Derek Norsworthy's "Raised by the Radio" is now available for purchase.The 2018 Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year award winning song can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon Music."Raised by the Radio" was recorded in Muscle Shoals, AL at the legendary Wishbone Studios.You can hear Derek play his award winning song at a free acoustic show Friday, Dec. 21 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Skylight Grill in... Read More.
Update:At 1:30 Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail notified Breezy News that they have cancelled the B.O. L.O. for the missing teen.According to the Sheriff the teen, 19 year old Madeline Jenkins, has been located safe and sound. No other information was released from authorities.Original Post 9:45 am:The Attala County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing teenager.Sheriff Tim Nail tells Breezy News that his department has issued a B.O.L.O. (Be On the Look Out) ... Read More.
Graduates of East Central Community College’s Surgical Technology Program received special recognition at the annual pinning ceremony held recently on the Decatur campus. Students who completed the 12-month program and their respective hometowns include (first row, from left) Ella Grace Robertson of Philadelphia, Nancy Jimenez of Union, Patricia Martin of Meridian, Gabrielle Pickett of Forest, and Tyla Harrison of Union; and (back row, from left) Trey Kellum of Newton, Lexi Grantham of Mize, Victoria Adams of Decatur, Tanisha McMullan... Read More.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood Friday issued a warning to businesses about an international email scam.Emails surfaced Thursday at numerous businesses across the country, threatening to bomb the business if money in the form of bitcoin was not transferred to the sender.“The only action someone who receives this email should take is to report it to local law enforcement,” said Hood. “Our cyber crime investigators worked with local law enforcement yesterday to quickly identify this message as a scam... Read More.
East Central Community College is hosting a girls and boys High School Basketball Shootout Dec. 21-22 in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the ECCC campus in Decatur.Admission is $7 per day.The schedule for the ECCC High School Basketball Shootout is:Friday, Dec. 21: Southeast Lauderdale vs. Natchez (girls), 2:30 p.m.; Southeast Lauderdale vs. Natchez (boys), 4 p.m.; Choctaw Central vs. Newton (girls), 5:30 p.m.; and Choctaw Central vs. Newton (boys), 7 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 22: Neshoba Central vs. Vicksburg (girls), 1 p.m.; Neshoba... Read More.
A woman was arrested in Clarke County Wednesday for embezzlement at a local Dollar General.Latina Nixon was an employee at the Shubuta store. Chief Deputy Barry White says the store's loss prevention department noticed Nixon was letting customers walk away with thousands of dollars in merchandise.White says the investigation is ongoing, and they're still trying to determine how much was embezzled from the store.Nixon was released on a $2,500 bond.
Tierun Bush, 56, of Jackson, was sentenced Thursday to serve 36 months in federal prison for aggravated identity theft and theft of government funds and property. Bush must also make full restitution.U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst says Bush used the name SSN and other identifiers of a military veteran to fraudulently receive narcotics, medical care, medical equipment, and housing assistance from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The fraud happened from 2005 to 2018.Bush, who is not a military... Read More.
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley applauded the Friday announcement by the Federal Communications Commission into possible false coverage maps provided to the federal regulatory body concerning a pending process for the funding of cellular towers. Presley praised the investigation but said that the issues the FCC is seeing in the filings by the companies is the same issue many consumers face daily when they buy a cell phone. Presley says that plenty of proof exists to show that maps... Read More.