The Canton Christmas Festival will be open nightly from 5 pm – 9 pm on November 24th - 26th and will re-open nightly from December 1st - 23rd.The Christmas Festival in Canton will feature several activities and attractions this year. As always, the historic... Read More.
There’s a job fair happening in Canton Tuesday for the United States Postal Service.The company is hiring for Rural Carrier Associate (RCA) and Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC) positions in Canton, Carthage, Kosciusko, Durant, and Pickens.The Part-time positions pay $19.50 an hour.The job fair will... Read More.
Amazon’s newest fulfillment center in Mississippi is set to open this summer, 18 months after the company announced the project.The Clarion Ledger reports the executive director of the Madison County Economic Development Authority confirmed Thursday that the facility would open July 18.The company already... Read More.
Governor Tate Reeves and officials from Nissan gathered today at Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant to announce the company’s plans to build two all-new, all-electric vehicles in the state. Nissan plans to invest $500 million in its Canton facility to support this project, marking... Read More.
Rent and utility money is still available. These resources are part of the Rental Assistance for Mississippi Program, also known as RAMP. The program provides rent and or utilities for eligible renters and or landlords impacted by... Read More.
Do you need additional money for rent and utilities because of the Covid-19 Pandemic? An upcoming Free Rental Assistance Fair is offering to help. Anyone in the state can attend the fair which will provide computers and... Read More.
The Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Fest continues in Canton.WAPT-TV reports that the event — planned for Thursday through Sunday — is in its 36th year.Jana Dear, executive director of Canton Tourism, says the event draws pilots and crewmembers from around the nation.It will... Read More.
Select Mississippi Walmart stores will start providing the Covid-19 Vaccine starting today. According to the Mississippi Department of Health, certain locations will administer the vaccine, including Kosciusko and Canton in our region. Adults 65 and over and those with certain chronic health conditions are... Read More.
A Domino’s employee who was reported missing last week has been found dead, according to Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker.Sheriff Tucker confirmed that the body of 31-year-old Helerica “Latrice” Dortch was found around 11 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Old Yazoo City and... Read More.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for Larry D. Blount, 61, of Canton, Miss.Blount is a black male, six feet tall, weighing 158 pounds, with black/gray hair and brown eyes.He was last seen Monday, Oct. 14, at about 5 p.m.... Read More.
Two deputies in Mississippi have been wounded, including one who a mayor says was shot in the head.News outlets report the shooting happened after a chase that ended outside of Canton Thursday morning.Canton Mayor William Truly says the suspect was also shot and is... Read More.