Aberdeen Police Assistant Chief Tommy Edwards confirmed reports Thursday that Aberdeen Mayor Jim Ballard was arrested on felony bribery charges. Ballard is out on a $5,000 bond.
David Broyles, 33, of Prairie, is in custody in the Monroe County Jail after robbing Cadence Bank on Highway 45 in Aberdeen Friday morning.
An agitated crowd packed Aberdeen’s Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday at city hall, filling every seat and spilling out into the hallway in anticipation of airing a grievance or simply hearing what Mayor Jim Ballard and the board had to say.
After a series of suspicious occurrences at the Aberdeen Electric Department, the Aberdeen Police Department is taking over security of the department.
ABERDEEN — According to Aberdeen Police Chief Henry Randle, a seventh person has been arrested since an investigation was launched into the Aberdeen Electric Department approximately two months ago.
Students at Aberdeen Middle School on West Commerce Street in Aberdeen will be redirected to alternate schools beginning next week while the district decides what to do about asbestos in the old building.