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Vicksburg man arrested for loading pistol at Boston Logan Airport

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A Vicksburg man is facing several charges after loading ammunition in his gun while curbside at an airport in Boston, Massachusetts. According to Massachusetts State Police Lieutenant Paul Sullivan, 22-year-old Zachary Carden was arrested on Thursday, June 30 for taking his pistol out of a previously checked luggage bag and loading […]
VICKSBURG, MS

Recently opened restaurants in the Jackson area

Stacker compiled a list of hot and new restaurants in Jackson from Yelp. Read on to see restaurants that opened near you that are worth checking out. Yelp #4. The Cleaners by Pizza Shack – Rating: 3.5 / 5 (4 reviews)– Categories: Pizza, Beer Bar – Address: 237 W Government St Brandon, MS 39042 – […]
JACKSON, MS
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Suspect wanted for string of burglaries in Ridgeland

RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – Ridgeland police are asking the public to help identify a suspect who burglarized multiple businesses. The burglaries took place in the early morning hours Sunday, June 26 in Ridgeland. According to investigators, the suspect was masked, wore knee pads, gloves, and a hooded sweat shirt with the word CLOUT on the […]
RIDGELAND, MS
Vicksburg Post

Nailor honored as state’s AD of the Year

Preston Nailor’s name went on the plaque. The honor, he insists, belongs to everyone else. Nailor, the Vicksburg Warren School District athletics director, was honored earlier this year as the 2021 Class 4A/5A/6A Mississippi Athletic Administrators Athletic Director of the Year. The award honors an athletic administrator across a...
VICKSBURG, MS
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Farmers donate watermelons to Mississippi veterans

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Friends of Mississippi Veterans, alongside the Cockrell Farmers Market, donated watermelons to veterans in Collins and Jackson on July 1 ahead of the 4th of July weekend. Fifty watermelons were carried to Collins, and another 50 watermelons were carried to Jackson. “We’re wanting to give back to them and have a […]
JACKSON, MS
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Massive Highway 49 project approaches finish line

RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. — Road construction on Highway 49 that seemed to go on forever is days away from completion. The end of the project, U.S. 49 from Richland to Cleary Road, opened to six lanes Friday. The Mississippi Department of Transportation said all six lanes of the highway will be fully open to traffic by the end of next week.
RICHLAND, MS
WAPT

Ridgeland kicks off holiday weekend with fireworks display

RIDGELAND, Miss. — The capital city kicked off the holiday weekend with the Ridgeland fireworks display outside Northpark Mall. And if you think the celebration looked incredible from the ground, wait until you see what it looked like from the sky! Check out this video from Eagle Eye 16 as the metro officially began its Independence celebration.
RIDGELAND, MS
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Council to consider moratorium on opening, expanding bars on E. Capitol Street

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - A proposal from one Jackson City Council member could temporarily block new bars from coming to East Capitol Street. Ward 7 Councilwoman Virgi Lindsay is set to introduce an ordinance at next week’s council meeting to place a 12-month moratorium on the opening of new bars along the portion of the roadway located in the Downtown Jackson Central Business District.
JACKSON, MS
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