Thursday, May 23 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:38:18 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
Socks, the dog reportedly burned this week by his owner, has died. That word comes from a George County Sheriff's deputy. Socks succumbed to injuries suffered after 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."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, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday - she lost.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday, she lost.More >>
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - For many businesses uptown, the convention brought one of two things - feast or famine.
"All this extra cheese right here. You know, we thought we were going to use all of this and maybe still run out," James Haney said, pointing at a fridge full of mozzarella. At the restaurant where he works, Pie in the Sky, tucked away in the historic Latta Arcade on South Tryon, they did very little in sales at all.
"We just didn't do good," Haney said. "We were expecting to have lines through the door. Most restaurants raised their prices you know for the DNC. We kept ours exactly the same. You know, not what we were expecting."
Over at Harvest Moon Grille, however, Sheldon Schrieber says they had a very different experience.
"We were busy for dinner last night, slammed for breakfast," he said. Harvest Moon is also on South Tryon, but it sits where all the action was. "It was like a real big party and everyone is invited," he said.
The clubs and bars at EpiCenter were absolutely packed. A source says one pulled in about $100,000. And back at Pie and the Sky's end of town, this CVS did well too, packing in hundreds of extra customers.
Haney is disappointed, but he doesn't blame himself. "I even put a pizza suit on, and stood out in front. I looked like a slice of pizza. It didn't work."
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