Costco no longer rumored in Ridgeland - - Jackson, MS

Costco no longer rumored in Ridgeland

Mayor confirms possibility of Costco in Ridgeland

"Hump Day" Wednesday afternoon is not as hot but we are still waiting for rain in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Rumors about the possibility of Costco coming to Ridgeland have now been confirmed to be more than rumors with Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee announcing he spoke with the Renaissance Phase Three developer, who told the mayor he is trying to bring Costco to the city.

Plus, a Picayune man has been charged with making terrorist threats after alluding to carrying out a movie theater shooting in a voice mail left for a WDAM-TV employee.

And, a man wanted in connection with a quadruple murder in Columbus, Ohio has been arrested in Northeast Mississippi.

In sports, a look at the Ole Miss "O" line.

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