Canton Christmas Festival

The Canton Christmas Festival will be open nightly until December 23rd.The Christmas Festival in Canton will feature several activities and attractions this year.  As always, the historic square will be set aglow with more than 100,000 twinkling Christmas lights.  In addition to the beautiful... Read More.

Canton Amazon facility to open in July after delay

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.

Nissan To Build Electric Vehicles In Canton

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 Available

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.

Missing Canton Woman found dead in Madison County

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.

Silver Alert issued for Canton man

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.

deputy shot in the head, another wounded in Canton

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.