USM student group calls for Hyde-Smith to resign

A University of Southern Mississippi student group is calling for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith to resign following recent controversial comments the senator made.
 GOOD NEWS: Petal student-athlete bound for Ivy League
 FDA calls for new e-cigarette regulations after teen use increases
 Organization hands out Thanksgiving meal boxes to those in need
 Laurel PD Welcomes two new officers
USM student group calls for Hyde-Smith to resign

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Organization hands out Thanksgiving meal boxes to those in need
‘Tis the season of giving and an organization in Petal is giving back to the community one box at a time through its annual food drive.
Authorities net multiple arrests in Richton commercial burglary
The commercial burglary happened on Oct. 22 involving various pieces of property, according to authorities.
Mississippi WWII veteran flown back for burial
Navy Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Durell Wade died on the USS Oklahoma during Pearl Harbor. The defense POW and MIA accounting agency announce they’ve successfully identified Wade and will be transporting his remains to the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetary on December 7.

  Car care tips for the cold temperatures

The cold weather has come into the Pine Belt quickly, and mechanics say to check three things before you get in your car to drive.

Gov. Bryant releases budget proposals for 2020

Gov. Phil Bryant has released his Executive Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2020.
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, Espy campaign respond to video of her joking about voter suppression
Hattiesburg Tourism Commission reaches settlement with State Auditor’s office
Biloxi man sentenced to 40 years for exploiting, abusing children

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Groups protest plans for possible lease sale in Beaufort

Environmental groups are protesting federal plans for a possible offshore petroleum lease sale in Alaska's Beaufort Sea

UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the country's internationally recognized government and Houthi Shiite rebels have agreed to attend talks in Sweden aimed at ending their three-year war, which has the Arab world's poorest country on the brink of famine

SPORTS

  William Carey soccer has created winning tradition

  Four PCS Bobcats sign college scholarships

Emma Desantis signs with Alabama Gymnastics

Billy Garrity, Dustin Dickerson sign with USM baseball

  Columbia Academy’s Morgan Jones signs with Lady Eagle basketball

Lady Eagle basketball got a big signee on Wednesday – literally.Six-foot-two center Morgan Jones signed with Southern Miss women’s basketball out of Columbia Academy."It's like a lifetime dream,” Jones said.