Waverly McCarthy is the Senior Digital Content Producer at WLBT and Fox 40 News in Jackson, Mississippi. As a Digital Content Producer, she has been able to embrace and grow digital news efforts while publishing daily content to WLBT’s website, mobile apps and multiple social media networks. She has covered many high-profile stories such as the murder of Kingston Frazier, the death of two Brookhaven police officers and the mass shooting that left eight people dead in Lincoln County. She has also been fortunate to cover sports stories that included Cam Akers’ incredible senior season at Clinton High School, Pearl High School’s undefeated championship run and head football coaching changes at both Ole Miss and Mississippi State. Working in this industry, she has seen the power of social media and the incredible way that it helps tell stories to hundreds of thousands of people in the blink of an eye (or click of a mouse). Social media connects millions of people to each other every second of every day. That is an awesome influence that everyone has directly at their fingertips. She believes that social media has become such an important part of how people communicate and tell stories. Waverly is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and a proud graduate of the University of Mississippi where she was a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, PRSA, PRAM and Kappa Delta Sorority. When she is not working, you can find her cheering on the New York Yankees or eating at her favorite sushi restaurant.
Exactly one year after being publicly introduced at The Pavilion as the new leader of the Ole Miss men's basketball program, head coach Kermit Davis has agreed in principle to a new four-year contract.
Ginn, who looks to contribute on the mound and at the plate, was one of just five underclassmen (freshman or sophomore) named to Baseball America’s preseason All-America list, garnering his selection as a utility player.
Totaling $250 million, the approved projects will repair or replace 200 bridges severely restricting mobility, including 99 that are currently closed and another 91 that have posted weight restrictions.
The number of fire deaths in 2018 reflects a 36 percent increase over fire deaths during the previous year. However, State Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Ricky Davis says this is not a record-breaking number.
“As in previous alerts, I want to remind everybody to not take any kind of drug that is not obtained from a pharmacy,” Director Dowdy said. “The consequences of using non-prescribed medication could result in death.”