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Defending MAIS State Champions MRA, Greenville Christian Meet In 2022 Football Season Opener, Both Teams Will Look A Lot Different Than Last Season

Madison-Ridgeland Academy ended the 2021 football season on a high note by winning its third consecutive MAIS state championship in dominating fashion, a 42-7 victory over Hartfield Academy for the Class 6A title. MRA coach Herbert Davis won its sixth state title and led the Patriots to a 11-3 record...
GREENVILLE, MS
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Mississippi receives $15.4M in transportation infrastructure investments

(The Center Square) – A new infrastructure investment is coming to Mississippi. Three grants, totaling $15.4 million, have been designated to support three transportation projects and were awarded through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity grant program, administered through the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-MS, said.
TUPELO, MS
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Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser Planning to Run for Governor of Louisiana

Let the games begin. Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser has jumped out and told a crowd in south Louisiana he is planning to run for Governor in 2023. He's been one of the leading contenders mentioned by many political experts for more than a year and now it looks like he is jumping in the race. Nungesser told a crowd in Lake Providence "I am planning on running.” The Lt. Governor says “I want to get through the mid-term elections, and I’ve got a lot of work to do before the end of the year. And the minute I announce, I won’t be spending tax dollars advertising tourism with me.”
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Congressman Thompson announces $12.6 Million award to Yazoo City

BOLTON, Miss. (WLBT) - United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced on Tuesday the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $12,641,440 million to Yazoo City. The award has been made through the FY22 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity (RAISE) Grants Program. The press release states the award...
YAZOO CITY, MS
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Slave cabins offered as rental units on Airbnb

They were once the homes of Black slaves who worked long hours for wealthy plantation owners. But several of these cabins in Mississippi were recently available to rent as a bed and breakfast on Airbnb. Now, the popular vacation website is facing a scandal that was exposed after a viral TikTok video was posted this week by entertainment and civil rights attorney Wynton Yates, known on the platform as @LawyerWinton.
GREENVILLE, MS
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Tate Reeves Ends Rental Assistance

Governor Tate Reeves’s giving back potentially $130 million in rental assistance back to the federal government. Greenville resident and taxpayer Latonya Cork heard Governor Reeves’s reasons for opting out of the rental assistance program, and she's not convinced. To her, the point of the money is to help folks in need during the pandemic, and the pandemic isn't over.
MISSISSIPPI STATE
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Grand jury in Greenville declined to indict Carolyn Bryant

LEFLORE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – – For more than 70 years, there has been controversy surrounding the woman at the center of the Emmett Till lynching. Tuesday a grand jury in Greenville declined to indict Carolyn Bryant on kidnapping charges and on manslaughter charges. Dewayne Richardson, Leflore County...
LEFLORE COUNTY, MS

Mississippi receives $15.4M for infrastructure projects

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced $15.4 million was awarded to Mississippi for infrastructure projects in Yazoo City, Tupelo, and Ripley. The three grants are specifically designed for local projects. The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with […]
YAZOO CITY, MS
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Two Men Arrested for Greenville Homicide

On August 4, 2022 at approximately 1:30am, the Greenville Police Department responded to a disturbance. LaMarcus Martin, 36, was found lying near a vehicle unresponsive with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head. Martin was pronounced deceased by the Washington County Coroners Office. Investigators have arrested 23yr old Marquis Lattimore and 26yr old Geremy Coleman both of Greenville. Lattimore is being charged with Capital Murder and Possession of a Firearm by Felon. Coleman is being charged with one count of Murder. Both are being held in the Washington County Regional Correctional Facility awaiting their initial appearance.
GREENVILLE, MS
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