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Grenada site added to EPA Superfund

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Environmental Protection Agency proposed additional clean up in Grenada as it lists the nation’s most contaminated toxic land areas, known as Superfund sites. The EPA proposed clean up efforts at the Rockwell International Wheel and Trim site in Grenada, along with nine other sites across the country to the…

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Grenadian killed in Starkville

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A Grenada resident was shot and killed at the Starkville Walmart during the weekend. Authorities identified the victim as Dr. Shauna Witt, 42, an optometrist who operated an office inside the store. Saturday, a man the Starkville police identified as Tommy Chisholm, 41, of Kosciusko, was arrested and charged with…

Tourism support

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Grenada City Council has added its stamp of approval to a possible renewal and increase of the city’s tourism tax, set to go before the state legislature soon. At their regular meeting Monday night, the motion to approve of a tourism bill resolution passed unanimously. A resolution passed by…

City raises five salaries at special meeting

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer In a recent special called December meeting, the Grenada City Council voted on pay increases for five city contractual employees. According to minutes from that meeting, pay increases were given to the city’s municipal judge (Rusty Harlow); city engineer (Robert Willis); city attorney (Mary Brown); city public defender (Robbi Wilson);…

Board of Supervisors Minutes, Dec. 2017

December 13 2017 BOS Minutes[1]

November 6, 2017 Supervisor’s minutes

Minutes from Grenada County Supervisors, November 6, 2017 Meeting. Nov 6 Supervisor Minutes

Pleas close devastating case

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   The legal chapter is closed on the death of three-year-old A’marion Bounds as the two people convicted on second degree murder charges in connection with the case were sentenced to a combined 53 years in prison. Wednesday, Cortina Ewing, the mother of the child killed on Christmas Eve 2014,…

Tractor Supply building going up

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Tractor Supply Company has begun construction in Grenada. The store, located at 2075 Sunset Drive, is scheduled to open by the summer, officials said. Grenada Tractor Supply plans to hire 12 to 15 employees with firsthand knowledge and expertise in caring for pets, livestock and land. “We’re not just building…

Friday deadline to enter MLK Day Parade

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Since 1986, the nation has celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Day, honoring the man for his legacy, and Grenada is shaping up its celebration with two big events. The city has hosted an MLK Day celebration for over 25 years and will kick off this year’s events on Jan. 15,…

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