Thursday, April 24 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:46:24 GMT
Two people are dead and another is being treated at a local hospital following an accident in Seminary. Chief Michael Kelly of the Seminary Police Department said the accident happened around 9:20 a.m.More >>
Two people are dead and another is being treated at a local hospital following an accident in Seminary.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:49:58 GMT
The following is a news release from the Mississippi State Department of Health: Food Facility Inspection "C" Results Inspection reports for the past seven days Mississippi food facilities are gradedMore >>
The facilities below received a grade of C for a critical violation which may have been corrected at the time of inspection, or a critical violation repeated from their last inspection.More >>
Thursday, April 24 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:05:22 GMT
According to WTVA, an Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Lowndes County toddler. Lowndes County Chief Deputy Marc Miley says they are searching for 2-year-old Malia Harris of Columbus. OfficialsMore >>
Georgia officials believe suspects in the Mississippi Amber Alert case may be in southwest Georgia. Cook County, GA investigators have been actively searching the Lenox area for the suspects. Officials confirmed a heavy presence of law enforcement in that area Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, April 24 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:25:27 GMT
Rankin County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of a Hinds County Sheriff's Deputy along with his wife. Both were found deceased in their residence at 126 Caledonian Blvd. around 9 last night.More >>
A caller to 911 said the couple's two young children came to their house told them their dad may have shot their mother. More >>
MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Marlboro Electric Cooperative has received many reports this week from Marlboro County citizens concerning phone scammers who are pretending to work for Marlboro Electric and demanding immediate payment to prevent service disconnection.
"Marlboro Electric does not contact citizens or customers asking them to share personal information over the phone. We will not contact you by phone, text or email to discuss the termination of service or ask you to share your account number or password," said John Powers, Manager of Information Systems and Public Relations. "In addition, do not assume you can trust caller ID to let you know where the caller is located. Scammers are using new technology that disguises their actual location."
The scam callers instruct consumers to pay money instantly using a third-party pay system, such as a pre-paid debit card available at many local convenience stores and pharmacies, to avoid having their electricity disconnected. The caller often instructs the consumer to provide the serial code listed on the card immediately or to call a toll-free number to deliver the serial code listed on the card.
Cooperatives are instructing members to call local law enforcement if they are contacted by someone suspicious asking for electric bill payment and threatening to disconnect service.
Friday, April 25 2014 2:13 AM EDT2014-04-25 06:13:04 GMT
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi could borrow $20 million to help Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. update its factory in Tupelo, Miss. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/QFviLW ) reportsMore >>
Mississippi could borrow $20 million to help Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. update its factory in Tupelo, Miss.More >>
Thursday, April 24 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:55:15 GMT
By RYAN NAKASHIMA AP Business Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companiesMore >>
The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.More >>
Thursday, April 24 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:24:46 GMT
Congressman Steven Palazzo was in Ellisville Thursday, helping a major industry celebrate an early birthday. Palazzo toured GE Aviation, which will mark its one year anniversary next week. So far, theMore >>
It's part of a $56 million investment and, according to Palazzo, a sign that Mississippi's economy is diversifying.More >>
Thursday, April 24 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:39:58 GMT
The William Carey softball team is enjoying great success this season as the 6th ranked squad in the nation, boasting a 38-6 record. The Lady Crusaders lead the Western Division of the Southern StatesMore >>
The William Carey softball team is enjoying great success this season as the 6th ranked squad in the nation, boasting a 38-6 record.More >>