Mississippi Highway Patrol working wreck on I-55
BROOKHAVEN — Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop M announced they are working an accident on I-55 Friday morning. The left southbound lane is open to traffic now. Both southbound lanes at mile marker 40 were temporarily blocked originally. MHP asks people to avoid this area if possible. Delays could be expected otherwise. Use extreme caution driving in […] The post Mississippi Highway Patrol working wreck on I-55 appeared first on Daily Leader.
Four local restaurants pass health inspections
BROOKHAVEN — Four restaurants passed health inspections this past week according to Mississippi Department of Health records. A convenience store also passed a health inspection with flying colors. Rally’s, located at 755 Brookway Boulevard, earned an A. It is the third straight A they have earned since 2022. Smitty’s Place, located at 452 ½ Rogers Street […] The post Four local restaurants pass health inspections appeared first on Daily Leader.
crystal springs, MS Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around crystal springs.
Mistrial declared for woman charged in fatal DUI crash
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A Hinds County judge declared a mistrial in the Beth Ann White case. The jury began their deliberations on Thursday, November 30 after the defense rested their case. The jury did come back to the courtroom around noon, saying they could not reach an agreement. However, the judge said they needed […]
Former FedEx Driver Allegedly Shot At By White Men Shoots Back with New Lawsuit
D’Monterrio Gibson, the former FedEx delivery driver who said two white men chased him down in a racist attack, filed his second lawsuit following the incident. Why the second one, you ask?. A judge dismissed the first one because his argument was weak. Gibson alleges that, on Jan. 24,...
Christmas Parade beats out rain
BROOKHAVEN — A forecast of rain and naysayers could not dampen the Christmas Spirit in Brookhaven Thursday night. Children screamed with jubilee as they ran around picking up candy tossed by parade riders in downtown Brookhaven. Occasional drops of rain fell and gusts of wind whipped around a few times but the weather was calm […] The post Christmas Parade beats out rain appeared first on Daily Leader.
More rain to come this weekend
JACKSON — A little less than an inch of rain fell in Lincoln County Thursday night, 0.87 inches to be exact, according to the National Weather Service. More is forecast to come Friday night and into the weekend. A slight chance of sprinkles will accompany a clearing fog this morning. Rain chances will shoot up […] The post More rain to come this weekend appeared first on Daily Leader.
The Architectural Legacy of Pennsylvania's German Settlers
The town of Gallman in Pennsylvania stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of German immigrants who, in the 19th century, planted their cultural roots deep into American soil. Their formidable journey across the ocean and subsequent servitude to pay for their voyage did not deter them from contributing significantly to their new homeland. The architectural and communal landscape of Gallman still echoes with their skills, traditions, and strong community bonds, a clear reflection of the broader German imprint on America's cultural tapestry.
Mississippi family suing after they say 5-year-old boy was left on empty school bus for hours
A Mississippi family is reportedly taking legal action after they say their 5-year-old boy was left alone for hours on an empty school bus. WLBT in Jackson reports that the attorney for Shameaka Washington is seeking punitive damages against the Brookhaven School District after Washington’s 5-year-old son Germani woke up in the bus at the district bus barn.
New steakhouse to open in Lincoln County Wednesday
ZETUS — Chiefs Grill announced it would open a Steakhouse at the former Funky Monkey on Zetus Road in September. Wednesday will be the first official day of business for the new steakhouse at 1378 Zetus Road. Chief’s Grill Steakhouse will serve steaks from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. It will be dine […] The post New steakhouse to open in Lincoln County Wednesday appeared first on Daily Leader.
Chief’s Grill opens sit down restaurant
ZETUS — Chief’s Grill announced it would open a Steakhouse at the former Funky Monkey on Zetus Road in September. Wednesday was the first official day of business for the new steakhouse at 1378 Zetus Road. General Manager Chad Walker said business was steady. Chief’s Grill Steakhouse will serve steaks from 4 p.m. to 9 […] The post Chief’s Grill opens sit down restaurant appeared first on Daily Leader.
The parade is still on: Brookhaven Christmas spirit not dampened
In spite of anticipated rain, the Brookhaven annual Christmas parade has not been canceled, nor postponed. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. Anyone who has registered to be in the parade but would like to cancel due to the forecast, however, has until 5 p.m. Wednesday to cancel and receive a refund, by calling 601-833-1411. […] The post The parade is still on: Brookhaven Christmas spirit not dampened appeared first on Daily Leader.
Another round of rain Friday night into Saturday – Home – WCBI TV
Www.wcbi.com – Isaac Williams – 2023-12-01 04:11:55. SUMMARY: A stalling front in Columbus, Mississippi brings the possibility of rain on Friday night into Saturday, with gradual drying and cooling expected into next week. Showers are expected in the morning on Friday, with dry and increasingly mild and humid conditions in the midday and afternoon. Another wave of low pressure is expected to bring more moisture and rain into Friday night, with rain persisting into Saturday. Sunday may see slow clearing of clouds with no expected rain. Colder air is expected for mid-week, with no rain expected for most of next week.
Local veterinarians warn of ‘mystery dog illness’ moving across the country
FLOWOOD, Miss. (WLBT) - While many people around the country are coming down with the flu, dogs are coming down with something too. But, veterinarians can’t identify what’s causing it. What’s being dubbed the “Mystery Illness” spreading to canines in the U.S., is an unknown respiratory infection that...
Mississippi Republican Party files suit against court who kept polls open late in Hinds County
The Mississippi Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the Hinds County Chancery Court over an Election Day order to extend the closing time of several in-person polls.
Teeuwissen sworn in as Hinds County Court judge
HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Pieter Teeuwissen was sworn in on Thursday as the interim County Court Judge for Hinds County, Subdistrict 2. Gov. Tate Reeves (R-Miss.) appointed Teeuwissen to fill a vacancy due to the death of the Honorable LaRita Cooper-Stokes. Teeuwissen’s term will begin on December 4. He is a graduate of Tougaloo College […]
We each have a purpose in life. By James Davis
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. The Scriptural passage for today is found in Philippians 1:6: “He, Who began a good work in you, will carry it to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Yes, we are wonderfully formed by God from conception, and that growth continues until He calls us home. The apostle here reminds the early Christians that we each have purpose in this life and are encouraged to stay close to our Maker throughout our earthly journey, then enter into His rest and perfect peace. He should be our guide and stay, and in Him alone are we to place our hope for a brighter today in God’s tomorrow. The Word of God for the people of God; thanks be to God! Amen!
Rankin County NAACP president on changes at sheriff’s office
Www.wjtv.com – Richard Lake – 2023-11-29 16:18:04. SUMMARY: The Rankin County Sheriff's Office in Mississippi has implemented new policy changes following the guilty pleas of six former officers for torturing two Black men in January. Sheriff Bryan Bailey stated that many of the new policies are now available on the department's website. However, local activists, including Angela English, the president of the Rankin County NAACP, believe that these changes are too little, too late from Bailey. Bailey has also hired an external internal affairs investigator and plans to expand the Compliance Division. The sheriff's office has not yet addressed the media about these policy changes and seeks to implement more changes.
Soon to be open Starbuck’s has Mississippi small town residents taking sides. A sign of good things to come or the beginning of the end?
News about the opening of new Starbuck’s coffee shop in a small Mississippi town went viral after readers on social media argued about whether the national coffee franchise would be welcomed with open arms or be quickly shown the door. When the Brookhaven Daily Leader posted an update about...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.55 and $2.59 in Hazlehurst as of 2023-11-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.