WALB Election 2018 First Alert

Jones College football legend passes away

Former Jones College football coach Parker Dykes Sr. died Tuesday after an extended illness. He was 76.

  Southern Miss’ Guidry calls it a career, says goodbye to Eagle fanbase

The two-time team captain will forever be remembered for ending his career on a 72-game on-base streak.

  NFL cuts preseason in half

Saints will face Steelers August 23rd and host Texans August 29th.

  Deep South Collegiate provides another Wednesday of baseball

With the college baseball season falling victim to the Coronavirus pandemic and Major League Baseball still three weeks away, summer ball has served as a nice snack.The Pine Belt played host to another Wednesday full of games in the Deep South Collegiate League.

  COVID-19 just another hurdle for Wayne County’s first-year head coach

It has not been the ideal preseason for any high school football coach. There’s been even more hoops to jump through for first-year head coach Kevin Gandy. Luckily, Gandy has gained some familiarity with his players after 14 years in Waynesboro.

  Three Pelicans tested positive for COVID-19

Players are in isolation and will rejoin team after two consecutive negative tests. Were among the 16 of the NBA's 302 players that tested last week.

  MHSAA discuss fall sports being played in 2020

Committee will reconvene July 14th.

Micro-musings from the Isle of Isolation

WDAM's Tim Doherty has a few thoughts and observations while heading into the fourth month of self-isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.


Sen. Filliangane discusses bill allowing alcohol possession in Miss.

  Safety tips to keep in mind before firing up grill this Fourth of July

On the Fourth of July, we can expect hot grills and a good time, but before we turn on the heat, we need to remember a few grilling safety tips.