November Special Reports 2014 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

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  • Behind the Carousel: Life of a Carny

    Behind the Carousel: Life of a Carny

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:17:32 GMT
    Monday, January 26 2015 8:17 PM EST2015-01-27 01:17:54 GMT
    Many people enjoy carnivals and fairs every year, but for some of the people who operate the rides and booths, it is their way of life. Join Margaret Ann Morgan for her two part series as she takes you behind the carousel to learn more about the lives of traveling carnival workers. Catch “Behind the Carousel: Life of a Carny” October 30 and 31 in News 7 at 6:30 and News 7 Nightbeat. #WDAMCarnyMore >>
    Many people enjoy carnivals and fairs every year, but for some of the people who operate the rides and booths, it is their way of life. Join Margaret Ann Morgan for her two part series as she takes you behind the carousel to learn more about the lives of traveling carnival workers. Catch “Behind the Carousel: Life of a Carny” October 30 and 31 in News 7 at 6:30 and News 7 Nightbeat. #WDAMCarnyMore >>
  • What are you Wearing: Halloween Costume Culture

    What are you Wearing: Halloween Costume Culture

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:18:33 GMT
    Friday, October 31 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-10-31 16:08:42 GMT
    Charles Herrington's Halloween Costume Culture takes you back in time to learn why people wear costumes for Halloween. Later he'll bring you back to present day for a list of the most popular costumes for Halloween 2014. Don't miss out on the fun October 30 and 31 during Live at Five and News 7 Nightbeat. #WDAMcostumesMore >>
    Charles Herrington's Halloween Costume Culture takes you back in time to learn why people wear costumes for Halloween. Later he'll bring you back to present day for a list of the most popular costumes for Halloween 2014. Don't miss out on the fun October 30 and 31 during Live at Five and News 7 Nightbeat. #WDAMcostumesMore >>
  • What's in your Water?

    What's in your Water?

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:20:35 GMT
    Thursday, November 13 2014 5:27 PM EST2014-11-13 22:27:28 GMT
    Boil water notices often spark concern among citizens, but what are the factors that lead the Water Association to assign boil water notices? Karrie Leggett Brown tracks down the answers in this two part series. She'll find out why these notices are issued and how much time elapses before the public learns that a notice has been issued. Find out what's in the water on November 3 and 4 in News 7 Six O'clock Edition. #WDAMwaterMore >>
    Boil water notices often spark concern among citizens, but what are the factors that lead the Water Association to assign boil water notices? Karrie Leggett Brown tracks down the answers in this two part series. She'll find out why these notices are issued and how much time elapses before the public learns that a notice has been issued. Find out what's in the water on November 3 and 4 in News 7 Six O'clock Edition. #WDAMwaterMore >>
  • Southerners Say the Darndest Things

    Southerners Say the Darndest Things

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:21:47 GMT
    Saturday, November 8 2014 4:54 PM EST2014-11-08 21:54:10 GMT
    Southerners say the darndest things, don't they? If you're not from the South, you might get a little confused when these Southern idioms turn up in everyday conversation. Tune in November 5 and 6 to News 7 Sunrise and News 7 Nightbeat for this two part series as Megan Hodge finds out where some of our fun Southern phrases originated. #WDAMSSDTMore >>
    Southerners say the darndest things, don't they? If you're not from the South, you might get a little confused when these Southern idioms turn up in everyday conversation. Tune in November 5 and 6 to News 7 Sunrise and News 7 Nightbeat for this two part series as Megan Hodge finds out where some of our fun Southern phrases originated. #WDAMSSDTMore >>
  • Seven on Your Side Action Report

    Seven on Your Side Action Report

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:25:47 GMT
    Wednesday, November 19 2014 5:36 PM EST2014-11-19 22:36:28 GMT
    WDAM is giving our viewers the opportunity to speak out about issues in their communities. Contact Quentis Jones via email at qjones@wdam.com or on twitter using @Quentiswdam to tell him about your concerns so that he can investigate and find the answers that matter to you. Tune in Wednesdays during News 7 Sunrise and News 7 at 6:30 for the Seven On Your Side Action Report with Quentis Jones.More >>
    WDAM is giving our viewers the opportunity to speak out about issues in their communities. Contact Quentis Jones via email at qjones@wdam.com or on twitter using @Quentiswdam to tell him about your concerns so that he can investigate and find the answers that matter to you. Tune in Wednesdays during News 7 Sunrise and News 7 at 6:30 for the Seven On Your Side Action Report with Quentis Jones.More >>
  • Dirty Jobs

    Dirty Jobs

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:31:41 GMT
    Friday, November 28 2014 10:24 AM EST2014-11-28 15:24:15 GMT
    Tag along with Hilary Stepney as she takes on the Pine Belt's dirtiest jobs. She took your suggestions and hit the road to try them all. There's no telling where she'll end up so tune in Thursdays in Live at 5 and News 7 Nightbeat to find out more about the Pine Belt's dirty jobs. #WDAMjobsMore >>
    Tag along with Hilary Stepney as she takes on the Pine Belt's dirtiest jobs. She took your suggestions and hit the road to try them all. There's no telling where she'll end up so tune in Thursdays in Live at 5 and News 7 Nightbeat to find out more about the Pine Belt's dirty jobs. #WDAMjobsMore >>
  • That's Illegal?

    That's Illegal?

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:32:55 GMT
    Friday, November 21 2014 10:34 AM EST2014-11-21 15:34:11 GMT
    Bailey Maloney spent hours searching through Mississippi law books, and you won't believe the crazy laws she found. Did you know it's illegal to teach others about polygamy? You can face some pretty steep fines for living with your partner before marriage, and interrupting a church service could land you in jail. Find out more about these ridiculous real laws starting Wednesday, November 12 in News 7 Six O'clock Edition. #WDAMoldlawsMore >>
    Bailey Maloney spent hours searching through Mississippi law books, and you won't believe the crazy laws she found. Did you know it's illegal to teach others about polygamy? You can face some pretty steep fines for living with your partner before marriage, and interrupting a church service could land you in jail. Find out more about these ridiculous real laws starting Wednesday, November 12 in News 7 Six O'clock Edition. #WDAMoldlawsMore >>
  • Through the Victim's Eyes

    Through the Victim's Eyes

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:34:54 GMT
    Tuesday, November 18 2014 1:10 PM EST2014-11-18 18:10:11 GMT
    The popularity of social media and anonymous social media apps has begun to shine a light on rise of school bullying. While bullying may often be dismissed as harmless, the effects of this type of abuse are as heartbreaking as they are shocking. In this two part series, Vanessa Pacheco interviews victims of school bullying to find out how it has changed their lives. Tune in the News 7 Six O'clock Edition for Through the Victim's Eyes on November 17 and 18. #WDAMbulliesMore >>
    The popularity of social media and anonymous social media apps has begun to shine a light on rise of school bullying. While bullying may often be dismissed as harmless, the effects of this type of abuse are as heartbreaking as they are shocking. In this two part series, Vanessa Pacheco interviews victims of school bullying to find out how it has changed their lives. Tune in the News 7 Six O'clock Edition for Through the Victim's Eyes on November 17 and 18. #WDAMbulliesMore >>
  • Summoned

    Summoned

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:36:02 GMT
    Friday, November 21 2014 10:31 AM EST2014-11-21 15:31:43 GMT
    Over the years, pop culture has given jury duty a terrible reputation which has generated lots of misconceptions in the public. In this two part series, Mike McDaniel will break down the misinformation regarding jury duty and provide an in depth look at the laws. Watch News 7 Sunrise and News 7 Six O'clock Edition for Summoned on November 20 and 21. #WDAMsummonedMore >>
    Over the years, pop culture has given jury duty a terrible reputation which has generated lots of misconceptions in the public. In this two part series, Mike McDaniel will break down the misinformation regarding jury duty and provide an in depth look at the laws. Watch News 7 Sunrise and News 7 Six O'clock Edition for Summoned on November 20 and 21. #WDAMsummonedMore >>
  • Over the Limit

    Over the Limit

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:36:57 GMT
    Tuesday, November 25 2014 7:22 PM EST2014-11-26 00:22:30 GMT
    With the number of drug and alcohol related arrests and fatalities on the rise, you will notice more DUI checkpoints in the Pine Belt as police officers increase their efforts to keeps drunk drivers off of the roads. Ryan Moore will join officers at a road block to show you how Pine Belt officials plan to keep you safe this holiday season. Tune in November 24 and 25 in News 7 Six O'clock Edition and News 7 Nightbeat for Over the Limit. #WDAMDUIMore >>
    With the number of drug and alcohol related arrests and fatalities on the rise, you will notice more DUI checkpoints in the Pine Belt as police officers increase their efforts to keeps drunk drivers off of the roads. Ryan Moore will join officers at a road block to show you how Pine Belt officials plan to keep you safe this holiday season. Tune in November 24 and 25 in News 7 Six O'clock Edition and News 7 Nightbeat for Over the Limit. #WDAMDUIMore >>
  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Know Where You Go

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Know Where You Go

    Thursday, October 23 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-10-23 14:38:07 GMT
    Friday, November 21 2014 10:33 AM EST2014-11-21 15:33:34 GMT
    Follow Whitney Argenbright as she brings you fun facts about the historic landmarks around the Pine Belt. Find out if you really know where you go when she posts a new story every Thursday on wdam.com. Whitney will take Randy the bear and take pictures at each location. Go to WDAM's Facebook page for a hint on Wednesday about where you think she and Randy visited. #knowwhereyougoMore >>
    Follow Whitney Argenbright as she brings you fun facts about the historic landmarks around the Pine Belt. Find out if you really know where you go when she posts a new story every Thursday on wdam.com. Whitney will take Randy the bear and take pictures at each location. Go to WDAM's Facebook page for a hint on Wednesday about where you think she and Randy visited. #knowwhereyougoMore >>
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