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 >>
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 10:54:09 GMT
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue. HSSM released few details on the Monday rescue. They wouldn'tMore >>
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue.More >>
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.
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 >>
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
Trunshella Williams of Yazoo City is a working mother of three. She told us she wasn't clear on all of the consequences of no fiscal cliff deal.
"I been looking on my phone, knowing that it needs to be passed," she says.
We showed her some of the tax credits she stands to lose.
"Me, being a single parent, it helps me out. If it doesn't go through, it will hurt my household," she says.
Here's an idea of what could happen to your wallet. If you enjoy a child tax credit right now, it will drop from $1,000 for each child under 17 to a maximum of $500 per child. And you will only get the tax break if you have three or more children.
If you write off up to $3,000 per child for daycare and dependent care expenses, that will drop to as little as $1,440 per child.
Congressman Gregg Harper tells us small businesses will be affected too.
"As their taxes go up and they have less money available, you can look at a lot of companies deciding not to hire, perhaps having to do layoffs," he says.
We asked Congressman Harper if a little bit of wiggle room on both sides is better than no deal at all.
"Well, to me the worst thing that can happen is everybody's taxes across the board go up. Now is there something that can be reached that's palatable, better than that? We'll have to see what comes to us before we see how that's gonna go down," he says.
Jackie Levin and her family passed through Jackson Monday on their way back to St. Louis, Missouri.
"I'd like to see Congress and the Senate figure out how to get this thing to work, work with the president, figure out a way to avoid this," she says. "They've known about it for a long time, they need to do something about it."
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