Karrie Leggett-Brown graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Before graduation, Karrie landed a position as a reporter/photographer for WDAM 7. She worked her way up the ranks at the station to eventually become an evening anchor. She is now the medical reporter for the station's weekly segment Medical Housecall.
With businesses reopening in the Pine Belt, that means more parents are back to work and their kids are back in daycare. One Hub City daycare, Creative Kids Christian Learning, explained how its staff and teachers are keeping little ones safe and giving parents peace of mind.
Educators from districts around the Pine Belt were hard at work Wednesday figuring out how to continue distance learning after Gov. Tate Reeves ordered schools remain closed for the rest of the semester during a Tuesday afternoon address.
Pine Belt, it’s time to present to you this month’s TEC, WDAM 7 Golden Apple Award Winner. Shelley Putnam is our winner from Columbia High School. Shelley Putnam is our winner from Columbia High School.
It's Read Across America Day! To celebrate, Lamar County School District's Teacher Academy students volunteered with the district's Parents as Teachers program to transform Target in Hattiesburg into an educational playground.
The Lamar County School District is celebrating National Career and Technical Education month by showing students of its Technical Education Program that they don’t have to leave home to find great career opportunities in the Pine Belt.
Heart health is a family affair for sisters Tiffany Hammond and Jacque Jordan. One sister’s life was changed forever after having open-heart surgery, and the other said even when you know what it takes to prevent heart disease, it can still happen to you.
William Carey University’s Dean of Education Dr. Ben Burnett knows the headlines surrounding education can be bleak, but Burnett said he is trying to increase teacher numbers at William Carey University.
There are families still mourning the four lives taken three years ago Tuesday by an EF-3 tornado. Many people still bear the physical and emotional scars, which undoubtedly reminds them of what they survived that night.