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Brandon church looks to boost God's creative gifts

Art will line the walls and music will fill the halls at South Brandon Worship Center today (Nov. 17) when the church hosts its 3rd annual Art Show. The event will feature paintings and other works created by members, live music by local Christian recording artists and in-house coffee. All proceeds

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2017-11-16 13:15:00

Acid thrown on disabled woman's SUV at Kmart in Brandon

BRANDON, Fla. -- A Brandon woman says someone threw some type of acid on the side of her 2002 Ford Explorer that was parked outside a Kmart in Brandon. Glenda Banfield said she was in the store for about an hour when she came out to find the paint on her car bubbling. "My paint was down to the met


The GFWC Brandon Service League Presents The 25th Annual Holiday Home Tour

The GFWC Brandon Service League is excited to announce that its 25th Annual Holiday Home Tour will be held on Saturday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, attendees will get to visit four beautifully decorated homes situated throughout the greater Brandon area. The four showcase homes are


Tasty Venues Brings European Flare To Brandon With Cafe, Culinary Tastings & Tours

Traveling to European countries such as Italy, France and Spain might seem costly to some. By visiting Tasty Venues in Brandon one does not need to come with a passport in hand, but instead with an empty stomach to be filled with an authentic European cuisine. Individuals can also discover various c


Hillsborough sheriff's office searching for hit-and-run driver after bicyclist killed

(Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office) HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - A bicyclist was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Thursday evening. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, a the man was riding his bicycle on Sydney Washer Road at Fietzway Road when he was k

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-17 01:31:36

WATCH: Hurricane Irma forms by dust in NASA atmosphere video

Source: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (WFLA) - NASA released a new video this week showing changes in the Earth's atmosphere from space. That includes startling new images of the 2017 hurricanes that hit the U.S. and the Caribbean. The Goddard Space Flight Center says this video shows tiny pa

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-17 14:03:43

Hernando man accused of molesting exchange students commits suicide before court appearance, police say

Bruce McAllister HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Police say a man accused of molesting underage foreign exchange students in Brooksville committed suicide before his court appearance Thursday. Bruce McAllister, 68, was accused of using a school-sponsored foreign exchange program to lure and sexuall

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-16 16:34:51

Family of fatal DUI crash victim hopes others learn from driver's mistake

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to identify a suspect who burglarized two businesses and stole two vehicles including thousands of dollars in equipment. The burglaries happened Saturday at Steel Products Inc., 1821 Myrtle St., Sarasota, and Waterproofing C

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Transportation Committee Readies Draft Plan for Public Review

Proposed road improvement projects recommended in the draft Comprehensive Transportation Plan include the addition of turn lanes and shoulders to ease congestion on N.C. 5. David Sinclair/Managing Editor The Moore County Transportation Committee finalized a list of 39 potential road improvement proj

PILOT.COM - 2017-11-17 19:43:00

Man struck by train in Hattiesburg

A pedestrian was struck by a train in Hattiesburg early Thursday morning, according to police. Hattiesburg Police Department responded to a call at about 7 a.m. at the corner of James Street in Milton Barnes Avenue that a male pedestrian had been struck by a train. According to the Hattiesburg Poli

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-16 15:54:12

Hattiesburg police searching for credit card fraud suspects

Hattiesburg police searching for credit card fraud suspectsHattiesburg police searching for credit card fraud suspects Updated: Thursday, November 16 2017 3:31 PM EST2017-11-16 20:31:39 GMT Hattiesburg police need help locating two credit card fraud suspects. The two suspects are both women and alle

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-16 20:31:39

Power restored in Vancleave - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

The Laurel School District is one step closer to having a new superintendent.Laurel School District one step closer to having new superintendentLaurel School District one step closer to having new superintendent Updated: Thursday, November 16 2017 10:42 PM EST2017-11-17 03:42:26 GMT The Laurel Schoo

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-17 04:01:39

Traffic Troubles: Your take on the busiest Hattiesburg intersections

There's no denying Hattiesburg has some of the busiest intersections, and Hattiesburg Police said the roads will only get more crowded with the holidays. I tracked accidents around Forrest and Lamar Counties for about three weeks through Mississippi Department of Transportation alerts. Those alerts

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-16 23:14:37

Salvation Army hosts Hattiesburg Angel Tree

You can now help make one child's holiday a little more special the next time you make a trip to Turtle Creek Mall. Salvation Army Hattiesburg kicked off it's annual Angel Tree Program at the mall on Friday. The Sacred Heart Preschool Choir was there to ring, or should we say sing, in the annual tr

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-17 22:16:33

2 women charged with kidnapping, sexual battery in case involving Hattiesburg teen

Editor's note: The Hattiesburg American does not usually identify the victims of alleged sex crimes. The victim's name had previously been reported as part of a missing persons case before any alleged sex crimes were known. Two women have been arrested in connection to a missing Hattiesburg 13-year-


JPD on scene where body found - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Hodge says $5.2 million not enough to run Sheriff's Dept.Hodge says $5.2 million not enough to run Sheriff's Dept. Hodge says $5.2 million not enough to run Sheriff's Dept.Hodge says $5.2 million not enough to run Sheriff's Dept. Updated: Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:30 PM EST2017-11-16 01:30:43 GM

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-16 01:49:58

"You caused this dilemma, own up to it": Hattiesburg woman in retirement fund fight with school district

Frankie Lee "retired" from Pearl River Community College this summer, but she has yet to receive a retirement check from the state system. Lee said that's due to a mistake the Hattiesburg Public School District made over a decade ago. Lee spent the last twelve years as a Student Service Specialist a

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-15 23:46:24

Police: Woman sitting in car robbed by man with gun in Frederick

A man used a gun to rob a woman who was sitting in her vehicle in Frederick late Thursday, police said. The woman, who was not identified by police, was sitting in her vehicle in the 1400 block of Key Parkway at about 10 p.m. when the man approached the vehicle and displayed a gun, according to a pr

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-11-17 14:00:00

Police seek information on missing Frederick man

The Frederick Police Department is asking the public for help in locating Frederick resident Calvin Bullers. Bullers, 37, was last seen in near the Econo Lodge on Francis Scott Key Drive in Frederick around noon on Monday, according to a Frederick Police Department press release. Bullers was reporte


Frederick Strong fundraiser falls short of $40,000 goal

A joint fundraiser for two Frederick family service agencies fell short of its goal despite extending the length of the campaign. The Frederick Strong: 72 Hours of Caring for Marriage and Families campaign raised $30,794 as of Oct. 31, according to Chris Bugher, executive director of the Marriage Re