It's WLOX News Director Brad Kessie. This is a good night to make sure you have the WLOX weather app downloaded on your iPhone and your Android devices. Rough weather is racing across Mississippi. And tornados are already being spotted inside these storms. Make sure you keep WLOX-TV on tonight for the up-to-the-minute weather information. And keep checking your smart phones so you can see what our weather team is seeing.
How many times have you driven past the vacant Hancock Bank building in downtown Biloxi and wondered why that tattered blue building is still there? You can stop wondering. Today, the Biloxi City Council found out Hancock Bank will demolish its Highway 90 eyesore in a month. And that's not all. A Reynoir Street office building, an old movie theater on Highway 90 near the Biloxi Strip, and a two story seafood office building on Bayview Avenue will also be demolished.
Will Drew Brees quarterback the New Orleans Saints next season? Head coach Sean Payton was asked about Brees and his contract negotiations today during the final news conference of the 2011-12 season. You'll hear from Coach Payton on WLOX News at 6:00.
Was Moss Point fireman Ira Timmy Moore cooking meth in his home? Before his initial court appearance on meth charges, Moore was asked that question, and he defiantly said, "No." Jackson County's sheriff contends he was. And that's why the fireman had to show up in court today. When Patrice Clark asked the defendant why meth materials were in his home, he said, "I can't explain that." Hear what else was said about a Moss Point fireman in trouble with the law on WLOX News at 6:00.