Area Breaking News

Store in Georgetown robbed

Authorities in Copiah County are looking for two men who robbed a gas station.The robbery happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Johnson Store in Georgetown. The clerk said two men with their faces covered walked in with what looked like a sawed-off shotgun and robbed the store. Deputies said the two took the surveillance…

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Time to check smoke alarms

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday and serves as a good reminder to check your smoke alarm to make sure it works. Smoke alarms should be tested once a month, batteries should be replaced once a year, and the entire alarm should be replaced every 10 years. There have been 41 fire deaths investigated by…

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