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  1. Bing Integrates AMBER Alerts and Updates Local Search on MobileRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Search Engine Watch

    ... location, or if they type in a specific location where an AMBER Alert is active, such as "amber alert Madison County MS," as shown below. Along with AMBER Alerts, Bing has improved its local search for mobile to make it easier for users to find ...

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  2. Around 100 people attended World AIDS Day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Madison County Herald

    Approximated 100 people attended the World AIDS Day event hosted by the Clinton Alumnae, Jackson Alumnae, and Madison County Alumnae Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in partnership with Tougaloo College Owens Health and Wellness Center. Individuals in attendance listened closely to the keynote speaker, Dr. Yvonne Maddox, acting director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities , discuss the theme of the event 'Getting 2 Zero' using straight talk to discuss HIV and AIDS.

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  3. Retired Mississippi chancery judge diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... at First Baptist Church in Canton. Burial will be in Cato Cemetery in Johns, Mississippi. Montgomery was Madison County tax assessor from 1964 to 1972. He served in the Mississippi Senate from 1972 to 1978. He became a chancery judge on Jan. 1, 1979 ...

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  4. Pictured are Sylvia Thomas, Shannon Green, Laura Brown, Johnlyn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Madison County Herald

    Approximated 100 people attended the World AIDS Day event hosted by the Clinton Alumnae, Jackson Alumnae, and Madison County Alumnae Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in partnership with Tougaloo College Owens Health and Wellness Center. Individuals in attendance listened closely to the keynote speaker, Dr. Yvonne Maddox, acting director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities , discuss the theme of the event 'Getting 2 Zero' using straight talk to discuss HIV and AIDS.

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  5. Suspect dead in Madison Co. car chase/shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker says the unidentified suspect then took off in the white Mercedes SUV and a police chase ensued.

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  6. Suspect dead in Madison County car chase/ shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    At a news conference Sunday night, Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker said the incident began around 4:30 p.m. as a carjacking in Madison, at the Kangaroo gas station, which is located at the corner of Highway 51 and Main Street. "A guy ran between my car and another car.

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  7. Jail overcrowding factor in inmate escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Jackson Sun

    Jail overcrowding was a factor in how two inmates at the Madison County Jail were able to overpower two female correctional officers Friday night and escape, Madison County Sheriff John Mehr said. Jail overcrowding factor in inmate escape Jail overcrowding was a factor in how two inmates at the Madison County Jail were able to overpower two female correctional officers Friday night and escape, Madison County Sheriff John Mehr said.

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  8. Jailers injured in inmate escape released from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Jackson Sun

    Jailers injured in inmate escape released from hospital Two female correctional officers were released from the hospital after they were overtaken by two juvenile inmates Saturday. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Police shouted, "Put your hands on the wall," to an escaped inmate on the roof of the Madison County Courthouse on Friday night.

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  9. Sheriff's Office investigates incident at County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Jackson Sun

    Madison County sheriff's deputies, police and ambulances responded tonight to a situation at the County Courthouse in downtown Jackson. Police surround County Courthouse; one in custody; injuries reported Madison County sheriff's deputies, police and ambulances responded tonight to a situation at the County Courthouse in downtown Jackson.

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  10. Madison County Veterans Service Office temporarily closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Alabama Live

    The Madison County Veterans Service Office in Huntsville will be temporarily closed starting Dec. 15 as it prepares to relocate. The office is moving to the Madison County Courthouse Annex at 115-B Washington Street.

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  11. Overturned truck slows traffic on I-55 in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... uprighted and towed. "We're using extra precautions the best we can to keep this thing from getting worse," Madison County Emegency Operations Center representative Butch Hammack said. "We do have some chemical that's leaking inside the trailer, but ...

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  12. Madison economic development arm builds new officeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Madison County recently approved lending another $300,000 for the construction of new headquarters for its economic development arm, the Madison County Economic Development Authority. The Clarion-Ledger reports the construction was originally bid out in April for around $1 million, but expenses mounted as the work continued.

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  13. Top sites for Madison County airport revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Madison County Herald

    ... work with them first?" Counties will occasionally request federal funding for studies of new airports, though Madison County did not request any funding from the FAA for this study. Warnock and MCEDA Executive Director Tim Coursey said they chose ...

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  14. Attorney: Elston not addicted to prescriptionaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Jackson Sun

    Attorney: Elston not addicted to prescription drugs Fifty-two count indictment spells out charges against former deputy Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: The defense attorney who represents a former Madison County sheriff's deputy charged with prescription drug fraud said his client does not have an addiction to prescription medications. John "Jerry" Elston, a retired Madison County Sheriff's Office lieutenant, faces a 52-count indictment on charges of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.

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  15. 'Christmas Time Market' to be held in a historic landmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Examiner.com

    ... The setting for the event is the attractive Greek revival structure now known as Madison Hall but once the Madison County Courthouse. This courthouse building was erected in 1865 to replace the one that many people believe was burned by the infamous ...

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  16. Madison Countya s tax assessor looking for homestead tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Tax Assessor Gerald Barber told the Madison County Journa l the groups can help in cracking down on homestead exemption fraud.

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  17. Downtown readys for holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Madison Press

    ... to and getting around the downtown area will not be a problem for those with transportation challenges. Madison County Ride will be transporting those who find it difficult to walk. They will have two vans with one being wheelchair accessible. ...

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  18. Civil rights leader says Ferguson doesn't erase progress madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Brown Wright became the first African American female elected to a public office in Mississippi. She was the Madison County election commissioner. She doesn't want people to confuse progress with the idea that the work is complete. Personal ...

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  19. Sheriff's Dept. to update search areas in missing toddler caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The Madison County Sheriff's Department is expected to announce new search areas nearly 10 months after 2-year-old Myra Lewis disappeared. OUR ALLIE WARE IS LIVE AT THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WITH THE LATEST IN THE MYRA LEWIS CASE - ALLIE... MARCUS - THE TWO YEAR OLD FIRST DISAPPEARED IN MADISON COUNTY BACK ON MARCH FIRST.

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  20. Update in missing toddler case expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The Madison County Sheriff's Department is expected on Friday to release the locations of new search areas in the case of a missing toddler. Myra Lewis, 2 , disappeared back in March.

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