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."
the past few years, officials in Tiffin have focused on economic development.
Now it's that focus that has spurred the need to change how business is done
within city council itself.
council members met Wednesday to discuss the possibility of restructuring
whenever economic development talks are brought before council, it takes place
in the law and community planning committee, which acts as a catch-all for most
new business. Councilman Rich Cline would like to change that.
we continue to put more of an emphasis on economic development, [I suggest]
that we take that out of law and community planning and establish it as its own
committee," he said.
the city spending $70,000 a year through their contract with Seneca Industrial
and Economic Development Corporation (SIDEC), which acts as project lead on new
developments, Cline wants to make sure the city is getting its money's worth.
want the city to do a better job of clearly communicating our goals and
expectations to SIDEC, so that they have an understanding about what our
priorities are and so they can be more closely aligned," he said.
is set to vote on the committee restructuring on Monday.