Southern Cross Animal Rescue turns one

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - The Southern Cross Animal Rescue in Jones County celebrated their first birthday at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Laurel Friday.

SCAR is a rescue that specializes in the rescue of animals in distress. In their first year they helped save more than 400 such animals, many of which have been adopted out.

They are currently renovating a building in the county that will be their permanent shelter.