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  • Jackson FBI recruiting special agents

    Jackson FBI recruiting special agents

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:49:15 GMT
    If you have ever been interested in joining the FBI now is your time. (Photo source: WDAM)If you have ever been interested in joining the FBI now is your time. (Photo source: WDAM)
    If you have ever been interested in joining the FBI now is your time. (Photo source: WDAM)If you have ever been interested in joining the FBI now is your time. (Photo source: WDAM)

    If you have ever been interested in joining the FBI now is your time. (Photo source: WDAM)

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    If you have ever been interested in joining the FBI now is your time. (Photo source: WDAM)

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  • Breakfast foods marketed to children contain cancer-causing weed killer, study says

    Breakfast foods marketed to children contain cancer-causing weed killer, study says

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:20:00 GMT
    EWG determined; Quaker Old-Fashioned Oats, Cheerios, Quaker Dinosaur Egg Instant Oats, Great Value Instant Oats, and Back to Nature Classic Granola Clusters all had excessive levels of Glyphosate, according to its study. (Source: Pixabay)EWG determined; Quaker Old-Fashioned Oats, Cheerios, Quaker Dinosaur Egg Instant Oats, Great Value Instant Oats, and Back to Nature Classic Granola Clusters all had excessive levels of Glyphosate, according to its study. (Source: Pixabay)

    EWG determined; Quaker Old-Fashioned Oats, Cheerios, Quaker Dinosaur Egg Instant Oats, Great Value Instant Oats, and Back to Nature Classic Granola Clusters all had excessive levels of Glyphosate, according to its study.

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    EWG determined; Quaker Old-Fashioned Oats, Cheerios, Quaker Dinosaur Egg Instant Oats, Great Value Instant Oats, and Back to Nature Classic Granola Clusters all had excessive levels of Glyphosate, according to its study.

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  • Hattiesburg pediatrician warns of rise in childhood disease

    Hattiesburg pediatrician warns of rise in childhood disease

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:14:18 GMT
    Hattiesburg Clinic's Children's Clinic Pediatrician Yakeyla Naylor said she has been seeing her smallest patients with a significant illness called hand, foot and mouth disease. (Photo source: WDAM)Hattiesburg Clinic's Children's Clinic Pediatrician Yakeyla Naylor said she has been seeing her smallest patients with a significant illness called hand, foot and mouth disease. (Photo source: WDAM)
    Hattiesburg Clinic's Children's Clinic Pediatrician Yakeyla Naylor said she has been seeing her smallest patients with a significant illness called hand, foot and mouth disease. (Photo source: WDAM)Hattiesburg Clinic's Children's Clinic Pediatrician Yakeyla Naylor said she has been seeing her smallest patients with a significant illness called hand, foot and mouth disease. (Photo source: WDAM)

    Hattiesburg Clinic's Children's Clinic Pediatrician Yakeyla Naylor said she has been seeing her smallest patients with a significant illness called hand, foot and mouth disease.

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    Hattiesburg Clinic's Children's Clinic Pediatrician Yakeyla Naylor said she has been seeing her smallest patients with a significant illness called hand, foot and mouth disease.

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  • Walk-On's hiring for new Hattiesburg location

    Walk-On's hiring for new Hattiesburg location

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:07:56 GMT
    Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is looking to hire 70 people in all positions as it nears completion of its first Mississippi restaurant in Hattiesburg. (Photo source: walk-ons.com)Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is looking to hire 70 people in all positions as it nears completion of its first Mississippi restaurant in Hattiesburg. (Photo source: walk-ons.com)
    Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is looking to hire 70 people in all positions as it nears completion of its first Mississippi restaurant in Hattiesburg. (Photo source: walk-ons.com)Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is looking to hire 70 people in all positions as it nears completion of its first Mississippi restaurant in Hattiesburg. (Photo source: walk-ons.com)

    Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is looking to hire 70 people in all positions as it nears completion of its first Mississippi restaurant in Hattiesburg. 

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    Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is looking to hire 70 people in all positions as it nears completion of its first Mississippi restaurant in Hattiesburg. 

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  • Accused child killer prepares for retrial after overturned conviction

    Accused child killer prepares for retrial after overturned conviction

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:50:40 GMT
    Justin Blakeney (Photo source: Mississippi Department of Corrections)Justin Blakeney (Photo source: Mississippi Department of Corrections)
    Justin Blakeney (Photo source: Mississippi Department of Corrections)Justin Blakeney (Photo source: Mississippi Department of Corrections)

    Justin Blakeney’s capital murder conviction and death sentence were reversed last year by the Mississippi Supreme Court.

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    Justin Blakeney’s capital murder conviction and death sentence were reversed last year by the Mississippi Supreme Court.

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  • Rewards offered for 5 unsolved Jefferson Davis County murders

    Rewards offered for 5 unsolved Jefferson Davis County murders

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:44:01 GMT
    Thousands of dollars are on the table right now for tips leading to solving any of five unsolved murders in Jefferson Davis County. (Source: WDAM Staff)Thousands of dollars are on the table right now for tips leading to solving any of five unsolved murders in Jefferson Davis County. (Source: WDAM Staff)

    Thousands of dollars are on the table right now for tips leading to solving any of five unsolved murders in Jefferson Davis County.

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    Thousands of dollars are on the table right now for tips leading to solving any of five unsolved murders in Jefferson Davis County.

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  • FBI arrests 5 men in south MS drug trafficking investigation

    FBI arrests 5 men in south MS drug trafficking investigation

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:34:49 GMT
    The FBI arrested five south Mississippi men on federal drug trafficking charges on Monday and Tuesday.  (Photo source: WDAM)The FBI arrested five south Mississippi men on federal drug trafficking charges on Monday and Tuesday.  (Photo source: WDAM)
    The FBI arrested five south Mississippi men on federal drug trafficking charges on Monday and Tuesday.  (Photo source: WDAM)The FBI arrested five south Mississippi men on federal drug trafficking charges on Monday and Tuesday.  (Photo source: WDAM)

    The FBI arrested five south Mississippi men on federal drug trafficking charges on Monday and Tuesday. 

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    The FBI arrested five south Mississippi men on federal drug trafficking charges on Monday and Tuesday. 

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  • Ellisville woman charged with sex crimes in 2 counties

    Ellisville woman charged with sex crimes in 2 counties

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:15:44 GMT
    Adrianne Kitchens (Source: Jones County Jail)Adrianne Kitchens (Source: Jones County Jail)

    An Ellisville woman went from one jail to the next after being charged with sex crimes in two different counties. 

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    An Ellisville woman went from one jail to the next after being charged with sex crimes in two different counties. 

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  • Collins couple accused of stealing large amount of merchandise

    Collins couple accused of stealing large amount of merchandise

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:14:41 GMT
    Bryan Miller (Source: Jones County Jail)Bryan Miller (Source: Jones County Jail)

    A Collins couple is in the Jones County Jail after authorities said they walked out of Walmart with almost $2,000 worth of merchandise.

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    A Collins couple is in the Jones County Jail after authorities said they walked out of Walmart with almost $2,000 worth of merchandise.

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  • Bond set for suspect in Laurel shooting

    Bond set for suspect in Laurel shooting

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:45:00 GMT
    Rashad Hardy (Photo source: Laurel Police Department)Rashad Hardy (Photo source: Laurel Police Department)
    Rashad Hardy (Photo source: Laurel Police Department)Rashad Hardy (Photo source: Laurel Police Department)

    Bond has been set for the man charged in a Monday night shooting in Laurel.

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    Bond has been set for the man charged in a Monday night shooting in Laurel.

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  • Pine Belt health clinics offer free check-ups this week

    Pine Belt health clinics offer free check-ups this week

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:48:42 GMT
    Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. is celebrating National Health Center Week by offering a series of free check-up days at health centers throughout the Pine Belt. (Image source: Raycom Media)Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. is celebrating National Health Center Week by offering a series of free check-up days at health centers throughout the Pine Belt. (Image source: Raycom Media)
    Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. is celebrating National Health Center Week by offering a series of free check-up days at health centers throughout the Pine Belt. (Image source: Raycom Media)Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. is celebrating National Health Center Week by offering a series of free check-up days at health centers throughout the Pine Belt. (Image source: Raycom Media)

    Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. is celebrating National Health Center Week by offering a series of free check-up days at health centers throughout the Pine Belt.

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    Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative, Inc. is celebrating National Health Center Week by offering a series of free check-up days at health centers throughout the Pine Belt.

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  • First Alert Forecast: Hot and hazy today, rainy this weekend

    First Alert Forecast: Hot and hazy today, rainy this weekend

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:53:45 GMT
    Thursday will be a little cooler as highs only top out in the low 90s. Skies will be partly cloudy with a few isolated thunderstorms possible. (Image source: WDAM)Thursday will be a little cooler as highs only top out in the low 90s. Skies will be partly cloudy with a few isolated thunderstorms possible. (Image source: WDAM)
    Thursday will be a little cooler as highs only top out in the low 90s. Skies will be partly cloudy with a few isolated thunderstorms possible. (Image source: WDAM)Thursday will be a little cooler as highs only top out in the low 90s. Skies will be partly cloudy with a few isolated thunderstorms possible. (Image source: WDAM)

    Get ready for a hot day across the Pine Belt. Highs will soar into the mid-90s this afternoon with heat indices making to feel more like 100 degrees.

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    Get ready for a hot day across the Pine Belt. Highs will soar into the mid-90s this afternoon with heat indices making to feel more like 100 degrees.

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  • Military Matters: Pay raise coming for members of the military

    Military Matters: Pay raise coming for members of the military

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:33:39 GMT
    Members of the military are getting their largest pay raise in nearly a decade. (Source: WTVM)Members of the military are getting their largest pay raise in nearly a decade. (Source: WTVM)
    Members of the military are getting their largest pay raise in nearly a decade. (Source: WTVM)Members of the military are getting their largest pay raise in nearly a decade. (Source: WTVM)

    Men and women in uniform are a month and a half away from their largest pay increase in almost a decade.

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    Men and women in uniform are a month and a half away from their largest pay increase in almost a decade.

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  • UMMC, BCBS announce contract agreement

    UMMC, BCBS announce contract agreement

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:57:46 GMT
    Source: BCBSSource: BCBS

    Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have reached an agreement, and all University of Mississippi Medical Center facilities are fully participating in-network providers.

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    Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have reached an agreement, and all University of Mississippi Medical Center facilities are fully participating in-network providers.

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  • Father charged in fatal beating of man who followed daughter into restroom

    Father charged in fatal beating of man who followed daughter into restroom

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:53 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:53:44 GMT
    Melvin Harris, 40, is charged with second-degree murder after allegedly beating a man to death. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office/KPHO/KTVK/CNN)Melvin Harris, 40, is charged with second-degree murder after allegedly beating a man to death. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office/KPHO/KTVK/CNN)

    The father’s 16-year-old daughter says she was using the restroom when the man barged in and shook her stall door, trying to get inside.

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    The father’s 16-year-old daughter says she was using the restroom when the man barged in and shook her stall door, trying to get inside.

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  • 5 Pine Belt players make up Clarion-Ledger's "Dandy Dozen"

    5 Pine Belt players make up Clarion-Ledger's "Dandy Dozen"

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:43:50 GMT
    Sumrall wide receiver Dannis Jackson. Courtesy: WDAMSumrall wide receiver Dannis Jackson. Courtesy: WDAM
    Sumrall wide receiver Dannis Jackson. Courtesy: WDAMSumrall wide receiver Dannis Jackson. Courtesy: WDAM

    The Clarion-Ledger recently released its annual “Dandy Dozen,” a list of the top 12 high school football players in the state of Mississippi. In the 2018 class, five of the 12 athletes hail from the Pine Belt area: Jarod Conner - Hattiesburg quarterback John Rhys Plumlee - Oak Grove quarterback Nathan Pickering - Seminary defensive end Dannis Jackson - Sumrall wide receiver Byron Young - West Jones defensive end.

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    The Clarion-Ledger recently released its annual “Dandy Dozen,” a list of the top 12 high school football players in the state of Mississippi. In the 2018 class, five of the 12 athletes hail from the Pine Belt area: Jarod Conner - Hattiesburg quarterback John Rhys Plumlee - Oak Grove quarterback Nathan Pickering - Seminary defensive end Dannis Jackson - Sumrall wide receiver Byron Young - West Jones defensive end.

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  • Scottie Phillips one of many JCJC products in the SEC

    Scottie Phillips one of many JCJC products in the SEC

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:30:47 GMT
    South Jones/JCJC grad Scottie Phillips enters junior season at Ole Miss. Courtesy: WDAMSouth Jones/JCJC grad Scottie Phillips enters junior season at Ole Miss. Courtesy: WDAM
    South Jones/JCJC grad Scottie Phillips enters junior season at Ole Miss. Courtesy: WDAMSouth Jones/JCJC grad Scottie Phillips enters junior season at Ole Miss. Courtesy: WDAM

    As fall nears, the Ole Miss battle at running back heats up. South Jones grad Scottie Phillips is turning heads at Rebel camp. Phillips rushed for over 1,600 yards in his senior season at South Jones. He followed that up with over 2,000 yards in two years at Jones County Junior College. Phillips is ready or SEC football. “Just doing what I do,” Phillips said.

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    As fall nears, the Ole Miss battle at running back heats up. South Jones grad Scottie Phillips is turning heads at Rebel camp. Phillips rushed for over 1,600 yards in his senior season at South Jones. He followed that up with over 2,000 yards in two years at Jones County Junior College. Phillips is ready or SEC football. “Just doing what I do,” Phillips said.

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  • USM’s Picasso Nelson ready for return to football

    USM’s Picasso Nelson ready for return to football

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:53:57 GMT
    Picasso Nelson enters his senior season with Southern Miss. Courtesy: WDAMPicasso Nelson enters his senior season with Southern Miss. Courtesy: WDAM
    Picasso Nelson enters his senior season with Southern Miss. Courtesy: WDAMPicasso Nelson enters his senior season with Southern Miss. Courtesy: WDAM

    Over the tenure of his athletic career, Picasso Nelson Jr. had been many things, including a member of a state championship football team at Oak Grove High School; starting fixture in the University of Southern Mississippi defensive backfield; multi-selection to Conference USA All-Academic team. What he never had been was a long-term spectator, forced to watch from the sidelines because of injury.

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    Over the tenure of his athletic career, Picasso Nelson Jr. had been many things, including a member of a state championship football team at Oak Grove High School; starting fixture in the University of Southern Mississippi defensive backfield; multi-selection to Conference USA All-Academic team. What he never had been was a long-term spectator, forced to watch from the sidelines because of injury.

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  • Miscommunication allowed rape suspect to be released from jail

    Miscommunication allowed rape suspect to be released from jail

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:23:03 GMT
    Journey Fraser (Photo source: Perry County Sheriff's Department)Journey Fraser (Photo source: Perry County Sheriff's Department)

    “It upsets me in the worst kind of way, to know that if just a few people had done their job, this wouldn’t have ever happened to me,” said Britni Cole.

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    “It upsets me in the worst kind of way, to know that if just a few people had done their job, this wouldn’t have ever happened to me,” said Britni Cole.

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  • Forrest County Board of Supervisors fund Petal paving project

    Forrest County Board of Supervisors fund Petal paving project

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:09:26 GMT
    A paving project is underway in the City of Petal thanks to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. (Photo source: WDAM)A paving project is underway in the City of Petal thanks to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. (Photo source: WDAM)
    A paving project is underway in the City of Petal thanks to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. (Photo source: WDAM)A paving project is underway in the City of Petal thanks to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. (Photo source: WDAM)

    A paving project is underway in the City of Petal thanks to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. The board voted to spend more than $100,000 to repave a heavily traveled road, inside the city limits.

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    A paving project is underway in the City of Petal thanks to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. The board voted to spend more than $100,000 to repave a heavily traveled road, inside the city limits.

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  • Gulfport police officer injured overseas while on deployment

    Gulfport police officer injured overseas while on deployment

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:23:14 GMT
    Manuel Santos suffered injuries while on duty oversees in the Air National Guard. (Photo Source: WLOX)Manuel Santos suffered injuries while on duty oversees in the Air National Guard. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    Manuel Santos suffered injuries while on duty oversees in the Air National Guard. (Photo Source: WLOX)Manuel Santos suffered injuries while on duty oversees in the Air National Guard. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    A Gulfport police officer, who also serves his country in the Air National Guard, is recovering from severe injuries suffered while on duty oversees. 

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    A Gulfport police officer, who also serves his country in the Air National Guard, is recovering from severe injuries suffered while on duty oversees. 

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  • Jones County Sheriff presents $8.3 million budget

    Jones County Sheriff presents $8.3 million budget

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:18:19 GMT
    Hodge says his department is completely understaffed, and to properly run the department, he needs more money. However, the Jones County Board of Supervisors says there’s more to it.(Photo source: WDAM)Hodge says his department is completely understaffed, and to properly run the department, he needs more money. However, the Jones County Board of Supervisors says there’s more to it.(Photo source: WDAM)

    The Jones County Board of Supervisors is hosting their budget hearings today. Today’s focus in the Sheriff’s Department. 

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    The Jones County Board of Supervisors is hosting their budget hearings today. Today’s focus in the Sheriff’s Department. 

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  • Sam Britton speaks to Hattiesburg Rotary about internet access

    Sam Britton speaks to Hattiesburg Rotary about internet access

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:13:58 GMT
    Southern District Public Service Commissioner Sam Britton speaks to the Hattiesburg Rotary Club Tuesday. Photo credit WDAM.Southern District Public Service Commissioner Sam Britton speaks to the Hattiesburg Rotary Club Tuesday. Photo credit WDAM.

    Southern District Public Service Commissioner Sam Britton was in Hattiesburg Tuesday, speaking to the Hattiesburg Rotary Club about high-speed internet.  

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    Southern District Public Service Commissioner Sam Britton was in Hattiesburg Tuesday, speaking to the Hattiesburg Rotary Club about high-speed internet.  

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  • Columbia Animal Shelter in need of volunteers, donations

    Columbia Animal Shelter in need of volunteers, donations

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:53:31 GMT
    The Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter wants to thank the groups of volunteers who come to the shelter but say they could always use the help of more volunteers. (Photo source: WDAM)The Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter wants to thank the groups of volunteers who come to the shelter but say they could always use the help of more volunteers. (Photo source: WDAM)
    The Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter wants to thank the groups of volunteers who come to the shelter but say they could always use the help of more volunteers. (Photo source: WDAM)The Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter wants to thank the groups of volunteers who come to the shelter but say they could always use the help of more volunteers. (Photo source: WDAM)

    The Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter wants to thank the groups of volunteers who come to the shelter but say they could always use the help of more volunteers.

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    The Columbia-Marion County Animal Shelter wants to thank the groups of volunteers who come to the shelter but say they could always use the help of more volunteers.

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  • Shooting suspect in custody after standoff in Bay Springs

    Shooting suspect in custody after standoff in Bay Springs

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:34:49 GMT
    Xavier Harris (Photo source: Jasper County Sheriff's Dept.)Xavier Harris (Photo source: Jasper County Sheriff's Dept.)

    The man wanted in connection to a shooting in Jasper County surrendered to authorities Tuesday after a brief standoff, according to Sheriff Randy Johnson.

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    The man wanted in connection to a shooting in Jasper County surrendered to authorities Tuesday after a brief standoff, according to Sheriff Randy Johnson.

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  • Perry County authorities searching for burglary suspects

    Perry County authorities searching for burglary suspects

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:41:17 GMT
    If you have any information please contact us at 601-964-8461 or to remain anonymous contact the Perry County Crimestoppers at 601-964-7867. (Photo source: Perry County Sheriff's Office)If you have any information please contact us at 601-964-8461 or to remain anonymous contact the Perry County Crimestoppers at 601-964-7867. (Photo source: Perry County Sheriff's Office)

    The Perry County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identify burglary suspects. 

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    The Perry County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help identify burglary suspects. 

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  • MS Education Dept. now requires 7th graders to make 5 year career plan

    MS Education Dept. now requires 7th graders to make 5 year career plan

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:33:47 GMT
    (Photo source: WLOX News)(Photo source: WLOX News)

    This year, students statewide will start seeing some new changes all aimed at helping them succeed in grade school and college. 

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    This year, students statewide will start seeing some new changes all aimed at helping them succeed in grade school and college. 

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  • Bond set for Hattiesburg murder suspect

    Bond set for Hattiesburg murder suspect

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:08:43 GMT
    Shane Ware, 23, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Photo source: Forrest County Jail)Shane Ware, 23, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Photo source: Forrest County Jail)
    Shane Ware, 23, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Photo source: Forrest County Jail)Shane Ware, 23, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (Photo source: Forrest County Jail)

    Bond has been set for a Hattiesburg man charged with murder in a Saturday shooting that killed one person and injured two others. 

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    Bond has been set for a Hattiesburg man charged with murder in a Saturday shooting that killed one person and injured two others. 

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  • Covington Co. supervisors partner with JCJC for scholarships

    Covington Co. supervisors partner with JCJC for scholarships

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:54:01 GMT
    Jones County Junior College and the Covington County Board of Supervisors have partnered together to allow juniors and seniors in the county to be eligible to receive scholarships to Jones County Junior College. (Photo source: JCJC)Jones County Junior College and the Covington County Board of Supervisors have partnered together to allow juniors and seniors in the county to be eligible to receive scholarships to Jones County Junior College. (Photo source: JCJC)
    Jones County Junior College and the Covington County Board of Supervisors have partnered together to allow juniors and seniors in the county to be eligible to receive scholarships to Jones County Junior College. (Photo source: JCJC)Jones County Junior College and the Covington County Board of Supervisors have partnered together to allow juniors and seniors in the county to be eligible to receive scholarships to Jones County Junior College. (Photo source: JCJC)

    Jones County Junior College and the Covington County Board of Supervisors have partnered together to allow juniors and seniors in the county to be eligible to receive scholarships to Jones County Junior College.

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    Jones County Junior College and the Covington County Board of Supervisors have partnered together to allow juniors and seniors in the county to be eligible to receive scholarships to Jones County Junior College.

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  • VIRAL VIDEO: Hospital employee fired after yelling racial slurs to woman at donut shop

    VIRAL VIDEO: Hospital employee fired after yelling racial slurs to woman at donut shop

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:52:26 GMT
    Baptist employee fired after yelling racial slurs at Flowood donut shop; Source: Keaundrea WardlawBaptist employee fired after yelling racial slurs at Flowood donut shop; Source: Keaundrea Wardlaw

    A Baptist employee was fired after a video was posted to social media shows the man yelling racial slurs at a woman at a local donut shop. 

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    A Baptist employee was fired after a video was posted to social media shows the man yelling racial slurs at a woman at a local donut shop. 

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  • 8 new West Nile Virus cases reported in Mississippi

    8 new West Nile Virus cases reported in Mississippi

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:48:52 GMT
    West Nile virus cases reported in MS; Source: WLBT archivesWest Nile virus cases reported in MS; Source: WLBT archives
    West Nile virus cases reported in MS; Source: WLBT archivesWest Nile virus cases reported in MS; Source: WLBT archives

    8 new West Nile Virus cases were reported by the MS Department of Health. 

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    8 new West Nile Virus cases were reported by the MS Department of Health. 

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  • Fire destroys home of Jones Co. couple

    Fire destroys home of Jones Co. couple

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:24:06 GMT
    (Photo source: Lance Chancellor)(Photo source: Lance Chancellor)
    (Photo source: Lance Chancellor)(Photo source: Lance Chancellor)

    A Jones County couple is without a home after a fire tore through their mobile home Monday night.

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    A Jones County couple is without a home after a fire tore through their mobile home Monday night.

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  • AP Source: Soul icon Aretha Franklin is seriously ill

    AP Source: Soul icon Aretha Franklin is seriously ill

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:45:25 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:50:23 GMT
    Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

    Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close with the singer.

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    Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close with the singer.

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  • McDonald's to invest $57 million in Mississippi restaurants

    McDonald's to invest $57 million in Mississippi restaurants

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:47 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:47:56 GMT
    Tuesday, McDonald’s announced the company and its franchisees are investing about $57 million in Mississippi throughout 2018 and 2019. (Photo source: McDonald's)Tuesday, McDonald’s announced the company and its franchisees are investing about $57 million in Mississippi throughout 2018 and 2019. (Photo source: McDonald's)
    Tuesday, McDonald’s announced the company and its franchisees are investing about $57 million in Mississippi throughout 2018 and 2019. (Photo source: McDonald's)Tuesday, McDonald’s announced the company and its franchisees are investing about $57 million in Mississippi throughout 2018 and 2019. (Photo source: McDonald's)

    McDonald’s announced the company and its franchisees are investing about $57 million in Mississippi throughout 2018 and 2019 Monday.

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    McDonald’s announced the company and its franchisees are investing about $57 million in Mississippi throughout 2018 and 2019 Monday.

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  • HPD using USM's old Pine Haven Apartments for training

    HPD using USM's old Pine Haven Apartments for training

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:32:36 GMT
    Hattiesburg Police officers undergo active shooter training at USM's old Pine Haven Apartments Tuesday. Photo credit WDAM.Hattiesburg Police officers undergo active shooter training at USM's old Pine Haven Apartments Tuesday. Photo credit WDAM.

    Hattiesburg Police are training at some old apartments at the University of Southern Mississippi. 

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    Hattiesburg Police are training at some old apartments at the University of Southern Mississippi. 

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  • Road near Hawkins Elementary to close for cave-in repair

    Road near Hawkins Elementary to close for cave-in repair

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:40:23 GMT
    Contractors will close Forrest Street between San Antonio Street/Green Street and McLeod Street at 8 a.m. (Photo source: City of Hattiesburg)Contractors will close Forrest Street between San Antonio Street/Green Street and McLeod Street at 8 a.m. (Photo source: City of Hattiesburg)

    A road near Hawkins Elementary School in Hattiesburg will be closed for cave-in repairs on Tuesday. 

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    A road near Hawkins Elementary School in Hattiesburg will be closed for cave-in repairs on Tuesday. 

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  • United Blood Services, Forrest General hosting blood drives this week

    United Blood Services, Forrest General hosting blood drives this week

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:35:04 GMT
    United Blood Services & Forrest General Hospital partnering up to save lives; (Photo source: unitedbloodservices.org)United Blood Services & Forrest General Hospital partnering up to save lives; (Photo source: unitedbloodservices.org)
    United Blood Services & Forrest General Hospital partnering up to save lives; (Photo source: unitedbloodservices.org)United Blood Services & Forrest General Hospital partnering up to save lives; (Photo source: unitedbloodservices.org)

    United Blood Services and Forrest General Hospital have partnered up this summer to saves lives.

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    United Blood Services and Forrest General Hospital have partnered up this summer to saves lives.

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  • Google can track your location in ways you may not expect. But you can turn it off.

    Google can track your location in ways you may not expect. But you can turn it off.

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:43:55 GMT
    Google allows users to stop and delete the tracking data through a user portal. (Source: Pixabay)Google allows users to stop and delete the tracking data through a user portal. (Source: Pixabay)

    Google allows users to stop and delete the tracking data through a user portal. 

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    Google allows users to stop and delete the tracking data through a user portal. 

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  • Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club reopens in Hattiesburg

    Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club reopens in Hattiesburg

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:37:25 GMT
    On Monday afternoon the doors reopened for kids that are signed up for the after-school program. (Photo source: WDAM)On Monday afternoon the doors reopened for kids that are signed up for the after-school program. (Photo source: WDAM)

    On Monday afternoon the doors reopened for kids that are signed up for the after-school program.

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    On Monday afternoon the doors reopened for kids that are signed up for the after-school program.

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  • MDOC searching for probationer in stolen truck

    MDOC searching for probationer in stolen truck

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:12:49 GMT
    Steve Nichols, 47, left work without approval and is traveling in a stolen white 2007 Ford truck with license plate LR3268, according to MDOC. (Photo source: MDOC)Steve Nichols, 47, left work without approval and is traveling in a stolen white 2007 Ford truck with license plate LR3268, according to MDOC. (Photo source: MDOC)

    The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for a probationer that left work today in a stolen vehicle.?

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    The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for a probationer that left work today in a stolen vehicle.?

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  • Mississippi Highway Patrol rolls out Operation Stop

    Mississippi Highway Patrol rolls out Operation Stop

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:29:22 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    School is back in session. With that, more buses loading and unloading. But the Mississippi Highway Patrol is rolling out Operation STOP (Safe transport of passengers) as a reminder to slow it down and stay alert through school and school bus zones.

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    School is back in session. With that, more buses loading and unloading. But the Mississippi Highway Patrol is rolling out Operation STOP (Safe transport of passengers) as a reminder to slow it down and stay alert through school and school bus zones.

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  • United Way Southeast MS adds new staff members

    United Way Southeast MS adds new staff members

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:21:44 GMT
    Kari Lynn Besing (left) and Stacy Ahua (right) joined United Way Southeast Mississippi. (Photo source: United Way)Kari Lynn Besing (left) and Stacy Ahua (right) joined United Way Southeast Mississippi. (Photo source: United Way)
    Kari Lynn Besing (left) and Stacy Ahua (right) joined United Way Southeast Mississippi. (Photo source: United Way)Kari Lynn Besing (left) and Stacy Ahua (right) joined United Way Southeast Mississippi. (Photo source: United Way)

    United Way of Southeast Mississippi has added two new staff members to their team. 

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    United Way of Southeast Mississippi has added two new staff members to their team. 

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  • Mississippi ranked worst state to have a baby

    Mississippi ranked worst state to have a baby

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:22:38 GMT
    WalletHub ranked Mississippi as the worst state to have a baby on Monday. (Photo source: Pixabay)WalletHub ranked Mississippi as the worst state to have a baby on Monday. (Photo source: Pixabay)

    WalletHub ranked Mississippi as the worst state to have a baby.

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    WalletHub ranked Mississippi as the worst state to have a baby.

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  • Alex Deaton pleads guilty to murder, sentenced to life in prison

    Alex Deaton pleads guilty to murder, sentenced to life in prison

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:21:13 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    Alex Deaton is scheduled to appear in court Monday. 

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    Alex Deaton is scheduled to appear in court Monday. 

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  • Saharan dust causing concerns for people with allergies

    Saharan dust causing concerns for people with allergies

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:56:19 GMT
    Brighter colors indicating Saharan dust.Brighter colors indicating Saharan dust.

    Saharan dust has been floating around in the gulf of Mexico on and off throughout this summer season.  While it helps to prevent tropical storms due to the dryer air conditions, Keith DeSonier, Md. says it has been tough on people with allergies.  "We see an uptick in the cases here because it coincides with regular pollen. So with all the rain we've had, you may notice you are mowing your lawn more often because things are pollinating a little bit more."...

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    Saharan dust has been floating around in the gulf of Mexico on and off throughout this summer season.  While it helps to prevent tropical storms due to the dryer air conditions, Keith DeSonier, Md. says it has been tough on people with allergies.  "We see an uptick in the cases here because it coincides with regular pollen. So with all the rain we've had, you may notice you are mowing your lawn more often because things are pollinating a little bit more."...

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  • Shakeup at Leakesville prison, warden replaced

    Shakeup at Leakesville prison, warden replaced

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:52:48 GMT
    Joe Errington has been appointed acting superintendent of South Mississippi Correctional Institution. (Photo Source: MDOC)Joe Errington has been appointed acting superintendent of South Mississippi Correctional Institution. (Photo Source: MDOC)
    Joe Errington has been appointed acting superintendent of South Mississippi Correctional Institution. (Photo Source: MDOC)Joe Errington has been appointed acting superintendent of South Mississippi Correctional Institution. (Photo Source: MDOC)

    A new person has been chosen to lead the South Mississippi Correctional Institution (SCMI) in Leakesville, MS.

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    A new person has been chosen to lead the South Mississippi Correctional Institution (SCMI) in Leakesville, MS.

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  • Laurel receives Tony Hawk Foundation skatepark grant

    Laurel receives Tony Hawk Foundation skatepark grant

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:27:44 GMT
    Rendering of The Free State of Jones Skatepark (Photo source: City of Laurel)Rendering of The Free State of Jones Skatepark (Photo source: City of Laurel)

    The plans to build The Free State of Jones Skatepark in Laurel received a shot in the arm in the form of a $5,000 grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation.

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    The plans to build The Free State of Jones Skatepark in Laurel received a shot in the arm in the form of a $5,000 grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation.

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  • Columbia Police Dept. adds 4 new officers

    Columbia Police Dept. adds 4 new officers

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:55:10 GMT
    The Columbia Police Department added four new officers to its ranks Monday morning in a ceremony at the police complex. (Photo source: WDAM)The Columbia Police Department added four new officers to its ranks Monday morning in a ceremony at the police complex. (Photo source: WDAM)

    The Columbia Police Department added four new officers to its ranks Monday morning in a ceremony at the police complex. 

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    The Columbia Police Department added four new officers to its ranks Monday morning in a ceremony at the police complex. 

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  • Vitamix recalls more than 100,000 blending containers

    Vitamix recalls more than 100,000 blending containers

    Vitamix has issued a recall of over 100,000 blenders due to a risk of laceration.Source: CPSCVitamix has issued a recall of over 100,000 blenders due to a risk of laceration.Source: CPSC

    Vitamix has issued a recall of over 100,000 blenders due to a risk of laceration. 

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    Vitamix has issued a recall of over 100,000 blenders due to a risk of laceration. 

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  • Bond set for man charged in Bay Springs armed robbery

    Bond set for man charged in Bay Springs armed robbery

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:43:32 GMT
    Jerome Webb, 55, is accused of robbing the Short Stop number three convenient store on Highway 15 in Bay Springs.(Photo source: Jasper County Sheriff's Dept.)Jerome Webb, 55, is accused of robbing the Short Stop number three convenient store on Highway 15 in Bay Springs.(Photo source: Jasper County Sheriff's Dept.)

    Authorities arrested a man after he allegedly robbed a convenience store in Jasper County Friday night.

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    Authorities arrested a man after he allegedly robbed a convenience store in Jasper County Friday night.

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  • Criminal charges against man at center of police brutality suit dropped

    Criminal charges against man at center of police brutality suit dropped

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:40:15 GMT
    A judge has dismissed all criminal charges against James Barnett, the man who claims he was brutally beaten by two Laurel police officers in May. (Photo source: WDAM)A judge has dismissed all criminal charges against James Barnett, the man who claims he was brutally beaten by two Laurel police officers in May. (Photo source: WDAM)
    Barnett is still recovering from his injuries. He claims he was beaten so badly, he is currently unable to work and has to have surgery on his eye. (Photo source: WDAM)Barnett is still recovering from his injuries. He claims he was beaten so badly, he is currently unable to work and has to have surgery on his eye. (Photo source: WDAM)

    A judge has dismissed all criminal charges against James Barnett, the man who claims he was brutally beaten by two Laurel police officers in May.

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    A judge has dismissed all criminal charges against James Barnett, the man who claims he was brutally beaten by two Laurel police officers in May.

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  • WWE legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies

    WWE legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:52:11 GMT
    Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart was 63. (Source: WWE)Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart was 63. (Source: WWE)

    Former wrestling star Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart died at age 63, WWE confirmed.

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    Former wrestling star Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart died at age 63, WWE confirmed.

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  • Ole Miss unveils new 'Landshark' mascot

    Ole Miss unveils new 'Landshark' mascot

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:25:47 GMT
    Tony the Landshark will begin appearing at Ole Miss sporting events this year. (Source: Ole Miss Athletics)Tony the Landshark will begin appearing at Ole Miss sporting events this year. (Source: Ole Miss Athletics)

    University of Mississippi unveiled their newest mascot, Tony the Landshark, this weekend. 

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    University of Mississippi unveiled their newest mascot, Tony the Landshark, this weekend. 

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  • Bond set for Laurel man charged molestation

    Laurel man charged with 5 counts of molestation

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:10:52 GMT
    Floyd Ishee, 73, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with five counts of molestation. (Photo source: Jones County Sheriff's Dept.)Floyd Ishee, 73, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with five counts of molestation. (Photo source: Jones County Sheriff's Dept.)

    Bond has been set for a Laurel man accused of molesting three family members. 

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    Bond has been set for a Laurel man accused of molesting three family members. 

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  • Jones Co. man charged with Choctaw woman's murder to stand trial

    Jones Co. man charged with Choctaw woman's murder to stand trial

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:11:05 GMT
    Stuart Brian Nickey. Source: Harrison County Sheriff's DepartmentStuart Brian Nickey. Source: Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    A Jones County man who authorities say killed a Choctaw woman will stand trial for murder after he was indicted by a grand jury.

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    A Jones County man who authorities say killed a Choctaw woman will stand trial for murder after he was indicted by a grand jury.

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  • Lyme disease on the rise in all 50 states; here's how to stay protected

    Lyme disease on the rise in all 50 states; here's how to stay protected

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:31:46 GMT
    (Source: Cleveland Clinic)(Source: Cleveland Clinic)
    (Source: Cleveland Clinic)(Source: Cleveland Clinic)

    Do not squeeze a tick when trying to remove it because the tick's bacteria could accidentally be forced into the body and lead to an infection.

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    Do not squeeze a tick when trying to remove it because the tick's bacteria could accidentally be forced into the body and lead to an infection.

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  • Help wanted: Nutella tasters, lack of experience a plus

    Help wanted: Nutella tasters, lack of experience a plus

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:19:56 GMT
    The two-day-a-week job requires "sensory judges" to taste the ingredients that go into Nutella and Ferrero Rocher spreads, including cocoa and hazelnut. (Source: Pixabay)The two-day-a-week job requires "sensory judges" to taste the ingredients that go into Nutella and Ferrero Rocher spreads, including cocoa and hazelnut. (Source: Pixabay)

    The two-day-a-week job requires "sensory judges" to taste the ingredients that go into Nutella and Ferrero Rocher spreads, including cocoa and hazelnut.

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    The two-day-a-week job requires "sensory judges" to taste the ingredients that go into Nutella and Ferrero Rocher spreads, including cocoa and hazelnut.

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  • Columbia Police Dept. to host town hall meeting

    Columbia Police Dept. to host town hall meeting

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:36:09 GMT
    Different topics will be discussed in tonight’s meeting such as addiction, hope, and recovery.; (Photo source: Columbia Police Dept.)Different topics will be discussed in tonight’s meeting such as addiction, hope, and recovery.; (Photo source: Columbia Police Dept.)

    The Columbia Police Department is asking members of the community to make their voices heard and join them during a town hall meeting.

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    The Columbia Police Department is asking members of the community to make their voices heard and join them during a town hall meeting.

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  • Police clear scene of bomb threat at Collins Veterans Home, no devices found

    Police clear scene of bomb threat at Collins Veterans Home, no devices found

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:19:02 GMT
    According to Collins Police Chief Joey Ponder, officials received the called at 5:17 pm of a bomb threat at the Collins State Veterans Home on Highway 49.(Photo source: WDAM)According to Collins Police Chief Joey Ponder, officials received the called at 5:17 pm of a bomb threat at the Collins State Veterans Home on Highway 49.(Photo source: WDAM)

    Authorities with the Collins Police Department and Covington County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a bomb threat that was reported Sunday a veteran’s home.

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    Authorities with the Collins Police Department and Covington County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a bomb threat that was reported Sunday a veteran’s home.

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  • Stacey Pickering visits Collins Veterans Home

    Stacey Pickering visits Collins Veterans Home

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:10:19 GMT
    The Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board hosted their meeting at the Collins Veterans Home on Friday. (Photo Source: WDAM)The Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board hosted their meeting at the Collins Veterans Home on Friday. (Photo Source: WDAM)

    The Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board hosted their meeting at the Collins Veterans Home on Friday. Residents and their family gathered for the meeting as the board discussed future plans for the four homes across the state.  It was Pickering's first time at the facility in his new role as executive director of Mississippi Veterans Affairs. But, he's visited the home in the past to see family whose lived there.  "... I've got a family history with this home where we h...

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    The Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board hosted their meeting at the Collins Veterans Home on Friday. Residents and their family gathered for the meeting as the board discussed future plans for the four homes across the state.  It was Pickering's first time at the facility in his new role as executive director of Mississippi Veterans Affairs. But, he's visited the home in the past to see family whose lived there.  "... I've got a family history with this home where we h...

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  • 8th Annual Pine Belt Women's Expo to be held Saturday

    8th Annual Pine Belt Women's Expo to be held Saturday

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:07:43 GMT
    More than 100 vendors will come together to offer different health and fashion products.(Photo source: Pine Belt Women's Expo Facebook Page)More than 100 vendors will come together to offer different health and fashion products.(Photo source: Pine Belt Women's Expo Facebook Page)

    Thousands are expected to attend an annual health and fashion event in the Hub City this weekend. The 8th Annual Pine Belt Women’s Expo will be held Saturday, August 18 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.

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    Thousands are expected to attend an annual health and fashion event in the Hub City this weekend. The 8th Annual Pine Belt Women’s Expo will be held Saturday, August 18 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center.

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  • USM football wraps up 2018 media day

    USM football wraps up 2018 media day

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-08-12 04:42:41 GMT
    Jay Hopson. Courtesy: WDAMJay Hopson. Courtesy: WDAM
    Jay Hopson. Courtesy: WDAMJay Hopson. Courtesy: WDAM

    With Tez Parks mastering the high notes of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” Southern Miss media day was off and running on Saturday afternoon. Many Golden Eagles huddled around tape-recorders, with many of the questions revolving around who will start at quarterback in USM’s season-opener against Jackson State on September 1. "Right now Jack [Abraham]’s looking like he's moving to the top,” said USM head coach Jay Hopson.

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    With Tez Parks mastering the high notes of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” Southern Miss media day was off and running on Saturday afternoon. Many Golden Eagles huddled around tape-recorders, with many of the questions revolving around who will start at quarterback in USM’s season-opener against Jackson State on September 1. "Right now Jack [Abraham]’s looking like he's moving to the top,” said USM head coach Jay Hopson.

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  • Hattiesburg shooting suspect in custody

    Hattiesburg shooting suspect in custody

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-08-12 04:28:14 GMT
    Shane Ware is considered armed and dangerous, according to authorities. (Photo Source: HPD)Shane Ware is considered armed and dangerous, according to authorities. (Photo Source: HPD)

    The Hattiesburg Police Department confirms the man wanted in the shooting that took place before 12:30 p.m is in custody. 

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    The Hattiesburg Police Department confirms the man wanted in the shooting that took place before 12:30 p.m is in custody. 

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  • 1 dead, 2 injured in Hattiesburg shooting

    1 dead, 2 injured in Hattiesburg shooting

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-08-12 04:21:12 GMT
    One person is dead and two others are injured following a Saturday afternoon shooting at a home in Hattiesburg.(Photo source: WDAM)One person is dead and two others are injured following a Saturday afternoon shooting at a home in Hattiesburg.(Photo source: WDAM)

    One person is dead and two others are injured following a Saturday afternoon shooting at a home in Hattiesburg.

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    One person is dead and two others are injured following a Saturday afternoon shooting at a home in Hattiesburg.

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  • JCJC football holds media day

    JCJC football holds media day

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-08-12 04:06:30 GMT
    JCJC head football coach Steve Buckley. Courtesy: WDAMJCJC head football coach Steve Buckley. Courtesy: WDAM
    JCJC head football coach Steve Buckley. Courtesy: WDAMJCJC head football coach Steve Buckley. Courtesy: WDAM

    Jones County Junior College enters year three under head coach Steve Buckley. The Bobcats finished 8-2 last season – their only two losses came against eventual National Champion East Mississippi. JCJC opens the 2018 campaign on August 30 against Coahoma.

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    Jones County Junior College enters year three under head coach Steve Buckley. The Bobcats finished 8-2 last season – their only two losses came against eventual National Champion East Mississippi. JCJC opens the 2018 campaign on August 30 against Coahoma.

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