Two charged in Hattiesburg drive-by shooting

Kizzy Easterling and Deja Jones have been charged with drive-by shooting.

Goya CEO, praising Trump, sparks online culture clash

Robert Unanue, Goya CEO, spoke at a Rose Garden event announcing a "Hispanic Prosperity Initiative" on Thursday.
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  ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera believed drowned in California lake

Authorities were searching the waters of a Southern California lake Thursday for “Glee” star Naya Rivera a day after her 4-year-old son was found alone on a rented boat.

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Driver dead after crash in Jones Co. Wednesday night

Week after Miss. flag retired, Sen. McDaniel spearheads push for future referendum

  Mississippi hospitals are filling up and doctors say they need the public’s help

  Laurel grad and former NFL safety Akeem Davis to host “Cops & Cleats” event Saturday, July 11

  Hattiesburg Farmers Market opens for first time since beginning of pandemic

The Hattiesburg Farmers Market has officially opened for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started.
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AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid.

  Officer shot early Thursday morning in Sandersville; suspect in custody

  Service groups host first USDA food box giveaway in Prentiss

  Columbia Water Park reopens after five-month shutdown

  Hattiesburg discussing program for disadvantaged businesses

Hattiesburg businessman pleads guilty in health care fraud scheme

  Gov. announces restrictions, mask requirements for 13 counties

703 new COVID-19 cases, 16 new deaths reported in Mississippi

  33,591 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 1,204 deaths

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Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America.

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NJCAA Council recommend moving “majority” of fall sports to spring

  Taylorsville native and former NFL quarterback Jason Campbell shares thoughts on Redskins name change

Taylorsville native and former NFL quarterback Jason Campbell shared his thoughts on the call for a change of the Washington Redskins team name.

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  Some of Mississippi’s biggest hospitals are running out of beds, health experts warn

  MHSAA director Don Hinton talks return of high school sports

Coronavirus test with false positives not used by Miss. Department of Health

  Lamar Co. petition for vote on beer, light wine sales still short on signatures

  New COVID-19 study: Reduced death rates, ventilator requirements and hospital stays

Two over-the-counter drugs used in COVID-19 patients for inpatient study show success.
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Window washers rescued from scaffolding collapse

Two window washers stranded 13 stories above the ground after the platform they were standing on gave way are thankful for the Boston Fire Deparment for rescuing them.

  Bay Springs swears in new police chief

  Laurel approves $5M bond to fund water and sewer line improvements

  Mississippi is cracking down on animal cruelty with new law

Three arrested in Wayne County on drug charges