MSDH: Daily COVID-19 cases surge past 300 mark

MSDH reported Tuesday that nearly 621,500 had been vaccinated fully against COVID-19.

MSDH: Daily COVID-19 numbers dip back below 100 again

MSDH: New coronavirus cases slip to less than 120 Sunday

Hattiesburg Half-Marathon returns to streets of Hub City

MSDH: Another 238 Mississippians test positive for COVID-19

Jones, White in runoff for Hattiesburg mayor nomination

Hattiesburg runaway teen found safe

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MSDH: Another 180-plus Mississippians added to daily COVID-19 totals

Ward 1 voting site in Laurel moved

Forest burn to cover nearly 3,000 acres in Wayne and Jones counties

Rowan duo produces book on Class of 1968

Lamar Boulevard reconstruction gets underway

Sumrall kindergartner takes top spot in Easter coloring contest

MSDH: COVID-19 daily count comes in at less than 100 for 2nd consecutive day

Daily COVID-19 cases in eight-county Pine Belt fell to less than 10 for a second, consecutive day.

Hattiesburg Zoo to stage ‘Sensory Sunday’

The Hattiesburg Zoo will tamp down the volume as much as possible during "Sensory Sunday" on April 11.

South Central Regional offering COVD-19 vaccinations

South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel is opening a vaccination clinic that will be open twice a week in April.

MSDH: Less than 100 new cases, no new deaths, reported in latest COVID-19 daily

Pine Belt dips to seven new COVID-19 cases in latest daily report.

‘It was a chaotic scene’: Eyewitness catches chaos on camera after gunshot in Gulf Coast casino

MSDH: New COVID-19 cases remain less than 300 statewide

MEMA appoints deputy director

City of Laurel to offer entry-level firefighter exam

MSDH: COVID-19 daily cases top 150; 12 new deaths reported

FEMA to help with COVID-19-related funeral expenses

MSDH: No new deaths, less than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported

The eight-county Pine Belt reported nine new COVID-19 cases Monday.

MSDH: Less than 200 new COVID-19 cases added to daily tally

State Department of Health reports more than 441,000 Mississippians have been fully vaccinated

Vaccinations underway at C.E. Roy Community Center

A two-day coronavirus vaccination clinic got underway Saturday at the C,E, Roy Community Center in Hattiesburg.

MSDH: New daily COVID-19 cases top just more than 200

Mississippi COVID-19-related death toll since February 2020 reaches 7,000

MSDH: Daily COVID count bumps past 300 statewide

Mississippi COVID-19 cases top 303,000 since February 2020.

  C.E. Roy Community Center hosting 2nd COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Hattiesburg Clinic, Forrest General and the City of Hattiesburg will be hosting this weekend a second vaccination clinic at C.E. Roy Community Center.

Construction begins on west Hattiesburg gas pipe project

Construction began Monday on a pipeline project that will bring natural gas to parts of west Hattiesburg.

JCSO writes hundreds of citations during 28-day STEP surge

Jones County Sheriff's Office deputies ticketed hundreds of drivers for various violations during a 28-day period in January and February.

New law removes embezzlement of public monies from pretrial diversion program

State Auditor Shad White pushed for the law exempting embezzlement of public funds from pretrial diversion.

MSDH: New daily coronavirus cases slip to less than 100

Eight-county Pine Belt daily COVIUD-19 case count rose by 10 with no new deaths reported Monday.

USFS burn to cover nearly 3,000 acres in Wayne and Jones counties

The Chickasawhay Ranger District will continue its prescribed burn program Monday on federal forest land.

Prescribed burn in Wayne County to cover more than 1,200 acres

The United States Forest Service is continuing with a prescribed burn in Wayne County.

Less than 20 new COVID-19 cases reported in Pine Belt

Mississippi reported 160 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday,

TVA: Mississippi solar project to provide power to Facebook

This will be Facebook’s first renewable energy project in Mississippi.

HPD seeking suspect in domestic violence incident

An active warrant for domestic abuse-aggravated assault has been issued for Leif Tangle of Hattiesburg.

MSDH: 361 new daily cases of COVID-19 reported

Pine Belt COVID-19 case count since February 2020 creeps toward 33,000.

MSDH: Latest daily COVID-19 cases remain less than 400 statewide

COVID-19 cases since February 2020 top 301,000 in Mississippi .

MSDH: New daily cases of COVID-19 fall to just more than 100

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported Monday of just seven new daily COVID-19 cases in the eight-county Pine Belt.

MSDH: 203 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Mississippi

Pine Belt adds 128 new daily COVID-19 cases, MSDH reported Sunday.

MSDH: Mississippi tops 300,000 COVID-19 cases since February 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported Saturday another 690 new cases of COVID-19, 13 additional deaths.

JC’s new electrical technology program opening opportunities

Caleb Kittrell (left) of State Line and John Holland (right) of Leakesville check power sources in the new electrical technology program offered at Jones College’s Greene County Center.

Hattiesburg Winn Dixie selected for COVID-19 vaccination program

Five Winn Dixie stores in three, southeastern Mississippi counties will distribute 1,100 free COVID-19 vaccinations.

Crash blocks north lanes on I-59 near U.S. 49 N exit

Drivers are asked to seek alternative routes and avoid the area.

MSDH: COVID-19 daily cases rise by 260

Mississippi reported Sunday three new deaths related to COVID-19.

MSDH: Nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases added to daily tally

Pine Belt reports no additional COVID-19-related deaths Saturday.

Prescribed burn set for southern Wayne County

A prescribed fire is scheduled in the Chickasawhay Ranger District.

‘Crawfest’ returning to downtown Laurel

Community Bank is bringing "Crawfest" back to downtown Laurel in April.

Reeves fills vacant bench seats in 2nd, 13th circuits

Gov. Tate Reeves filled vacant judgeships in the 13th and 2nd circuits.

Free document shredding offered Friday

Trustmark is sponsoring free document shredding Friday for residents in the Hattiesburg area.

Midnight Monday is the deadline to file for Hurricane Zeta assistance

Mississippians impacted by Hurricane Zeta’s damaging winds and storm surge have until midnight, March 1, 2021 to apply for assistance from the federal government.

MSDH: Less than 200 new COVID-19 cases, no coronavirus-related deaths, reported in Mississippi Monday

Two Pine Belt counties report no new COVID-19 cases Monday.

MSDH: Mississippi sees another 704 new COVID-19 cases

Mississippi nearing 295,000 total cases of COVID-19 since March 2020

MSDH: 549 new COVID-19 cases added to Mississippi tally

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported Saturday 31 additional deaths in the state related to COVID-19.

  Hattiesburg announces upgrade along Gordon’s Creek

The City of Hattiesburg announced a new project near one of the gateways into downtown, Gordon's Creek Commons.

MSDH: Daily COVID-19 cases rise by more than 900

Coronavirus cases since March 2020 in the eight-county Pine Belt nearing 32,000.

MEMA still assessing damage from winter cold snap

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency sorting through business and home damage reports.

Pine Belt awarded highway overlay projects of $12.8 million

Contracts were awarded for repaving projects in Wayne and Jasper counties by the Mississippi Transportation Commission.

MSDH: No new COVID-19-related deaths in Mississippi’s latest update

Since March 2020, more than 6,500 Mississippians have died from COVD-19-related factors.

Petal Chamber honors community members

The Petal Chamber of Commerce honored four community members last week.

MSDH: Mississippi adds 350 new coronavirus cases

Another 19 deaths in Mississippi were tied to the coronavirus according to figures released Saturday by the Mississippi State Department of Health

MEMA busy during week-long cold snap

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has been busy during the week-long cold snap affecting the state.

MSDH reports daily COVID-19 cases Mississippi at 360

Eight-county Pine Belt area reported an additional 107 COVID-19 cases, but no new deaths.

MSDH: New COVID-19 cases fall to 134 statewide

Total COVID-19 cases in Mississippi top 289,500 since March

State’s public retirement system holding up compared to others

A review of Mississippi's public employee retirement system revealed the good and where improvements were needed.

State receives more than $23.6 million in lottery share

Mississippi treasury receives whopping $23.6 million lottery share

Southern Pine Electric working to restore power outages

Southern Pine Electric is working to restore power to nearly 24,500 members in 13 counties.

Cooperative Energy, MISO, asking members to limit electricity use

Cooperative Energy is asking its members to cut back on electricity consumption.

Shelters open in the Pine Belt

Shelters have opened in the Pine Belt for those needing a place to get out of the cold.

Dollar General opens new store in Hattiesburg

Dollar General announced a new store opening in Hattiesburg.

MSDH: Daily COVID-19 case count tumbles to 544 Monday

Two COVID-19-related deaths reported Monday by Mississippi State Department of Health, one in Lamar County, one in Forrest County.

LIST: Closures in the Pine Belt due to winter storm

School closings in WDAM-TV viewing area because of impending winter storm.

Jones College shutting down Monday, Tuesday

Jones College will be closed Monday and Tuesday because of the winter storm expected in the Pine Belt.

MHP: Hattiesburg teen killed in Greene Co. crash involving charter bus

The crash remains under investigation.

MSDH: Daily COVID-19 cases rise by more than 1,000

Mississippi's daily COVID-19 cases rose by more than 1,000 in Sunday's latest count.

Longtime Dixie National Rodeo fixture honored

Late rodeo clown Lecile Harris was honored Saturday at the Dixie National Rodeo in Jackson.

MSDH: 695 new daily COVID-19 cases reported

Mississippi new coronavirus cases tallied 695 Saturday.

FEMA asking relief applicants for any updated information

FEMA is asking Hurricane Zeta applicants to make sure of providing any updated contact information.

Portion of Reservoir Road in Wayne County to close Tuesday

Dixie Electric maintenance project will require partial closure of Reservoir Road Tuesday in Wayne County.