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  • Dentist makes generous donation to animal shelter

    Friday, August 18 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-08-18 14:05:00 GMT
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    During the month of July, Dr. Lake Garner matched all donations to Southern Pines Animal Shelter, up to $5,000.

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    During the month of July, Dr. Lake Garner matched all donations to Southern Pines Animal Shelter, up to $5,000.

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  • On your side investigation: School resource officer qualifications

    On your side investigation: School resource officer qualifications

  • LIVE BLOG: Ask our doctor your Solar Eclipse safety questions

    LIVE BLOG: Ask our doctor your Solar Eclipse safety questions

    Friday, August 18 2017 6:31 AM EDT2017-08-18 10:31:24 GMT
    Source: Wave News 3Source: Wave News 3

    We have doctors live on News 7 Sunrise NOW answering your questions about safety concerns during the solar eclipse. Ask your question here!

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    We have doctors live on News 7 Sunrise NOW answering your questions about safety concerns during the solar eclipse. Ask your question here!

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  • PCS runs past West Marion late, 38-18

    PCS runs past West Marion late, 38-18

  • PCS runs past West Marion late, 38-18

    PCS runs past West Marion late, 38-18

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-08-18 04:31:48 GMT
    PCS/Photo credit: WDAMPCS/Photo credit: WDAM

    For the second consecutive year, Presbyterian Christian School and West Marion High School opened a football season by going at one another tooth and nail for the better part of two-and-a-half quarters. And, for the second consecutive season, the Bobcats eventually wore down the Trojans over the last 18 minutes of the game, as PCS pulled away Thursday night for a 38-18 victory.

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    For the second consecutive year, Presbyterian Christian School and West Marion High School opened a football season by going at one another tooth and nail for the better part of two-and-a-half quarters. And, for the second consecutive season, the Bobcats eventually wore down the Trojans over the last 18 minutes of the game, as PCS pulled away Thursday night for a 38-18 victory.

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  • Lumberton, North Forrest meet in 1st week prep throwdown

    Lumberton, North Forrest meet in 1st week prep throwdown

  • Kittrell, Wayne Academy looking to gain more attention

    Kittrell, Wayne Academy looking to gain more attention

  • On your side investigation: School resource officer qualifications

    On your side investigation: School resource officer qualifications

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:42 PM EDT2017-08-18 02:42:04 GMT

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    Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights reserved. 

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  • UPDATE: Missing Lamar County woman found safe

    UPDATE: Missing Lamar County woman found safe

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-08-18 02:38:58 GMT
    Charlotte Arlene Cordova found safe.Charlotte Arlene Cordova found safe.
    A missing Lamar County woman has been found safe by authorities.  Charlotte Arlene Cordova, 29, was found safe in Hattiesburg, according to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel. She had been reported missing on Tuesday after not being seen since Aug. 13.  “She was reported missing be her husband, and is not known to be in a vehicle,” Rigel said. Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights reserved.  More >>
    A missing Lamar County woman has been found safe by authorities.  Charlotte Arlene Cordova, 29, was found safe in Hattiesburg, according to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel. She had been reported missing on Tuesday after not being seen since Aug. 13.  “She was reported missing be her husband, and is not known to be in a vehicle,” Rigel said. Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights reserved.  More >>
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    Four acres of marijuana growing fields discovered in MS

    Four acres of marijuana growing fields discovered in MS

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-08-18 01:59:22 GMT
    Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics are on scene. Source: WDAMMississippi Bureau of Narcotics are on scene. Source: WDAM

    Multiple large marijuana growing fields were discovered in Jeff Davis County Thursday, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. 

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    Multiple large marijuana growing fields were discovered in Jeff Davis County Thursday, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. 

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  • Southern Miss students make cross-country bike trek for charity

    Southern Miss students make cross-country bike trek for charity

    Thursday, August 17 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-08-17 23:56:52 GMT
    Will Ford (left) from Oak Grove and Cam Kenney from Mobile, Ala. took part in the 30th anniversary "Journey of Hope" ride.  Source: WDAM.Will Ford (left) from Oak Grove and Cam Kenney from Mobile, Ala. took part in the 30th anniversary "Journey of Hope" ride. Source: WDAM.

    Two University of Southern Mississippi Honors College students just completed a cross-country trip on bicycles to raise money for their fraternity's charity.  

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    Two University of Southern Mississippi Honors College students just completed a cross-country trip on bicycles to raise money for their fraternity's charity.  

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  • Dangers of taking pictures of the Solar Eclipse

    Dangers of taking pictures of the Solar Eclipse

    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-08-17 22:42:16 GMT

    The solar eclipse is coming up on Monday and while some of you may want to document it by taking pictures, you'll have to use precautions or else risk destroying your camera. Cameras are just like the human eyes, they are very sensitive to light. So what happens to your camera if you point it at the sun with out protection?  Dr. Steve Coleman at USM's School of Mass Communication and Journalism says "It's almost like the old days of when you have your magnifying glass and y...

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    The solar eclipse is coming up on Monday and while some of you may want to document it by taking pictures, you'll have to use precautions or else risk destroying your camera. Cameras are just like the human eyes, they are very sensitive to light. So what happens to your camera if you point it at the sun with out protection?  Dr. Steve Coleman at USM's School of Mass Communication and Journalism says "It's almost like the old days of when you have your magnifying glass and y...

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  • PHOTOS: Today is the 48th Anniversary of Hurricane Camille

    PHOTOS: Today is the 48th Anniversary of Hurricane Camille

    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-08-17 22:34:24 GMT

    Thursday marks the 48th anniversary of Hurricane Camille making landfall along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, devastating the coastline and the Pine Belt. Camille made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane just after 11 p.m. in Pass Christian with winds of 175 mph. Other estimates placed the winds near 190 mph with gusts of 230 mph. The exact speed will never be known since Camille destroyed all of the weather sensors along the coast at landfall. Storm surge reached 24 feet along th...

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    Thursday marks the 48th anniversary of Hurricane Camille making landfall along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, devastating the coastline and the Pine Belt. Camille made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane just after 11 p.m. in Pass Christian with winds of 175 mph. Other estimates placed the winds near 190 mph with gusts of 230 mph. The exact speed will never be known since Camille destroyed all of the weather sensors along the coast at landfall. Storm surge reached 24 feet along th...

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  • Carey men’s soccer ranked 7th in NAIA preseason poll

    Carey men’s soccer ranked 7th in NAIA preseason poll

    Thursday, August 17 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-08-17 21:33:24 GMT

    William Carey University posted a banner men’s soccer season in 2016, and apparently, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics soccer coaches are expecting more of the same from the Crusaders. WCU was ranked seventh in the 2017 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 poll, which was released Thursday. Last season, Coach Barry Farrell guided the Crusaders to their first ever Southern State Athletic Conference men’s soccer crown. WCU went 16-3-2 and wound up ranked ...

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    William Carey University posted a banner men’s soccer season in 2016, and apparently, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics soccer coaches are expecting more of the same from the Crusaders. WCU was ranked seventh in the 2017 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 poll, which was released Thursday. Last season, Coach Barry Farrell guided the Crusaders to their first ever Southern State Athletic Conference men’s soccer crown. WCU went 16-3-2 and wound up ranked ...

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  • Bank donates $16K to R3SM

    Bank donates $16K to R3SM

    Thursday, August 17 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-08-17 21:08:44 GMT
    R3SM. Source: WDAMR3SM. Source: WDAM

    A local bank partnered with a larger regional bank to donate $16,000 to the local non profit R3SM. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas is a lender bank to a Hattiesburg bank called "The First, A National Banking Association" and the funds from this check happened through a grant program for community development initiatives across a five-state region. The regional bank matched the local bank three-to-one, which made the $16,000 donation possible. The non p...

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    A local bank partnered with a larger regional bank to donate $16,000 to the local non profit R3SM. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas is a lender bank to a Hattiesburg bank called "The First, A National Banking Association" and the funds from this check happened through a grant program for community development initiatives across a five-state region. The regional bank matched the local bank three-to-one, which made the $16,000 donation possible. The non p...

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  • Lumberton, North Forrest meet in 1st week prep throwdown

    Lumberton, North Forrest meet in 1st week prep throwdown

    Thursday, August 17 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-08-17 21:06:16 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    It appears that both North Forrest High School coach Anthony Dillon and Lumberton High School coach Zach Jones have been telling their players pretty much the same about the teams’ season opener. “It’s a good thing we’re playing them on our home field,” Dillon said of his Eagles’ 7 p.m. showdown with the Panthers in Eatonville. “Hopefully, that can give us a little more motivation with the home crowd right here where you’re fighting to ...

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    It appears that both North Forrest High School coach Anthony Dillon and Lumberton High School coach Zach Jones have been telling their players pretty much the same about the teams’ season opener. “It’s a good thing we’re playing them on our home field,” Dillon said of his Eagles’ 7 p.m. showdown with the Panthers in Eatonville. “Hopefully, that can give us a little more motivation with the home crowd right here where you’re fighting to ...

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  • MDE releases statewide test results

    MDE releases statewide test results

    Thursday, August 17 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-08-17 20:31:11 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    The Mississippi Department of Education released statewide results from the 2016-17 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program.

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    The Mississippi Department of Education released statewide results from the 2016-17 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program.

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    Jones Co. Sheriff: Victims of fraudulent auto sales must provide documentation

    Jones Co. Sheriff: Victims of fraudulent auto sales must provide documentation

    Thursday, August 17 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-08-17 20:22:29 GMT
    Southeastern Auto Sales, LLCSoutheastern Auto Sales, LLC

    The Jones County Sheriff's Department discussed the ongoing investigation into fraudulent activity at Southeastern Auto Sales, LLC in Laurel through a Thursday morning Facebook Live session. 

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    The Jones County Sheriff's Department discussed the ongoing investigation into fraudulent activity at Southeastern Auto Sales, LLC in Laurel through a Thursday morning Facebook Live session. 

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  • Lighthouse Mission gets $20K grant from Federal Home Loan, local banks

    Lighthouse Mission gets $20K grant from Federal Home Loan, local banks

    Thursday, August 17 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-08-17 20:03:25 GMT
    The Lighthouse Rescue Mission has received a total of $20,000 in grants through the Partnership Grant Program. Source: WDAMThe Lighthouse Rescue Mission has received a total of $20,000 in grants through the Partnership Grant Program. Source: WDAM

    A Hattiesburg non-profit organization that helps homeless mothers and their children has gotten two new grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and their local member banks, 

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    A Hattiesburg non-profit organization that helps homeless mothers and their children has gotten two new grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and their local member banks, 

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  • Hattiesburg Judge Evans announces retirement

    Hattiesburg Judge Evans announces retirement

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-08-17 19:38:55 GMT

    The following is a press release from the City of Hattiesburg: This morning, Municipal Court Judge Jerry A. Evans announced his plans to retire from the City of Hattiesburg. “I have had the privilege of serving and representing the city under three administrations, and I’m thankful for the opportunity I had to implement policies and procedures that have restored trust in the municipal court system for the City of Hattiesburg,” said Evans.  Evans’ career...

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    The following is a press release from the City of Hattiesburg: This morning, Municipal Court Judge Jerry A. Evans announced his plans to retire from the City of Hattiesburg. “I have had the privilege of serving and representing the city under three administrations, and I’m thankful for the opportunity I had to implement policies and procedures that have restored trust in the municipal court system for the City of Hattiesburg,” said Evans.  Evans’ career...

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  • Consider This: Support our high school football players

    Consider This: Support our high school football players

    Thursday, August 17 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-08-17 18:58:55 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    This week kicks off high school football in the Pine Belt.  

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    This week kicks off high school football in the Pine Belt.  

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  • Man wanted on multiple felonies arrested in Columbia

    Man wanted on multiple felonies arrested in Columbia

    Thursday, August 17 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-08-17 18:44:04 GMT

    A man who was wanted on multiple felony charges in Lauderdale County was arrested in Columbia, according to police.

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    A man who was wanted on multiple felony charges in Lauderdale County was arrested in Columbia, according to police.

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  • Midday: Notes on Breastfeeding

  • High-risk warrant nets drive-by shooting suspect in Columbia

    High-risk warrant nets drive-by shooting suspect in Columbia

    Thursday, August 17 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-08-17 18:37:54 GMT
    Henry J. Peters. Source: Columbia PDHenry J. Peters. Source: Columbia PD

    A high-risk warrant executed in Columbia nabbed a drive-by shooting suspect. 

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    A high-risk warrant executed in Columbia nabbed a drive-by shooting suspect. 

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  • Four acres of marijuana growing fields discovered in Jefferson Davis County

    Four acres of marijuana growing fields discovered in Jefferson Davis County

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    IHL board approves USM academic reorganization plan

    IHL board approves USM academic reorganization plan

    Thursday, August 17 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-08-17 17:16:50 GMT

    The University of Southern Mississippi is one step closer to implementing a reorganization plan.  

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    The University of Southern Mississippi is one step closer to implementing a reorganization plan.  

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    Interstate traffic down to one lane near mile marker 65

    Interstate traffic down to one lane near mile marker 65

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-08-17 16:30:45 GMT
    Source: Dave Ferry, Purvis.Source: Dave Ferry, Purvis.

    Traffic on I-59 in Hattiesburg is down to one lane after an accident Thursday morning.  

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    Traffic on I-59 in Hattiesburg is down to one lane after an accident Thursday morning.  

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  • Four depart Southern Miss baseball team

    Four depart Southern Miss baseball team

    Thursday, August 17 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-08-17 15:42:01 GMT
    USM baseballUSM baseball

     Four players will not return to the University of Southern Mississippi baseball team for the 2018 season and a freshman signee is expected to miss his initial season after surgery this summer. 

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     Four players will not return to the University of Southern Mississippi baseball team for the 2018 season and a freshman signee is expected to miss his initial season after surgery this summer. 

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  • PCS, West Marion to square off in season-opening rematch

    PCS, West Marion to square off in season-opening rematch

  • USM Graduates Receive Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarships

    USM Graduates Receive Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarships

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:51 AM EDT2017-08-17 07:51:24 GMT
    Photo credit: USMPhoto credit: USM

    University of Southern Mississippi graduates Justin Dyer, Kelly Hill and Lorenzo Spencer have been awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at $30,000 per year for their medical training at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. 

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    University of Southern Mississippi graduates Justin Dyer, Kelly Hill and Lorenzo Spencer have been awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at $30,000 per year for their medical training at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. 

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  • Kittrell, Wayne Academy looking to gain more attention

    Kittrell, Wayne Academy looking to gain more attention

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-08-17 02:44:25 GMT
    Markus KittrellMarkus Kittrell
    Markus Kittrell is well aware when people speak of Wayne County football, the assumption is the conversation will be of the public school War Eagles. Kitrell and his teammates would like to change that a bit this fall. “When you say Wayne County, everybody knows Wayne County High School, but it’s time for us to put it out there about Wayne Academy, where everybody will know about us,” said Kittrell, a 6-foot-4, 300-pound, two-way lineman for the Jaguars. Wayne Aca...More >>
    Markus Kittrell is well aware when people speak of Wayne County football, the assumption is the conversation will be of the public school War Eagles. Kitrell and his teammates would like to change that a bit this fall. “When you say Wayne County, everybody knows Wayne County High School, but it’s time for us to put it out there about Wayne Academy, where everybody will know about us,” said Kittrell, a 6-foot-4, 300-pound, two-way lineman for the Jaguars. Wayne Aca...More >>
  • PCS, West Marion to square off in season-opening rematch

    PCS, West Marion to square off in season-opening rematch

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-08-17 02:01:27 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM
    For a second consecutive football season, West Marion High School and Presbyterian Christian School will square off in the season-opening game for each school. But neither team knows quite what to expect from not only the team across the field but the one arrayed along its own sideline. PCS welcomes West Marion at 7 p.m. Thursday, one of two area prep games set a day before a near full, inaugural slate of high school games. Stringer High School will visit Bay Springs High Schoo...More >>
    For a second consecutive football season, West Marion High School and Presbyterian Christian School will square off in the season-opening game for each school. But neither team knows quite what to expect from not only the team across the field but the one arrayed along its own sideline. PCS welcomes West Marion at 7 p.m. Thursday, one of two area prep games set a day before a near full, inaugural slate of high school games. Stringer High School will visit Bay Springs High Schoo...More >>
  • Free Eclipse Glasses at Wayne County Library

    Free Eclipse Glasses at Wayne County Library

  • Free Eclipse Glasses at Wayne County Library

    Free Eclipse Glasses at Wayne County Library

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-08-17 01:01:35 GMT

    If you're still trying to find some glasses to view the eclipse on Monday, you may not have to look any further than the Library. The Waynesboro-Wayne County Public Library received a grant funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the National Science Foundation, NASA, and Google to received 1,000 pairs of eclipse glasses. Patsy Brewer, Director of the Waynesboro-Wayne County Public Library said they applied for the solar eclipse glasses back in February. They found ...

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    If you're still trying to find some glasses to view the eclipse on Monday, you may not have to look any further than the Library. The Waynesboro-Wayne County Public Library received a grant funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the National Science Foundation, NASA, and Google to received 1,000 pairs of eclipse glasses. Patsy Brewer, Director of the Waynesboro-Wayne County Public Library said they applied for the solar eclipse glasses back in February. They found ...

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  • Stone Co. parents bond with newborn during 'Golden Hour'

    Stone Co. parents bond with newborn during 'Golden Hour'

  • WCU dedicates new anatomy lab

    WCU dedicates new anatomy lab

  • STAR Academy opens in Wayne County

    STAR Academy opens in Wayne County

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-08-16 23:13:39 GMT

    Wayne County School District held a ribbon cutting for the new STAR Academy.

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    Wayne County School District held a ribbon cutting for the new STAR Academy.

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  • WCU dedicates new anatomy lab

    WCU dedicates new anatomy lab

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-08-16 22:23:38 GMT

    Seven months after a tornado destroyed the Ross Anatomy Lab at William Carey University, that facility has reopened. A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony was held Wednesday for the new Ross Anatomy

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    Seven months after a tornado destroyed the Ross Anatomy Lab at William Carey University, that facility has reopened. A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony was held Wednesday for the new Ross Anatomy Lab. It is one-third larger than the old building and has major improvements to lighting, air ventilation and audio-video systems. It was renamed in honor of Randy and

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  • Stone Co. parents bond with newborn during 'Golden Hour'

    Stone Co. parents bond with newborn during 'Golden Hour'

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:50:24 GMT

    New parents, Joshua and Abbye Sparks can't believe the coincidences of their first child birthday. They said their little one, Tyler Sparks, was the seventh baby born on July 17 2017 at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg. "So we were all laughing about how seven is his lucky number," Abbye said. But, both Joshua and Abbye say they truly believe luck had nothing to do with finally holding their first born. "He is our little miracle," Abbye said. The Sparks said ...

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    New parents, Joshua and Abbye Sparks can't believe the coincidences of their first child birthday. They said their little one, Tyler Sparks, was the seventh baby born on July 17 2017 at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg. "So we were all laughing about how seven is his lucky number," Abbye said. But, both Joshua and Abbye say they truly believe luck had nothing to do with finally holding their first born. "He is our little miracle," Abbye said. The Sparks said ...

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  • 15K in crystal meth seized, three arrested in Crystal Springs

    15K in crystal meth seized, three arrested in Crystal Springs

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:30:38 GMT
    Joshua Tremaine RobinsonJoshua Tremaine Robinson

    A week-long investigation led to the arrest of three Crystal Springs men and the seizure of approximately $15,000 worth of crystal meth.  Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents and Copiah County investigators discovered the drugs while serving a warrant at 215 Phyllis Ann Drive in Crystal Springs, according to a MBN press release. Investigators found approximately a pound of crystal meth and marijuana , which led to the men's arrest.  "A pound of crystal methamph...

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    A week-long investigation led to the arrest of three Crystal Springs men and the seizure of approximately $15,000 worth of crystal meth.  Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents and Copiah County investigators discovered the drugs while serving a warrant at 215 Phyllis Ann Drive in Crystal Springs, according to a MBN press release. Investigators found approximately a pound of crystal meth and marijuana , which led to the men's arrest.  "A pound of crystal methamph...

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  • Laurel firefighters save man trapped 80 feet in the air

    Laurel firefighters save man trapped 80 feet in the air

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:09:46 GMT
    Dunn Roadbuilders. Source: WDAMDunn Roadbuilders. Source: WDAM

    The Laurel Fire Department with the assistance of South Central Regional Medical Center EMS crews helped rescue a trapped employee at Dunn Roadbuilders Friday. 

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    The Laurel Fire Department with the assistance of South Central Regional Medical Center EMS crews helped rescue a trapped employee at Dunn Roadbuilders Friday. 

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  • Chambers carries on legacy at Wayne County

    Chambers carries on legacy at Wayne County

  • Chambers carries on legacy at Wayne County

    Chambers carries on legacy at Wayne County

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-08-16 19:53:10 GMT
    Curtis Chambers Jr.Curtis Chambers Jr.
    For Curtis Chambers Jr., who grew up going to War Eagle Stadium on football Friday nights in the fall, Wayne County football is a family affair. His father, Curtis Chambers Sr., was a defensive lineman for the War Eagles. “We talk football, every day,” Chambers said. “Every day, I get home and that’s what we talk about.” So, when Chambers dons the white “WC” helmet and pulls the blue jersey trimmed in orange over his pads, he is well aware ...More >>
    For Curtis Chambers Jr., who grew up going to War Eagle Stadium on football Friday nights in the fall, Wayne County football is a family affair. His father, Curtis Chambers Sr., was a defensive lineman for the War Eagles. “We talk football, every day,” Chambers said. “Every day, I get home and that’s what we talk about.” So, when Chambers dons the white “WC” helmet and pulls the blue jersey trimmed in orange over his pads, he is well aware ...More >>
  • breaking

    Missing Perry County man found deceased

    Missing Perry County man found deceased

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-08-16 19:39:32 GMT
    Source: Perry County Sheriff's DepartmentSource: Perry County Sheriff's Department

    A Perry County man that was reported missing on August 12th has been found deceased in Forrest County. 

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    A Perry County man that was reported missing on August 12th has been found deceased in Forrest County. 

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  • HPD officer helps out stranded motorist in rain

    HPD officer helps out stranded motorist in rain

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-08-16 19:33:38 GMT
    Source: Misty K. Swartz FacebookSource: Misty K. Swartz Facebook

    A Hattiesburg police officer is receiving praise online after a Facebook post revealed the lengths he was willing to go to help out a stranded motorist. Misty K. Swartz posted the experience to her Facebook account on Tuesday. "Earlier today Ryan Swartz and I were in Hattiesburg running some quick errands when his Hummer stalled in the middle of downtown Hattiesburg," Misty wrote. "We eventually got out of the middle of Hardy street with the help of this...

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    A Hattiesburg police officer is receiving praise online after a Facebook post revealed the lengths he was willing to go to help out a stranded motorist. Misty K. Swartz posted the experience to her Facebook account on Tuesday. "Earlier today Ryan Swartz and I were in Hattiesburg running some quick errands when his Hummer stalled in the middle of downtown Hattiesburg," Misty wrote. "We eventually got out of the middle of Hardy street with the help of this...

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  • Midday: Jones Co. supervisors honoring Vietnam vets

  • Hattiesburg Clinic offering free memory screenings

    Hattiesburg Clinic offering free memory screenings

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:24:36 GMT
    Hattiesburg ClinicHattiesburg Clinic

    Hattiesburg Clinic Memory Center will offer free memory screenings Wednesday. 

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    Hattiesburg Clinic Memory Center will offer free memory screenings Wednesday. 

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  • National Community Health Center Week celebrated in Pine Belt

    National Community Health Center Week celebrated in Pine Belt

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:20:24 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    This week is National Community Health Center Week. 

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    This week is National Community Health Center Week. 

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  • AG Hood joins 49 attorneys to ask Congress to amend sex trafficking law

    AG Hood joins 49 attorneys to ask Congress to amend sex trafficking law

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:11 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:11:23 GMT
    Jim Hood Source: Attorney General website.Jim Hood Source: Attorney General website.

    The Mississippi Attorney General announced Wednesday that he will join 49 other state and territorial attorneys to urge Congress to fight sex trafficking. 

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    The Mississippi Attorney General announced Wednesday that he will join 49 other state and territorial attorneys to urge Congress to fight sex trafficking. 

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