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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 >>
It's all about the odds, and one single ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials disclosed Sunday.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 >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Some 150 veterans are finally "back where they belong." Five years after Hurricane Katrina exiled them to Washington, DC, the vets enjoyed an emotional homecoming Monday as they moved into the brand new Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport.
The bus caravan arrived to a hero's welcome Monday morning.
"I'm back home again!" one veteran exclaimed.
Gulfport cheerleaders helped greet the guests of honor. Once inside, active duty military and other volunteers helped the returning residents get settled.
"Oh this is wonderful. I'm just overwhelmed," resident Eugene Spencer said.
The veterans couldn't be happier with their new high rise home and all the amenities.
"Oh, it's overwhelming," resident Dorothy Malone said. "It's better than the Beau Rivage."
"This is my brother, Gerald Campbell. He'll be 90 in January and he is so glad to be back home," Robert Campbell said.
Everyone we talked with was thrilled to be home again. Robert Royce called it one of the greatest days of his life.
"I can't get over all the love we received," Royce said. "All the children at the schools waving their hands at us, it's been too emotional for me.
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