Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:06 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:06:15 GMT
New details are emerging on the suspect and device found at Marion General Hospital Thursday. Columbia Police, Marion County investigators, ATF, MBI, and the highway patrol responded to a possible explosiveMore >>
Investigators from Columbia, Marion County, ATF, MBI, and the Highway patrol responded to a possible explosive device at Marion General Hospital on Thursday.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:49 AM EDT2013-06-18 12:49:53 GMT
Simpson County Sheriff's deputies are looking for two inmates who walked off a work detail crew early Monday morning. According to Simpson County Sheriff Kenneth Lewis, Simpson County Adult Detention CenterMore >>
Two Simpson County inmates who walked off a work detail site Monday morning have been recaptured.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:23:30 GMT
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her. Jayden Sink raised nearly $200 on Friday while she sold lemonadeMore >>
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 11:24 AM EDT2013-06-17 15:24:53 GMT
Mississippi sheriffs can ban people from openly carrying guns into courthouses, according to state Attorney General, Jim Hood. Hood released a document in anticipation of the law that starts July 1 withMore >>
Mississippi sheriffs can ban people from openly carrying guns into courthouses, according to state Attorney General Jim Hood.More >>
Sheri Falk joined the WDAM news team in March of 2008 as an anchor/reporter, she anchors News 7 at 6 p.m. as well as News 7 Nightbeat at 10 p.m.
She began her Journalism career behind the scenes in her hometown, Fort Lauderdale, FL working as a Traffic Producer for local radio stations.
While in college, she interned at WPBF News in Palm Beach, then at WTVJ-NBC6 in Miramar, Florida. Following her internship, WTVJ-NBC6 hired her to work in the production Department as a Floor Director. Throughout her tenure at WDAM, Sheri won first and second place for Best Newscast from the Mississippi Associated Press in 2009 and 2010. Sheri holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL.
In addition to loving the season changes here in South Mississippi, Sheri enjoys being able to bring the latest news around the Pine Belt to you the viewer.
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Tuesday, June 18 2013 7:45 PM EDT2013-06-18 23:45:53 GMT
With the possibility of a special legislative session on Medicaid just around the corner, the head of a Jackson-based, non-partisan think tank is reiterating his opposition to expanding that program. ForestMore >>
Forest Thigpen, the president of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, says expanding Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act would be a costly mistake for Mississippi.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:32 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:32:20 GMT
The Hattiesburg Zoo officially opened its new Forrest General Animal Medical and Quarantine Facility Tuesday morning. The 4000-square-foot facility has five quarantine areas and a medical emergency treatmentMore >>
The Hattiesburg Zoo officially opened its new Forrest General Animal Medical and Quarantine Facility Tuesday morning. More >>