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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
It's been less than 10 months since the world record for a lottery prize. On Saturday night, it could conceivably fall once again.More >>
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Coastal residents added their voices to those calling for the end of energy policies that hurt the environment. The Hands Across the Sand demonstrations took place on beaches around the world on Saturday.More >>
Coastal residents added their voices to those calling for the end of energy policies that hurt the environment. The Hands Across the Sand demonstrations took place on beaches around the world on Saturday. In South Mississippi, the concern centered around the state government's plan to allow offshore drilling off coastal waters.More >>
Iran's state radio says authorities have executed two men convicted of spying for Israel's Mossad and the American CIA spy agency.More >>
Iran's state radio says authorities have executed two men convicted of spying for Israel's Mossad and the American CIA intelligence agency.More >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Harrison County officials say more tar balls turned up Tuesday on the beach.
Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy told WLOX he learned that 13 suspected tar balls in Pass Christian and were picked up by someone, but the objects were not turned in to authorities.
One of the beach teams also found six more suspected tar balls in Gulfport. Lacy says the objects are about 4 centimeters in size, smaller than the ones discovered Monday.
The tar balls turned in to authorities are being tested to determine if they are a result of the BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.
The latest discoveries bring the number of suspected tar balls in Harrison County to about 100.
Hancock County officials report no new tar balls found there since more than a dozen turned up over the weekend. However, the county is warning boaters to beware off booms protecting sensitive waterways. Hancock County officials say fishermen should not cut or remove booms.
Fishermen who come to an area which needs to be accessed, and is blocked, should call (228) 467-5370 to report the blockage.
Jackson County Emergency officials had no confirmed reports Tuesday of tar balls or oiled birds. Booms are in places protecting county waterways.
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