The 18th Annual Ham Jam Festival kicks off tonight in Philadelphia.Tourism Director Twyla Lovern says Ham Jam offers something for everyone."We're going to have a kid’s area. It's going to be... Read More.
733. That's how many days have passed since Chrystal McKinney saw her brother Bruce Smith, alive. Now she says she just wants answers and closure. "He was a mess. He was just a total mess. He was always clowning around,” says McKinney.
A Newton County jury Wednesday returned a guilty verdict in the trial of Darren Thames, one of nine people charged in connection with the death of Jamarcus Townsend.Thames was convicted of accessory after-the-fact of murder. He'll be sentenced later.Investigators said the shooting death of Townsend, 21, in 2017, was gang-related. Townsend's body was found lying in a carport on Tillman Street in mid-March.Charges were brought against the so-called "Newton 9" in the weeks following... Read More.
The jury did not yet hand down a verdict in the state’s case against defendant Darron Thames, who is the latest member of the Newton 9 to go before a judge in connection with the 2017 shooting death of 21 year old Jamarcus Townsend. Thames is charged with conspiracy to commit murder and accessory after the fact to murder. Interview footage between Thames and law enforcement officers was also presented to the court. At the end of the day,... Read More.
Louisville city officials are encouraging citizens to get involved in a community-wide cleanup campaign they're calling "Litterless Louisville.""Litterless Louisville may be a catchy name but we hope it's effective and not just... Read More.
Neshoba County usually has 27 voting precincts. This election year will be different. Two of those precincts have been consolidated by the Board of Supervisors. "One is the Burnside precinct of District 5, which is consolidated with the Northeast Philadelphia... Read More.
April 28 will mark one year since The MAX opened its doors. Marketing Director Jerome Trahan says the average number of monthly visitors was around 3,000. That number has more than doubled since the... Read More.
Springtime in Philadelphia calls for festivals, downtown shopping, farmer's markets and spending time at local parks."Parks are beginning to kick off with baseball. They’ve just finished up soccer, so you'll have baseball that will be gearing up, T-Ball,” says Chamber and Main Street Director Tim Moore.