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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:19:04 GMT
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi. After receiving calls and posts from many of our WLOX viewers concernedMore >>
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi.More >>
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -
Twas' a month before Christmas and all through the coast There were toys for the tots and parties to host. A Christmas parade to sail past an island. From tree lights to house candles, the town would be lighted. There were festivals and races all through the day Preparing for Ole' St. Nick to soon come on his sleigh.
Christmas time is all about the children. A children's walking Christmas parade will strut through Biloxi Friday.
Adding some mystery to the holiday season is a Christmas scavenger hunt. Shops in downtown Biloxi will be participating and giving away gift certificates and cash. It's a sneak preview of the vendor booths coming for "Christmas in the City."
Scavenger Hunt Margaret Tremmell Peresich Park Friday 6pm-8pm (228) 435-6339 FREE
Biloxi Main Street is celebrating "Christmas in the City." This is the 8th year for this holiday spectacular. The festival, in downtown Biloxi, will highlight vendors from all over. There will be great entertainment featuring choirs, bands and dancers. And you're never too old to snap a picture with Santa.
8th annual "Christmas in the City" Saturday 10am- 4pm Biloxi Art District (228) 435-6339 or firstname.lastname@example.org FREE
What's December without a parade, or two? The lighting of the Saucier Christmas tree will be followed by a parade. Think it might too chilly? Don't worry, there will be FREE hot cocoa and cookies. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for photographs.
Later, there will be a parade on the water. Decorated boats will parade the Mississippi Sound. It will go from the Biloxi lighthouse to the Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge. Fireworks will follow the parade.
Christmas on the Water Parade Saturday 6pm Mississippi Sound (228) 617-3112
Are you feeling like you have gut almost as big as Santa's? Well, what better way to work off holiday treats than by a running a race? Long Beach will host a Jingle Bells 5k and 1 mile run/walk. Food and drinks will be offered at the finish line. A special prize will be given to the best Christmas-themed outfit.
5k race/walk Saturday 9am Harper McCaughan Town Green, Long Beach Under 18 years old $10 Early entry (adult) $20 Adult $25 (228) 822-2514
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