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Truck tires crash into Itawamba resident’s home

It might not sound like it in a second, but Friday was Linda Enlow’s lucky day. Just after 9 a.m. Friday morning, a set of dual tires detached from a log truck traveling south on Highway 25 just outside of Fulton and rolled straight into the living room of Enlow’s Fulton home via the large […]

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Southern heritage

* Fulton man celebrates the history of the South There’s a small room off the main hall of Henry Nanney’s Fulton house that’s simply bursting with history. It’s a museum of sorts … a treasure trove of relics the amateur historian has collected over the years. Most are from the Civil War: Dozens of bullets, white […]

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Six historical markers unveiled in Fulton

This weekend has been one for the history books in Fulton. On Saturday, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History unveiled six markers for historical sites in Fulton. Each marker details a little bit about the location, including its history and why the site is important to the area. Sites that received historical markers included […]

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Fulton police equip new body cameras

The Fulton Police Department is in the process of upgrading the camera equipment worn by its officers. The department recently purchased 10 Pro-Vision BODYCAM personal cameras, which will be worn by each of the department’s full-time officers. The cameras will mostly replace the aging camera system currently utilized by Fulton police, although part-time officers will […]

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Fulton historical markers unveiled this weekend

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History will unveil markers designating six Fulton historical sites this Saturday. Sites receiving markers include Itawamba Community College, Fulton Grammar School, Aeolian Grove, The Cedars (more commonly known as the Gaither House), downtown Fulton and the Catholic Church (designating the site as that of an early area church). Each […]

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Fulton officials: Chamber decision represents months of research, planning

Although it took less than five minutes for the Fulton Board of Aldermen to pass a vote to fund a Fulton Chamber of Commerce, the decision was actually the result of months’ worth of research and planning. In fact, although the sharp-eared can probably still hear the yeas echoing in the board room, there’s already […]

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Fulton historical markers unveiling set for April 18

Plans are moving forward for an extravagant community event to celebrate the unveiling of six markers designating historical sites in Fulton. The Mississippi Department of History and Archives will reveal the markers on April 18 at each of their respective sites, each of which played some significant part in the area’s history. They include Itawamba […]

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Fulton gets a spring cleaning as part of the Great American Cleanup

Like the gaps between the couch cushions and the space below the bedroom dresser, Fulton needs to undergo a little sprucing up every now and again. This time of year is the perfect time for that. After taking a yearlong hiatus, the City of Fulton is once again participating in the Great American Cleanup, a […]

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Fulton PD adopts active shooter policy

Fulton police now have step-by-step guidelines in place for dealing with an active shooter. Voted into place last week by the city board, the Fulton Police Department’s new active shooter policy should help guide first responders in a situation where a suspect is brandishing a firearm. Chief of Police Reggie Johnson said the policy was […]

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Fulton officials end one-way Wiygul discussions

Fulton officials have decided to hold off on restricting a short strip of Wiygul Street to one-way traffic, at least for now. Following up an idea brought to them by street department employee Ricky Adams in early February, the Fulton Board of Aldermen voted to remove the proposal of limiting the portion of Wiygul that […]

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No major injuries reported in Fulton wreck

No major injuries have been reported in a two car accident in Fulton, Friday morning. The accident occurred at the intersection of South Adams Street and Access Road at approximately 9:30 a.m. While the exact cause of the accident is still under investigation, police say a silver colored sedan traveling on South Adams appears to […]

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Local dog adoption push going well

Last year was a good one for Fulton’s pound puppy population, and the pound itself. According to Fulton Animal Control Officer Lester Jones, a recent push to make people more aware of the city’s dog adoption program has saved his department more than $4,000 in fees that would be paid to outside animal shelters. Very […]

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Fulton to-do list 2015

* Chamber work, infrastructure top list of mayor’s 2015 plans. Starting a chamber of commerce and making some needed improvements to the city’s infrastructure top Fulton Mayor Lynette Weatherford’s 2015 to-do list. On Thursday, the mayor said that forming a chamber, which would promote the city and its businesses through community events, is a priority. City […]

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