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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 >>
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 >>
Shrimp season will begin in Mississippi waters within the next few days. The same will be happening along the entire Gulf of Mexico. It is a great time to enjoy eating our wonderful gulf shrimp.
Recently ABC World News Tonight did a story that said ninety percent of the frozen shrimp in grocery stores are served in restaurants, especially chain restaurants, comes from overseas. The story showed how these shrimp are raised in small pens and many of them are treated with antibiotics during the growing cycle.
This leads us to suggest that anytime you eat out at a local restaurant ask where the shrimp are from. If they tell you they are from overseas, just politely say you would rather they serve local Gulf Fresh Mississippi shrimp.
As we know the shrimping industry along the coast has had it challenges lately with the opening of the Bonnet Carrie Spillway last year and the 2010 BP oil spill. So our local fishermen need you as consumers.
If all South Mississippi restaurants and stores would serve or sell only Gulf caught shrimp it would help our seafood industry. How you spend your dollars in buying seafood does make a difference in our local economy. Plus, there is nothing more tasty than fresh caught shrimp from our local waters.
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