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Nissan Canton produces 4M vehicle, adds second shift for NV vans

Blake Wilson, the then president of the state's chamber of commerce, discusses a 2016 study on the economic impact of the Nissan plant in Canton. Geoff Pender Celebrating its 15th year in Mississippi, Nissan Motor Co. in Canton reached another milestone Monday: The 4 millionth vehicle rolled off th


Mississippi warden testifies on private prison conditions

In its lawsuit against Mississippi, the American Civil Liberties Union and Southern Poverty Law Center argue that the state has been aware of East Mississippi Correctional Facility's unconstitutionally abusive conditions. Special to Clarion Ledger A warden testified Tuesday that he saw reports that

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-03-21 15:42:41

Pearl PD: 21-year-old shot over game of dice

A 21-year-old was shot over a game of dice in Pearl Sunday night. Around 9:10 p.m. pearl police responded to a home on George Kersh Drive regarding a 911 call about shots fired in that area. When officers arrived they found a 21-year-old with a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. Witnesses told po


WestRock adding 25 jobs with plant upgrade

SALTILLO - Bigger isn't always better, but in the case of paper and packaging provider WestRock, installing a 132-inch corrugator - the largest in the Western Hemisphere - fits the bill. Company officials announced on Wednesday that the company's Saltillo location will have the equipment installed b

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 05:45:00

Madison PD makes five drug-related arrests

Source: Madison PD Madison Police made five arrests Sunday evening when they checked on suspected drug activity at a North Castle Drive home. Officers approached 220 North Castle Drive just before 4:30 p.m. and encountered a person outside that had a small amount of marijuana on him. This Person is


Teen Palestinian protester gets 8 months in prison

OFER MILITARY PRISON, West Bank (AP) - Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi on Wednesday was sentenced to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking a pair of Israeli soldiers outside her West Bank home, capping a case that sparked uproar in Israel, turned the 17-year-old girl into a Pa

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 19:41:54

Northeast braces for spring nor'easter's heavy snow, winds

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The fourth nor'easter in three weeks pushed its way up the winter-weary East Coast on Wednesday, the first full day of spring, packing high winds and the potential for a foot or more of snow from West Virginia to New England. Airlines canceled thousands of flights and school dist

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 15:03:49

Questions Answered In Cross County Taxpayer Money Trail

ACKERMAN, Miss. (WCBI) - The controversy in Choctaw County about taxpayer dollars going towards paying for a Winston County medical clinic seems to be dying down. Choctaw County residents voiced concerns on claims taxpayer money was going across county lines into Winston County. - Advertisement - Wh

WCBI.COM - 2018-03-22 02:55:55

The Latest: Palestinian teenage protester gets 8 months

OFER MILITARY PRISON, West Bank (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing of Palestinian teenage protester Ahed Tamimi (all times local): 8:50 p.m. An Israeli military court has sentenced Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking two soldiers after a p

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 18:54:40

Choctaw County Recovers After The Loss of Moe Hardin

ACKERMAN, Miss. (WCBI) - In small communities, loss is felt by almost everyone. That's surely the case in Choctaw County. - Advertisement - Early this morning, Choctaw County High School Senior Moe Hardin passed away after complications following a liver transplant. Emotions swept over Choctaw Count

WCBI.COM - 2018-03-20 23:23:34

Collinsville shooting case to go to grand jury

Two bullet holes in the windshield were a cause of concern for James Spann, whose grandson suffered injuries after a fight with another juvenile.Whitney Downard/The Meridian Star A grand jury will determine whether an argument between two Collinsville teenagers over the weekend warrants criminal ch

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-03-20 18:46:00

Man shot over dice game, Pearl police say

A budget amendment blocks federal funding from being spent on any study that might 'advocate or promote gun control.' Video provided by Newsy Newslook A man was shot over a game of dice in Pearl Sunday night. Around 9:10 p.m. Pearl police responded to a shots fired call at a home on George Kersh Dr


Fire destroys mobile home in Rankin County

A mobile home is a total loss after a fire broke out Monday morning. It happened around 4:00 a.m. on Green Street, south of Brandon. When firefighters arrived, the mobile home had burned to the ground. We're told no one lived there, and no one was hurt. The cause of the fire is being investigated.


Storm damage in Russellville - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Russellville was hit with a confirmed tornado during Monday's storms. Reports of damage are coming in, including the Waffle House and near Central Alabama Credit Union on U.S. 43. The fire department reports damage at Road Gear too. Power is out along the highway. Firefighters say Lawrence Street tr