Terry, Mississippi

Terry, Mississippi is a small town with an estimated population of around 1,063 residents. Established in 1811, Terry began to grow when the Illinois Central Railroad built a depot in the town in 1867. The town boasts two parks within its borders with playgrounds for children, baseball diamonds, tennis courts, and walking tracks.

Terry is and has been home to local celebrities such as Albert Gallatin Brown, the 14th Governor of Mississippi; Rickey Cole, the former chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party; Luster Wills, a folk-art painter; and finally blues musician Tommy Johnson, who claimed he sold his soul to the devil in the town in exchange for success and money.

Terry’s public school system is within the Hinds County School District. The schools in the Terry area, Terry High School and Byram Middle School, have been rated “Level 4 (Exemplary)” and “Level 5 (Superior Performance).” They can be found online at: http://www.hinds.k12.ms.us. Private schools in the Terry area are Byram Christian Academy and Hillcrest Christian School. The City of Terry’s preeminent newspaper is the Clarion Ledger.

The City of Terry’s Municipal Court Judge is Judge Lee Agnew and the Chief City Prosecutor is Edward Watson. The City of Terry official website is The City of Terry Official Website.

M. Devin Whitt is an experienced criminal defense, divorce and family law and personal injury attorney who has actively practiced law since 2002. Devin routinely practices criminal defense in the City of Terry Municipal Court assisting his clients with various legal issues including Arson, DUI and DWI, Misdemeanor Expungement, Fleeing, Eluding Law Enforcement, Simple Assault, Aggravated Assault, Hit and Run, Battery, Fraud, Forgery, Conspiracy, Destruction of Public Property, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace, Drug Possession, Drug Trafficking, Drug Distribution, Drug Manufacture, Domestic Violence, Embezzlement, Extortion, Forgery, Public Intoxication, Shoplifting, Larceny, Burglary, Armed Robbery, and various Traffic Violations.

To contact Devin, please visit http://www.whittlawfirm.com or call (601)-607-5055 for a free consultation. M. Devin Whitt, PLLC is located at 774 Avery Blvd. N., Ridgeland, MS 39157. Driving Directions: From the City of Terry, take Interstate 55 North. Exit at County Line Road (Exit 103), turning right onto East County Line Road. Continue straight down East County Line Road, crossing through the light at Pear Orchard Road, to the light at Avery Blvd. N. At the light for Avery Blvd., turn left. Continue straight, passing through one stop sign at Northpark Drive. Devin’s office will be located on the right.