JCSD receives NRA grant to purchase AR-15′s

With the help of a grant from the National Rifle Association, the Jones County Sheriff Department has added more firearms to the patrol division.
Girlfriend charged with murder of Hattiesburg man
  WDAM Investigates: Mississippi’s prison population
Southeastern Construction to launch Skills Training Academy
Ole Miss seeks fast removal of donor’s name after flap
Chambers' last words major topic as retrial of Quinton Tellis begins
President Trump to campaign for Hyde-Smith in DeSoto County

TODAY'S HEADLINES

WDAM, American Red Cross team up to collect donations for Florence relief
WDAM is teaming up with the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Florence.
Judge approves Laurel’s request to annex Pendorff
The City of Laurel is one step closer to annexing the Pendorff community. Special appointed Judge James Bell approved the city’s request to annex the area Tuesday morning.
Brandon vet posts warning after operating on dog who ate gorilla glue
The Brandon Animal Hospital said they performed surgery on a Jack Russell terrier that came in after it had chewed up a bottle of the popular glue.

Hattiesburg man pleads guilty to second-degree murder

A Hattiesburg man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2016 shooting death of 64-year-old Frank Jenkins.

  Jones Co. investigator shoots, kills “threatening” pitbull

An investigator with the Jones County Sheriff’s Department shot and killed a pitbull Monday after the dog reportedly acted aggressively and lunged at the investigator.
South Mississippi counts down to Cruisin’ the Coast
Voter registration drives to be held on MS college campuses
Deported Ohio mother of 4 reunited with family

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Tropical Storm Kirk reforms in Atlantic

Pet store puppies linked to drug-resistant infections in 18 states

A CDC investigation found that exposure to the animals caused at least 100 people to fall ill with Campylobacter.

Alaska governor declares emergency for native languages

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has declared an emergency for Alaska Native languages, aiming to promote and preserve all 20 recognized indigenous languages in the state

SPORTS

  Player of the Week - Richton senior Za’Darius Mitchell

  USM meets Auburn for 23rd time

Hattiesburg (5-0) visits Stone on Friday

Bama QB calls for new NCAA football video game

High school football recap: Week 6

Oak Grove, East Marion get off on the right foot in respective region play.