Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 GMT
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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 >>
Monday, May 20 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:41:59 GMT
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday. Once deputies arrived to the home theyMore >>
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday.More >>
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) -
At Advanced Auto parts, the cash register stays busy the week of Cruisin' the Coast.
"Our business sometimes during this week doubles," Store Manager Phillip Babischkin said. "It's
unbelievable how many people we have coming in here and we're on the
end of the trail here. With Cruisin' the Coast here, it just does an
amazing increase in our business and we look forward to it every year."
It's the same story at Auto Zone, where Deborah Williams works.
has always brought a lot of business. We appreciate them coming in. We
love seeing them and it just builds our business tremendously this time
of year," Williams said.
One of those customers is Robert Henderson, visiting from Kentucky in his 1972 Chevelle.
redo old cars, but they're still old cars, they still have some
problems every once in a while. So you just get everything checked out
and everything goes fine," Henderson said.
So what are the cruisers buying? Babischkin rolled off a list.
"We sell extra carburetors. We sell starters, alternators. People come in for tune-ups. They buy caps, rotors, wires."
the cruisers visit these stores, they are not only looking for parts
that will make their cars functional, they are also looking for things
that will make their cars beautiful as well.
"They come in and
get tire shine, wax for their cars, windshield cleaners, blades and
everything, you know, to make that car look good," said Sherlean Wickstrom at Advanced Auto.
At Pacer Tire Auto Repair, business is revving up for owner Dan Nord as well.
of what we see are locals who have cars start to get them ready for
Cruisin' the Coast," Nord said. "We had a '43 Oldsmobile here the other
day. We put a carburetor on it for a customer who is getting ready."
getting ready to do business is just part of the Cruisin' story. Most
of the cruisers will be in town through the end of this weekend.
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