Malone’s career day helps lift USM hoops over Rice

Sophomore Jay Malone poured in a career-high 27 points while handing out seven assists Saturday to help the University of Southern Mississippi to an 81-68 Conference USA men's basketball victory over Rice University.

  Texas boy, 4, undergoes surgery after swallowing plastic lollipop stick

The 4-year-old's family says he endured a partially collapsed lung and aspiration pneumonia before doctors finally helped him.
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  Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Scientists fear that some of Australia’s unique and colorful endangered species may not recover.


Carey women’s tennis picked to repeat success

Carey’s Crusaders ranked 1st in 2020 SSAC poll

  Martin Luther King Jr. Day events around the Pine Belt

5th-ranked PRCC dominates Hinds, 96-58

Baseball icon Ron Polk to speak at Petal High

Mississippi baseball icon Ron Polk will speak at 5 p.m. Monday at Petal High School.
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  Cat dies after Texas animal hospital accidentally gives her euthanasia drug instead of vaccine

The cat's owner says doctors apologized to her for the mistake, but she says it should have never happened.

Intersection at Westover Drive and Oak Forrest Drive to temporarily close

Lady Eagles pick up nifty C-USA win at North Texas

Two more charged with capital murder in Hattiesburg shooting

  Task force meets to discuss progress and needs to advance Mississippi’s criminal justice reforms

Families of MDOC inmates rally for improvements while filing suit against the prison system after recent violence

Two Waynesboro men facing $1 million cash bond on drug charges

Traffic cleared on I-59 in Hattiesburg after medical emergency

William ‘Dubbie’ White, longtime WDAM employee, passes away

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  Boy arrested after shooting that killed 4 in small Utah town

Police in Utah say a boy opened fire inside a home, killing three children and a woman.


  Hattiesburg’s Melyia Grayson nominated to play in McDonald’s All-American game

  Malone’s career day helps lift USM hoops over Rice

  USM co-defensive coordinator headed to Louisville

Carey women’s tennis picked to repeat success

Carey’s Crusaders ranked 1st in 2020 SSAC poll

Crusaders ranked No. 1 in Southern States Athletic Conference preseason men's tennis poll.


Lt. Gov. Hosemann names 19 school leaders to Administrator Advisory Council

Appeals court won’t rehear Mississippi 15-week abortion case

Hattiesburg man charged with auto burglary

Reports: Former USM coach Monken hired by University of Georgia

  Hattiesburg Clinic celebrates new facility

The Hattiesburg Clinic celebrated its new Lincoln Road Family Medicine facility with a ribbon-cutting on Thursday. Guests were able to enjoy refreshments, entertainment and tour the facility.
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  Prince Harry, Meghan to give up ‘royal highness’ titles

Meghan and Harry are no longer working members of the British royal family.

  Hattiesburg Fire Department receives Georgia-Pacific grant

  Gang violence subject of meeting held at Wayne County Sheriff’s Dept.

17-year-old charged with capital murder in Hattiesburg shooting

  Hattiesburg to restore historic Smith Drug Co. building on Mobile Street