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 girls soccer team at South Jones High School made some school history on Saturday, but for them, that's not quite enough.
"We began our year with our eyes set on State. We never wanted to settle for anything less," said Braves head coach Lily Trest. They'll have their chance to reach that goal Tuesday night, when they meet Pascagoula High School for the South State Championship.
Simply reaching the championship game is a first for the Braves; no other South Jones team, boys or girls, has reached a South State title. "I just got goose bumps when you said that," said a smiling Logan Simpson, when asked what it meant to be the first team to accomplish that feat. " It means so much. It's great just taking the school this far, being one of the first to make it, it's just an unbelievable feeling."
Not only are they playing in the school's first ever South State title game on the pitch...they're hosting it. "We just have to leave it all on this field, and feed off the crowd cheering for us," said the senior center forward.
The home crowd will certainly be a welcome element, considering the Braves face an 18-3 Pascagoula squad, who's also unbeaten at 6-0 in league play. "The girls feed off that energy," says Trest, "We coaches, we feed off that energy. It's going to be so great to have the backers, have the fans there, and to be playing on home turf.
"There's nothing like playing on home turf for such a big game like this."
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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