CORINTH - Magnolia Regional Health Center is exploring the creation of a freestanding emergency department in McNairy County, Tennessee.
TUPELO • Daniel Sparks will soon represent the state’s fifth senate district in the Mississippi Legislature and plans to advocate for the need to develop a skilled workforce.
TUPELO • Two Northeast Mississippi doctors are being sued by the federal government over allegations that they submitted nearly $250,000 in fraudulent claims to Medicare.
TUPELO - Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi and the New Albany Police Department need your assistance in locating a person wanted for armed robbery.
Although recent changes have chipped away at many of the ACA tenets and left some consumers confused about just what remains, Mississippi enrollments through the federal exchange are poised to top last year's numbers. The enrollment period runs through Dec. 15
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AMORY • The majority of Amory voters participating in Tuesday’s referendum for the legal sale, distribution and possession of alcohol decided the town will go wet.
TUPELO • Passenger boardings at Tupelo Regional Airport in November totaled 1,330, the third most since Contour Airlines began service to Nashville in April 2016.
TUPELO • Tupelo Public School District’s Teacher of the Year and Administrator of the Year were announced at the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday.
TUPELO • There is still a need for donors for the Salvation Army Angel Tree. The program provides gifts to Northeast Mississippi children. This year, the Salvation Army received applications for more than 200 families to assist more than 400 children.
Only three of Mississippi’s eight public universities saw increased enrollment for fall 2019 as statewide enrollment numbers slightly declined from 2018.
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles highlighting the efforts of women working to impact and improve their hometowns, schools and wider regions. Whether they call themselves activists, students or simply community members, they are profiled, concluding today.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for anyone with any information on Theotis Anderson’s whereabouts. The 36-year-old is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the MCSO at 369-2468.
AMORY – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office warns the public of two men posing as narcotics officers. According to a press release, at approximately 10:50 p.m. Dec. 6, an Amory local business owner was approached by two African-American males driving an older model Ford Crown Victoria after t…
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office intercepted tens of thousands of dollars worth of ICE thanks to information from a confidential informant. According to a press release, MCSO narcotics officers seized 6.11 pounds of methamphetamine (ICE) Dec. 6.
TUPELO • North Mississippi Medical Center is bringing the Family Resource Center into the hospital to better help patients outside its walls.
According to the Amory Police Department, Matthew Roosevelt Gunn, 30, of Amory was charged with possession of a weapon by a felon. Monroe County Justice Court Judge Robert Fowlkes revoked his bond. Gunn is being held at the Monroe County Detention Center.
Nearly half a million people in Mississippi were food insecure between 2016 and 2018
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Due to the possibility of sleet and ice the official Pontotoc Community Christmas Tree Lighting set for Tuesday night, Dec. 10 has been cancelled for the year. Thank You.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of three articles highlighting the efforts of women working to impact and improve their hometowns, schools and wider regions. Whether they call themselves activists, students or simply community members, they are profiled continuing today.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of three articles highlighting the efforts of women working to impact and improve their hometowns, schools and wider regions. Whether they call themselves activists, students or simply community members, they are profiled beginning today.
TUPELO • In the state Senate, Lee County is carved up across three districts, but will only have one incumbent Republican returning to office when a new four-year term begins in January.
For most of her adult life, Patricia Wax has known nothing but giving her all to her job. She carved out a career at McDonald’s for 36 years, rising to an area supervisor before stepping away in August.
Q. My wife and I are following your plan, and recently we found some old savings bonds that had been given to her by her grandfather when she was a kid. Do you think we should go ahead and cash these in before they reach their final maturity date in a few months?
Ecru • Pontotoc County Coroner Kim Bedford confirmed there was a death Saturday morning at the Ashley Furniture plant in Ecru.
Tupelo • The residents of the Tupelo Children’s Mansion were able to enjoy a holiday luncheon sponsored by local businesses and community members Saturday.
TUPELO • For 25 years, Cindy Sparks steered the Antone Tannehill Good Samaritan Free Clinic, firmly establishing the medical home for Lee County’s working uninsured.
The details of a whistleblower lawsuit against defense contractor Navistar have been unsealed, accusing the company of bilking nearly $1.3 billion from the government.
Mississippians won't be forced off the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program under new work requirements set to take effect in April because the state already imposed the restriction in 2016
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ECRU • Marking its 75th anniversary as a company, as well as its 25th year of doing business in Mississippi, Ashley Furniture Industries broke ground Friday on a $25 million expansion project.
JACKSON • The Board of Trustees for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History on Friday unanimously approved plans submitted by the University of Mississippi to relocate the Confederate monument that stands in the center of the Ole Miss campus.