The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department, Meridian Police Department and East Mississippi Drug Task Force apprehended a suspect wanted for homicide in Charlotte on Thursday.

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The Mississippi State Department of Health is instructing all health care providers in the state to stop administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine until federal agencies release more guidance on the vaccine, according to the state health officer.

The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office is seeing continued demand at its weekly food drives, according to Sheriff Billy Sollie.

A Meridian man faces a felony charge after escaping custody while being held on a separate burglary charge on Sunday.

A Meridian man faces drug charges after an investigation by the East Mississippi Drug Task Force.

Meridian High School and GEAR UP MS will host a drive-thru FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 14 in front of city hall.

The Wesley House Community Center and the Key Field Army National Guard Sexual Assault Prevention office are partnering to bring community awareness to the issues of child abuse and sexual assault.

While people outside of healthcare may find the daily duties in a medical laboratory repetitious, Meridian Community College graduate William “Bo” Ramsey understands the impact his work is making in the lives of transplant patients and those who are immunocompromised.

Jackson State University will host Be Smart-Be Safe Injury Prevention Day at Uptown Meridian this week.

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The Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors on Monday accepted several bids for parts of the planned county government complex project. The county plans to build the complex at the site of the old Village Fair mall on 22nd Avenue.

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