Nissan to add second shift making vans at Mississippi plant

March 19, 2018 in Business

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – Nissan Motor Co. says it will increase van production at its Mississippi plant, adding a second shift in April. The company made the announcement Monday as […]

Local engineer sues municipality for $6.3 million

April 4, 2017 in Business

By Associated Press CANTON, Miss. (AP) – A local engineer is suing a Mississippi municipality for millions. The Clarion-Ledger reports ( that engineer Rudy Warnock is suing the city of […]

District basketball games have begun

February 16, 2017 in Sports

By Eddie Pells AP National Writer Tis the season to play for your basketball lives. Win or Go Home is in the air. This is what all the practices, extra […]

UPDATE: Suspect in courthouse shooting a former Canton firefighter

August 3, 2015 in News, The Buzz

CANTON, Mississippi (AP) — A man got out of his pickup, walked up to the defendant in a drug-dealing case and fatally shot him in the chest, then set down […]

“Soulful Celebration” tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2013 in News, Top Stories

A community-wide performing arts youth concert

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


Tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on what would be his 84th birthday began in Jackson with a “Soulful Celebration” presented by the PERICO Institute for Youth Development, Sunday, Jan. 13.

Held at the Jackson Medical Mall, it was delightful to see the choirs of African American teenagers so poised and reflective of the dignity due Dr. King’s memory….

Crystal Springs rallies to win in Canton

September 20, 2012 in News, Sports

By Tim Ward
Sports Writer

The game almost looked like a scrimmage because everything was so similar between the two schools. Same colors. Same school initials for the most part. Same mascot. Same songs played by the band. One noticable difference: Canton has a drill team and Crystal Springs doesn’t.
With all that out of the way, these two teams played an exciting chess match style football game with Crystal Springs winning with about 1:02 left in the game….

Union eyed at Canton’s Nissan plant

June 8, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News

CANTON – (AP) Elected officials and Nissan workers gathered in Canton over the weekend to discuss what it would take to establish a labor union at the plant. The Clarion-Ledger […]

Police: $500K in Nissan plant parts recovered

April 25, 2012 in Business, News

JACKSON – (AP) A raid on a car restoration business Wednesday uncovered about $500,000 in parts that police believe were stolen from the Nissan North American plant in Canton, authorities […]