Category Archives: Mississippi

Two men shot in southwest Jackson; one dead

A 32-year-old man is dead and another severely injured after a shooting early Sunday in southwest Jackson, authorities said. Jackson police said Alveriso Davis died after being shot multiple times at about 3 a.m. while sitting on the passenger side of a car near Woodside Drive and McDowell Road. Another 32-year-old, Marvin Farrow, was hospitalized… Read More »

Amber Alert issued for 2 Mississippi boys

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation on Sunday issued an Amber Alert for two Pascagoula children. Kaiden Wall, 6, is described as a white male, 3 feet, 6 inches tall weighing 120 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. Kolden Wall, 2, is described as a white male, 2 feet, 3 inches tall weighing 40 pounds with brown eyes… Read More »

City to replace deteriorating bridge in Meridian

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A deteriorating bridge in south Mississippi will soon be replaced. The Mississippi Department of Transportation is providing the City of Meridian with $3.5 million to replace the Old Highway 80 bridge, The Meridian Star reported. Hugh Smith, director of the city’s public works department, said MDOT has approved plans for the project… Read More »

Auburn to study pandemic in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A new study will look at how the pandemic is affecting poor communities in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. An announcement from Auburn University said the yearlong research will examine how leaders can get people in low-income, vulnerable communities to take collective action during a crisis. The study will look at how… Read More »