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The Alabama Department of Transportation will conduct its annual rehearsal of the plan that helped safely evacuate the Gulf Coast during Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Hurricane Dennis in 2005. On Wednesday,More >>
The Alabama Department of Transportation will conduct its annual rehearsal of the plan that helped safely evacuate the Gulf Coast during Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Hurricane Dennis in 2005. More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
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Spring cleaning doesn't get much easier than during Trash Amnesty Week, set aside each spring by the City of Auburn. During the week of May 20-24, 2013, the fees normally assessed to Auburn residentsMore >>
Spring cleaning doesn't get much easier than during Trash Amnesty Week, set aside each spring by the City of Auburn.More >>
A senior White House adviser insists President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had been targeting tea party groups "when it came out in the news."More >>
A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the...More >>
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - On Kevin Garnett Court there was a party thrown Sunday. "We just are going to do a little New Orleans boiled pig feet, turkey necks, corn, potatoes, stuff like that, A little small celebration," said Anthony Young.
The Young family is hosting their neighbors to celebrate life post Hurricane Katrina. All of them are survivors of the storm.
"That was truly a blessing. We couldn't ask for nothing than what happened after Katrina because we was down with nothing," said Young who is a New Orleans native and relocated to Jackson.
"Not knowing this would be my house, I'm proud to say I am so happy that we are here," said Barbara Young.
In the Spring of 2006 Habitat For Humanity partnered with Oprah and NBA star Kevin Garnett to build ten fully furnished homes for those who lost everything during Katrina.
"My intentions were to go back to New Orleans, but Hod sent a blessing my way and here I am," said Jomeika Ruth.
Ruth and her two children were living in New Orleans. They fled to Clarke County, Mississippi and there on August 29th they celebrated her daughter Kayla's 5th birthday.
"We had a cupcake and a candle. We were sitting in the dark singing happy birthday," said Ruth.
Sunday Kayla turned ten surrounded by strangers who became neighbors and are now dear friends.
"We love each other. We depend on each other. We stick by each other through thick and thin," said Ruth.