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."
customer traffic is expected this weekend at Franklin Park Mall.
Folks are finally
realizing Thanksgiving was late, and there's one less week to shop. They're in
a buying mood.
spending a lot," said Toni Pettaway.
money, actually. I'm buying more things for my kids," added Julius James.
There had been
predictions that retailers would not slash prices because of the quirk in the calendar,
but the opposite is happening.
what we're seeing," said Julie Sanderson, of Franklin Park Mall. "Because of
one less week, they're trying to generate the same amount of revenue in four
weeks instead of five weeks. We're seeing these discounts to drive purchases."
Employees at J.
Foster Jewelers say you can expect deals, but they're not ready to reveal what
like to give things away but there is stuff that's coming up," said
customers traditionally wait until the last minute.
"I think a
lot of men shop in our jewelry store, so men tend to be the last shoppers,"
The game plan
this weekend for retailers is to move out inventory through sales and
discounts. There's more stock waiting to move in for the following weekend.
the biggest shopping day of the year - we all like to think it's Black Friday,
but it's really the Saturday before Christmas," Sanderson said.
And it's the
final push of a shopping spree where you're sure to find bargain buys.