Local legislators are hopeful the final phase of the Highway 19 four-laning project will be fully funded as the 2023 session of the Mississippi Legislature winds down.
Kevin Baysinger has finally seen enough trash along Neshoba County roadways and is doing something about it by organizing the Great Neshoba Cleanup every Saturday in April.
The new Wesley House in Philadelphia will be officially open to the public on March 16 to prevent children and law enforcement officials from having to travel all the way to the Wesley House in Meridian.
Gov. Tate Reeves mentioned more than once during his tour of the newly-renovated historic Ellis Theatre last Tuesday how impressed he was and the huge impact the work will have on economic development.
Dr. Lundy Brantley, who led the Neshoba County School District to an “A” accountability grade last year that district officials have called “historic,” announced his retirement Friday as superintendent of education.
John Fulton Burt, 97, known affectionately as Papa John, was remembered Thursday as a loving father and grandfather and a man who left his mark on his community with his good deeds, his kind heart and Godly example.
A California film company was in Philadelphia for three days last week, working on a documentary film about one of the Civil Rights activist leaders of the early 1960s who worked in Mississippi and Alabama.
The Mississippi Economic Council is bringing its Roadshow to Philadelphia and the historic Ellis Theatre next week.
Four adults were arrested and charged with drug trafficking after they were found with 36 grams of meth in a vehicle earlier this month, authorities said.
Neshoba County Schools Superintendent Dr. Lundy Brantley announced his retirement Friday and will enter the private sector, school officials say.
Choctaw Indian Chief Cyrus Ben says he plans to continue building upon the Tribe’s achievements in his first term as he announced his intention this week to run for a second term.
Princess Ru’ Emi Foster is seen as a living miracle by her family since she was born months ago with only half a heart.
A Neshoba County woman was denied bond following her arrest in connection with the shooting death of her boyfriend last week, the authorities said.
Two Union brothers arrested with a car full of guns were among those rounded up during a “saturation detail” over the weekend by the Nehsoba County Sheriff’s Office.
The Philadelphia-Neshoba County (PNC) Arts Council is bringing the story of a young girl finding herself through a caring mentor to the Ellis stage later this week with “Matilda.”
The city of Philadelphia continues to see an increase in its sales tax collections, according to figures from the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
• Roger L. Bankhead, 39, of 10920 Rd 737, Failure to Appear, Tamper with Evidence
The Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated Tree Planting Week with third grade students in local schools this February.
Maggie Taylor said the Distinguished Young Woman competition was a fun experience that took a ton of preparation, and she is looking forward to making new friends at the state competition in July.
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