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 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:53:06 GMT
Community members and fellow classmates of Natalie Hightower are gathering tonight for a candlelight vigil in her honor. The 12-year-old Vancleave Middle School student underwent surgery this past MondayMore >>
They came, looking like a sea of orange--Natalie's favorite color, more than 200 strong.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:08 GMT
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned. According to DMR Public Relations Manager Lauren Thompson said DMR received a report about the incident around 6:30 p.m.More >>
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned.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.
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
A family friendly culinary day is only half of one of the biggest culinary weekends on the Gulf Coast.
Exercise your taste buds with an array of foods created by Gulf Coast chefs. It's all part of the 30th Annual Chefs of the Coast. This two-day event starts Saturday at Lynn Meadows with cooking laboratories, dancing, and a stockpot cook-off where contestants create recipes from fresh Mississippi grown ingredients. The festivities wrap up on Sunday with the Chefs of the Coast Gala. You'll see live entertainment and try food and wine from some of the coast's best eateries.
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Lynn Meadows, Gulfport
Sunday 5pm - 9pm
Biloxi Civic Center
Latin cultures will converge into a festival offering food from Cuba, Puerto Rico and many other Latin countries. The festival heats up with live bands, arts and crafts plus a kids corner and much more. The salsa competition and the Miss Latina Gulf Coast Pageant are sure to be crowd pleasers. The festival takes place at the Biloxi Town Green.
Biloxi Town Green
Ocean Springs is well known for its distinct, local cuisine so its only fitting that they hold the 6th Annual Feast of Flavors. Take a walk in beautiful downtown Ocean Springs on Saturday and you'll see and smell the great foods. This event features cooking demonstrations, food competitions and workshops. Restaurants and shops will be offering samples. Plus you can purchase baked goods, pastas, honey and more.
Saturday 10am - 2pm
One of the leading causes of death in the U.S. is heart disease. Help reduce the disabilities and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke by attending the American Heart Association's Heart Walk on Saturday. This walk is for all ages and helps raise awareness and funding for the non-profit. Bring your family, friends or co-workers and take part in the walk at Jones Park in Gulfport.
Saturday 7:30am - 9am
Jones Park, Gulfport
Here's a way to incorporate gospel and blues music with carnival rides and of course--delicious food. St. Rose de Lima Church is holding their 86th Annual Heritage Festival. Their line-up includes Rockin' Dopsie, the Zydeco Twisters and more. Since they've being doing this festival for so long, they know how to party. Festival goers will have a chance to take part in a silent auction and a raffle.
Saturday 11am - 10pm
St. Rose de Lima Church, Bay St. Louis
St. Vincent de Paul holds their annual Boogie on the Beach this Saturday. This fundraiser benefits the Catholic school and features music by Isis, food, beverages, a silent auction and more. Dress is casual. You must be 21 or older to attend.
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