Sumrall sports complex rebuilt after December tornado

The sports complex is back up and running after being destroyed by a tornado in December.

  Lamar County continues recovery from April 19 tornado

Communities in Lamar County are still picking up the pieces a month after it was hit by an EF-4 tornado.

  Lamar County urging tornado victims to push debris to roadside for pickup

The deadline to get debris to the sides of the roads for the county to clean up is June 4.

  Some Easter tornado victims still waiting for assistance

It was just over a month ago on April 12, Easter Sunday, that a deadly EF-4 tornado ripped a two-mile-wide gash across the Pine Belt, traveling for nearly 70 miles.

FEMA gives resources for replacing documents lost in recent storms

If you have to visit any location or office, FEMA officials encourage you to check with the location, as they may be closed due to the pandemic.

Easter Sunday storm victims urged to file for assistance

If you were affected by the Easter Sunday storm, you can apply online at or visit the nearest relief center in your area.

  Disaster assistance center opens in Jasper County

Jasper County residents affected by Easter Sunday’s deadly tornado are now eligible for federal assistance.

SBA assistance available to additional counties affected by April 12 storms

More businesses and residents affected by the April 12 severe storms and tornadoes are now eligible for assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

MEMA to open new Disaster Assistance Centers in 6 counties

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has added six new Disaster Assistance Centers for residents in six counties affected by the April 12 severe weather and tornadoes.


Seventh suspect arrested in Hattiesburg homicide investigation

  Protesters in Biloxi speak out against death of George Floyd

Protesters rally outside Petal City Hall for 3rd consecutive afternoon

For the third consecutive day, protesters have gathered at city hall to call for the resignation of Petal Mayor Hal Marx.