Friday, May 24 2013 7:37 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:37:25 GMT
The City of Hattiesburg is increasing the sewer rates for Petal and some Lamar County customers who use their wastewater lagoon. Petal residents are concerned and voicing their opinions after finding outMore >>
Petal and Hattiesburg residents are voicing their opinions after finding out the City of Hattiesburg is increasing sewer rates. More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:09 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:09:56 GMT
It is official, Boy Scouts of America must accept all male youth no matter their sexual orientation. On Thursday, more than 60-percent of the Boy Scouts of America's 14-hundred-members voted for theMore >>
It is official, Boy Scouts of America must accept all male youth no matter their sexual orientation.More >>
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."More >>
The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him....More >>
State Line native, Sgt. 1st Class Coater Debose, a Mississippi Army Reserve soldier, passed away August 19 in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan of injuries suffered from small arms fire while conducting security force assistance operations.
According to a press release from Camp Shelby the incident is under investigation. Sgt. 1st Class Debose was a communications specialist assigned to 2-351st Infantry Regiment, 158th Infantry Brigade, and First Army Division East.
1st Class Debose was deployed to assist and train Afghan uniformed police in and around the Kandahar province. According to the Department of Defense, 1st Class Debose was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. He was also a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2004-2005.
1st Class Debose was survived by his wife, Juanita and son Latravis of Moss Point, his son Christopher Debose, of Parris Island, S. C., his daughter Nekeshia Raybon, of Wright Patterson Air Force Base Dayton Ohio, his son Broderick Debose, of Petal, and his daughter Caronica Jackson, who is the Hattiesburg High girls basketball coach.
According to Camp Shelby, funeral services and a unit memorial service are currently being coordinated.
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 >>