13 hrs ago
Uncooperative Witnesses Hinder MPD
Wednesday through Friday, Meridian police responded to 10 different calls for shots fired.
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18 hrs ago
R.S.V.P. Fights for Funding
The Retired Seniors Volunteer Program is known for being very involved here in Meridian.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
MPD Enters High-Speed Chase
Meridian police entered in a high-speed chase through North Meridian Saturday shortly after 9 p.m. That chase began because the driver had no tag and was speeding.
Meridian Native Chosen to Sing at NASCAR Race
A Meridian native will be singing the national anthem to kick off Sunday's NASCAR race in Bristol.Cheryl Luquire is from the Queen City, but has since moved to Nashville, where she sings and writes music.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Lauderdale County Church Vandalized
The damage at St. John Missionary Baptist Church located off Highway 45 north of Meridian near Cotton Gin Road was discovered Friday morning by someone coming in the clean the building.
Groundbreaking for New NAS Dining Hall
The Naval Air Station in Meridian will soon have a new dining facility, to replace the current facility that's more than 50 years old.
Trio Charged in Meridian Murder Case
Meridian police arrested 21-year old Billy Ray Barrett, 23-year-old Jasper Hill and 23-year-old Terikay Rackley.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Armed Robbery at Super Inn
Meridian police responded to an armed robbery Thursday evening. The robbery happened in the back parking lot of the Super Inn on North Frontage Road in Meridian around 8:20 Thursday evening.
City Council Responds to Police Chief's Requests
How to keep Meridian police officers is the question the MPD needs to solve. Currently 10 to 15 officers shy of the 108 he's allotted, Chief James Lee says we can fill the gap with higher pay.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
MPD Looking to Solve Retention Issues
We had the opportunity to experience firsthand what a Meridian police officer faces during your average patrol through a ride-along, and it's not an easy job.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Employment Agencies Report Upswing in Job Offerings
According to officials from three of the top staffing agencies in Meridian, there is a significant increase in the number of available jobs.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Harper Preparing Appeal
The attorney for fired Meridian police captain, Dean Harper, says he is preparing an appeal in Harper's recent court case.
Next Step for Civil Service Commission Hearing
The city of Meridian will move ahead as quickly as practical to assemble a hearing for four members of the Civil Service Commission that Mayor Percy Bland sought to remove.
MPD Investigating Numerous Shooting Calls
From Friday to Sunday Meridian police officers responded to 31 calls about gunshots being fired within the city.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Engagement: Tajsa Davis & Darius Dunn
Wedding vows will be exchanged at 5:30 p.m. on May 17, 2014, at the Hattiesburg Country Club with reception following.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Meridian to Uphold Attorney General's Opinion
The debate over who has the authority to hold the hearing over the Civil Service Commissioners has finally been settled.
Community Combats Identity Theft
Identity theft is a growing issue across the United States and several agencies are working to combat the issue.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Meridian Fares Poorly in Best Places to Live in Mississippi
A real estate company released a list of the best cities to live in Mississippi, and Meridian did not fare too well.
Carmichael Seeking Tenant for Former Sears Location
A long-vacant building in a strategic location between the interstate and downtown Meridian could have a new life ahead of it.
Mississippi Adopts Special Search and Rescue Program
Search and rescue is a major part of emergency management, according to retired Alaska state trooper, Paul Burke, who is now an instructor for the National Association for Search and Rescue.