WALB Election 2018 First Alert

  Game of the Week Preview: Wayne County at West Jones

For the first time in ten years, longtime rivals Wayne County and West Jones will face off in the playoffs.

  USM welcomes Western Kentucky for senior day

USM’s third straight win on Saturday also marked its seventh of the season – earning the Golden Eagles bowl eligibility for the fifth consecutive season. However, Southern Miss still has much more to play for in its final two regular season games.

  PRCC hires new football coach

Pearl River Community College hires Seth Smith as program's 18th head coach.

Tim’s Two Cents: Jeff Davis Co. head coach Lance Mancuso

On this week’s episode of Tim’s Two Cents, we sit down with Jefferson Davis County High School head football coach Lance Mancuso.

  West Marion rumbles with Jeff Davis in class 3A rematch

West Marion head coach Brad Duncan called over his defensive line coach Don Clanton.“We call him Mr. Motivator,” Duncan said.It only took two questions to realize why Clanton earned that nickname. He was passionate when describing the character of the 2019 Trojans.

  Columbia grapples with Magee for second time

It’s deja-vu for Chip Bilderback and the Wildcats.Columbia (12-0) welcomes Magee (10-3) on Friday at 7 p.m. The meeting comes just three weeks after the Wildcats defeated the Trojans 24-14 in Magee.Head coach Teddy Dyess captured his 200th career victory in Magee’s 60-20 win over Raleigh.

  Petal primed for rematch with Brandon

Nate Jones’ field goal was the difference in Petal’s 27-24 win over Brandon on October 11.Panthers head coach Marcus Boyles expects Friday’s rematch to be just as close. Petal (11-1) hosts the Bulldogs (9-4) at 7 p.m. in the class 6A quarterfinals.

  PCS sends two to JUCO ranks

Baseball tradition runs deep in the Logan family.Brady continues a legacy his great-grandfather Billy started back when he played minor league ball with the Cleveland Indians. Brady – a senior catcher at PCS – signed a scholarship with Northwest Mississippi Community College on Wednesday afternoon.


  Cashing in on Charity: Donations meant to help sick children, wounded veterans, abused animals instead benefit for-profit fundraisers

Tips on how to navigate political Thanksgiving table talk

  Hattiesburg encourages residents to give during holidays

Hattiesburg man charged in Turtle Creek shooting

A Hattiesburg man has been charged in connection to the firing of a gun at Turtle Creek Mall in Hattiesburg last weekend.