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    Miss North Central MS and Miss New South are Friday preliminary winners

    Miss North Central MS and Miss New South are Friday preliminary winners

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:11:23 GMT
    Source: Miss MS PageantSource: Miss MS Pageant
    Source: Miss MS PageantSource: Miss MS Pageant

    The Friday night preliminary winners at the Miss Mississippi Pageant are Brooke Bullock, Miss North Central Mississippi and Tanner Fant, Miss New South. 

    The Friday night preliminary winners at the Miss Mississippi Pageant are Brooke Bullock, Miss North Central Mississippi and Tanner Fant, Miss New South. 

  • Nearly 400 swimmers compete in meet at Biloxi Natatorium

    Nearly 400 swimmers compete in meet at Biloxi Natatorium

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:00:09 GMT
    Swimmers taking part in a meet in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX News)Swimmers taking part in a meet in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX News)
    Swimmers taking part in a meet in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX News)Swimmers taking part in a meet in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX News)

    Nearly 400 swimmers are on the Coast this weekend for the 10th Annual Splashin' the Coast swim meet at the Biloxi Natatorium.

    Nearly 400 swimmers are on the Coast this weekend for the 10th Annual Splashin' the Coast swim meet at the Biloxi Natatorium.

  • WDAM 7 All-Star of the Week: Former Hattiesburg star Joe Gray

    WDAM 7 All-Star of the Week: Former Hattiesburg star Joe Gray

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:59:30 GMT

    Joe Gray has a flight to catch in the morning, yet here he is on this Wednesday night honing his craft.

    Joe Gray has a flight to catch in the morning, yet here he is on this Wednesday night honing his craft.

  • Stranger attacks woman in Target before stripping down, police say

    Stranger attacks woman in Target before stripping down, police say

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:29:27 GMT
    Michael German (Source: Horn Lake Police Department)Michael German (Source: Horn Lake Police Department)

    A man stabbed a woman in the head and then took off his pants at a Mid-South Target on Friday afternoon, investigators said.

    A man stabbed a woman in the head and then took off his pants at a Mid-South Target on Friday afternoon, investigators said.

  • Eyewitness saw plane moments before the crash

    Eyewitness saw plane moments before the crash

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:25:47 GMT
    Wayne Lascola works at the Diamondhead Marina, and usually, he's checking on boats, but this morning something else got his attention. (Photo source: WLOX)Wayne Lascola works at the Diamondhead Marina, and usually, he's checking on boats, but this morning something else got his attention. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Wayne Lascola works at the Diamondhead Marina, and usually, he's checking on boats, but this morning something else got his attention. (Photo source: WLOX)Wayne Lascola works at the Diamondhead Marina, and usually, he's checking on boats, but this morning something else got his attention. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to arrive on the Coast tomorrow to examine wreckage from that Cessna 172 that crashed this morning just north of the Diamondhead Airport.

    Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to arrive on the Coast tomorrow to examine wreckage from that Cessna 172 that crashed this morning just north of the Diamondhead Airport.

  • Car enthusiasts geared up for Scrapin' the Coast

    Car enthusiasts geared up for Scrapin' the Coast

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:08:47 GMT
    Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The Coast Coliseum serves as the Scrapin' the Coast main event host. Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning.

    The Coast Coliseum serves as the Scrapin' the Coast main event host. Many of the 2,300 Scrapin' registered car owners spent Friday adding the final polishes before the gates open Saturday morning.

  • Bond set for Harrison County man involved in fatal I-10 pileup

    Bond set for Harrison County man involved in fatal I-10 pileup

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:39:05 GMT
    Fred Johnson of Harrison County was charged after being involved in a fatal accident on Interstate 10 in Diamondhead. (Photo source: Hancock County Jail)Fred Johnson of Harrison County was charged after being involved in a fatal accident on Interstate 10 in Diamondhead. (Photo source: Hancock County Jail)
    Fred Johnson of Harrison County was charged after being involved in a fatal accident on Interstate 10 in Diamondhead. (Photo source: Hancock County Jail)Fred Johnson of Harrison County was charged after being involved in a fatal accident on Interstate 10 in Diamondhead. (Photo source: Hancock County Jail)

    Friday evening, Fred Johnson made his initial appearance in a Hancock County courtroom. 

    Friday evening, Fred Johnson made his initial appearance in a Hancock County courtroom. 

  • Driver in Viral Video charged with DUI

    Driver in Viral Video charged with DUI

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:16:25 GMT
    Shelby Lynne May.....Source: RCSDShelby Lynne May.....Source: RCSD
    Shelby Lynne May.....Source: RCSDShelby Lynne May.....Source: RCSD

    There is new information on the airborne car that landed upright beside a gas pump at a Flowood convenience store. Amazingly Shelby Lynne May walked away from that bizarre scene Thursday at the XTRA  Mile Marathon convenience store off Old Fannin Road.

    There is new information on the airborne car that landed upright beside a gas pump at a Flowood convenience store. Amazingly Shelby Lynne May walked away from that bizarre scene Thursday at the XTRA  Mile Marathon convenience store off Old Fannin Road.

  • USM football building 2018-19 signing class

    USM football building 2018-19 signing class

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:57:53 GMT

    The University of Southern Mississippi is in the process of brewing up its 2018-19 football signing class and the early ingredients have a distinct Mississippi flavor.

    The University of Southern Mississippi is in the process of brewing up its 2018-19 football signing class and the early ingredients have a distinct Mississippi flavor.

  • Lion's All-State Band rehearsing at PRCC for international convention

    Lion's All-State Band rehearsing at PRCC for international convention

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:20:02 GMT
    The 2018 Mississippi Lion's All-State Band rehearses at the Brownstone Center at Pearl River Community College Friday. Photo credit WDAM.The 2018 Mississippi Lion's All-State Band rehearses at the Brownstone Center at Pearl River Community College Friday. Photo credit WDAM.
    The 2018 Mississippi Lion's All State Band rehearses at the Brownstone Center at Pearl River Community College Friday. Photo credit WDAM.The 2018 Mississippi Lion's All State Band rehearses at the Brownstone Center at Pearl River Community College Friday. Photo credit WDAM.

    145 of the state's best high school musicians are spending a few days at Pearl River Community College preparing to take part in an international convention next week. 

    145 of the state's best high school musicians are spending a few days at Pearl River Community College preparing to take part in an international convention next week. 

  • Gulfport barber offers free haircuts to military and first responders

    Gulfport barber offers free haircuts to military and first responders

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:12:45 GMT
    William Devin, also known as “The Bearded Owl” is offering free haircuts to military personnel and first responders on July 2nd. (Photo source: William Devin)William Devin, also known as “The Bearded Owl” is offering free haircuts to military personnel and first responders on July 2nd. (Photo source: William Devin)

    William Devin, also known as “The Bearded Owl” is offering free haircuts to military personnel and first responders on July 2nd. 

    William Devin, also known as “The Bearded Owl” is offering free haircuts to military personnel and first responders on July 2nd. 

  • Pascagoula River Audubon Center terminates Director

    Pascagoula River Audubon Center terminates Director

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:12:14 GMT
    Mark LaSalle, confirmed to WLOX News Now the National Audubon Society ended his employment as of June 6. (Photo source: Facebook)Mark LaSalle, confirmed to WLOX News Now the National Audubon Society ended his employment as of June 6. (Photo source: Facebook)

    The man who helped establish the Pascagoula River Audubon Center is out as the center’s director. 

    The man who helped establish the Pascagoula River Audubon Center is out as the center’s director. 

  • Laurel mentorship program gives "Brighter Tomorrows" to kids

    Laurel mentorship program gives "Brighter Tomorrows" to kids

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:19:44 GMT
    A new mentorship program called "Brighter Tomorrows" is coming together in Laurel to show kids that hard work really does pay off. (Photos source: Jason Capers)A new mentorship program called "Brighter Tomorrows" is coming together in Laurel to show kids that hard work really does pay off. (Photos source: Jason Capers)
    source: Jason Caperssource: Jason Capers

    A new mentorship program called "Brighter Tomorrows" is coming together in Laurel to show kids that hard work really does pay off. Ward 1 Councilman Jason Capers, who is over the program, says it’s been his goal to bring a program to the community that will benefit local children. 

    A new mentorship program called "Brighter Tomorrows" is coming together in Laurel to show kids that hard work really does pay off. Ward 1 Councilman Jason Capers, who is over the program, says it’s been his goal to bring a program to the community that will benefit local children. 

  • Petal Alderman approve benefit concert at Skate Park

    Petal Alderman approve benefit concert at Skate Park

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:00:20 GMT
    The Petal Board of Aldermen recently approved an idea that would allow a benefit concert to be held at the city skatepark. (Photo source: WDAM)The Petal Board of Aldermen recently approved an idea that would allow a benefit concert to be held at the city skatepark. (Photo source: WDAM)
    The Petal Board of Aldermen recently approved an idea that would allow a benefit concert to be held at the city skatepark. (Photo source: WDAM)The Petal Board of Aldermen recently approved an idea that would allow a benefit concert to be held at the city skatepark. (Photo source: WDAM)
    The Petal Board of Aldermen recently approved an idea that would allow a benefit concert to be held at the Petal Skate Park. Skater and local musician Austin Griffith proposed the project to the board during the last meeting. Petal Parks and Recreation officials said the concert is intended to benefit the skatepark from the proceeds for things such as lighting and maintenance.   "I think it's great. My kids are just now starting out on it and they love it," said Casey ...
    The Petal Board of Aldermen recently approved an idea that would allow a benefit concert to be held at the Petal Skate Park. Skater and local musician Austin Griffith proposed the project to the board during the last meeting. Petal Parks and Recreation officials said the concert is intended to benefit the skatepark from the proceeds for things such as lighting and maintenance.   "I think it's great. My kids are just now starting out on it and they love it," said Casey ...
  • Hancock County pilot killed in single-engine plane crash

    Hancock County pilot killed in single-engine plane crash

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:53:19 GMT
    A Hancock County man died Friday morning when his single-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off from the Diamondhead Airport. (Photo source: Diamondhead Fire Dept.)A Hancock County man died Friday morning when his single-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off from the Diamondhead Airport. (Photo source: Diamondhead Fire Dept.)

    The scene was horrific: A Cessna 172 plane torn apart, pieces melted. Trees smashed from the impact.  And in the middle of it all was the body of the male pilot burned beyond recognition.

    The scene was horrific: A Cessna 172 plane torn apart, pieces melted. Trees smashed from the impact.  And in the middle of it all was the body of the male pilot burned beyond recognition.

  • Accident sends 18-wheeler in ditch; traffic backed up on 28th Street

    Accident sends 18-wheeler in ditch; traffic backed up on 28th Street

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:42:52 GMT
    Officials say no one was hurt, but the dump truck was full and has to be unloaded before a tow truck can get it out of the ditch. (Photo source: Susan Johnston)Officials say no one was hurt, but the dump truck was full and has to be unloaded before a tow truck can get it out of the ditch. (Photo source: Susan Johnston)
    Officials say no one was hurt, but the dump truck was full and has to be unloaded before a tow truck can get it out of the ditch. (Photo source: Susan Johnston)Officials say no one was hurt, but the dump truck was full and has to be unloaded before a tow truck can get it out of the ditch. (Photo source: Susan Johnston)

    A traffic mess on 28th Street just outside Long Beach will be clear soon. 

    A traffic mess on 28th Street just outside Long Beach will be clear soon. 

  • Former Hattiesburg standout signs with Brewers

    Former Hattiesburg standout signs with Brewers

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:23:01 GMT
    Former Hattiesburg High School standout Joe Gray signed with the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday. (Photo source: HPSD Sports Twitter)Former Hattiesburg High School standout Joe Gray signed with the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday. (Photo source: HPSD Sports Twitter)

    Former Hattiesburg High School standout Joe Gray signed with the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday. Gray was drafted in the second round of the draft with the 60th overall pick of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft. Gray helped lead the Tigers to a 5A state championship in his senior season.  The star outfielder and pitcher batted .491 with six home runs, 16 doubles, five triples, 36 RBIs and 60 runs in his senior year. He had a career batting average of .454 wit...

    Former Hattiesburg High School standout Joe Gray signed with the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday. Gray was drafted in the second round of the draft with the 60th overall pick of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft. Gray helped lead the Tigers to a 5A state championship in his senior season.  The star outfielder and pitcher batted .491 with six home runs, 16 doubles, five triples, 36 RBIs and 60 runs in his senior year. He had a career batting average of .454 wit...

  • Two males arrested in Gautier for Auto Burglary

    Two males arrested in Gautier for Auto Burglary

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:19:32 GMT
    Robinson is pictured on the left. Bolton is pictured on the right. (Photo source: Gautier PD)Robinson is pictured on the left. Bolton is pictured on the right. (Photo source: Gautier PD)
    Robinson is pictured on the left. Bolton is pictured on the right. (Photo source: Gautier PD)Robinson is pictured on the left. Bolton is pictured on the right. (Photo source: Gautier PD)
    The Gautier Police Department arrested two males Friday morning for Auto Burglary charges.  Police say two officers were called to Springridge Road at 4:37 am on a report of Auto Burglary. While responding to the call, officers identified Kaderrick Robinson, 19, and Elijah Bolton, 21, as the two suspects and arrested them both.  Upon arrest, police say the males had property linking them to two burglaries in their possession.  According to police, once at the station...
    The Gautier Police Department arrested two males Friday morning for Auto Burglary charges.  Police say two officers were called to Springridge Road at 4:37 am on a report of Auto Burglary. While responding to the call, officers identified Kaderrick Robinson, 19, and Elijah Bolton, 21, as the two suspects and arrested them both.  Upon arrest, police say the males had property linking them to two burglaries in their possession.  According to police, once at the station...
  • Ocean Springs moves forward with push for payback from Mississippi Rising

    Ocean Springs moves forward with push for payback from Mississippi Rising

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:10:15 GMT
    Mississippi Rising alleged that by flying the state flag with the Confederate emblem, Ocean Springs discriminates against its citizens and violates the Fair Housing Act. (Photo source: WLOX)Mississippi Rising alleged that by flying the state flag with the Confederate emblem, Ocean Springs discriminates against its citizens and violates the Fair Housing Act. (Photo source: WLOX)

    From the day it was filed, Ocean Springs city leaders called a recent lawsuit filed over the state flag "frivolous." Now they're taking action to get back the money they spent on legal bills.

    From the day it was filed, Ocean Springs city leaders called a recent lawsuit filed over the state flag "frivolous." Now they're taking action to get back the money they spent on legal bills.

  • Biloxi implements traffic plan for 'Scrapin' the Coast' weekend

    Biloxi implements traffic plan for 'Scrapin' the Coast' weekend

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:59:33 GMT
    Motorists traveling down U.S. 90 will be limited to one lane of traffic eastbound and one lane of traffic westbound from I-110 to Debuys Road during peak periods of the event. (Photo source: WLOX)Motorists traveling down U.S. 90 will be limited to one lane of traffic eastbound and one lane of traffic westbound from I-110 to Debuys Road during peak periods of the event. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Scrapin’ the Coast returns to Biloxi this weekend (June 22-24), and the city plans to implement the same traffic plan used during the Spring Break weekend. 

    Scrapin’ the Coast returns to Biloxi this weekend (June 22-24), and the city plans to implement the same traffic plan used during the Spring Break weekend. 

  • Flood Control District releasing study

    Flood Control District releasing study

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:31:24 GMT
    This week the Rankin-Hinds Flood District is unveiling their flood control plan to present to the Army Corp of Engineers. Source: WLBTThis week the Rankin-Hinds Flood District is unveiling their flood control plan to present to the Army Corp of Engineers. Source: WLBT
    This week the Rankin-Hinds Flood District is unveiling their flood control plan to present to the Army Corp of Engineers. Source: WLBTThis week the Rankin-Hinds Flood District is unveiling their flood control plan to present to the Army Corp of Engineers. Source: WLBT

    Now a group leading the charge has completed their impact study and are presenting it to the public for their input.

    Now a group leading the charge has completed their impact study and are presenting it to the public for their input.

  • Plane crash near Diamondhead claims life of pilot

    Plane crash near Diamondhead claims life of pilot

    The coroner of Hancock County, MS, said it could take several days before they know the identity of a man killed in a plane crash near Diamondhead. (FOX 8 Photo)The coroner of Hancock County, MS, said it could take several days before they know the identity of a man killed in a plane crash near Diamondhead. (FOX 8 Photo)

    The coroner of Hancock County says it could take several days before they know the identity of a man killed in a plane crash near Diamondhead.

    The coroner of Hancock County says it could take several days before they know the identity of a man killed in a plane crash near Diamondhead.

  • Emmett Till Lynching historic marker to be rededicated

    Emmett Till Lynching historic marker to be rededicated

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:23:16 GMT
    (Source: NPR)(Source: NPR)

    A historic marker describing the 1955 abduction and lynching of Emmett Till is being rededicated next week.

    A historic marker describing the 1955 abduction and lynching of Emmett Till is being rededicated next week.

  • Daylon Waldrop gets new trial after capital murder conviction reversal

    Daylon Waldrop gets new trial after capital murder conviction reversal

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:14:49 GMT
    Daylon Carl Waldrop (Photo source: Mississippi department of Corrections)Daylon Carl Waldrop (Photo source: Mississippi department of Corrections)
    Daylon Carl Waldrop (Photo source: Mississippi department of Corrections)Daylon Carl Waldrop (Photo source: Mississippi department of Corrections)

    A man convicted of a 2013 Hattiesburg murder will get a new trial after the Mississippi Court of Appeals overturned his conviction.

    A man convicted of a 2013 Hattiesburg murder will get a new trial after the Mississippi Court of Appeals overturned his conviction.

  • Visiting youth group gives elderly woman access to outside again

    Visiting youth group gives elderly woman access to outside again

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:42:17 GMT
    The group poses for a picture on the new wheelchair ramp (Source: Brian K. Smith)The group poses for a picture on the new wheelchair ramp (Source: Brian K. Smith)

    Ms. Geraldine Payne was overwhelmed with thankfulness when a group of teenage volunteers showed up in her yard.  "I just feel like they are friends for the rest of my life, I'll put it like that. I'm thankful for them and I thank the good Lord for sending them to me, I really am," said Payne.  She enjoys having company, but it was hard for anyone to get up into her house to see her.   "Upon arriving here I noticed there was a rot...a completely rotten ...

    Ms. Geraldine Payne was overwhelmed with thankfulness when a group of teenage volunteers showed up in her yard.  "I just feel like they are friends for the rest of my life, I'll put it like that. I'm thankful for them and I thank the good Lord for sending them to me, I really am," said Payne.  She enjoys having company, but it was hard for anyone to get up into her house to see her.   "Upon arriving here I noticed there was a rot...a completely rotten ...

  • Stephen McKinney chosen as Beauvoir's new Executive Director

    Stephen McKinney chosen as Beauvoir's new Executive Director

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:19:03 GMT
    The Auburn University graduate has over 10 years of experience in the museum and tour business. (Photo source: Beauvoir Office)The Auburn University graduate has over 10 years of experience in the museum and tour business. (Photo source: Beauvoir Office)

    Beauvoir’s Board of Directors named Stephen McKinney as the new Executive Director. 

    Beauvoir’s Board of Directors named Stephen McKinney as the new Executive Director. 

  • VIRAL VIDEO: Driver miraculously walks away after car goes airborne, careens towards gas pumps

    VIRAL VIDEO: Driver miraculously walks away after car goes airborne, careens towards gas pumps

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:30:43 GMT
    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. Source: WLBTSurveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. Source: WLBT

    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. 

    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. 

  • Ties in preliminary swimsuit and talent preliminary competition at Miss Mississippi 2018

    Ties in preliminary swimsuit and talent preliminary competition at Miss Mississippi 2018

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:58:37 GMT
    A tie in talent and swimwear in the second round of preliminary competition at the Miss Mississippi Pageant Thursday night.A tie in talent and swimwear in the second round of preliminary competition at the Miss Mississippi Pageant Thursday night.

    A tie in talent and swimwear in the second round of preliminary competition at the Miss Mississippi Pageant Thursday night. We caught up with the latest winners on stage at the Vicksburg Convention Center. 

    A tie in talent and swimwear in the second round of preliminary competition at the Miss Mississippi Pageant Thursday night. We caught up with the latest winners on stage at the Vicksburg Convention Center. 

  • Credit card skimmer found inside Jackson County gas station

    Credit card skimmer found inside Jackson County gas station

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:08:27 GMT
    A credit card skimmer was found inside a Jackson County gas station, prompting investigators to warn people. (Source: Jackson Co. Sheriff)A credit card skimmer was found inside a Jackson County gas station, prompting investigators to warn people. (Source: Jackson Co. Sheriff)
    A credit card skimmer was found inside a Jackson County gas station, prompting investigators to warn people. (Source: Jackson Co. Sheriff)A credit card skimmer was found inside a Jackson County gas station, prompting investigators to warn people. (Source: Jackson Co. Sheriff)

    Credit card skimmers being placed inside gas pumps have been making headlines across the country for years, including in South Mississippi. Now, Jackson County Sheriff's Office is warning people to be on the lookout after a skimmer was found inside a gas station.

    Credit card skimmers being placed inside gas pumps have been making headlines across the country for years, including in South Mississippi. Now, Jackson County Sheriff's Office is warning people to be on the lookout after a skimmer was found inside a gas station.

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    Police, firefighters respond to building fire

    Police, firefighters respond to building fire

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:35:05 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:31:57 GMT

    According to Jonesboro police dispatch, both Jonesboro police and firefighters have responded to a building fire in the 100 block of East Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro.

    According to Jonesboro police dispatch, both Jonesboro police and firefighters have responded to a building fire in the 100 block of East Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro.

  • A-State to add musical theatre to degree program

    A-State to add musical theatre to degree program

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:00:34 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:15:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The introduction of musical theatre as part of the Department of Theatre at Arkansas State University will provide students in the field with a key opportunity to learn more on the emerging field, university officials said Friday. 

    The introduction of musical theatre as part of the Department of Theatre at Arkansas State University will provide students in the field with a key opportunity to learn more on the emerging field, university officials said Friday. 

  • Prospective highway projects list released by state

    Prospective highway projects list released by state

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:32:30 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:12:07 GMT
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)

    The public will have an opportunity to let their voice be heard on a series of state highway projects in Arkansas over the next several years. 

    The public will have an opportunity to let their voice be heard on a series of state highway projects in Arkansas over the next several years. 

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