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  • DeSoto County students, teachers to receive laptops

    DeSoto County students, teachers to receive laptops

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:02:55 GMT
    Teachers and students in DeSoto County Schools will soon have new laptops in classrooms. It's part of a four year plan that will eventually put technology in the hands of all students. This year,More >>
    Teachers and students in DeSoto County Schools will soon have new laptops in their classrooms.
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  • Two teens charged with Gulfport man's murder

    Two teens charged with Gulfport man's murder

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:00:30 GMT
    Two Gulfport teens are charged with murder after police say they shot Lamont Hayes in his home last week and left him to die.More >>
    Two Gulfport teens are charged with murder after police say they shot Lamont Hayes in his home last week and left him to die. Monday night, investigators tracked down Jalen Shaquille Williams, 19, and arrested him at his home. Rashad Rejohn Johnson, 17, was arrested Monday at the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Facility, where he was being held on an unrelated charge.More >>
  • Coroner: Omega Protein victim died from head trauma

    Coroner: Omega Protein victim died from head trauma

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:03:36 GMT
    Jerry Lee Taylor II, the man killed in Monday's explosion at Omega Protein, died from a head trauma injury, according to Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus.More >>
    Jerry Lee Taylor II, the man killed in Monday's explosion at Omega Protein, died from a head trauma injury, according to Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus. Meanwhile, OSHA investigators are on the scene, and the plant is expected to remain closed this week.More >>
  • Human Rights Campaign releases survey, names new state director

    Human Rights Campaign releases survey, names new state director

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:45:36 GMT
    The Human Rights Campaign's Project One held a press conference at the Mississippi State Capitol on Tuesday. The group completed an extensive survey earlier this year about Mississippi's LGBT community.More >>
    The group completed an extensive survey earlier this year about Mississippi's LGBT community. About 50% of those of that group say that are natives of Mississippi.More >>
  • Suspect in Lamar County’s largest meth bust sentenced in federal court

    Suspect in Lamar County’s largest meth bust sentenced in federal court

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:51:48 GMT
    Warren Lewis, 70, was sentenced to 16 years and 8 months in Federal Court for being a part of one of the largest meth operations in Lamar County history. Lewis was sentenced for possession of drugs withMore >>
    Warren Lewis, 70, was sentenced to 16 years and 8 months in Federal Court for being a part of one of the largest meth operations in Lamar County history. Lewis was sentenced for possession of drugs with the intent to distribute Tuesday morning.More >>
  • Attention users of the MS News Now App

    Attention users of the MS News Now App

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:46:31 GMT
    There's a new and improved version of the MS News Now app available in the app store. We've added new features to your favorite news, weather, sports and entertainment information. Please update to theMore >>
    There's a new and improved version of the MS News Now app available in the app store. We've added new features to your favorite news, weather, sports and entertainment information. Please update to theMore >>
  • Junior Auxiliary helps area students start the school year right

    Junior Auxiliary helps area students start the school year right

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:30:23 GMT
    The Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg met Tuesday to sort school supplies and fill backpacks as part of their annual Backpack Service Project. The backpacks are delivered to 22 schools in Forrest and LamarMore >>
    The Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg met Tuesday to sort school supplies and fill backpacks as part of their annual Backpack Service Project. The backpacks are delivered to 22 schools in Forrest and LamarMore >>
  • I-20 reconstruction begins

    I-20 reconstruction begins

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:08:19 GMT
    The barriers are just beginning to go up, and lane closures will start at any time. MDOT crews plan to reconstruct I-20 between the Natchez Trace and Highway 18 exits in Jackson and Clinton, and they wantMore >>
    Expect delays if you're traveling I-20 between Jackson and Clinton. Lane closures will take place at night and on the weekends.More >>
  • Tallulah doctor accused of providing girlfriend with 13K prescription pills

    Tallulah doctor accused of providing girlfriend with 13K prescription pills

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:55:07 GMT
    The girlfriend of a Louisiana physician has pleaded guilty to five counts of prescription forgery. Pattie Carr will be sentenced August 4th. Prosecutors say Carr had her live-in boyfriend write fraudulentMore >>
    Prosecutors say Carr had her live-in boyfriend write fraudulent prescriptions for more than 13,000 pills including Hydrocodone and Lyrica.More >>
  • Youth groups honor Biloxi VA veterans

    Youth groups honor Biloxi VA veterans

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:44:04 GMT
    Three church groups joined forces with the Soldiers Angels Program Monday to say thank you to the senior veterans of the Biloxi VA.More >>
    Three church groups joined forces with the Soldiers Angels Program Monday to say thank you to the senior veterans of the Biloxi VA. It was a luncheon to show appreciation for their military service and the sacrifices they've made for our nation.More >>
  • Highway 28 shut down because of overturned asphalt truck

    Highway 28 shut down because of overturned asphalt truck

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:23:37 GMT
    Highway 28 in Copiah County is shut down this morning. A truck hauling asphalt turned over on Highway 28 near Georgetown, just west of the Pearl River bridge, spilling its contents all over the highway. AllMore >>
    A truck hauling asphalt turned over on Highway 28 near Georgetown, just west of the Pearl River bridge, spilling its contents all over the highway.More >>
  • Karen Coats named Dean of Southern Miss Graduate School

    Karen Coats named Dean of Southern Miss Graduate School

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:11:38 GMT
    This is a news release from USM Dr. Karen S. Coats, a decorated scholar with nearly 25 years as an educator and administrator, has been named the new dean of the Graduate School at The University of SouthernMore >>
    Dr. Karen S. Coats, a decorated scholar with nearly 25 years as an educator and administrator, has been named the new dean of the Graduate School at The University of Southern Mississippi. She will begin work in Hattiesburg on Aug. 1, pending IHL Board approval.More >>
  • 'Vote For Babe' campaign seeks horse & buggy rides on Biloxi streets

    'Vote For Babe' campaign seeks horse & buggy rides on Biloxi streets

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:01:27 GMT
    "Vote for Babe." That's the slogan a Coast woman is using in her quest to change an ordinance that prohibits horse and carriages from operating on Biloxi city streets.More >>
    "Vote for Babe." That's the slogan a Coast woman is using in her quest to change an ordinance that prohibits horse and carriages from operating on Biloxi city streets. Kali Highbaugh said with enough public support, she and her horse Babe can become a tourism asset.More >>
  • Helena man killed in Omega Protein explosion; 3 injured

    Helena man killed in Omega Protein explosion; 3 injured

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:00:40 GMT
    Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point. Three other subcontractors were injured, but only one remained hospitalized Monday evening.More >>
    Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point. Three other subcontractors were injured, but only one remained hospitalized Monday evening.
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  • SRHS to Close Two More Clinics

    SRHS to Close Two More Clinics

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:50:29 GMT
    Singing River Health System has announced the closure of two more primary care clinics as part of a realignment program. The Gautier and D'Iberville facilities will close August 29.
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    Singing River Health System has announced the closure of two more primary care clinics as part of a realignment program. According to SRHS officials, the Gautier and D'Iberville facilities will close August 29.More >>
  • Joe's Viewpoint: Blood Bowl

    Joe's Viewpoint: Blood Bowl

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:45:32 GMT
    Over recent weeks you may have seen a promo with Vanessa Pacheco and Rachel Beech having fun with some healthy competition promoting our Blood Bowl. The Blood Bowl benefits the United Blood Services. WellMore >>
    Over recent weeks you may have seen a promo with Vanessa Pacheco and Rachel Beech having fun with some healthy competition promoting our Blood Bowl.More >>
  • JULIA'S FORECAST: Record cool possible tonight!

    JULIA'S FORECAST: Record cool possible tonight!

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:01:04 GMT
    Good morning! We're off to a pretty great Tuesday start. On the weather map, a cold front has passed through, and is now off to our south. While high temps for the past couple of days were in the lowMore >>
    Lower humidity & lots of sun today! Quiet conditions tonight lead to falling temps... and the cool could possibly be record breaking.More >>
  • On this day in history - July 29th, 1981

    On this day in history - July 29th, 1981

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:50:25 GMT
    Charles, Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer get married.Their romance blossomed in the summer of 1980 when they met at a country club and played polo. The royal couple engaged in February 1981, makingMore >>
    Charles, Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer get married.More >>
  • Jackson home goes up in flames in the early morning hours

    Jackson home goes up in flames in the early morning hours

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:38:57 GMT
    A home at 3937 Parkway Avenue in Jackson went up in flames just after 2 on Tuesday morning. Jackson Fire officials and police responded to the scene. Many family members and neighbors stood in astonishmentMore >>
    Many family members and neighbors stood in astonishment outside of the home as firefighters worked to get the smoke out.More >>
  • Hebert Family speaks out about deadly explosion at Omega Protein

    Hebert Family speaks out about deadly explosion at Omega Protein

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:55:14 GMT
    Christopher Hebert was killed in an accident at Omega Protein's Moss Point plant in 2012. Hebert's loved ones said they are heartbroken to hear of another life lost.More >>
    In 2012, Christopher Hebert was killed when he was caught in a rotating screw conveyor at Omega Protein's Moss Point plant. Hebert's loved ones said they are heartbroken to hear another family is having to deal with losing a loved one because of something that happened at the plant.
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  • Class could save child from attacker

    Class could save child from attacker

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:54:06 GMT
    Members of Cheer Zone Athletics in Saucier took a break from the normal routine to learn how to stay safe. Dozens of kids some as young as three took part in a self defense class taught by Sensei AdrianyonMore >>
    Members of Cheer Zone Athletics in Saucier took a break from the normal routine to learn how to stay safe. Dozens of kids some as young as three took part in a self defense class taught by Sensei Adrianyon Riley. Cheer Zone's owner says the recent news of crimes targeting children here on the coast, inspired her to hold the class.More >>
  • White House neighbors ready for hotel to open once again

    White House neighbors ready for hotel to open once again

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:54:06 GMT
    The iconic White House Hotel in Biloxi is four days away from reopening for the first time in decades. For the people who live near the hotel, they say it means a new beginning for their neighborhood, as well.More >>
    During the past year, what was once an ugly eyesore has been transformed into a thing of beauty once again. The iconic White House Hotel in Biloxi is four days away from reopening for the first time in decades. For the people who live near the hotel, they say it means a new beginning for their neighborhood, as well.More >>
  • Community rebuilds fire damaged home for Biloxi grandmother

    Community rebuilds fire damaged home for Biloxi grandmother

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:53:12 GMT
    A Biloxi woman and her six grandchildren are finally moving back home, after losing everything in a house fire last year.More >>
    A Biloxi woman and her six grandchildren are finally moving back home, after losing everything in a house fire last year. Surrounded by three of her six grandchildren, Anita Seymour graciously thanked Greg Smith, who is the president of the Home Builder's Association, for all the hard work his organization has done to put her back into her home.More >>
  • Suspect's death takes a toll on authorities

    Suspect's death takes a toll on authorities

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:53:12 GMT
    The D'Iberville man who was pulled from the Tchoutacabouffa River this weekend drowned, according to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove. Monday, an autopsy was completed on James King. Authorities sayMore >>
    The D'Iberville man who was pulled from the Tchoutacabouffa River this weekend drowned, according to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove. Monday, an autopsy was completed on James King. Authorities say the 21-year-old jumped into the river Saturday while running away from police. It's the kind of tragedy first responders admit always takes a toll on them.More >>
  • Johnson-Still Road sees increase in burglaries

    Johnson-Still Road sees increase in burglaries

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:52 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:52:06 GMT
    Police say, if you don't lock your cars and houses, you greatly increase your risk of falling victim to burglary. Some D'Iberville residents have seen the effects of not listening to that advice.More >>
    If you don't lock your cars and houses, you greatly increase your risk of falling victim to burglary. That's the message that police have been trying to spread. Some D'Iberville residents have seen the effects of not listening to that advice. A string of thefts on Johnson-Still Road have residents calling for action.More >>
  • Picnic allows dialysis patients to take minds off treatments

    Picnic allows dialysis patients to take minds off treatments

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:12 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:12:18 GMT
    Dialysis patients and their families took their minds off treatments and enjoy an afternoon picnic. Saturday the Mississippi Kidney Foundation held its annual summer gathering at the Mississippi Ag Museum. MoreMore >>
    Dialysis patients and their families took their minds off treatments and enjoyed an afternoon picnic.More >>
  • Taking Back Our Neighborhoods: Washington Addition

    Taking Back Our Neighborhoods: Washington Addition

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 06:46:04 GMT
    Some elderly citizens of Jackson's Washington Addition are getting a helping hand with the upkeep of their property thanks to a couple of men I told you about at the first of the month.I first introducedMore >>
    Some elderly citizens of Jackson's Washington Addition are getting a helping hand with the upkeep of their property thanks to a couple of men I told you about at the first of the month.More >>
  • Anti-abortion advocates protest at JPD Headquarters

    Anti-Abortion Advocates Protest at JPD Headquarters

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-07-29 05:04:42 GMT
    Several anti-abortion advocates rallied around the Jackson Police Department Monday - taking a stand against what they say are violations of freedom of speech. You may remember when a business ownerMore >>
    Several anti-abortion advocates rallied around the Jackson Police Department Monday - taking a stand against what they say are violations of freedom of speech.More >>
  • Fatal shooting victim brother-in-law of state lawmaker

    Fatal shooting victim brother-in-law of state lawmaker

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-07-29 04:26:13 GMT
    There is new information in the fatal shooting of a Scott County man this weekend. The victim, Bradley Paul Harrison, is the brother-in-law of State Representative Tim Miles. Scott County Sheriff MikeMore >>

    There is new information in the weekend fatal shooting of a Scott County man. The victim, Bradley Paul Harrison, is the brother-in-law of State Representative Tim Miles.More >>

  • Suspects in gang rape appear in court

    Suspects in gang rape appear in court

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:32:07 GMT
    Suspects in a gang rape at a Shell Gas station appeared before a judge on Monday. Marquise Samuel, Ja'Lon Jones, and Edward Samuel were all denied bond, and will stay in jail for now. They are chargedMore >>
    They are charged in relation to an incident on Friday, July 18 at the gas station on Daniel Lake Blvd.More >>
  • 'Fearless 74' furls its flag for the final time

    'Fearless 74' furls its flag for the final time

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:54:09 GMT
    It was a decommissioning ceremony complete with the pomp and circumstance the U.S. Navy is famous for. The Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 was commissioned in 1943.More >>
    It was a decommissioning ceremony complete with the pomp and circumstance the U.S. Navy is famous for. The Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 was commissioned in 1943. It has played a significant role for our armed forces, specifically during war times, building air fields, bridges and temporary bases for our troops all over the world. More >>
  • Action Report: Village Place management fixes closed pool

    Action Report: Village Place management fixes closed pool

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:54:09 GMT
    Like most apartments on the Coast, Village Place has what looks like a nice swimming pool located in the center of the apartment complex.More >>
    Like most apartments on the Coast, Village Place has what looks like a nice swimming pool located in the center of the apartment complex.More >>
  • Teachers get STEM training from Ingalls engineers

    Teachers get STEM training from Ingalls engineers

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:54:08 GMT
    Science and math lessons are about to get more interactive for many South Mississippi students. On Friday, some middle school teachers took part in a free STEM workshop at Ingalls.More >>
    Science and math lessons are about to get more interactive for many South Mississippi students. On Friday, some middle school teachers took part in a free STEM workshop at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula. What the teachers learned could change the way your child looks at engineering.More >>
  • Mississippi Port Authority board considers projects and progress

    Mississippi Port Authority board considers projects and progress

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 10:54:06 GMT
    The Mississippi State Port Authority board discussed several proposed projects at Friday's monthly meeting.More >>
    The Mississippi State Port Authority board discussed several proposed projects at Friday's monthly meeting. Commissioners heard about plans to improve the harbor area at the west end of the port property. The old catwalk will be replaced with a new breakwater and walkway. The board also awarded a construction contract for buildings on the west pier and agreed to pursue a lease with a company that wants to export wood pellets.More >>
  • Several charged after drug bust in Marion County

    Several charged after drug bust in Marion County

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:50:46 GMT
    Marion County Sheriff's Department and the Marion County Narcotics Task Force made five drug arrests during a search warrant in Columbia Thursday. Agents seized several pounds of high grade marijuanaMore >>
    Marion County Sheriff's Department and the Marion County Narcotics Task Force made five drug arrests during a search warrant in Columbia Thursday.More >>
  • Miss Hospitality Preliminaries

    Miss Hospitality Preliminaries

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:45:59 GMT
    We are in downtown Hattiesburg at the Saenger for this years Miss Hospitality Pageant. Tonight marks the 65th anniversary for the pageant and the thirty five participants from across the state are excitedMore >>
    We are in downtown Hattiesburg at the Saenger for this years Miss Hospitality Pageant.More >>
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