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  1. Challengers face Republican incumbents in DeSoto CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    A battle to shape the Republican membership of Mississippi's House of Representatives is playing out door to door in DeSoto County. The Memphis suburb will have seven House seats partially or entirely within its bounds after the next election, including two new seats added in redistricting.

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  2. Challengers face Republican incumbents in DeSoto CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A battle to shape the Republican membership of Mississippi's House of Representatives is playing out door to door in DeSoto County. The Memphis suburb will have seven House seats partially or entirely within its bounds after the next election, including two new seats added in redistricting.

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  3. Pickering Firm hires 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... ivil Engineering from Mississippi State University. The engineering firm was founded in 1946 and has headquarters in Memphis, with Mississippi offices in Hernando, Flowood, Jackson, Pearl and Biloxi.

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  4. Agreement made on Railway saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    GRENADA The North Central Mississippi Regional Railroad Authority announced today that it has reached a final agreement with Grenada Railway, LLC to acquire the company and all the rail assets of the Grenada Branch Line, extending between milepost 403.0 in Southaven and milepost 703.8 near Canton. The railroad serves customers along the North Central Mississippi corridor providing direct access to all five class I railroads in the country and to the Gulf of Mexico through its connections with CN in both Memphis and Canton.

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  5. Number of unemployed Union Countians continues to dropRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | New Albany Gazette

    ... remains eight-lowest in the state in unemployment, a position it has held for several months. DeSoto County, near Memphis, had 4.0 percent unemployment and Lafayette County had 4.2 percent, both decreases from March. The national average for ...

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  6. Hernando joins tristate neighbors on Greenprint trailsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The city is joining a 25-year, tristate Greenprint plan that calls for 500 miles of rustic pathways and 200 miles of bicycle lanes connecting parks, communities and businesses. John Zeanah, administrator of the Memphis and Shelby County's Office of Sustainability and lead planner for the Greenprint, says the off-street trail cost is estimated at $770,000 per mile.

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  7. Greening the RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Daily News

    ... it's a testament to the great work the region put in to doing this plan," said John Zeanah, administrator with the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability. "Having received the award, I believe that it's validated the process, the effort, the ...

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  8. What to expect from Jefferson AshiruRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Terrapin Station MD

    ... Dulaney. Despite being an under-the-radar prospect, Ashiru still managed to land scholarship offers from Duke, Memphis, Mississippi State, and Ole Miss in addition to Connecticut. Coach Randy Edsall had recruited Ashiru before he departed for ...

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  9. DeSoto Co. seeks to boost flood control through partnershipRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... director of civil works for the Corps. The board wants the county to partner with the Corps through its Memphis district for improvements under the ongoing Memphis Metro Stormwater Management Authorization program. Supervisor Bill Russell of Walls ...

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  10. Marshall County deputy shot, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Newms360.com

    ... when he fired, striking K-9 officer Cody Spoon in the arm. Spoon was transported to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, where he was undergoing surgery Monday morning. "He ran back in the house and we tried to negotiate to get him to come out, ...

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  11. Jefferson Ashiru transfers to MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Terrapin Station MD

    ... produced wide receiver Amba Etta-Tawo and offensive lineman JaJuan Dulaney. He chose UConn over offers from Duke, Memphis, Mississippi State, and Ole Miss. Ashiru is a significant addition for Maryland due to the fact that all four starting ...

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  12. Group studying possibility of Hernando DeSoto historic trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | New Albany Gazette

    ... different routes have been suggested but the one through New Albany, from Columbus to Houston to New Albany to Memphis, seems to be the best documented. The problem is that, although a few points during his expedition were documented, most was not ...

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  13. H & M coming to Tanger Outlets in SouthavenRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Hennes & Mauritz AB tells The Commercial Appeal its store will encompass 26,000 square feet in the new suburban Mississippi shopping center, which is regarded as a regional destination that will attract shoppers from Memphis and Shelby County. The Southaven location will be H & M's second in the Memphis area.

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  14. Museum board expected to accept bid to begin expansion projectRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    ... informal consensus appeared to be that the low bid would be accepted. Other bidders were Jaycon Development Corp. of Memphis with a base bid of $1,103,000 (they were the low bidder in the earlier process); C and M Builders of Southaven with a base ...

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  15. Clerks: Mixed turnout for US House runoff in MississippiRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... first round of voting May 12. Officials in some Republican-leaning counties, including DeSoto County just south of Memphis, said voting was sparse. But in Zinn's home of Pontotoc County, Circuit Clerk Melinda Nowicki said more people than expected ...

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  16. Number of unemployed Union Countians continues to dropRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    ... the past three months, the county is maintaining the eighth-lowest jobless rate in the state. DeSoto County, near Memphis, had 4.0 percent unemployment and Lafayette County had 4.2 percent, both decreases from March. The statewide jobless average ...

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  17. Tanger Outlets construction underway in SouthavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... us more income, more job opportunities." "I'm just glad it's coming so I can shop here and I don't have to go to Memphis anymore," Bennie said. Once complete, it will be the only Tanger Outlet within five hours of the area. Still, we'll still have ...

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  18. Bond set at $3 million for Mississippi man charged with DUI in death of two teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    Bond has been set at $3 million for a Mississippi man charged with two counts of DUI death in a fatal accident that left two Memphis teenagers dead and two others injured. Melandus Penson was arraigned Monday in Marshall County Justice Court in Holly Springs where bond was set.

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  19. Bond set for suspect in fatal north Mississippi accidentRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Bond has been set at $3 million for a Mississippi man charged with two counts of DUI death in a fatal accident that left two Memphis teenagers dead and two others injured. Melandus Penson was arraigned Monday in Marshall County Justice Court in Holly Springs where bond was set.

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  20. Mississippi man charged with DUI causing death in crash which killed two Tennessee high schoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    A Mississippi man is charged with two counts of DUI death in a fatal accident that left two Memphis teenagers dead and two others injured. The Highway Patrol says the two-vehicle accident occurred about 6 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 78 in Marshall County near the Desoto County line.

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