Thursday, May 23 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:31:22 GMT
The pastor and members of a Jefferson county church make the gruesome discovery of a body on the way to Bible study Wednesday evening. Sheriff Peter Walker said a woman's body was found just before 6:30More >>
Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker has identified the woman found dead in the cemetery of East Mount Olive Baptist Church Wednesday night.
A fatal accident on Fairley O'Neal Road in the Benndale Community claimed the life of 30-year-old Adam Riley of George County Saturday evening, according to the George County Sheriff's Office.
George County Sheriff's Public Information Officer Shonna Pierce said, alcohol was definitely a factor in the accident. J.D. Bradley, 25, of George County was driving the Pontiac Grand Am carrying Riley, Adrian Bradley, 20 and Alfred Bradley, 21 all of George County.
Two of them were ejected; one stayed in the vehicle and another was partially ejected after the car ran off the road and hit a tree.
Two were air lifted to USA Medical Center in Mobile, AL.
According to Pierce, this marks George County's sixth motor vehicle related death caused by alcohol since April 2012.
Since George County is a dry county, the government prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages in some form.
Friday, May 24 2013 5:52 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:52:06 GMT
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 4:45 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:45:22 GMT
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to Lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. As part of National Emergency Service Week, for the last 12-years Wayne farms has hostedMore >>
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:42 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:42:16 GMT
The Hattiesburg City Council is expected to vote soon, possibly as early as next week, on its preferred method to upgrade the city's sewer lagoon system. The two options on the table are to build a newMore >>
In order to be able to pay for their new wastewater treatment facility, Hattiesburg is increasing sewer rates for Petal and Lamar County customers.More >>
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