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An Amory man dies following car crash

AMORY, Miss. (WCBI)-An Amory man dies from his injuries in a car crash. Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley said 53-year-old Willam Elbert Tallent, Jr. of the Bigbee Community died Saturday morning. Gurley said the incident happened back on June 17th on Highway 25 North in Smithville. Tallent was traveling north...
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Amory man dead 6 days after multi-vehicle accident

SMITHVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - An Amory man died almost a week after a multi-vehicle accident. 53-year-old William Tallent Jr. died on June 23, 2022 following an accident that happened on June 17. Tallent was driving his GMC Pickup on Highway 25 North when he collided with a Dodge Charger head-on...
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Love Me Legal Tender! Elvis Presley's Net Worth Is Impressive—See How the Singer Amassed His Fortune

Elvis Presley’s net worth is thanks to his prodigious talent and hard work (and, many would argue, from the backs of Black artists). Born in a two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1935, he grew up “within a close-knit, working class family, consisting of his parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, who all live near one another in Tupelo,” according to the official website of Presley’s home, Graceland. “There is little money, but [Presley’s parents] Vernon and Gladys do their best to provide for their son, who is the center of their lives.”
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People in the community come together for 16th annual celebration

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Veterans and other supporters filled Barnes Crossing Mall today in Tupelo to support the 16th annual 7 days of Troops. This weekend in Tupelo, people in the area celebrated the 16th annual 7 Days of the Troops. Founder of the event and marine corp veteran...
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Tupelo woman charged with child neglect

TUPELO • A Lee County woman was charged with child endangerment after two children in her care tested positive for illegal drugs. Tupelo police were notified by Child Protective Services June 22 about two children who had tested positive for illegal narcotics. The preliminary investigation led officers to arrest Lakenya Donelson, 32, of Tupelo.
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Tupelo traffic stop leads to firearm and narcotics charges

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI)- A minor traffic stop in Tupelo leads to firearm and drug charges. Tuesday, Tupelo police pulled over Kerry Scruggs near Veterans Boulevard and Deer park for a traffic offense. Allegedly, investigators say a firearm was found in Scruggs’s possession. He is a convicted felon. Illegal narcotics...
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Sam Mosley Freedom Fest held Saturday in New Albany

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - Freedom Fest honors the men and women who served their community in a time of war to secure the freedoms that we enjoy. Because of Sam Mosley's contribution to the country and local community, they honor the event by naming it the Sam Mosley Freedom Fest.
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“Elvis” movie expected to have big impact on Tupelo

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – One of the most talked about movies of the summer is now in theaters nationwide. “Elvis” the movie chronicles the life of Tupelo’s native son, from his humble beginnings in East Tupelo, to worldwide fame. Only minutes into Baz Luhrmann’s “ELVIS” Tupelo,...
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Mississippi-rooted company to add 30 jobs

JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) - A manufacturer of concrete pipe and precast concrete will be nearly doubling its workforce with a $23.3 million expansion in New Albany. Dunn Utility Products is expanding into the 100,000-square-foot, Enhance Mississippi Shell Building in Union County. The facility will house two, new manufacturing plants to...
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Make Fulton Your Next Mississippi Staycation

The City of Fulton, established in 1837, is named for Robert Fulton, the steamboat inventor. Located in the northeastern part of Mississippi, Fulton is smack-dab between Birmingham and Memphis on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Fulton boasts a modest population of nearly 4,000 but entertains bypassers and visitors stopping to take advantage of the waterway sports such as boating, skiing, canoeing, and fishing.
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Fulton Police looking for a person suspected of larceny with lumber

FULTON, Miss. (WCBI) – Fulton Police and Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi are looking for a person suspected of larceny with lumber. On June 6th a phone order for over $8,000 worth of lumber was placed to Riley’s Building Supply in Fulton. The supplies were charged to a...
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