Wednesday
May112016

Original Air Force One Thrills Texas Crowd 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Columbine II, a Lockheed Constellation, was the first USAF plane designated as Air Force One. The aircraft, which served President Dwight Eisenhower, will be refurbished in Bridgewater, Virginia. After more than a decade on the ground, the historic plane began a cross-country journey from Marana, Arizona to Virginia, stopping at the Mount Pleasant Regional Airport in Texas on March 21, 2016.

Saturday
May072016

Brendan Graham Sings 'Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears' and Talks About His Inspiration, Annie Moore

Produced by Jim Albritton | Irish songwriter and novelist Brendan Graham sings “Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears” and talks about his inspiration, Annie Moore.

Monday
May022016

Driving Hawaii | Honolulu to the North Shore 

Produced by Jim Albritton | If you're visiting O'ahu, don't miss out on the North Shore. Our quick journey takes us from the outskirts of Honolulu on the H1, north on the H2 to Wahiawa, up the Kamehameha Highway pass the Dole Plantation to Hale'iwa and Waimea Bay, ending at Shark's Cove.

Tuesday
Apr262016

Border Collie Takes Flight for New Life 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Lost or abandoned, a frightened Border Collie named Bella, has a new lease on life thanks to people in three states who worked together to fly the 12-year-old to a rescue organization that provides specialized rehab for this intelligent breed. 

Saturday
Apr232016

Natchez Euro Fest Classic European Auto Show 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The inaugural Natchez Euro Fest Auto Show drew thousands to Rosalie Mansion on the bluffs of the historic Mississippi River city to see one-of-a-kind classic European automobiles and motorcycles.

Monday
Apr182016

Brian Wilson Concert Benefits Mind Center at UMMC 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson performed at a concert benefitting Alzheimer's research and treatment at The Mind Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Monday
Apr182016

A Spring Sunday on the Square in Oxford, Mississippi

Produced by Jim Albritton | Enjoy two minutes on the Square in Oxford, Mississippi on a beautiful spring Sunday. | http://newsocracy.tv

Monday
Mar282016

La'Porsha Renae's Homecoming Concert in McComb, Mississippi

Produced by Jim Albritton | Thousands of people in McComb, Mississippi welcomed American Idol's La'Porsha Renae home with a parade on March 27, 2016. At a concert at McComb High School, she sang seven songs and thanked the people of McComb and the region for their support. She's one of four finalists on the final season of the long-running Fox show.  

Friday
Mar252016

Phil Coulter | Ireland's Call 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Acclaimed Irish musician Phil Coulter sings "Ireland's Call," at a benefit concert for the McCoy House for Sober Living in Jackson, Mississippi. Coulter was asked to write the song for the Irish Rugby Football Union which has players from both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The song, which represents all of Ireland, has been adopted by a number of sports leagues and has become anthem for the entire island.  

Tuesday
Mar222016

Match Day 2016 at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Produced by Jim Albritton | Match Day is one of the most significant days in the lives of medical students. Like their counterparts nationwide, it's the day M4s at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine find out where they will do their residencies.

Tuesday
Mar222016

NASA's Stennis Space Center Fuels Dreams at Batson Children's Hospital

Produced by Jim Albritton | A space suit, a giant rocket and a NASA astronaut at Batson Children's Hospital highlight Mississippi's crucial role in the space program. The Magnolia State is home to Stennis Space Center, NASA's massive rocket engine testing facility in Hancock County and a dream factory for patients at the state's only children's hospital.

Tuesday
Mar222016

Photos | Original Air Force One Lands in Mount Pleasant, Texas

Click here for photos of this historic March 21, 2016 flight.

The Columbine II, a Lockheed Constellation, was the first USAF plane designated as Air Force One. The aircraft, which served President Dwight Eisenhower, will be refurbished in Bridgewater, Virginia. After more than a decade grounded, the historic plane began its cross-country journey from Marina, Arizona to Virginia on March 21, stopping at the Mount Pleasant Regional Airport in Texas. A crew from Mount Pleasant-based Mid America Flight Museum is escorting the Columbine II on its historic trip.

A Newsocracy video news story about the plane and its cross-country journey will be posted soon.

Friday
Mar112016

Hawaii | Hiking Oahu's Lulumahu Falls 

Produced by Jim Albritton | The hike from Pali Highway through a bamboo forest, across a field, past a reservoir, by a cool graffiti wall, up cement steps and through a stream's rock bed to Oahu's fifty-foot-tall Lulumahu Falls is definitely worth the journey. Avid hikers shouldn't have a problem, but first-timers might face a challenged climbing over some of the rocks. If you're looking for adventure and want to see one of Hawaii's amazing waterfalls, give Lulumahu a look. This video shows the hike from highway to falls. 

Thursday
Mar102016

Hawaii | Parasailing Over Oahu's Maunalua Bay 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Parasailing in Hawaii shouldn't be missed and Oahu's Maunalua Bay is a great place to do it. Close to Waikiki Beach, in the shadow of Diamond Head, it offers amazing views of the island's southeast coast. 

Thursday
Mar102016

Topping-out Ceremony is Milestone for UMMC School of Medicine

Produced by Jim Albritton | As the last beam was placed atop the School of Medicine building at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, construction workers gathered with UMMC officials and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant for a "topping-out" ceremony to celebrate the achievement. The new medical school building will open in the Fall of 2017.