The Meridian Symphony Association has announced the return of Peppermint Pops to the MSU Riley Center at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4 for an evening of holiday music featuring the Meridian Symphony Chorus after a near two-year hiatus. 

The Meridian Police Department is re-launching its Business Alert Network crime prevention program in an effort to deter shoplifting, vandalism and other commercial crimes in the city.

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All Mississippi residents over the age of 18 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot after the Mississippi Department of Health on Monday expanded eligibility guidelines.

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Voters in Senate District 32 on Tuesday chose Noxubee County Justice Court Prosecutor Rod Hickman to represent them in the state senate.

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Lauderdale County Habitat for Humanity has the opportunity to assist low to moderate income residents with roof repairs after the non-profit was awarded a grant Tuesday from the Allie Cat Run and Festival.

Thanksgiving is upon us once more. The one thing everyone looks forward to on Thanksgiving Day is receiving the Black Friday Sales Ads delivered to every home in our delivery market, to plan shopping trips the day after Thanksgiving.

The Mississippi State Fire Academy is urging residents to practice fire safety this year as Thanksgiving is the peak day of the year for home cooking fires.

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With Thanksgiving Day approaching, The Meridian Star asked people in the community what the holiday means to them. What follows is some of their responses.

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The City of Meridian announced plans in September to rebuild the Frank Cochran Center, which was damaged by fire in 2019.

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The Meridian Rails Historical Society has a permanent home at the former Railway Express Agency Building near Union Station. 

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Residents of Senate District 32 will vote Tuesday in a runoff election to decide their next state senator. In the general election, held Nov. 2, Meridian optometrist Minh Duong and Noxubee County Justice Court prosecutor Rod Hickman received the most votes out of nine candidates and will ap…

The past few years have been a challenge for Mississippi educators, but Meridian Community College is going strong.

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The holiday season is fast approaching and all throughout the city, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially at one home that has been putting the "merry on" for more than 50 years.

An official Certificate of COVID-19 Vaccination that will verify that an individual is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is now available from official Mississippi State Department of health (MSDH) records through the MyIRmobile.com website.

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The Meridian City Council members voted Tuesday to defund vacant positions within Meridian Police Department in order to give the city’s current police force a boost in pay.

Marion aldermen on Tuesday worked to finish up paperwork and finalize reports for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30.

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Lauderdale County supervisors are working to repair some broken vehicles and get them back on the road.

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A Meridian man is behind bars after Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office investigators connected him with the murder of 42-year-old Tonya R. Ocampo.

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MARION — Lauderdale County residents have a new option for breakfast and lunch after Mi Tierra Latin Cuisine opened Thursday in Marion.

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Speaking to Meridian Rotarians Wednesday, Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph urged Mississippians to support drug intervention courts as an alternative to prison.

CenterStage Youth Theatre is thrilled to get “back to normal” at Meridian Little Theatre. The traditional full week of performances has returned after taking a break due to COVID-19.

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Progress is being made repairing a bridge on Lizelia Road with both Lauderdale County and the City of Meridian making headway on their parts of the project.

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A high speed chase of a stolen vehicle along North Hills Street Tuesday ended in a multi-vehicle wreck near the Hwy. 39 intersection that sent one person to the hospital.

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