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Savannah, TN

The Late, Late news (arrests)

http://midsouthnew z.com/news/local-n ews/fourteen-arres ts-tallied-in-hard in-county-drug-swe ep.html  (Jul 13, 2010 | post #1)

Savannah, TN

Drug Raids Across Hardin County net over 40 dealers

http://midsouthnew z.com/news/local-n ews/multi-agency-d rug-sweep-in-hardi n-county.html  (Jul 13, 2010 | post #3)

Savannah, TN

I wanna know who?

go to facebook...we just posted a tagged photo with fourteen arrests released http://midsouthnew z.com/news/local-n ews/multi-agency-d rug-sweep-in-hardi n-county.html  (Jul 13, 2010 | post #4)

Savannah, TN

Hardin County Jail

Understood: Here is an excerpt from the "Rules" section of the forum on midsouthnewz.. "In light of our policy of encouraging candid, open exchanges of views and the rapid distribution of information originating from many sources, midsouthnewz cannot determine the accuracy of information that may be uploaded to the forum. Opinions, advice and all other information expressed by participants in discussions are those of the author. You rely on such information at your own risk. You are urged to seek professional advice for specific, individual situations and not rely solely on advice or opinions given in the discussions. Privacy Policy: We will not release any member information unless under court order to do so." - END of Excerpt The only thing that Topix "has over us" is the ability to add polls (we're being told that Poll capability will be added in the next few weeks, but are waiting for a "stable" version of the Forum software) Thanks...  (Jul 12, 2010 | post #8)

Savannah, TN

Hardin County Jail

Not true. It's real easy to hit the "ban" button in any forum, and it makes us wonder why Topix hasn't yet.. As for the rationale behind our forum, it's largely based on the Gannett/Knight Ridder control of the "News" feeds. Since Topix is largely owned by these companies, you'll never see truly local "News" (other than the Jackson Sun, Tennessean, USA Today or any other company held by Gannett/Tribune MS) We would actually encourage local news organizations like the Courier, McNairy Co. News, etc to feed through our forums... With a forum that's moderated almost 24/7, it's a little easier to protect against spammers (still clueless why Topix hasn't banned them yet)  (Jul 12, 2010 | post #6)

Savannah, TN

Hardin County Jail

Not true. With much more control over our board, we would have banned any spammer, bumper, thread populator weeks ago. The reason we started the forum on our site deals with Gannett media. As one of the largest shareholders/inves tors in "Topix" Gannett/Knight-Rid der has effectively "blacked out" local news feeds on Topix. (which means if you click the "News" tab, you'll never see the Courier, midsouthnewz, the In. Appeal etc. because those are not held/controlled by Gannett) Which means the USA Today, Jackson Sun, the Tennessean and others (all owned by Gannett) are typically going to be the majority of the "local news" on any West Tenn. topix forum... We would actually encourage all news companies to post on our site/forums. As for spammers, with a forum that is moderated almost 24 hours a day, it's real easy to click the ban button (and it makes us wonder why Topix hasn't yet) Thanks...  (Jul 12, 2010 | post #5)

Savannah, TN

Hardin County Jail

A peek "behind the scenes" of inmate detention And...an example of how easy it is to embed video, pics, etc in the forums (registered users) http://midsouthnew z.com/forums/hardi n-county/20-hardin -county-jail-video -vizvox.html  (Jul 12, 2010 | post #1)

Savannah, TN

"Local" Converstion

We forgot to add that boarders that go "above and beyond" in keeping things on an even keel, can be promoted to moderators (at our discretion) Thanks again!  (Jul 9, 2010 | post #2)

Savannah, TN

"Local" Converstion

In an attempt to create a "localized " forum, we just wanted to extend an invitation to our board at midsouthnewz.com. Consistently moderated (with no fees), you can also e-mail and private message other registered users (anonymously)...as a registered member, the only details that people see are the details you provide, and anonymous posting is allowed. You can also attach images to your posts (registered only) In the middle of a heated debate? You can also see when other registered users are logged in and ready to bark back... To give it a try, or more info... http://midsouthnew z.com/forums/welco me-mat/13-whats-in -a-name.html#13 Thank you!  (Jul 9, 2010 | post #1)

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