Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:13 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:13:35 GMT
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso around 9:30pmMore >>
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso area around 9:30 Monday night. Investigators say it happened on Church Street near the Hall Street intersection in a car.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:37:31 GMT
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas, despite a new gun law in the state.More >>
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas despite a new gun law in the state. As WLOX has reported, starting July 1st Mississippians will be able to openly carry a gun and other weapons with or without a permit. Some Jackson county leaders want to create a local ordinance to keep weapons in check.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:16 GMT
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when...More >>
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when the truck driver popped the tank and gas started spilling out.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:10:44 GMT
WWL-TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning. The station stated on its website officials are on their way to the town of Isabel to investigate. According toMore >>
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning. More >>
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) — South Carolina's unemployment rate has dropped for the fourth month in a row, registering 11 percent in May.
The Department of Employment and Workforce said Friday that the rate was down one half a percentage point from the revised 11.5 percent rate in April.
"We are encouraged by the trends of the last few months while, at the same time, cautious since state and local budgets face serious shortfalls and the national economy remains fragile," said SC Department of Employment and Workforce Executive Director John Finan.
Non-farm jobs went up by 22,000 in May, with the biggest increase in government hiring, mostly because of the hiring of workers for the U.S. Census. The hospitality and business services sectors also had major increases.
The national jobless rate had dropped slightly in May, to 9.7 percent.
Marion County had the highest jobless rate, at 18.6 percent. Aiken County had the lowest rate at 7.4 percent.
Copyright 2010 WIS. All rights reserved. AP contributed to this report.
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