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 >>
Many of us have a lot of good intentions every year but somehow we just never get around to making a difference in ours or other lives. Well 2013 can be different. The United Way of South Mississippi has launched a program called "30 ways in 30 days." This program gives each one of us a chance to start the year by volunteering at one of our local agencies.
Not many have the time to volunteer each and every day. But most of us can find the time to volunteer at least an hour or two each week. Thus the program "30 ways in 30 days."
The director of the United Way Volunteer Center says, "Our hope is that the campaign will generate enthusiasm around the many great volunteer opportunities that exist in our community and that the enthusiasm will catch on through social media. He adds after all the only thing better than doing a good deed is doing a good deed that inspires others.
The volunteer opportunities are varied such as read to the elderly or deliver meals to home alone seniors. A local museum is looking for volunteers to help with activities and art projects. There are needs at several agencies for volunteers to be office assistants.
If you have some time and would like to start the year off on a good foot, then think about giving back to your community and volunteering a few hours a week. You can find more by going to the community site on this web site and clicking on the United Way of South Mississippi link.
Have a happy and prosperous 2013.
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