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The Mississippi Municipal League honored the city of Charleston as one of its nine 2018 Municipal Excellence Award winners.
Members of Charleston’s National Guard armory are among the approximately 4,200 Mississippi National Guard soldiers of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team recently mobilized in support of Operation Spartan Shield, according to a Guard press release.
CHARLESTON — Daniel Blake Willis, age 37, passed away Tuesday, July 10, at Panola Medical Center in Batesville.
A group of Tallahatchie County military veterans who attended an Independence Day program on the grounds of the Charleston courthouse sponsored by the Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort (CARE) pose for a group photo after the July 4 event. (Photo by Clay McFerrin)
Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will hold a community blood drive in Charleston on Friday, July 13, from noon until 6 p.m.
The MBS donor coach will be parked outside the Dollar General store on East Main.
The U.S. Justice Department is taking another look at the 1955 Emmett Till murder case after receiving "new information," according to numerous news outlets that cite a recent federal report.
Judge Tara Lang handed down the following decisions during the June 11 and July 2 sessions of Charleston Municipal Court, according to information on file in the municipal court clerk’s office.
Judge Jimmy Fly handed down the following decisions during the July 5 session of Tallahatchie County Justice Court for the First Judicial District in Charleston, according to information from the justice court clerk’s office.
Ages were unavailable.
An elderly veteran stopped by the newspaper office Monday to express his concern that the United States flag is not being respected by some when it is left on public display at night — namely, that it sometimes does not have a light shining on it to distinguish it from the da
CHARLESTON — Mrs. Minnie Lee Light, 87, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, at Tallahatchie General Hospital in Charleston.
CHARLESTON — J. C. Burke, Jr., age 67, retired automobile mechanic, passed away Thursday, June 28, at the Greenville Delta Regional Medical Center.
July 4 is Independence Day, and several local groups have announced plans for public events to commemorate the 242nd anniversary of the Founding Fathers’ signing of the Declaration of Independence that made the United States a free and independent nation.
OAKLAND — William Kenneth “Bo” Jackson, age 71, of Oakland, passed away Saturday, June 30, at his home.
Funeral services were 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, at Elam Baptist Church near Coffeeville. Interment will followed in the church cemetery.
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The U.S. Supreme Court, which has been trending conservative for the last couple of decades, is about to become firmly so with the pending retirement of Anthony Kennedy.
Overall, that should be a good thing.
CHARLESTON — Polly B. Evans, age 77, passed away Saturday, July 7, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Newsom Funeral Home chapel in Charleston with interment following in Magnolia Garden Cemetery in Paynes.
One newsprint manufacturer, named NORPAC, has filed petitions asking the government to assess tariffs on Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood, which includes newsprint used by newspapers, book publishers and printers who serve a wide range of businesses and citizens in loc
The Sun-Sentinel today filed in the city clerk's office at Charleston City Hall, a formal public information request under provisions of the Mississippi Public Records Act of 1983, seeking official correspondence sent to recently fired Charleston police chief Luther Folson Jr
Incumbent Ward 5 Charleston City Commissioner Perry Lee Herron took 58 percent of the vote to win a third consecutive term in a hotly contested court-ordered special election on Tuesday.
JACKSON — Dr. David A. Chandler will retire as commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services on Sept. 15, and Gov. Phil Bryant announced on Tuesday that Mississippi Supreme Court Presiding Justice Jess H. Dickinson will succeed Chandler.
JACKSON — Presiding Justice Jess Dickinson on Thursday, Sept. 14, reflected on almost 14 years of service on the Mississippi Supreme Court and prepared for the challenge of leading the Department of Child Protection Services.
The city of Charleston is applying for grant funds to purchase new playground equipment for a city park, new radar speed guns for the police department and development of a recreational area.
Sun-Sentinel columnist Lekeathia Hampton snapped this photo Monday morning of a Mississippi Department of Corrections roadblock south of Webb. Officers were searching for two escapees from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
A former Charleston High School teacher and coach has been charged with sexual battery for allegedly having sex with a minor student while he was employed at the school.
After earning a prestigious Harvard University Master of Business Administration degree, Micajah “Mike” Sturdivant III could have entered real estate or most any other business, but decided instead to become a Mississippi Delta farmer.
A newcomer to the political arena on Tuesday took down one of the longest-serving elected officials in recent Tallahatchie County history, and did so in convincing fashion.
Recently unsealed court documents show federal authorities have seized 800 acres in Tallahatchie County as part of an ongoing, multi-state probe into allegations of a multi-million-dollar pharmacy fraud ring.
A Charleston man is in custody after he allegedly assaulted a city commissioner so violently that the official may require facial reconstructive surgery — all during a reported robbery that netted $23 in cash.