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Crew members with Posey Construction worked Wednesday afternoon at the back of the old Benwalt Hotel downtown to demolish the former kitchen. The demolition is part of a project to refurbish the building.
Crew members with Posey Construction worked Wednesday afternoon at the back of the old Benwalt Hotel downtown to demolish the former kitchen. The demolition is part of a project to refurbish the building.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12:00 PM
The kitchen of the old Benwalt Hotel downtown was recently demolished as part of a renovation project for the historic structure built in the 1920s. 
  • Video helps ID suspect
    With the help of video surveillance, police were able to apprehend an alleged purse snatcher recently.
  • Man arrested for July shooting
    A Neshoba County man was recently arrested and charged with attempted murder for shooting at another man while the victim was in his vehicle attempting to flee, according to the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office.
  • Mayor questions schools grade
    Philadelphia Mayor James A. Young sought answers at a city School Board meeting regarding rumors he was hearing that the district — or one of its schools — would be receiving an F grade from the Mississippi Department of Education.
  • Local man finds, kills rattlesnake
    A rattlesnake was killed recently in the Goodhope community on Hwy 15 south by Forrest Bridges.
  • The Neshoba County Board of Supervisors took under advisement the one bid they received for new flooring for the Coliseum over several concerns regarding cost and safety Monday during their regularly scheduled meeting.
  • Auxiliary purchases equipment
    Neshoba General Hospital Auxiliary purchases NuStep equipment for Neshoba Outpatient Therapy Team The NuStep is a seated step machine that provides a low impact and a full body cardio/strengthening workout.  
  • Sidewalk construction
    Workers with Philadelphia Utilities work on a water line connection underneath the sidewalk at the corner of Beacon Street and Church Avenue.
  • STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State is launching a comprehensive initiative to help Mississippians battle obesity with a $5.5 million grant awarded to MSU Extension by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Philly native named Leake Academy Homecoming Queen
    Philadelphia native Savannah Jones, 17, the daughter of Doug and Deanna Jones of Philadelphia was named Homecoming Queen recently at Leake Academy.
  • PHS Homecoming Court
    The Philadelphia Tornadoes will take on the Choctaw Central Warriors Friday, September 21 at 7 PM in Harpole Stadium in their Homecoming game.
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