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  1. Verona names police and fire chiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newms360.com

    The Verona Board of Aldermen has chosen a pair of men to head up the town's police and fire departments. Longtime police officer, chief investigator and interim Police Chief J.B. Long was promoted to Police Chief.

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  2. United Furniture adding another 100 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Newms360.com

    United has moved its distribution operations to the former Lane Furniture Industries distribution facility in Wren, the company said Tuesday. Fifty employees will be hired for that facility, while the remaining 50 will be hired at United's factories in Amory, Nettleton and Okolona.

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  3. United Furniture adding another 100 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Newms360.com

    United Furniture Industries is adding 100 jobs as it locates distribution operations to the former Lane Furniture distribution facility in Wren . Fifty manufacturing jobs will be created in Wren, plus another 50 will be added throughout United's Amory, Nettleton and Okolona facilities.

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  4. Bike and Build teams up with Habitat to remodel Verona houseRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Newms360.com

    A Bike and Build team that traveled 823 miles over 20 days by bicycle spent its day of rest Saturday remodeling a Habitat for Humanity house in Verona. Each team of 30 rides a particular route over the summer, stopping in cities along the way to build and work on houses.

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  5. Verona firefighter has grandmother to thank for culinary trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Newms360.com

    "I've been in the kitchen all my life. My grandmama says I used to crawl up her leg so she'd let me taste her cake batter," said Traylor, 24. "The first time I remember cooking I was about 6 or 7 and we made a banana pudding together," he said.

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  6. Verona man charged with cyber stalkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Newms360.com

    A Verona man was arrested and jailed Sunday for allegedly making online threats against the Lee County Sheriff's Office. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said the sheriff's office Facebook page started getting private messages around noon Sunday from Charles Lamar Carter, 35, of 290 College Street, Verona.

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  7. Agri-center director seeks to bring back ideas through travelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Torrey Mitchell knows he doesn't need to reinvent the wheel to see the Lee County Agri-Center be successful. That's why the director, who was hired in 2013 to help turn around the taxpayer-supported facility in Verona, plans to travel to similar venues in the region to take a page from the book of other facilities that have been successful.

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  8. Car chase ends with rollover, arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre said an officer attempted to pull over a car on South Gloster Street, just north of the Verona city limits. "The driver took off, and there was a short chase that ended when the driver wrecked and hit a utility pole," said Aguirre.

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  9. Car chase ends with rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre said an officer attempted to pull over a car on South Gloster Street, just north of the Verona city limits. "The driver took off, and there was a short chase that ended when the driver wrecked and hit a utility pole," said Aguirre.

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  10. Lee County escapee still on the looseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Law enforcement officials are still searching for an inmate who walked away Tuesday afternoon from the Lee County Work Center in downtown Tupelo. Montecuz Montez Goliday, 23, of Verona, was working off fines from Tupelo Municipal Court.

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  11. Law enforcement looking for escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Montecuz Montez Goliday, 23, of Verona, was incarcerated at the Lee County Work Center on Front Street in downtown Tupelo. He walked away around 4 p.m. and was last seen walking west on Jefferson Street.

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  12. Verona bank robber pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Newms360.com

    A man accused of robbing the Verona Renasant Bank location on May 1 has now entered a guilty plea in Lee County Circuit Court. It was reported that Oliver entered the bank, went to a teller window and handed the teller a note.

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  13. Most boards leave hiring to heads of departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Verona is among a small group of cities in Northeast Mississippi where the aldermen interview and hire all city employees, including police officers. A survey of 10 cities with populations ranging from around 2,000 to 4,500 revealed only two boards that interview all potential new hires.

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  14. United returning to Tupelo Furniture MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Newms360.com

    United, a longtime fixture at the 28-year-old market before its brief departure, has signed a three-year lease on a 17,000-square-foot showroom in Building VI. "We feel the Tupelo Furniture Market is a very viable market and a crucial market in our long-term marketing strategy of servicing our Southeast and Midwest customer base," said Jay Quimby, United's executive vice president of sales." 2 comments

  15. Agri-Center designated as disaster staging areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Lee County entered into an agreement with a state agency to provide a staging area in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. Lee County Emergency Management Director Lee Bowdry on Monday presented the Lee County Board of Supervisors with a memorandum of understanding to approve between the county and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

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  16. Appeals court affirms Lee County ruling on MoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi Court of Appeals affirmed the August 2013 conviction and sentence of Richard Moise in Lee County Circuit Court. According to testimony during the two-day trial, Moise drove from Arkansas during the early morning hours of Jan. 1, 2013, to pick up his wife from a party in Verona.

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  17. Verona man arrested, allegedly with 2 pounds of potRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Newms360.com

    An investigation into illegal drug activity led to the arrest of a man who had only been in Lee County for a couple of months. Agents with the Lee County Sheriff's Office and the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the residence of Marcus Raines, 33, on West 10th Street in Verona.

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  18. Shootings, chase lead to arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Newms360.com

    A series of shootings in Tupelo and Verona Friday night led to a chase, a wreck and a 21-year-old Tupelo man facing felony charges. Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre said a shooting was reported at the Hillsdale Apartments on Monument Street around 9:30 p.m. About 30 minutes later, more shots were reported fired at the Barley Courts apartments, on the Tupelo-Verona city line.

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  19. Hazardous waste disposal events comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Newms360.com

    The last few days of spring break might be a good time to look for old motor oil, dead batteries, leftover paint and a host of other unneeded or obsolete chemicals and other items whose disposal is problematic. "We'll be having Household Hazardous Waste Days in Oxford and Verona as we have for several years," said Dan Reese, manager for Three Rivers Solid Waste Authority.

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  20. 3Qs: Steve Martin, Extension CenterRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Steve Martin, head of the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona, sat down with the Daily Journal's Joe Rutherford to talk about the effects of the recent winter weather on crops in the region. A: The weather has been rough the last couple of weeks but from a planting perspective it is still too early for it to have a big effect on crop selection or planting dates.

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