Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
being open for just two days, the new rehab center at the Franciscan Care
Center in Sylvania already has a waiting list of people hoping to use the
brand new $6.5 million rehab center is bringing about 20 jobs to the area.
nursing field, the dietary field and the housekeeping field are all needed, and
we're hiring for those positions right now," said Laurie Stewart, director of
Marketing and Admissions.
a market study, the Franciscan Care Center saw a need for a rehab facility, so
they got to work.
asked,] ‘What does our community need? What are they looking for?'" Stewart
said. "When they come in that door, we have these care conferences with them
and we ask them, ‘What are your expectations?' And then after a short period of
time of them being here, we ask them again, ‘Have we met your expectations?'"
center has 25 bedroom suites for short-term inpatients. They will also take
outpatients. They will help anyone age 55 and over, and all religious affiliations
says they're excited to be in Sylvania and to help the local economy.
an organization, it's a great addition," she said. "Not only as a business, but
for the community. People are seeing that we are trying to help the community…We're
just growing and growing."