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Eddie Robertson is a photographer for WDAM 7.
Recent Articles by Eddie
Toyota of Hattiesburg receives President’s Award
Each year, Toyota Motor Sales recognizes its finest dealerships with the prestigious President’s Award.
Published July 15, 2019 at 5:23 PM
Jones College students win gold medals at National SkillsUSA
Three Jones College students competing in the National SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, Kentucky won first place with gold medals.
Published July 4, 2019 at 4:11 PM
5K Restoration Run to be held on Saturday
The public is invited to participate in the Seventh annual Restoration 5K Run and two mile walk fundraiser for the Mission At The Cross Saturday.
Published June 26, 2019 at 4:31 PM
Golf tournament benefits Petal firefighter, family
The Fifth Annual Chip N Fore Heroes Golf Tournament was held Monday at the Hattiesburg Country Club. The event is held each year to honor a first responder in need of support and financial assistance.
Published June 24, 2019 at 5:52 PM
Man accused of selling drugs in Waynesboro Library parking lot
The Waynesboro Police Department arrested Mark Bonner on Tuesday after being alerted by the public that drugs were being sold in the Waynesboro Public Library parking lot.
Published June 18, 2019 at 5:33 PM
Man accused of assaulting student at Wayne County High School
A Wayne County man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly assaulting a teenager inside Wayne County High School.
Published June 12, 2019 at 5:53 PM
Hattiesburg latest market to get fiber-based services from C Spire
Hattiesburg is expecting a major boost to its regional economy from C Spire’s selection of the South Mississippi city as the latest market for the company’s residential fiber program.
Published May 30, 2019 at 4:46 PM
Roger Bickham, Lamar County business owner, dies
Roger Bickham passed away peacefully in his sleep on Memorial Day while vacationing with his family in Florida.
Published May 29, 2019 at 6:13 PM
Authorities investigating weekend murder in Greene Co.
The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder that happened over the weekend.
Published May 29, 2019 at 1:41 PM
Sheriff’s office investigating stolen tractors in Wayne County
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two tractors that were stolen over the Memorial Day weekend.
Published May 28, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Sullivan’s on Main Street is closing for remodeling
Sullivan’s Grocery store located at 1224 North Main Street in Hattiesburg is closing for remodeling.
Published May 14, 2019 at 3:46 PM
Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Lumberton
A man was killed during a shooting involving a police officer in Lumberton Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
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Published May 7, 2019 at 12:12 PM
Man killed in Waynesboro shooting identified
A man killed in an overnight shooting in Waynesboro has been identified.
Published April 22, 2019 at 1:58 PM
Suspect charged in vicious beating tells judge drinking, misunderstanding led to attack
Two men charged in a brutal on-camera beating that sparked outrage in the Wayne County community appeared in court Wednesday afternoon.
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Published April 17, 2019 at 5:06 PM
Video showing brutal attack sparks outrage in Wayne Co.
A brutal assault caught on camera has the Wayne County community in an uproar, with many suspecting the attack might have been a hate crime.
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Published April 16, 2019 at 12:59 PM
AG candidate tours the Pine Belt
Attorney General candidate Andy Taggart was in the Pine Belt today as he continued his state-wide bus tour.
Published April 2, 2019 at 6:34 PM
Former Wayne County housing authority director indicted on drug charges
Larry Anthony “Tony” Dunn is scheduled to be in circuit court on Monday, May 6 to face three charges of selling a controlled substance.
Published March 8, 2019 at 6:13 PM
Wayne County teacher facing drug charge on MS Coast
A Wayne County High School teacher is facing a drug charge on the Mississippi Coast.
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Published March 5, 2019 at 1:25 PM
Waynesboro family donates land for park
The city of Waynesboro was gifted with a piece of land located on the corner of Station Street and Court Street.
Published February 27, 2019 at 5:19 PM
“Gift of Sight” program gives back to the community
Southern Eye Center hosted their “Gift of Sight” program on Monday at their Clinic and Surgery Centers in Laurel and Hattiesburg.
Published February 25, 2019 at 2:38 PM
Christian Services offers free potatoes to the public
What do you do with 20,000 pounds of potatoes? Well, if you’re Christian Services in Hattiesburg, you pass that blessing on to others.
Published February 22, 2019 at 5:28 PM
Sertoma Club donates check to DuBard School
The DuBard School for Language Disorders received a donation from the Sertoma Club of Laurel during a check presentation ceremony Friday.
Published February 22, 2019 at 4:59 PM
TX woman facing drug charges in Wayne County
A drug bust in Wayne County has a Texas woman facing felony criminal charges.
Published February 21, 2019 at 3:54 PM
United Way hosts annual awards meeting in Laurel
The United Way of the Pine Belt held its annual meeting and awards luncheon at South Central Place in Laurel on Thursday.
Published February 21, 2019 at 3:05 PM
Trial continues for Hattiesburg CPA charged with federal tax crimes
The trial of former Pine Belt accountant Carl Nicholson entered its second day Tuesday. Nicholson is charged with 11 federal tax-related crimes.
Published February 5, 2019 at 5:53 PM
Police investigating weekend shooting in Waynesboro
An early Sunday morning shooting in Waynesboro happened near a pool hall located in the 500 block of Azalea Drive.
Published December 14, 2018 at 3:19 PM
Wayne Co. jury reaches verdict in capital murder trial
After less than two hours of deliberation, a Wayne County jury delivered a verdict Wednesday in the capital murder trial of David Lacey Jr. and Demarco Felps.
Published December 5, 2018 at 3:35 PM
William Carey receives check for music therapy
The Greater Pine Belt Community Foundation presented $19,000 to the school’s Adaptive Music Therapy program.
Published November 13, 2018 at 4:47 PM
Local author holds book signing in Waynesboro
The book describes how Sylvia Caver, who suffers from a mental illness, lost her way in school but found it again when she came back to God.
Published November 8, 2018 at 7:26 PM
Wayne County artifacts being sought
The Waynesboro-Wayne County Museum and Arts Center is asking for public donations to the museum, which is slated to open later next year.
Published October 18, 2018 at 3:41 PM
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