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  • Investigators search for cause of Ag Museum fire

    Investigators search for cause of Ag Museum fire

    Thursday, November 13 2014 6:04 PM EST2014-11-13 23:04:25 GMT
    Friday, November 14 2014 10:36 PM EST2014-11-15 03:36:33 GMT
    A fire is burning out of control at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum.More >>
    Thursday's blaze left charred and crumbled pieces of the Agriculture and Forestry Museum behind for investigators to sift through. The State Insurance Commissioner who also serves as the Fire Marshal, Mike Chaney, is just glad it wasn't any worse.More >>
  • William Carey cancels classes; asks volunteers to hold off recovery efforts

    William Carey cancels classes; asks volunteers to hold off recovery efforts

    Sunday, January 22 2017 4:24 PM EST2017-01-22 21:24:59 GMT
    (Photo source: William Carey University/Twitter)(Photo source: William Carey University/Twitter)

    Officials at William Carey University are asking that volunteers hold off on coming to the campus to help with cleanup and recovery efforts following Saturday morning's devastating tornado. The university released a statement Sunday morning citing safety concerns as the reason why they don't want people on the school's grounds just yet.

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    Officials at William Carey University are asking that volunteers hold off on coming to the campus to help with cleanup and recovery efforts following Saturday morning's devastating tornado. The university released a statement Sunday morning citing safety concerns as the reason why they don't want people on the school's grounds just yet.

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  • UPDATE: 7 escaped inmates in Covington County back in custody

    UPDATE: 7 escaped inmates in Covington County back in custody

    Monday, May 4 2015 10:05 AM EDT2015-05-04 14:05:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 5 2015 9:39 PM EDT2015-05-06 01:39:09 GMT
    A group of inmates have escaped from the Covington County Jail. Photo Source Inmate RosterA group of inmates have escaped from the Covington County Jail. Photo Source Inmate Roster
    A Sunday night escape from the Covington County Jail has authorities searching for one inmate.More >>
    A Sunday night escape from the Covington County Jail has authorities searching for one inmate.
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  • Suspect shot in possible Hattiesburg home invasion

    Suspect shot in possible Hattiesburg home invasion

    Monday, September 25 2017 2:16 AM EDT2017-09-25 06:16:00 GMT
    Suspect shot in apparent home invasion on Orange Street in downtown Hattiesburg.Suspect shot in apparent home invasion on Orange Street in downtown Hattiesburg.

    A suspect in a possible home invasion was shot Sunday night in the Hub City.  The shooting happened just after 9:30 p.m. at a home near the intersection of Orange and Xavier Street in Hattiesburg.  "We are investigating a possible home invasion where it appears the suspect was shot by a homeowner at the residence," said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  The suspect, who was seriously injured, was transported from the scene by ambulance to Forrest ...

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    A suspect in a possible home invasion was shot Sunday night in the Hub City.  The shooting happened just after 9:30 p.m. at a home near the intersection of Orange and Xavier Street in Hattiesburg.  "We are investigating a possible home invasion where it appears the suspect was shot by a homeowner at the residence," said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  The suspect, who was seriously injured, was transported from the scene by ambulance to Forrest ...

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  • Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen leads USM's "Bald-headed Bandits"

    Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen leads USM's "Bald-headed Bandits"

  • Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen leads USM's "Bald-headed Bandits"

    Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen leads USM's "Bald-headed Bandits"

    Monday, September 25 2017 1:10 AM EDT2017-09-25 05:10:47 GMT
    USM senior defensive end Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen. Courtesy: WDAMUSM senior defensive end Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen. Courtesy: WDAM

    On a wet Saturday night in September 2016, Xavier Thigpen feasted. A season-high four tackles-for-loss against Troy, the most by a Golden Eagle since Cleveland Brown Jamie Collins recorded the same in 2012. Thigpen has continued his tenacious play through three games of 2017: Nine tackles, one sack and a fumble recovery to the end zone so far. This season will be the last ride for "PawPaw" Thigpen.

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    On a wet Saturday night in September 2016, Xavier Thigpen feasted. A season-high four tackles-for-loss against Troy, the most by a Golden Eagle since Cleveland Brown Jamie Collins recorded the same in 2012. Thigpen has continued his tenacious play through three games of 2017: Nine tackles, one sack and a fumble recovery to the end zone so far. This season will be the last ride for "PawPaw" Thigpen.

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