Thursday, August 21 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:53:17 GMT
We have details on a high speed chase that happened late last night in Hinds County. Just before midnight, Hazelhurst Police initiated a pursuit with the driver of an SUV. That chase lasted for severalMore >>
Hazlehurst police say 22-year-old Miketwon Jordan entered the Circle K demanding money. More >>
Hattiesburg, the state's newest Volunteer Center, opened a Volunteer Response
Center on Friday.
of the main purposes of this center is to help bring volunteers all under one
umbrella," said Director of Volunteer Hattiesburg, Dena Parker. "Probably one
of the most critical pieces is so that we can track volunteer hours because
that helps the community in their match to the federal government for the
disaster recovery costs."
VRC, located at the Hattiesburg Train Depot began training volunteers early on
Friday to assist in operating the center. Volunteer groups are asked to stop by
so that the center can calculate the total hours volunteered in the community.
Belt residents who would like to help with tornado relief efforts in
Hattiesburg should stop by Hattiesburg Train Depot, which will be open until 4
p.m. on Friday, and from 8 – 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The response center
will operate daily as long as the volunteer flow is heavy. Once registered,
volunteers will be deployed to help at various sites managed by local
of tornado-affected areas needing assistance should contact 1-800-621-3362.
can be made through PayPal HERE, or by mailing a check or money order to 301
Buschman Street, Hattiesburg MS 39401.
Hattiesburg Train Depot is located at 308 Newman Street.
response center is made possible by collaboration between Volunteer Hattiesburg
and R3SM, Inc., the USM Center for Community and Civic Engagement, Lamar County
and Forrest County Emergency Operations,
the United Way of South Mississippi Volunteer Center, Mississippi VOAD
partners, Volunteer Mississippi, AmeriCorps programs and other city, community
and faith-based organizations.
Friday, August 22 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:00:08 GMT
This is a news release from Jones County Junior College Monday (August 18) marked the beginning of the fall semester at Jones County Junior College. Students scurried across campus trying to find classesMore >>
Monday (August 18) marked the beginning of the fall semester at Jones County Junior College. Students scurried across campus trying to find classes and meet their new teachers. More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:00:11 GMT
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), right, is shown an adaptive beach wheelchair for persons with disabilities by Dr. Rebekah Young. (Photo by Charmaine Schmemund)
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is shown an adaptive beach wheelchair for persons with disabilities by Dr. Rebekah Young, grant coordinator at The University of Southern Mississippi's Institute forMore >>
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran is shown an adaptive beach wheelchair for persons with disabilities by Dr. Rebekah Young, grant coordinator at The University of Southern Mississippi's Institute for Disability Studies.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:03:30 GMT
University of Southern Mississippi alum Daniel Murin is assisting in laboratory experiments at Scripps Research Institute in San Diego that have led to significant breakthroughs in the fight against Ebola. (Photo by Ana Wang)
This is a news release from the University of Southern Mississippi Daniel Murin is using the research skills he honed in the biochemistry laboratories at The University of Southern Mississippi in theMore >>
Daniel Murin is using the research skills he honed in the biochemistry laboratories at The University of Southern Mississippi in the fight against one of the world's most feared diseases.
Thursday, August 21 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:51:20 GMT
Southern Miss athletics news release HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The first afternoon practice for the Southern Miss football team here Thursday could almost have been considered a two-a-day session. TheMore >>
The first afternoon practice for the Southern Miss football team here Thursday could almost have been considered a two-a-day session.More >>