Founder of one of Mississippi’s top private companies dies

April 19, 2018 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The founder of one of Mississippi’s largest privately-held companies has died. Flowood-based Ergon says Leslie B. Lampton died Tuesday of natural causes at his Jackson home. […]

Mississippi man shot by officer sues city, state

April 6, 2018 in News, The Buzz

FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi man shot by a police officer last month has filed a federal lawsuit. WLBT-TV reports the suit was filed Wednesday against the city of […]

Tornado confirmed in Mississippi suburb from Wednesday storm

March 31, 2018 in Statewide News

FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) – The National Weather Service confirms that a weak tornado briefly touched down in a central Mississippi suburb on Wednesday, although no one was injured. A survey […]

The Latest: Ex-prison chief says taking items was a mistake

November 4, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on a bond revocation hearing for a former Mississippi corrections commissioner (all times local): 4:08 p.m. A former head of Mississippi’s prison system says […]

Ex-MDOC chief Chris Epps arrested in Flowood

November 2, 2016 in News

FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) – Former Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps has been arrested in Flowood. The Clarion-Ledger reports ( ) Flowood Police confirm Epps’ arrest Tuesday for allegedly […]

Rankin County man arrested after pistol fires in his front pocket when he sits down in church

November 26, 2013 in News, Religion

FLOWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — A Rankin County man has been charged with discharging a firearm in the city after a pistol in his front pocket discharged when he sat down […]

Mom stops son from robbing store with toy gun

July 6, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

By Monica Land BRANDON – A convenience store robbery was halted Thursday morning when the suspect’s mom intervened and made him leave the store. The robbery attempt was reported at […]