burned both Ashton and her step-father Sean. They were both airlifted to the hospital in Memphis. Johnson says that Krista has stopped working to be able to spend time with her husband and daughter. Her husband does not ...


  15. Two dead after bad crash in Bolivar CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the two cars collided in Bolivar County at the intersection of Highway 61 and Mound Bayou Road. All five people in the two cars were from Memphis.


  16. North Mississippi Boom Means More ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... of the manufacturing and distribution growth in North Mississippi will do the same for West Tennessee, including Memphis, when the interstate links Tennessee with Arkansas. The program, hosted by Eric Barnes , publisher of The Daily News, can be ...


  17. Union County jobless rate continues upward climb but still among lowestRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    ... only one county in the north half of the state had a lower jobless rate than Union County: DeSoto County, near Memphis, with 5.5 percent unemployment. Lafayette County tied with Union County at 6.4 percent. The state jobless average also continued ...


  18. Know Your Farmer: Home Place Pastures, Como, MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 |

    ... Home Place Pastures team had finished raising their first set of pigs, and have since delivered their product from Memphis to New Orleans, and plan on producing 40 hogs per month. Home Place Pastures raises several types of hogs. "Our three ...


  19. Official documents reveal new details in fatal Southaven ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Officer Dwight Brittain pursued the ATVs in Southaven, then the chase crossed over state lines into the city of Memphis. According to the State of Mississippi Uniform Crash Report, she was riding on the back of an ATV driven by 22-year-old Zachery Wilburn.


  20. Orthodox church strives to maintain the original vision for the Christian churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 |

    ... recently risen from the designation of mission to a fully recognized church under the Eastern Orthodox Diocese of Memphis. "Orthodox churches are spread out all over the world, but we are still one," said St. Paul member Paul Sudduth. "So when we ... 1 comment

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