Wednesday afternoon, people living on Gallatin Street in Summit heard “a loud boom”, which was the roof of the Triumph Church of God In Christ collapsing. Wednesday night, we spoke with Stan McMorris, Chief of the Summit Volunteer Fire Department, about the collapse: The church was established in 1904, but the building was only 16 … Continue reading “Roof Collapses On Summit Church”
Crews began work in downtown McComb today to clean up the debris left behind after the Sunday afternoon collapse of the Jubilee Performing Arts Center building at the corner of Main Street and Broadway. On Thursday, work should begin on stabilizing the remains of the building so that the downtown area can be reopened for … Continue reading “Cleanup Of Collapsed Building In McComb Begins”
Wednesday morning, Dave had the pleasure of a visit from Will Rivers, an alumnus of the Palmer Home for Children. After leaving the Palmer Home, he went on to great things, playing with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristoffersen, the Almann Brothers and more, and had the longest tenure as an invited performer at the New Orleans … Continue reading “From The Palmer Home To The JazzFest Stage…To Pike County?”
It was a three-hour meeting of the Board of Mayor and Selectmen for the City of McComb last night, but much calmer than the last meeting, with a large part of that time being spent outlining the 2018 budget for McComb. One exception came early in the meeting though, when Pastor Todd Foster of The … Continue reading “You won’t believe what this pastor said to the McComb City Board last night”
Tuesday night, the McComb City Board of Mayor and Selectmen met for the first time since the controversial meeting two weeks ago when a 3-1 vote removed the state flag from all city-owned property before two of the selectmen arrived for the meeting. It was the largest crowd for a board meeting in McComb in … Continue reading “McComb City Meeting: Shouting, Accusations… and a whole lot of cussing”
Friday morning, McComb Ward 3 Selectman Albert Eubanks joined Dave for a 30 minute discussion about the state flag vote in McComb this week, race relations, Facebook reaction and the best time to open a soft drink. In case you missed it, here’s the interview in its entirety.
As you have heard by now on Supertalk and News MS, at Tuesday night’s meeting of the board of Mayor and Selectman of McComb, Selectman Donovan Hill spoke up as soon as the opening prayer had concluded, adding two items to the agenda…items which had been voted on in the past and failed, but were … Continue reading “McComb City Board Meeting – June 13, 2017 – Audio and Video clips”
McComb selectmen voted Tuesday night to remove the state flag, but how the vote was carried out is stirring controversy in Pike County. Two selectmen, Michael Cameron and Tommy Kinsey, were late getting to the meeting. Before they could get there, a motion was made by selectman Donovan Hill to add the flag vote to the … Continue reading “Controversial vote leads to state flag removal in McComb”