Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.
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Facebook bug gave third parties access to photos for 6.8 million accounts

A glitch caused third parties to be able to access more photos than they should’ve between Sept. 13 to Sept. 25, but the company has fixed the issue.


Police searching for suspects in armed robbery of Laurel Check Into Cash store

Funeral services held for Hattiesburg airman

18-year-old dies after accidental shooting at Waynesboro shopping center

Lady Eagles fall to MSU 86-42

Bond set for 2nd suspect in Jones County shooting

A second suspect arrested in connection to shooting that injured a man in Jones County on Nov. 29 stood before a judge Friday afternoon.
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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Saturday is the deadline for ACA coverage in most of the country.

  Toys for Tot’s volunteers fill bags for pine belt children

Laurel PD and Good Samaritan work to “Stuff a Truck

Marion County family’s home destroyed in house fire

201 to graduate in Class 49 of Youth Challenge

One dead following shooting at shopping center in Waynesboro

Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

Mississippi to welcome new State Forester

Southern Miss to lose Marshall from football schedule

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Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.


WDAM Coach of the Year: West Jones head coach Scott Pierson

West Jones girls win thriller over South Jones

Carey basketball wins 5th straight

  Kendrick Davis records 100th win with Wayne County basketball

Since rejoining his alma mater as the Wayne County boys basketball coach in 2013, Kendrick Davis has brought the War Eagles to the “Big House” in four of his five seasons – including two final four appearances and a state runner-up finish.


HPD investigating woman’s claim of attempted abduction

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder was often tainted with asbestos for years, report says

MDOT lifts freeze on Hattiesburg assets

Family increases reward for info on Jasper Co. assault

Forrest Co. investigators warn of holiday phone, text scams

The Forrest County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of ongoing phone and text scams that are targeting people in the area this holiday season.
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Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Sex offender chosen to lead Mid-South Christmas parade

Here’s your 2018 USPS, FedEx and UPS holiday shipping deadline guide

WDAM previews hottest high-tech toys for Christmas

Perry County kids shop with a cop