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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 >>
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.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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:04:19 GMT
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
The state senator who chairs the "Marine Resources" committee says he's keeping an open mind about who he'd like to see chosen as the new executive director of the Department of Marine Resources (DMR).
Senator Brice Wiggins says the "Commission on Marine Resources" must still submit the names of three candidates to the governor.
You'll recall former DMR Director Bill Walker was fired by the commission, amid an ongoing investigation into DMR finances and procedures under his leadership.
Some people have suggested the CMR commissioners should also be replaced for failing to properly oversee DMR operations.
We asked Senator Brice Wiggins of Pascagoula (R) about that idea.
"You know, that's a good question. I think in a situation like this, we have to look at everything. I certainly think that there were issues, to say the least, on oversight. And you know, that's something that we need to look at," Wiggins said.
The chairman of the "Commission on Marine Resources" said he would call a public meeting to discuss possible candidates for the DMR vacancy.
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