JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi authorities are making it a priority to target criminals who are roving Mississippi selling counterfeit goods like fake Louis Vuitton purses, Coach handbags and Nike caps. Law enforcement officials say counterfeit items cost manufacturers of those products hundreds of thousands of dollars each year in sales in Mississippi alone.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mediation talks are scheduled for Jan. 30 in a dispute over $671,751 in excessive salary and fees involving Warren County Circuit Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree. Ridgeland attorney Larry Latham will moderate the private sessions.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The city of Oxford is planning a public meeting for Dec. 17 about the future of a local convention center. The city took back control of the Oxford Conference Center in November from the Oxford Tourism Council. Mayor Pat Patterson said at that time that no decisions had been made as to its future.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A former Jackson Police Department narcotics officer has filed a notice that he intends to plead guilty in a federal bribery case. An attorney filed the notice in U.S. District Court in Jackson on behalf of former officer Tony Davis. The court filing on Thursday said Davis has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.
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