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  • MS ranks last in Internet usage; lack of rural access to blame

    MS ranks last in Internet usage; lack of rural access to blame

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:58:03 GMT
    When it comes to Internet usage, experts say Mississippi ranks dead last and they say that's largely because of a lack of access in rural areas. Mississippi State University Extension Service is hosting
    When it comes to Internet usage, experts say Mississippi ranks dead last and they say that's largely because of a lack of access in rural areas. Mississippi State University Extension Service is hosting community forums hoping to gain public support to convince Internet service providers there is enough demand to warrant expanding their coverage areas.
  • Jackson Co. charity raising money for education, arts, youth.

    Jackson Co. charity raising money for education, arts, youth

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:36:04 GMT
    The Bacot-McCarty Foundation's annual "Jolly" golf tournament and gala are next month. Organizers say they want to make this a banner year for raising money to help those in need.
    One of the largest annual fundraisers on the coast recently kicked off its efforts to help raise money for education, arts, and youth in the community. The Bacot-McCarty Foundation's annual  "Jolly" golf tournament and gala are next month. Organizers say they want to make this a banner year for raising money to help those in need.
  • Two juveniles accused of rape and carjacking

    Two juveniles accused of rape and carjacking

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-04-20 20:59:01 GMT
    Two juveniles are behind bars and accused of rape and carjacking, after leading police on a foot chase. JPD Officer Colendula Green said a black 2014 Dodge Avenger was car jacked sometime after 1:30 p.m.
    Investigators said an 11-year-old and 16-year-old ran from the scene.
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