Thursday, May 23 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:31:22 GMT
The pastor and members of a Jefferson county church make the gruesome discovery of a body on the way to Bible study Wednesday evening. Sheriff Peter Walker said a woman's body was found just before 6:30More >>
Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker has identified the woman found dead in the cemetery of East Mount Olive Baptist Church Wednesday night.
Times are still tough for a lot of people. Unemployment remains just under 10% across the nation. That means it is worse than that in some place…not quite as bad in others.
Alarmingly, right here at home…donations to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program are down. 500 "Angels" have still not been adopted and—as we've been announcing on Seven on Your Side News—today is the last day to adopt a child.
Turtle Creek Mall in Hattiesburg is taking adoptions until the close at 10 PM. After today, donations of clothing and toys can still be made at the main local office of the Salvation Army on Highway 49. The Salvation Army along with Christian Services and other community organizations throughout our area are set up to help those who are less fortunate. This year the need is especially great.
We speak often of the charitable spirit displayed in Mississippi—despite the fact that our state is one of the poorest. We urge you to dig extra deep this Christmas Season. And, in turn, may you also be richly blessed.
I'm Jim Cameron with today's Viewpoint. Let us know what's on your mind.
Friday, May 24 2013 12:47 PM EDT2013-05-24 16:47:58 GMT
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:42 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:42:16 GMT
The Hattiesburg City Council is expected to vote soon, possibly as early as next week, on its preferred method to upgrade the city's sewer lagoon system. The two options on the table are to build a newMore >>
In order to be able to pay for their new wastewater treatment facility, Hattiesburg is increasing sewer rates for Petal and Lamar County customers.More >>