Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:34 PM EDT2013-06-19 23:34:37 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
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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 >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:18:02 GMT
Harrison County Sheriff's deputies are involved in search in the area of Canal Road in Harrison County this afternoon. An official at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says a deputy pulled someoneMore >>
A witness describes him as a "Skinny Santa" and deputies say he's got white hair and a long beard, but they're not at all talking about old Saint Nick. They're describing a man, who reportedly fled from a deputy during a traffic stop Wednesday morning.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:35 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:35:49 GMT
A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
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Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:53 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:53:07 GMT
The newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor.More >>
Don't plan on having a bonfire in one of those new concrete fire pits any time soon. That's because the newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor. The county found out that they just couldn't take the heat.More >>
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -
Gautier leaders want their school district to add the city's name to its title. So, the Gautier City Council passed a resolution requesting the school system change its name to the Pascagoula Gautier School District.
Monday night, the Pascagoula school board members discussed that request.
Gautier leaders argue almost half of the 7,000 students in the school system are from their city. They find that to be a compelling reason to include Gautier in the school district's name.
School board members have decided to seek an Attorney General's Opinion on legality of such a ruling. And they also want to find out how the process works.
While waiting for that opinion, board members expressed their thoughts about the name change. Sonny Backs supports the current name. "I just prefer to leave the name like it is and give Gautier their identity by putting their names on their buses," he said.
But, board member Dan Marks voiced support for the combination name. "We interchange. We are one community in a lot of ways. Being from Gautier I support the effort," he said.
Board member Mike Concannon brought a little levity to the talks. "Our biggest taxpayer is Chevron and it is 51% of our money. Maybe we should call it Chevron District," he joked.
School board members say they're not sure how long it will take for the Attorney General to send back his recommendation.
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