Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:06 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:06:15 GMT
New details are emerging on the suspect and device found at Marion General Hospital Thursday. Columbia Police, Marion County investigators, ATF, MBI, and the highway patrol responded to a possible explosiveMore >>
Investigators from Columbia, Marion County, ATF, MBI, and the Highway patrol responded to a possible explosive device at Marion General Hospital on Thursday.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:49 AM EDT2013-06-18 12:49:53 GMT
Simpson County Sheriff's deputies are looking for two inmates who walked off a work detail crew early Monday morning. According to Simpson County Sheriff Kenneth Lewis, Simpson County Adult Detention CenterMore >>
Two Simpson County inmates who walked off a work detail site Monday morning have been recaptured.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:23:30 GMT
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her. Jayden Sink raised nearly $200 on Friday while she sold lemonadeMore >>
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 11:24 AM EDT2013-06-17 15:24:53 GMT
Mississippi sheriffs can ban people from openly carrying guns into courthouses, according to state Attorney General, Jim Hood. Hood released a document in anticipation of the law that starts July 1 withMore >>
Mississippi sheriffs can ban people from openly carrying guns into courthouses, according to state Attorney General Jim Hood.More >>
Along with serving, protecting and saving lives, many heroes as well as supporters took it to the course for a cause early Saturday.
The Hattiesburg Police and Fire Association switched their uniforms for a pair of shorts and polo, and all to help Hattiesburg Fireman, Spencer Taylor's 13-month daughter who was born without a lower jaw.
"We felt it was real important to host the tournament for Hattiesburg Police and Fire Association cause they put their lives in danger for us every day," says General Manager to Shadow Ridge Golf Course Judd Brewer. "I think they're a lot like what the military does for us and it's benefiting a good cause for them cause the money that they raise goes towards someone in the department or someone in their association."
By hosting a golf tournament, many friends, co-workers and several businesses came out to support the cause.
"We're out here supporting the Hattiesburg police and fire departments in the charity golf tournament to help those that are in need that have been struck by any kind of tragedy that has happened to them personally," says Academy Sports and Outdoors Store Director Louis Tenney.
The Police and Fire Association take the time out to host different events in the community to raise money to benefit policeman an fireman in need of help in the Hattiesburg area.
Money raised goes to Spencer Taylor's daughter so that she can be able to go to Chicago and have surgery.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 7:45 PM EDT2013-06-18 23:45:53 GMT
With the possibility of a special legislative session on Medicaid just around the corner, the head of a Jackson-based, non-partisan think tank is reiterating his opposition to expanding that program. ForestMore >>
Forest Thigpen, the president of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, says expanding Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act would be a costly mistake for Mississippi.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:32 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:32:20 GMT
The Hattiesburg Zoo officially opened its new Forrest General Animal Medical and Quarantine Facility Tuesday morning. The 4000-square-foot facility has five quarantine areas and a medical emergency treatmentMore >>
The Hattiesburg Zoo officially opened its new Forrest General Animal Medical and Quarantine Facility Tuesday morning. More >>