Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:13 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:13:35 GMT
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso around 9:30pmMore >>
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso area around 9:30 Monday night. Investigators say it happened on Church Street near the Hall Street intersection in a car.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:37:31 GMT
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas, despite a new gun law in the state.More >>
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas despite a new gun law in the state. As WLOX has reported, starting July 1st Mississippians will be able to openly carry a gun and other weapons with or without a permit. Some Jackson county leaders want to create a local ordinance to keep weapons in check.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:16 GMT
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when...More >>
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when the truck driver popped the tank and gas started spilling out.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:10:44 GMT
WWL-TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning. The station stated on its website officials are on their way to the town of Isabel to investigate. According toMore >>
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning. More >>
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
There was standing room only as Dr. Vernon Asper set the ground rules for the meeting Thursday night.
"This is not a forum for venting your frustrations," said CMR chairman Dr. Asper. "I know that you feel betrayed by what happened. We all feel the same way. But tonight, let's focus on the future. Let's be as positive as we can."
DMR's former Executive Director was fired last month. An ongoing investigation and questions about spending and administrative decisions by Dr. Walker led to his termination.
Seeking to gain advice of the qualifications of the DMR's next Executive Director, the commissioners sought to move forward. But, in the process of looking to the future, many felt the past could not be ignored.
People chimed in on how they felt the commissioners were all dishonest. Others felt it's not a good time to appoint a new DMR head. Instead, they felt there should be hiring freeze.
Dr. Ed Cake was in the crowd and came to the microphone to set guidelines.
"I've given you eight prerequisites for the new Executive Director and they are: the candidate should have an advanced degree," said Dr. Cake to the board of commissioners.
Other people proposed the idea of hiring someone from outside of Mississippi, someone separated from the issues. There were also suggestions about the candidate having prior experience and specific degrees.
As the board of commissioners soaked in the suggestions, and weeded out the insults, the goal of the evening was to regain integrity with the public.
"We're looking toward the future so we can put in place anything like that from happening again," said Dr. Asper.
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