Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 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 were 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 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 >>
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -
A plan to build brand new homes in a new St. Martin Subdivision and
increase tax revenue has been denied.
Monday, Jackson County Supervisors
reversed the planning commission's decision to allow Old Fort Bayou LLC. to build 74 homes in this Sanctuary Subdivision.
"It would be a great addition, with the exception there is no other way out," Supervisor John McKay said.
According to McKay, the planning commission had approved the project with the stipulation that the developer and engineer would have to create a second entrance into the subdivision. McKay said time ran out.
"The second problem is that the entrance floods in heavy rains such as Isaac and other things, so we have to solve those problems. The board felt like it was best to deny an additional phase until we can resolve some of the problems."
"I think they made a good decision for the welfare of our neighborhood," Thomas Fairfield said.
Residents Thomas Fairfield and Nancy Webster said there are already two phases to the subdivision, so adding even more homes would mean more traffic headaches.
"It just more dangerous and in an emergency it is more of a hazard. It is just doesn't make any sense," Webster said
"A second road would really alleviate the problem and give people in the case of a storm or disaster an opportunity to get out," Fairfield said.
Developer Richard Baudry told WLOX this project is nothing new. It has been a part of public record for at least 13 years.
"We are disappointed, but we will go back to the drawing board and work with the county and find a solution to make this project a success for the county," said Baudry.
"I hate to see he put this type money into this planning process," Supervisor McKay said. "I fault the county. As I said today, the developer should have been made well aware of this early on."
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