RICHLAND, MS (WLBT) - When 3 on Your Side first did this story, Richland Mayor Mark Scarborough immediately went to the spot when we brought it to his attention. He said if he had lived next door to what was being dumped there, he would have called WLBT, too.
He ordered it immediately removed but said the city would still need to do erosion control on the lot but would stop the dumping of large loads of concrete.
The man complaining, 55-1year-old Mike Fayard called 3 on Your Side again, saying our report solved his problem for a while, but the city was back in the dumping business.
"You did pretty good work the last time, you know, they stopped," said Fayard. "I didn't see any more ditch witches, dumping sewage, or whatever it is they are dumping there, but it's where they are starting now to dump pipes, large concrete pipes, big slabs of concrete. I mean it's an eyesore. It's just a lovely view if you want to have a barbecue on our side deck. Ah, it's just wonderful. It's a scenic wonderland.
3 on Your Side contacted Richland Mayor Mark Scarborough, and he said the water department had dumped some dirt here, which is necessary for erosion control, but he would order that no big pieces of concrete be dumped here.
Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:28:36 GMT
The search is over for the missing Mississippi 17-year-old at the center of the weekend Amber Alert. Katelyn Beard's body was found Tuesday before noon, off of Darden road, near the scene of a morningMore >>
The coroner said her body had been dumped for at least two days, and she was shot in the head.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:18:00 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Katelyn Beard's body was found during a search by local law enforcement Tuesday morning. More >>
Thursday, August 28 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:33:06 GMT
SPARTANBURG COUNT, SC (WYFF) - Fifteen children living in a double-wide trailer were put into protective custody and seven adults were arrested, according to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. DeputiesMore >>
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Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:17:29 GMT
Tracy Lynn Garner is being sentenced, Tuesday, in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to an Atlanta woman's death. Garner was convicted Friday evening after the jury deliberatedMore >>
Garner was convicted Friday evening after the jury deliberated for about five hours.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:07:52 GMT
Labor Day weekend has a special significance for alligator hunters in Mississippi. A few days into the start of this year's hunting season, a record-setting 756-pound gator was caught by Robert MahaffeyMore >>
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Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:39:10 GMT
(WMC) – Memphis police are the scene of a shooting where a woman was possibly shot in the head. This happened in the 900 block of East Raines Road, near Elvis Presley Boulevard on Tuesday morning. ThisMore >>
A Memphis mother of two was shot and killed by her estranged husband outside a Whitehaven day care center Tuesday morning. More >>
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