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  1. Woman Leads Law Enforcement on High-Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian Police and Lauderdale County Sheriff's Deputies were led on a high-speed chase through the city of Meridian and a portion of the county Thursday night. Detective Dareall Thompson says a patrol officer pulled over a woman for speeding and when he went to write her a ticket, she sped off.

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  2. Brick Road Reveals Meridian's PastRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The downtown drainage project continues to reveal the Meridian of yesterday. The historic look of the original driving surface has surfaced on 22nd Avenue.

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  3. Economic Impact of Tourism in MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The City of Meridian is gearing up for a jam packed weekend of events. With graduations, Earths Bounty, Mother's Day and the Jimmie Rodgers Music Festival all taking place this weekend, local businesses have already started preparing for the influx of people expected.

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  4. Meridian Hosts Service for National Day of PrayerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The city of Meridian hosted its service for the National Day of Prayer on the steps of city hall. City leaders, pastors and members of the community came together to pray for several things, including all levels of government, education, the military, schools, and businesses.

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  5. Revenue for Tickets, Fines Down in MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Compared to previous years, the City of Meridian has seen a decline in the money collected from tickets and fines. The 2015 Annual Financial Comprehensive Report was revealed in this weeks City Council meeting.

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  6. Construction to Begin Soon on Walmart Neighborhood MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A new grocery store is on the way for Meridianites. We told you last year about the plans for the Walmart Neighborhood Market.

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  7. "Jimmie Rodgers: America's Blue Yodeler" Play PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    We are one day away from opening night for the national debut outside Virginia for a play about the life of the father of country music. Newscenter 11 caught up with actors during a rehearsal for the kickoff production which will soon take to the stage in Meridian.

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  8. City of Meridian's Annual Audit ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for fiscal year 2015 was revealed to the Meridian City Council Tuesday. The city's accountant, Paul Breazeale, took data from the past 10 years and patterned its changes.

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  9. Meridian's Household Hazardous Waste Day Set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian residents will have the opportunity this weekend to dispose of items they can't just throw away in the trash. The Meridian Public Works Department is hosting its first household hazardous day of the year this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will safely dispose of items like car batteries, old tires, motor oil, antifreeze, old cell phones and pesticides.

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  10. Camp Gears Up for 50th YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The camp is located just outside of Meridian. Kids from 7 to 17 years old are able to attend the summer program, which features a number of activities like rope courses, swimming, boating, crafts, zip lining and camping.

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  11. Jewel Thief ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian police say they have arrested the man who stole nearly $2,000 worth of jewelry from Labiche Jewelers this week. Police had three felony shoplifting warrants for Marcus Coats.

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  12. Airport Gets Fiber Ready DesignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Leaders are using a powerful technological tool to attract companies to Meridian. The airport can now offer advanced communication technology and it has a brand name to back it up.

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  13. Child Abuse AwarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The end of April will mark the end of Child Abuse Awareness Month. However, the public is being reminded that this is a big problem throughout the year.

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  14. Warrants Issued for Suspected Meridian Jewel ThiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian police say they're ready to arrest the man who stole nearly $2,000 worth of jewelry from LaBiche Jewelers Wednesday. Police have three felony shoplifting warrants for Marcus Coats.

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  15. Car Crashes into Little CaesarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Officials say a man crashed his car into the front window around 12:30 a.m. There is no word on the exact cause of the accident, but we were told that were no injuries. In fact, the restaurant was still open Thursday.

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  16. Two Charged after Fleeing DeputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Chief Deputy Barry White says a deputy was patrolling an area in the north part of the county, because of recent burglaries, when he noticed a suspicious vehicle. White says when one of the suspects displayed a weapon, the deputy fired his gun and then took them into custody along Highway 45/145.

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  17. Police Searching for Labiche Jewel ThiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The owner of Labiche says the man came in and asked to try on some jewelry. Once he got it on, he then ran out of the store with it.

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  18. MDAH Tours Threefoot BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    As plans move forward to turn the Threefoot Building in downtown Meridian into a Marriott hotel, officials say it will keep some of its character. They snapped pictures of each level, the floors, walls, and original fixtures and decor.

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  19. MPD Officer Involved in AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    It happened at the intersection of 26th Avenue and 12th Street just after 12 p.m. An MPD vehicle and a red car were involved in the wreck. The bumper of the red car was damaged and had fallen off.

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  20. MCC Workforce Development Center undergoing RenovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Work is currently underway to completely renovate the Workforce Development Center on the campus of Meridian Community College. Gone will be the old facade of the buildings past and open classrooms on the inside and in will be a facility transformed into a state-of-the-art high-tech training center.

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