After months of hard work, East Central Community College and its partners are ready to open the brand new diesel technology program, located in Philadelphia, with a ribbon cutting, Friday and a special guest. "Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is committed to being here, so we are excited she will be here. We are excited to have her... Read More.
Thursday started out just like any day at The Spot, a very busy convenience store, owned by the Zahid family since 2011. Around 1:00 pm, things took a turn for the worse when a teenager casually walked inside and pulled a gun on the store owner and demanded cash. Khalada Zahid described what the frightening moment was like for her husband.
On Tuesday night the Philadelphia Police Department was called to a local gas station where a fake $100 bill was used. The suspect got away, but police are asking all businesses to be on the lookout for... Read More.
The next Sheriff of Neshoba County will either be republican Eric Clark or democrat Ken Edwards. “I feel great about it. I want to thank the voters for turning out last night and electing me and helping me get to the next stage. I feel good about my chances come November. I’ve got to get out and talk to the people and let the people speak in November on who they want,” said Edwards. Edwards, who... Read More.
Carter said if he is elected sheriff, he would push for more manpower on the streets. He says he feels good heading into the primary. “It really felt good. After the speech, I met with the crowd and they said Danny you did real well, so I feel good,” said Carter. Edwards is a military veteran who said he is the man for the job. “I... Read More.
Delbert Hosemann, Shane Quick and Jay Hughes all want to be the next Lt. Governor of Mississippi. The candidates hit the stage at Founder’s Square, sharing ideas and asking for the public's support in the upcoming primary.
Fairgoers took a break from the heat for a special performance from some of East Central Community College’s most talented students. “This is an opportunity for our partnership with Neshoba County officials and the Fair Association that we get a chance for our students to showcase their talents and get everyone ready for the year to come,” said ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart.
Four candidates are hoping to represent District 4 as Supervisor for the next four years. Allen White, Marty Sistrunk, Todd Pilgrim and Kevin Wilcher are all republican candidates, hoping to be elected in the August primary. Allen White is the incumbent and president of the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors. White was elected in 2015 and said he always does his best to bring integrity and respect to the job. “I really would appreciate the opportunity... Read More.