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Adrea Nelson

Adrea Nelson began working at WDAM in February, 2008 as a general assignment reporter and the Medical Housecall reporter. She is originally from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and attended Southern Miss for two years before transferring to Ole Miss. Adrea graduated in May, 2007 with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. While at Ole Miss, Adrea anchored and reported for Oxford's live, daily broadcast, NewsWatch. She was active in Kappa Delta Sorority at both schools. Adrea is happy to be back in the Pine Belt. She lives in Hattiesburg and has one dog-a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Gus.

Contact Adrea Nelson at anelson@wdam.com

 

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    8 dead in Mississippi shooting; slain deputy and suspect identified

    8 dead in Mississippi shooting; slain deputy and suspect identified

    Sunday, May 28 2017 12:20 PM EDT2017-05-28 16:20:17 GMT
    Willie Corey Godbolt (Source: MS Bureau of Investigation)Willie Corey Godbolt (Source: MS Bureau of Investigation)

    The MS Bureau of Investigation confirms eight people were shot and killed overnight in Lincoln County. One of those dead includes a Lincoln County deputy.

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    The MS Bureau of Investigation confirms eight people were shot and killed overnight in Lincoln County. One of those dead includes a Lincoln County deputy.

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  • USM to face Rice for C-USA baseball tournament crown

    USM to face Rice for C-USA baseball tournament crown

    Sunday, May 28 2017 1:19 AM EDT2017-05-28 05:19:25 GMT
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    First came the dramatic, followed by the emphatic, as the University of Southern Mississippi turned the tables on the University of Charlotte Saturday at MGM Park. Taylor Braley hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Golden Eagles scored five runs in their final two at-bats to claim a 6-5 victory against the 49ers in the semifinals of The First, A National Banking Association, Conference USA Championship. That forced a second game between the two, and Southe...More >>
    First came the dramatic, followed by the emphatic, as the University of Southern Mississippi turned the tables on the University of Charlotte Saturday at MGM Park. Taylor Braley hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Golden Eagles scored five runs in their final two at-bats to claim a 6-5 victory against the 49ers in the semifinals of The First, A National Banking Association, Conference USA Championship. That forced a second game between the two, and Southe...More >>
  • USM forces second semifinal game with Charlotte after walk-off home run

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