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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
The Pine Belt will begin to feel the main effects of Hurricane Isaac in the early-morning hours around 1 a.m. Wednesday and continue to be hit by strong winds, heavy rainfall, and possible tornadoes into the noon hours on that day.
Although the storm did not strengthen as expected and seems to be moving west, severe weather conditions such as flooding and destructive winds are still likely for 24 to 48 hours depending on the final track. The Pine Belt region is forecasted to receive 3 to 7 inches of rainfall. Residents should expect power outages as well.
Highs will be in the lower 80s with heavy rainfall and frequent lightning strikes.
With 80 mph winds, Hurricane Isaac has made landfall in Louisiana. The eye of the storm hit land at Plaquemines Parish about 90 miles from New Orleans.
Isaac strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds on Tuesday morning. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that Isaac gained strength as it moved over the warm, open waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Isaac is expected to make landfall over southeastern Louisiana, possibly near New Orleans, or the mouth of the Mississippi river at Vermillion Bay.
The Pine Belt region is still within the circulation of the storm, and feeder bands of severe weather will begin to reach the Pine Belt before midnight.
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 >>
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