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 >>
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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."
are coming to Findlay as buildings on the 300 block of South Main Street are
buildings, once badly damaged by floods, are being turned into luxury
see people hanging out on the streets now, and actually walking around," said
Shawn Kirk, a Findlay resident. "You didn't see that 5-10 years ago."
Findlay now features restaurants and boutiques which bring a younger crowd to
explore the city.
all the businesses coming to the downtown area, it's a good place for downtown
workers to come live," said Jeremy Hatch, who works in Findlay.
buildings on the 300 block of South Main have been vacant since the flood of
2007. Now they're being transformed into luxury lofts, which will make finding
a downtown residence easier.
County commissioners say Jim Heck, owner of Heck Rentals, purchased the
buildings and is heading up the renovation project.
has a long history of doing good downtown developments," said Commissioner
Brian Robertson. "Hopefully this will be another one that will bring
investments, jobs and people to live, work and play in Hancock County."
says with major corporations like Marathon Petroleum and Cooper Tires based in
Findlay, a lot of young people are moving to the city and they want options.
you know those young professionals, [ages] 25-35, this is something they love,"
he said. "It's next to the restaurants, next to the social night life. With
today's laws regarding OVI, it's certainly a much easier situation for them to
work and play, so to speak, and have a social life."
wants to wrap up renovations by December, and hopefully receive a tax credit
from the state for preserving the historic buildings.