William Brewer has resigned as sheriff of Tallahatchie County, and the county's top decision-making body is set to meet Thursday in special session to discuss a replacement.
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While members of the Tallahatchie County Democratic Executive Committee prepared to certify the outcome of last week’s Aug. 4 primaries, employees of the circuit clerk’s offices were ready to begin issuing absentee ballots for the Aug. 25 runoff.
The Charleston Police Department lost one of its own recently when K-9 officer Igor, a German shepherd who had been with the agency since August 2008, was found dead in his pen.
The Tallahatchie County Circuit Clerk's Office on Wednesday afternoon released unofficial final results from Tuesday's Aug. 4 primary election.
Former Sumner resident Frederick Ray Partridge will be remembered next week on the 63rd anniversary of his death with a special memorial service Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton.
One officeholder was ousted and four other incumbents will be forced into Aug. 25 runoffs based on the outcome of Tuesday’s primary election in Tallahatchie County.
In all, five local races — all on the Democratic ticket — are facing runoffs.