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  • Man critical after being shot multiple times

    Man critical after being shot multiple times

    Saturday, August 2 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-08-02 04:34:08 GMT
    A 28-year-old Jackson man is in critical condition at UMMC, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Jackson Police Officer Colendula Green says Maurice King was shot 8 times at his residence on 248 Shiloh
    A 28-year-old Jackson man is in critical condition at UMMC, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
  • Biloxi's seafood industry museum opens on Point Cadet

    Biloxi's seafood industry museum opens on Point Cadet

    Saturday, August 2 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-08-02 04:17:32 GMT
    The Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum made its triumphant return to Point Cadet Friday night after being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, nine years ago.
    The Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum made its triumphant return to Point Cadet Friday night after being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, nine years ago.
  • Lovelace Drugs will stay open in downtown Ocean Springs

    Lovelace Drugs will stay open in downtown Ocean Springs

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:44:13 GMT
    It's news that will bring a smile to the face of most anyone who has ever called Ocean Springs home: Lovelace Drugs is staying open!
    It's news that will bring a smile to the face of most anyone who has ever called Ocean Springs home: Lovelace Drugs is staying open! Friday, Fred's announced its intention to continue operating a drug store out of the historic building at 801 Washington Avenue. The business will keep the original Lovelace name, sell over-the-counter medications and other products, and continue to operate the soda fountain.
  • Severely beaten Canton man remains hospitalized

    Man Severely Beaten

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:42:52 GMT
    Canton police are looking for the person who attacked a man outside his home earlier this week, leaving him hospitalized. Canton police say Bobby Hall was severely beaten in the driveway of his Canton
    Canton Police are looking for the person who attacked a man outside his home earlier this week, leaving him hospitalized.
  • 2014 Sunfish North American Championship has a new leader after 5 races

    2014 Sunfish North American Championship has a new leader after 5 races

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:01:03 GMT
    Former World Champion Jonathan Martinetti of Ecuador has taken the top spot following five races. He placed 1st, 3rd and 2nd in the three races on Friday. He now has a total of 19 points. Greg Gust of
    After the second day of the 2014 Sunfish North American Sailing Championships were postponed due to a lack of wind, the 60 sailors were able to get in 3 races on Friday.  The finals are set for Saturday at the Bay-Waveland Yacht Club.
  • New CVB director begins first day on the job

    New CVB director begins first day on the job

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:36:07 GMT
    The new executive director for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau or CVB began her first day on the job Friday. CVB board members announced back in June, Areng would be
    The new executive director for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau or CVB began her first day on the job Friday.
  • Bodybuilding has become addictive in a positive way for a Gulfport athlete

    Bodybuilding has become addictive in a positive way for a Gulfport athlete

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:34:06 GMT
    Ryan Kavanaugh is preparing for the 34th annual Heart of Dixie Bodybuilding Championships at Davidson High School in Mobile on August 9. Kavanaugh competed in two previous bodybuilding competitions and
    Bodybuilding has become a highly competitive sport. Both men and women train, diet and prepare for bodybuilding shows months in advance. For one bodybuilder at Wolfpack Athletics in Guflport, bodybuilding has become addictive... in a positive way.
  • Hope CDA holds 5th back to school summer bash

    Hope CDA holds 5th back to school summer bash

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:09:59 GMT
    The Hope Community Development Agency summer camp in Biloxi wrapped up Friday afternoon, and they celebrated with a big back to school bash, with water fun, games and barbecue.
    The Hope Community Development Agency summer camp in Biloxi wrapped up Friday afternoon, and they celebrated with a big back to school bash, with water fun, games and barbecue.
  • Shooting victim seeks help at convenience store

    1 transported in incident at Shell station

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:11:19 GMT
    Jackson Police, Fire and AMR have responded to an "incident" at a Shell Station on Hanging Moss Road.AMR just left the scene, transporting one person, but no other details are available.We have a crew
    A neighbor said a shooting on Smith Robinson Street led to the victim driving to a gas station Friday afternoon for help.
  • How wide is the divide in the MS Republican Party?

    Statewide officials give opinions of MS GOP divide

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:45:31 GMT
    Worn down and fractured was the recent description of the Mississippi Republican party in the wake of the U.S. Senate race. Speaker Philip Gunn-R tackled the problem head on at Neshoba. "It's the 800
    Worn down and fractured was the recent description of the Mississippi Republican party in the wake of the U.S. Senate race. Speaker Philip Gunn-R tackled the problem head on at Neshoba.
  • OG football team donates children's books to Christian Services

    OG football team donates children's books to Christian Services

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:20:06 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Dozens of deserving local children who'll be participating in a back-to-school rally this weekend can thank some gridiron warriors for a little extra gift they'll be receiving. The
    Dozens of deserving local children who'll be participating in a back-to-school rally this weekend can thank some gridiron warriors for a little extra gift they'll be receiving.
  • 12th annual Home Sweet Home Raffle entering last two weeks

    12th annual Home Sweet Home Raffle entering last two weeks

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:06:52 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Folks who want to take chance on owning a brand new home for $100 while helping the United Way have just over two weeks to do so. The last day for ticket sales in the 12th annual
    The last day for ticket sales in the 12th annual Home Sweet Home Raffle is Aug. 17.
  • Retired Harrison County judge returning to the bench

    Retired Harrison County judge returning to the bench

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:03:34 GMT
    A retired South Mississippi judge will be returning to the bench.
    A retired South Mississippi judge will be returning to the bench. State Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr., appointed retired Harrison County Judge Michael Ward to take the place of Second Circuit Court Judge John Gargiulo. Gargiulo resigned from the circuit court bench on Friday to accept an appointment as a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.
  • Breaking

    Ridgeland High School principal replaced

    Ridgeland High School principal replaced

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:56:34 GMT
    Sharon Summers has been replaced as principal of Ridgeland High School. That was confirmed Friday afternoon by Madison County Schools Superintendent Ronnie McGehee.The superintendent said he couldn't give
    Sharon Summers has been replaced as principal of Ridgeland High School. That was confirmed Friday afternoon by Madison County Schools Superintendent Ronnie McGehee.
  • Walt's Look Around: The Devil's Punch Bowl

    Walt's Look Around: The Devil's Punch Bowl

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:44:41 GMT
    We're heading into the "Devils Punch Bowl" on the Mississippi River north of Natchez. Its legend is laced with lore of pirates and treasure, but the reality of it is even more interesting.The bluff along
    We're heading into the "Devils Punch Bowl" on the Mississippi River north of Natchez. Its legend is laced with lore of pirates and treasure, but the reality of it is even more interesting.
  • Public asked to star in Coast tourism ads

    Public asked to star in Coast tourism ads

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:25:31 GMT
    A new tourism advertising campaign is underway and South Mississippi business owners want you to be the star of the commercials.
    A new tourism advertising campaign is underway, and South Mississippi business owners want you to be the star of the commercials. On Saturday, an aerial drone equipped with a camera will fly over Bay St. Louis. Next week, the same flight will take place over Pass Christian. On both days, the public is asked to come out and take part in the filming.
  • UPDATE: I-220 southbound lanes clear

    UPDATE: I-220 southbound lanes closed, traffic back up could last over 2 hours

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:23:35 GMT
    A major traffic backup in Jackson on Friday afternoon was due to a home in the middle of a road. The section of a modular home fell off of a trailer on I-220 near Watkins drive. Traffic was down to one
    Traffic was down to one lane, and blocked completely for a bit as officials decided how to move the home.
  • Report: MS officials embezzled almost $2.9M last year

    Report: MS officials embezzled almost $2.9M last year

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:21:14 GMT
    Mississippi's state and local officials reportedly embezzled nearly $2.9 million in public funds this fiscal year. That's according to an annual report by the state auditor's office released Friday.
    Mississippi's state and local officials reportedly embezzled nearly $2.9 million in public funds this fiscal year. That's according to an annual report by the state auditor's office released Friday. And a big chunk of that money came from the Department of Marine Resources corruption scandal.
  • Volunteers help woman who lost everything in a fire

    Volunteers help woman who lost everything in a fire

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:02:23 GMT
    A fire suddenly left a Gulfport woman homeless. With no extra money to get her house torn down, and the city asking her to clean up her lot, the community is pitching in to help her.
    A fire suddenly left a Gulfport woman homeless. With no extra money to get her house torn down, and the city asking her to clean up her lot, the community is pitching in to help her.
  • Phone scam targeting Pine Belt grandparents

    Phone scam targeting Pine Belt grandparents

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:42:08 GMT
    Laurel Police want to alert the public about a phone scam that is targeting grandparents in the Pine Belt. Two Laurel residents have already fallen victim to the scam and have lost a significant amount
    Laurel Police want to alert the public about a phone scam that is targeting grandparents in the Pine Belt. 
  • Murder victim's mom: My granddaughter will never be able to know her father

    Murder victim's mom speaks out

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:06:25 GMT
    When her 19-year-old son Jabari Day was killed on May 20, a wound opened up in Sharon Hollins that will never heal. He has a daughter who is about 5 months old. "My granddaughter will never be able to
    The mother of teenage murder victim Jabari Day wants to make sure her son isn't just another crime statistic.
  • Petal man charged with aggravated assault, armed robbery

    Petal man charged with aggravated assault, armed robbery

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:51:50 GMT
    A Petal man has a $100,000 bond and is behind bars charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery. Michael Lewis was apprehended by members of the US Marshall task force along 7th street in Hattiesburg
    A Petal man has a $100,000 bond and is behind bars charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery.
  • Lamar County hosts Back to School Rally

    Lamar County hosts Back to School Rally

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:45:03 GMT
    The Lamar County back to school rally for staff and teachers began Friday morning with their mission statement projected on the wall for everyone to remember. It states that the Lamar county school district
    The Lamar County back to school rally for staff and teachers began Friday morning with their mission statement projected on the wall for everyone to remember.
  • Moss Point man accused of murder extradited to Arizona

    Moss Point man accused of murder extradited to Arizona

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:39:46 GMT
    A Moss Point man who is suspected of beating a convenience store clerk and killing a customer in 2001 has been extradited to Arizona.
    A Moss Point man who is suspected of beating a convenience store clerk and killing a customer in 2001 has been extradited to Arizona. According to officials, Michael Cornell Moye, 35, is facing charges of first degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
  • JCJC recognizes summer graduates

    JCJC recognizes summer graduates

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:02:54 GMT
    JCJC recognized their summer graduates Friday in a morning commencement.  Greg Snowden from the Mississippi House of Representatives was the keynote speaker.  The graduation was held in the M.P. Bush
    JCJC recognized their summer graduates Friday in a morning commencement.
  • Annual Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza kicks off hunting season

    Annual Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza kicks off hunting season

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:38:11 GMT
    It's gonna be a WILD weekend in Jackson as Mississippi's great outdoors and wildlife take center stage!   The Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza kicked off at the Trademart in Jackson today. Thousands
    Thousands of people are expected at this 3-day annual event that is considered the kickoff to the hunting season.
  • New contracts for VT Halter bring more jobs to South Mississippi

    New contracts for VT Halter bring more jobs to South Mississippi

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:22:22 GMT
    More ships are in the works to be built at VT Halter Marine in Escatawpa.
    More ships are in the works to be built at VT Halter Marine in Escatawpa. The company announced on Friday that it has been awarded new contracts to build two 130 foot tug barges for Brouchard Transportation Co., Inc.
  • Sentencing set for woman who admitted to killing her boyfriend

    Sentencing set for woman who admitted to killing her boyfriend

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:57:09 GMT
    Sentencing has been set for a Pearl River County woman who pleaded guilty to the second degree murder of her boyfriend. Alina Lamey, 41, will be sentenced on Aug. 12
    Sentencing has been set for a Pearl River County woman who pleaded guilty to the second degree murder of her boyfriend. Alina Lamey, 41, will be sentenced on Aug. 12, for the death of 33-year-old Nickoles Ray Sullivan.
  • Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum unites past with present

    Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum unites past with present

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:31:13 GMT
    The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi proudly reflects on the present while preserving 300 years of the city's rich history on the water.
    The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi proudly reflects on the present while preserving 300 years of the city's rich history on the water. The three story, 20,000 square foot building serves as a giant classroom boasting priceless treasures, tools, masts and vessels that shape our maritime history.
  • Woman arrested for stealing prescription pad and writing her own prescriptions

    Woman arrested for stealing prescription pad and writing her own prescriptions

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:37:00 GMT
    The Warren County Sheriffs Office has arrested a woman who is accused of stealing a prescription pad and writing her own precriptions. 27-year-old LaShonda Coleman from Hazelhurst turned herself in on
    27-year-old LaShonda Coleman from Hazelhurst turned herself in on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Petal man pleads guilty to aggravated assault

    Petal man pleads guilty to aggravated assault

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:38:31 GMT
    A Petal man is now behind bars after pleading guilty to aggravated assault. Jonathan Hartfield, 39, has been sentenced to 10 years, 5 to serve, 5 suspended.  According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department,
    Jonathan Hartfield has been sentenced to 10 years, 5 to served, 5 suspended after pleading guilty to brutally beating a man in Jones County back in 2012.
  • Hattiesburg Jaycees donate school supplies to foster children

    Hattiesburg Jaycees donate school supplies to foster children

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:33:07 GMT
    The Hattiesburg Jaycees collected donations and school supplies for foster children in Forrest County. Supplies for one hundred students will be delivered Thursday morning to the Department of Human Services
    The Hattiesburg Jaycees collected donations and school supplies for foster children in Forrest County.
  • USM Foundation raises over $15 million to benefit the university

    USM Foundation raises over $15 million to benefit the university

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:31:18 GMT
    The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation raised $15,560,117 during the 2013-2014 fiscal year, making it the second highest fundraising year in history. Donations ranged from small amounts to
    The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation raised $15,560,117 during the 2013-2014 fiscal year, making it the second highest fundraising year in history.
  • Medical House Call: Knee replacement surgery

    Medical House Call: Knee replacement surgery

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:19:50 GMT
    It's not uncommon to know of someone who needs a knee replacement or of someone who's had the surgery. The average age of knee replacement surgery is 75. However, there is a new technology available
    It's not uncommon to know of someone who needs a knee replacement or of someone who's had the surgery.
  • Senator Giles Ward will not seek re-election at term ends

    Senator Giles Ward will not seek re-election after term ends

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:54:57 GMT
    Source: Mississippi SenateSource: Mississippi Senate
    Senator Giles Ward, R-Louisville, will not seek re-election after his current term ends in January of 2016. Ward made the announcement at the Neshoba County Fair on Wednesday morning. After serving fiver
    Senator Giles Ward, R-Louisville, announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election after his current term ends in January of 2016.
  • Car goes up in flames near Woodrow Wilson on I-55 southbound

    Car goes up in flames near Woodrow Wilson on I-55 southbound

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:53:21 GMT
    Source: Spencer SmithSource: Spencer Smith
    A car went up in flames on Tuesday night on Interstate 55 in the southbound lanes at the Woodrow Wilson exit. Jackson firefighters and other emergency crews responded to the scene.  The flames caused
    A car went up in flames on Tuesday night on Interstate 55 in the southbound lanes at the Woodrow Wilson exit.
  • Byram police searching for Cookie Monster

    Byram police searching for Cookie Monster

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:38:00 GMT
    The Byram Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect that burglarized the kitchen area of the Holiday Inn Express in Byram. At about 5 pm on Monday, surveillance video shows
    At about 5 pm on Monday, surveillance video shows an unidentified black male exiting a side door of the hotel with a garbage can and plastic bag believed to be filled with stolen miscellaneous food items.
  • Smaller Walmarts popping up on the coast

    Smaller Walmarts popping up on the coast

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:53:08 GMT
    Walmart's new approach for making shopping more convenient is about to make its South Mississippi debut. This Fall, Walmart will open two new stores called neighborhood markets.
    Walmart's new approach for making shopping more convenient is about to make its South Mississippi debut. This fall, Walmart will open two new stores called neighborhood markets. This is a dramatic change for a company who for many years was known for its massive supercenters.
  • DeSoto County students, teachers to receive laptops

    DeSoto County students, teachers to receive laptops

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:29:13 GMT
    Teachers and students in DeSoto County Schools will soon have new laptops in classrooms. It's part of a four year plan that will eventually put technology in the hands of all students. This year,
    Teachers and students in DeSoto County Schools will soon have new laptops in their classrooms.
  • Man arraigned in death of Laurel woman

    Man arraigned in death of Laurel woman

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:13:39 GMT
    A man charged with capital murder for allegedly killing a Laurel woman had his arraignment Tuesday. William Dean pled not guilty for the death of 85-year-old Nora Peters after he was read his charges in
    A man charged with capital murder for allegedly killing a Laurel woman had his arraignment Tuesday.
  • Children compromised after air conditioner theft

    Children compromised after air conditioner theft

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:01:14 GMT
    The tire tracks are still visible in the grass. Some time on Sunday afternoon, someone drove onto a Catholic Charities property in Jackson, ripped two out of three air conditioning units off of their concrete
    Someone stole two out of three air conditioning units from a Catholic Charities property over the weekend.
  • Junior Auxiliary helps area students start the school year right

    Junior Auxiliary helps area students start the school year right

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:00:35 GMT
    The Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg met Tuesday to sort school supplies and fill backpacks as part of their annual Backpack Service Project. The backpacks are delivered to 22 schools in Forrest and Lamar
    The Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg met Tuesday to sort school supplies and fill backpacks as part of their annual Backpack Service Project. The backpacks are delivered to 22 schools in Forrest and Lamar
  • Tallulah doctor accused of providing girlfriend with 13K prescription pills

    Tallulah doctor accused of providing girlfriend with 13K prescription pills

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:55:07 GMT
    The girlfriend of a Louisiana physician has pleaded guilty to five counts of prescription forgery. Pattie Carr will be sentenced August 4th. Prosecutors say Carr had her live-in boyfriend write fraudulent
    Prosecutors say Carr had her live-in boyfriend write fraudulent prescriptions for more than 13,000 pills including Hydrocodone and Lyrica.
  • Youth groups honor Biloxi VA veterans

    Youth groups honor Biloxi VA veterans

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:44:04 GMT
    Three church groups joined forces with the Soldiers Angels Program Monday to say thank you to the senior veterans of the Biloxi VA.
    Three church groups joined forces with the Soldiers Angels Program Monday to say thank you to the senior veterans of the Biloxi VA. It was a luncheon to show appreciation for their military service and the sacrifices they've made for our nation.
  • Highway 28 shut down because of overturned asphalt truck

    Highway 28 shut down because of overturned asphalt truck

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:23:37 GMT
    Highway 28 in Copiah County is shut down this morning. A truck hauling asphalt turned over on Highway 28 near Georgetown, just west of the Pearl River bridge, spilling its contents all over the highway. All
    A truck hauling asphalt turned over on Highway 28 near Georgetown, just west of the Pearl River bridge, spilling its contents all over the highway.
  • Suspects in gang rape appear in court

    Suspects in gang rape appear in court

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:32:07 GMT
    Suspects in a gang rape at a Shell Gas station appeared before a judge on Monday. Marquise Samuel, Ja'Lon Jones, and Edward Samuel were all denied bond, and will stay in jail for now. They are charged
    They are charged in relation to an incident on Friday, July 18 at the gas station on Daniel Lake Blvd.
  • 'Fearless 74' furls its flag for the final time

    'Fearless 74' furls its flag for the final time

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:54:09 GMT
    It was a decommissioning ceremony complete with the pomp and circumstance the U.S. Navy is famous for. The Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 was commissioned in 1943.
    It was a decommissioning ceremony complete with the pomp and circumstance the U.S. Navy is famous for. The Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 was commissioned in 1943. It has played a significant role for our armed forces, specifically during war times, building air fields, bridges and temporary bases for our troops all over the world.
  • Action Report: Village Place management fixes closed pool

    Action Report: Village Place management fixes closed pool

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:54:09 GMT
    Like most apartments on the Coast, Village Place has what looks like a nice swimming pool located in the center of the apartment complex.
    Like most apartments on the Coast, Village Place has what looks like a nice swimming pool located in the center of the apartment complex.
  • Teachers get STEM training from Ingalls engineers

    Teachers get STEM training from Ingalls engineers

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:54:08 GMT
    Science and math lessons are about to get more interactive for many South Mississippi students. On Friday, some middle school teachers took part in a free STEM workshop at Ingalls.
    Science and math lessons are about to get more interactive for many South Mississippi students. On Friday, some middle school teachers took part in a free STEM workshop at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula. What the teachers learned could change the way your child looks at engineering.
  • Mississippi Port Authority board considers projects and progress

    Mississippi Port Authority board considers projects and progress

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:54:06 GMT
    The Mississippi State Port Authority board discussed several proposed projects at Friday's monthly meeting.
    The Mississippi State Port Authority board discussed several proposed projects at Friday's monthly meeting. Commissioners heard about plans to improve the harbor area at the west end of the port property. The old catwalk will be replaced with a new breakwater and walkway. The board also awarded a construction contract for buildings on the west pier and agreed to pursue a lease with a company that wants to export wood pellets.
  • Several charged after drug bust in Marion County

    Several charged after drug bust in Marion County

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:50:46 GMT
    Marion County Sheriff's Department and the Marion County Narcotics Task Force made five drug arrests during a search warrant in Columbia Thursday. Agents seized several pounds of high grade marijuana
    Marion County Sheriff's Department and the Marion County Narcotics Task Force made five drug arrests during a search warrant in Columbia Thursday.
  • Miss Hospitality Preliminaries

    Miss Hospitality Preliminaries

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:45:59 GMT
    We are in downtown Hattiesburg at the Saenger for this years Miss Hospitality Pageant. Tonight marks the 65th anniversary for the pageant and the thirty five participants from across the state are excited
    We are in downtown Hattiesburg at the Saenger for this years Miss Hospitality Pageant.
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  • Opelika police searching for credit card fraud suspects

    Opelika police searching for credit card fraud suspects

    Saturday, August 2 2014 3:06 AM EDT2014-08-02 07:06:02 GMT
    On July 29, the Opelika Police Department received a complaint of Fraudulent Use of Credit/Debit Card. According to the victim, two of their credit/debit cards were used at Target in Opelika in attempts
    On July 29, the Opelika Police Department received a complaint of Fraudulent Use of Credit/Debit Card. According to the victim, two of their credit/debit cards were used at Target in Opelika in attempts to make purchases. The purchases were declined and the suspects left the store.
  • Russell County murder retrial rolls on

    Russell County murder retrial rolls on

    Saturday, August 2 2014 2:17 AM EDT2014-08-02 06:17:07 GMT
    There was truly horrifying testimony and evidence shown inside courtroom two today as the state called a Phenix City police officer to the stand and reviewed the officer's original videotaped review of
    It's day three of a retrial for an Alabama death row inmate in Russell County. James Harrison Jr was convicted, in 2001, of the brutal murder and robbery of Fred Day Jr in 1998. Harrison's retrial was granted based on juror misconduct. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy was in the courtroom today.
  • Tuscaloosa teen, sister to be placed in protective custody

    Tuscaloosa teen, sister to be placed in protective custody

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:56:08 GMT
    Just hours after she was found, authorities with the Tuscaloosa Police Department say Destiny Schaetzle - who was missing for more than five days - will be placed in temporary custody until Monday.
    Just hours after she was found, authorities with the Tuscaloosa Police Department say Destiny Schaetzle - who was missing for more than five days - will be placed in temporary custody until Monday.
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