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 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 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 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 >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.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 >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
Developers of the Hemingway Resort and Casino expect their gamble in Gulfport to start paying dividends next month. A spokesman says construction plans are far enough along, the company will likely start pushing dirt in December.
"Everybody is on the same page now," Hemingway spokesman Jake Vanderlei said. "We're very, very close."
Hemingway is the $120 million casino project adjacent to Jones Park and the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor. When developers pitched their plans to the Gulfport Planning Commission in September, they said the Hemingway name would stand out.
"It makes us different," company executive Dual Cooper said two months ago. "It's easy just to put up rooms, and a front desk and a bar and this or that and a casino and say this is what we have. We're not going to be there."
Gulfport is banking on Hemingway. The city included a monthly casino lease payment in its current budget.
"The lease is going to provide revenue for the city of Gulfport, the gaming and gaming taxes will provide revenue to Gulfport," Councilman Rusty Walker said at an August meeting where Hemingway unveiled its plans.
The casino and its 205 room hotel are supposed to open about 14 months after construction begins.
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