FBC Runnelstown hosts 4th of July fireworks show

The fireworks show started at 8:45 p.m. and lasted about 30 minutes.

Kanye West tweets he’s running for president

With approximately four months left to the November election, the rapper would not be able to get listed on the ballot in several states.
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Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

Residents in the landmark civil rights city of Selma, Alabama, are among the critics of a bid to rename the historic bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965.

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  Laurel’s Paul Elias reflects on long fishing career

Silver Alert cancelled after 84-year-old Crystal Springs man found safe

  Sen. Fillingane discusses bill allowing alcohol possession in Miss.

  Legislature designates some CARES Act funding for distance learning improvements

  Camp Shelby museum to complete reopening process on July 4

The main exhibit hall at the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby will be open to the public July 4, for the first time in nearly four months.
  • Coronavirus

For nation’s birthday, Trump stokes the divisions within US

While public health officials are urging Americans to hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump is going big for what he is promising will be a “special evening” in the nation’s capital.

  Safety tips to keep in mind before firing up grill this Fourth of July

MSDH reports 914 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

  Mississippi Highway Patrol launches ‘Drive Right Mississippi’ initiative

  Health officials stress social distancing, masks during Fourth of July weekend

  Columbia to host fireworks show on Fourth of July

Miss. House Representative tests positive for COVID-19

FCSO, Metro Crime Stoppers make multiple felony arrests

  Casinos make masks mandatory for everybody

  • Coronavirus

  English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world

More than 11 million people around the world are known to have been infected since the pandemic began, 2.7 million of those in the U.S., according to the Johns Hopkins data. With shortages of testing materials, the real number of cases is unknown.

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  Laurel’s Paul Elias reflects on long fishing career

  Deep South Collegiate provides another Wednesday of baseball

With the college baseball season falling victim to the Coronavirus pandemic and Major League Baseball still three weeks away, summer ball has served as a nice snack.The Pine Belt played host to another Wednesday full of games in the Deep South Collegiate League.

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Sen. Hyde-Smith gives 2020 Independence Day message

  Sawmill Square Mall taking precautions to keep customers safe from COVID-19

  State Health Officer: ‘Things are getting worse very quickly'

Tim’s Two Cents podcast with WDAM Vice President/General Manager Tim Walker

  VFW, caterer serve holiday meals to residents of Collins Veterans Home

A veterans organization and a local caterer teamed up Thursday to serve a holiday lunch to residents at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Collins.
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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign official and Donald Trump Jr.‘s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump’s oldest son, has contracted the coronavirus.

  Law enforcement adapts to COVID-19 pandemic

  Jones County debris cleanup continues following Easter tornado

  Laurel Police Department hosts ‘Fill a Truck’ to benefit Good Samaritan Center

Jones College football legend passes away