Vigil held for Hattiesburg grocery store owner shot, killed during robbery

A community in Hattiesburg came together on Sunday night to remember the life of beloved store owner Lisa Nguyen.

  Heat and humidity grip East Coast as Midwest gets reprieve

Portions of the Central Plains and Mississippi Valley and much of the East Coast were still expected to see temperatures approaching nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius).
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  ‘The Lion King’ bites off $185 million debut, a July record

"The Lion King" this weekend roared into 4,725 North American theaters, where it grossed a stunning $185 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

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Ole Miss student found dead in Lafayette County

  Mississippi’s Tax Free Holiday to include school supplies

Mize festival attendees remember 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

  Mize hosts 41st annual Mississippi Watermelon Festival

  Nation marks 50 years after Apollo 11′s ‘giant leap’ on moon

Celebrations are in full swing across the country for the 50th anniversary of humanity's first footsteps on another world.
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  Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won’t resign

Rosselló is facing public furor over an obscenity-laced online chat that showed the governor and his close advisers insulting women and mocking constituents, including victims of Hurricane Maria.

Columbia terminates new police hire

  Collins Fire Department gets grain bin rescue equipment

  Professionals provide tips on how to choose the right long term facility

  700 volunteers lend a helping hand across Pine Belt

  Pine Belt transportation agencies to benefit from grant announcement

Two Hattiesburg men charged with burglary

Power restored to 5,000 homes and businesses in Lamar Co.

Sheriff: Driver cleared in reported hit-and-run

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No prison time for man who had ‘nearly 200’ child porn images, videos

Steven Payne, who was the longtime volleyball coach at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis at the time of his arrest, registered as a sex offender on June 14.

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USM’s Clopton named to Rimington Watch List

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2019 Oak Grove football schedule

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  Lamar County makes small changes to zoning maps

  Covington County Level One firefighter certification course nearing completion

  Jefferson Davis Co. Sheriff, DA, family respond to unsolved murders

  Parents sent to jail for injuring baby in Beaumont

Carroll Co. man busted for making moonshine... again

The 68-year-old was operating an eight barrel still, capable of producing 40 gallons of whiskey.
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Attorney: Deputy had no obligation to confront school gunman during mass shooting

Scot Peterson's attorneys say prosecutors stretched the laws "beyond their breaking points" when they charged him last month with child neglect, culpable negligence, and perjury for his actions during and after the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead.

USM’s tabs former player to fill baseball post

Car drives into side of National Guard Armory in Purvis

Defending champ Alcorn to win SWAC’s East Division

Carey teams honored for academic success