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Meridian, Mississippi is located in Lauderdale County. Zip codes in Meridian, MS include 39305, 39304, and 39303. The median home price in Meridian is $145,000. More Meridian information.

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Local news for Meridian, MS continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

50 min ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

Apartment Fire Victims Latest

It was just after noon on July 11th when the lives of more than 30 residents who lived at Western Garden Apartments in Meridian were changed forever.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Lauderdale County Offers to Assist with Long Creek Reservoir

Lauderdale County leaders say they are working with Meridian city leaders to find a way to avoid draining a local reservoir.

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WTOK-TV Meridian

DYW Program Gets Kicked off Thursday Night

The 2015 Distinguished Young Women Program of Mississippi program got kicked off Thursday night at the Temple Theatre in Meridian.

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WTOK-TV Meridian

Business Owner Dies from Accident

Authorities say 72-year-old Robert Glenn died Thursday, 12 days after that explosion at Glenn Cylinder Head on Russell Drive in Meridian.

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WTOK-TV Meridian

Restaurant Grand-opening:Downtown Development

Efforts to attract more businesses to downtown Meridian are succeeding. A grand opening was held today for a new soul food restaurant.

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Commercial Dispatch

Meridian man dies in collision with 18-wheeler

Deon Herlong, 31, from the Meridian/Lauderdale area, died from blunt force trauma after his 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe was rear-ended at the intersection of Highway 45 and Primrose Road, according to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant.

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Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Nurse Who Wears Hearing Aids Alleges Job Discrimination

An OR nurse's claims that he was discriminated against due to his impaired hearing are worth examining at trial, says a Mississippi federal court.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

City of Meridian Draining Long Creek Reservoir

Randy Rives uses a drone to take pictures and video of the Long Creek Reservoir.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Sentencing set for Sept. 10

A sentencing date of Sept. 10 has been scheduled for Jo Ann Davis, who has pleaded guilty to accessory charges for her role in the 2012 slaying of a utility company worker in Clarke County.

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The Mississippi Press

Around Mississippi: Lafayette County repeals gun ban on armed civilians in courthouses

The city of Meridian, Miss., is draining Long Creek Reservoir in Southeast Lauderdale County.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Weekly

A Brutal Loss, an Enduring Conviction

Forty-four days later, federal agents searching an earthen dam confirmed what many had already suspected: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner had been murdered, and in time the Klan would be found responsible.

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The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Chamber Spotlight: Compton and Son Appliance sells, services major brand appliances

Chuck Compton and Matt Compton of Compton and Son Appliance, LLC located at 1249 Pass Road in Gulfport.

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WTOK-TV Meridian

Rose Hill Cemetery Costume Tour

Meridian is full of history, and a lot of its history is at the Rose Hill cemetery.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Police stop motorcyclist who led officers on high-speed chase

UPDATE: The motorcyclist was taken into custody a block north of N.W. 10th St. and one block east of Meridian in a residential area.

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WTOK-TV Meridian

Threefoot Building: Related Work

Competitive negotiations are underway concerning the fate of the historic Threefoot Building in downtown Meridian.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Orientation Day, Family Night Kick Off 2015 DYW of Mississippi Competition

Girls from around the state of Mississippi gathered at the Northeast Conference Center on Highway 11 and 80 in Meridian on Sunday afternoon.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Fundraiser to Bring "Pep Up to Step Up" to D.C.

A local kids' dance group hosted a fundraiser in Meridian today to help pay their way for a special trip.

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WTOK-TV Meridian

Murder Suspect's Family Talks About His Charges

After a long 26 hours, murder suspect Samuel Boler is finally in custody. Philadelphia police have been searching for Boler since Danny Peden was shot to death Thursday night.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Fish Fry Benefits Victims of Recent Fire

The steady downpour of rain didn't stop the hundreds who were in attendance for a fish fry fundraiser, to benefit the many families who lost everything in a recent fire at Western Gardens Apartments.

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WTOK-TV Meridian

Change of Command for NAS Meridian

Three years ago, Captain Charles C. Moore took over command of NAS Meridian. Today, there were heavy hearts at the change of command ceremony where Captain Moore will be replace by captain Scott A. Bunnay.

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