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  1. The Latest: Temps Breaking Water Mains In Mississippi CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | TheCourier.com

    Mississippi's largest city says record cold is breaking water mains, leaving some customers with little or no water flow.

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  2. Feds: Mississippi City Owes $850K in Police Officer Back PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 18 | Insurance Journal West

    A Mississippi city will pay more than $850,000 in back wages to more than 100 police officers following a federal investigation of payment practices. Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton's administration released a statement to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Wednesday saying an agreement reached with the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division will result in a settlement of $857,000 for violating labor laws between August 2015 and December 2016.

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  3. Mississippi City to Pay $850K in Police Back WagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | The Daily News

    A Mississippi city will pay more than $850,000 in back wages to more than 100 police officers following a federal investigation of payment practices. Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton 's administration released a statement to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Wednesday saying an agreement reached with the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division will result in a settlement of $857,000 for violating labor laws between August 2015 and December 2016.

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  4. Evelyn I. McCollumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Paducah. She was born in Mississippi City, Missouri, the daughter of James Harold Groves and Floy May Wilson Groves of Cairo, Illinois. She was preceded in death by ...

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  5. Fast-Growing Mississippi City Sets New Development CodeRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Oxford aldermen adopted a new land development code and zoning map Tuesday. The Oxford Eagle reports that officials had been working on the proposal since 2014.

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  6. Another Mississippi City Furls Confederate-Themed State FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Daily News

    Another Mississippi city will stop flying the state flag because it includes the Confederate battle emblem that critics see as racist. Aldermen in Cleveland voted 3-2 Tuesday to remove the flag from display at City Hall, the police department and other municipal property.

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  7. Historians looking to memorialize blues musicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Blind Roosevelt Graves, a blues musician, is one of many people buried in the Old Mississippi City Cemetery without a marked headstone. Now, the Historical Society of Gulfport is taking steps to learn more about him and build a memorial at his final resting place With our state being the birthplace of blues music, people like Gulfport resident Jonathan Hilbun take a special interest in blues artists like Blind Roosevelt Graves.

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  8. Mississippi City Wants Insurer to Pay Up for Building Collapse Clean UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    A southwest Mississippi city is trying to get paid for $370,000 it's spent cleaning up a building that collapsed July 23 . McComb city attorney Wayne Dowdy tells the Board of Selectmen that the building's owner and its insurer continue to refuse to turn over details of the insurance company.

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  9. How One Coastal Mississippi City Is Helping Its Texas Neighbor After HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Southern Accents

    In 2005, the Mississippi Gulf Coast endured severe destruction from Hurricane Katrina's wrath. Like many towns in the affected regions, they relied on the kindness and emergency relief efforts of Southern neighbors in Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, and beyond.

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  10. Two former Ecru city officials arrested, 75 weapons confiscatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Special Agents from the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor arrested former Ecru, Mississippi City Clerk Gretchin Moody, and former Ecru, Mississippi Chief of Police Paul Martin Blaylock, for embezzlement and issued demands of $393,085.56, which includes interest and investigative costs added to the amount embezzled. City of Ecru officials notified the State Auditor's Office after internal discrepancies were discovered.

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  11. Mississippi City Wants $400K Repaid From Arts School For Roof Collapse WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    A Mississippi city has sued the head of a school for the arts, saying he knew before the roof collapsed that it was in danger of falling in. The City of McComb alleges that Terrance Alexander, director of Jubilee Performing Arts Center, didn't try to drain water from the roof or warn anyone about its instability.

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  12. Mississippi City Lowers Confederate-Themed Flag to Better Attract VisitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Skift

    Intolerance is bad for tourism. Just look at how much revenue North Carolina lost because of its 'bathroom bill.'

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  13. Churches celebrate Easter sunrise services on the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Pier, about three dozen people gathered, sitting in lawn chairs and on the sand. The service was hosted by Mississippi City United Methodist Church. A bonfire and the rising sun provided light and warmth in Biloxi, as well, as an estimated 75 people ...

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  14. Mississippi City Builds New Water Tower to Improve Fire RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    Officials say a new water tower will result in lower property insurance rates in a recently annexed area of Tupelo, Miss. Tupelo Water & Light Director Johnny Timmons says the 500,000-gallon tank will improve the flow of water to fire hydrants. 4 comments

  15. Kermit Rogers v. Lee County Mississippi City of Tupelo Mississippi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | FindLaw

    KERMIT O. ROGERS, Plaintiff - Appellant v. LEE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; CITY OF TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI; JIM H. JOHNSON, In his Official Capacity as Sheriff of Lee County, Mississippi; SAMUEL T. WARREN, In his Individual capacity as a Lee County Sheriff's Department Law Enforcement Officer; PAUL HOWELL, In his individual capacity as a Lieutenant with the city of Tupelo Police Department/North Mississippi Narcotics Unit, Defendants - Appellees Plaintiff-Appellant Kermit O. Rogers appeals the district court's final judgment dismissing all of his claims against Defendants-Appellees Sam Warren and Paul Howell in their individual capacities; the sheriff of Lee County in his individual capacity; the City of Tupelo, Mississippi; Lee County, Mississippi; and the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit.

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  16. Easter Egg Hunts held all around South MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... under age 3 eat for free. Click here for more details or call 228-865-0200 to make reservations. Hosted by Mississippi City United Methodist Chruch, an offering Will Be Received to support the work of the Center for International Seamen and Truckers ...

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  17. How Mississippi a " and its Coast a " came into statehoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Sunherald.com

    ... coastal frontier days, except for a few shell roads to make travel among the villages easier. This is Mississippi City, the first capital of Harrison County, now an annexed section of Gulfport. The folks from New Orleans, Mobile and upstate ...

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  18. 'Dreamer' immigrant released after arrest that followed speech at press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | ABA Journal

    ... CBS reported at the time, Vargas was arrested March 1 minutes after leaving a press conference at Jackson, Mississippi City Hall, where she'd spoken about the ICE arrests of her father and brother in February as she hid in a closet, WJTV reported at ...

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