Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:34 PM EDT2013-06-19 23:34:37 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
Birmingham Police have confirmed that missing infant De'Anthony Kelly and his abductor, Dor'Sayde Gathright were located in Dallas, Texas Tuesday night, and were taken into custody without incident. More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
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 >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:18:02 GMT
Harrison County Sheriff's deputies are involved in search in the area of Canal Road in Harrison County this afternoon. An official at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says a deputy pulled someoneMore >>
A witness describes him as a "Skinny Santa" and deputies say he's got white hair and a long beard, but they're not at all talking about old Saint Nick. They're describing a man, who reportedly fled from a deputy during a traffic stop Wednesday morning.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:35 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:35:49 GMT
A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, was diagnosed with oral melanoma just a month after her owner, Eric, was deployed overseas.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:53 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:53:07 GMT
The newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor.More >>
Don't plan on having a bonfire in one of those new concrete fire pits any time soon. That's because the newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor. The county found out that they just couldn't take the heat.More >>
POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) - Students at Pearl River Community College are taking classes in a newly-renovated historic campus building that was heavily damaged in Hurricane Katrina. Art and music students are enjoying the new addition to the 85-year-old Moody Hall.
During Katrina, the building's auditorium suffered heavy damage.
It was demolished in 2006.
Nearby, male students are now living in a new, 2-story, $4 million residence hall which replaced Lamar Hall, which was also damaged in the storm.
"We have completely renovated the existing part of Moody (Hall) and then the addition is a beautiful, almost a copy of the front of the existing building and it just created a wonderful facility for all of our programs," said Archie Rawls, Chairman of the Fine Arts and Communications Department at Pearl River Community College.
"The new dorm project has 108 beds," said Adam Breerwood, Vice-President of the Poplarville Campus and Hancock Center of PRCC.
"We asked the students for a lot of feedback prior to construction. We found out they want privacy, they want their own bathrooms. It's a real state-of-the-art facility. We're excited about it and it's not the only dormitory project that we currently have on the board," Breerwood said.
Also on the campus, construction will begin soon on a new, $10.5 million performing arts center and plans are being finalized for the construction of a new coliseum, which was also lost to the storm.
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