Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains are mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.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 >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:57:46 GMT
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning. According to Pascagoula Police Lt. James DeShannon Massey, motorists are asked to avoidMore >>
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:19:41 GMT
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, James Decker III, 32, of GeorgeMore >>
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
Last week, we saw something disturbing in coast tourism circles. A member of the Harrison County Commission refused to resign. That request to quit supposedly came from county supervisor Connie Rockco. Harsh words were spoken.
There are two groups trying to guide tourism promotion on the coast. The before mentioned commission and the Tourism Partnership. Each group has it's own agenda. It has now become apparent that something is broken and needs fixing.
You need proof of that. Here it is. Alabama and Florida had record tourism seasons in 2011, and are well on their way to new records this year. Here in Mississippi, our tourism is also increasing but not at the same rate as other Gulf states.
It is time for these groups to stop bickering and start working together. We need one voice and one vision to promote the entire gulf coast, from Moss Point to Waveland. If we don't do that soon, we'll fall farther behind our neighboring states.
It's past time to have fractured groups claiming to know what's best. Come together now under a single tourism agency and let's get to work making our coast known across the globe for what locals already realize. This is a great place to live and visit.
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