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Two WLOX viewers sent in pictures of this waterspout spotted Wednesday morning in the Mississippi Sound. According to Doppler Radar Imagery, the waterspout was offshore near Long Beach and Pass ChristianMore >>
Two WLOX viewers sent in a pictures of this waterspout spotted Wednesday morning in the Mississippi Sound.More >>
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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 >>
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(RNN) – Of the 24 killed in the EF-5 tornado that decimated Moore, OK, 10 are children - two of which are infants according to a release by the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office. All the childrenMore >>
Six people are still unaccounted for in Moore, OK. Ten children, which includes two infants, were killed by the EF-5 tornado, according to the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office.More >>
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On Wednesday, Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis announced he is reopening a 2006 cold case involving a double homicide. More >>
On Wednesday, Moss Point Police Chief Keith Davis announced he is reopening a 2006 cold case involving a double homicide. The victims, Brandon Taylor, 24, and Gary Riley, 26, were found shot to death in a Chevy Tahoe.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:13 AM EDT2013-05-22 04:13:11 GMT
A British woman who claimed to have hit a cyclist while driving her car and then driving off tweeted about driving off and not caring much about it. But then the cops tweeted back.More >>
The first rule of Twitter - it's not smart to tweet about a crime. More >>
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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