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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-05-17 18:43:04 GMT
Two bank robbery suspects are on the run in Moss Point. But, their get away car has been recovered. According to Moss Point police, the suspects entered the Hancock Bank on Hwy 613 just before 11:30More >>
Two bank robbery suspects are on the run in Moss Point. But, their get away car has been recovered. According to Moss Point police, the suspects entered the Hancock Bank on Hwy 613 just before 11:30 this morning wearing masks, holding guns an demanding money. More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 5:11 PM EDT2013-05-17 21:11:29 GMT
In a WLOX News exclusive, former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat says despite what people may think, he had no role in the 1987 murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry.More >>
In a WLOX News exclusive, Pete Halat says despite what people may think, he had no role in the 1987 murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry. "I can tell you that there isn't a word in the English language that I'm not intelligent enough to know," the former Biloxi mayor said, "that can more strongly deny that I was ever involved in anything to do with Vince and Margaret being hurt, and Vince and Margaret being killed."More >>
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
A classic showdown is shaping up between the state house and senate over where to relocate the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
The offices are now located in some temporary warehouses south of Clinton, on Springridge Road. They have 500 employees and have been expecting to move for almost 17 years.
Speaker of the House Phillip Gunn wants to keep those employees in his home district, which is Clinton, and he admits he doesn't know what it would cost to buy the old Worldcom building to move them in to it
"I am for the people of Clinton," said Gunn. "We don't know what those costs are. DFA is looking at that right now."
Despite the house's 71 to 43 vote to acquire the old Worldcom facility for the relocation, state representative Cecil Brown of Jackson is opposed to making the move without knowing more about the proposed new facility.
"The last proposal I saw this was the more expensive by over 20 million dollars," said Brown.
State senator David Blount of Hinds County, says millions could be saved relocating the Department of Revenue to downtown Jackson, in the old Landmark Building.
"That location was recommended last year," said Blount. "Since then the price has been reduced by almost 50 per cent. It's the best deal for the taxpayers of the state."
It appears the house and senate will have to work out their differences.
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