USM food pantry at temporary location

This semester has been a time of change for University of Southern Mississippi students, staff and the campus food bank.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.
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US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns

The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the operation of both Chinese services for U.S. users.


  Jones County students witness state representative take oath of office

  Gov. says state fair allowed under current orders, ‘not classified as a social gathering’

  Mitchell Farms prepare to welcome back guests

MSDH reports 497 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

  Coronavirus in Mississippi: 92,432 cases, 2,792 deaths reported by health dept.

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi continues to rise.
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Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Minnesota will feel like a genuine battleground on Friday when President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden campaign to mark the beginning of early voting.

Miss. Supreme Court denies absentee ballots for COVID concerns

  Officials urge citizens to fill out 2020 Census before deadline

Mississippi absentee ballot rules challenged amid pandemic

  Teams on an early-season roll set to collide

  Petal, West Jones meet in early-season battle of unbeatens

  Scotty Walden ushers in new era of USM football

Jimmy Buffet, Reggie Bates among inductees into the Mississippi Songwriters Hall of Fame

Jimmy Smith makes list of NFL Hall of Fame nominees

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Officer stops to toss the football with boy playing catch by himself

The officer said the youngster impressed him with his one-handed catches and ability to run under long passes.


Ole Miss unveil new powder blue uniforms ahead of season opener

  Teams on an early-season roll set to collide

  Scotty Walden ushers in new era of USM football

  Bobcats two weeks out from season-opener

Junior college football is quickly approaching.Jones College kicks off its season against East Central in just two weeks.Head coach Steve Buckley and company look to clean up some things and get healthy in the meantime.


Military Order of the Cootie celebrates 100th anniversary at State Veterans Home

FCSO: 25-year-old woman reported missing

  Hattiesburg senior living facility hosts ‘A Day at the Fair’ for residents

Columbia man wanted for child exploitation, molestation

Tim’s Two Cents podcast with Southern Miss AD Jeremy McClain

This week's episode will feature WDAM's Tim Doherty and sports director Taylor Curet interviewing USM Athletic Director Jeremy McClain.
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  Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

A firefighter has died battling a wildfire in California that officials say was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby’s gender.

  ReSkill MS helping Mississippians get job skills training through CARES ACT funds

  Columbia Strong making progress in replacing homes destroyed in spring tornado

Burglary suspect sought by Forrest County Sheriff’s Office

Mississippi house candidate facing felony charge in Forrest County