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."
A new incentive program is available to downtown property owners in Adrian, MI.
Downtown Adrian has seen a lot of positive change recently, but now local leaders want to take it a step further. They're working with building owners, encouraging them to add more life and living space to the often vacant upper levels.
"There's so much potential in downtown Adrian. We have all these beautiful historic buildings, but many times, it's cost prohibitive to develop those buildings," said Kathleen Eriksen with Eriksen Development.
Eriksen's company is teaming up with the city to apply for state funds through the Rental Rehab Program to develop the upper stories of historic buildings into living spaces. Qualified property owners can receive up to $35,000 per rental unit.
"This program is by far the most effective program for developing a downtown," she said.
So far it seems several building owners are on board.
"There's a tremendous interest in this program, so we're just really excited to have such reception," said Eriksen.
Officials hope to submit the application within a month. Renovations could follow.