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Teen dies in car crash morning after graduating high school

BROOKLYN, Miss. (AP) — A teenager has been killed in a crash on a Mississippi highway the morning after she graduated from high school.Family memberstellWDAM-TV that 18-year-old Savannah Gibson died in the collision Friday on state Highway 13 in Forrest County. She had received her diploma Thursday

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-05-19 05:30:20

Cornell Armstrong: The Pride Of Bassfield, MS 

Without question, it was a big deal to Southern Miss for Armstrong to get drafted, especially since it gave the school three picks in one draft for the first time since 2004.

MIAMIDOLPHINS.COM - 2018-05-19 18:27:13

Columbia School District hires second resource officer

COLUMBIA, Miss.(WHLT) - In an effort to keep students in Columbia safe, the city and school district has hired another resource officer.

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Police Department hosting open house

Many times people only meet police officers in times of crisis or under difficult circumstances.The Columbia Police Department is hosting an open house next week to give residents a chance to meet the command staff and officers in a more friendly setting.

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Summit couple wins contest with giant magnolia

At the end of a quiet street in Summit stands a champion — champion of trees, that is.A magnolia on the property of Matt and Dawn Williamson is this year’s Pike County Champion of Trees contest winner.Each year the McComb Garden Club, which sponsors the contest, focuses on a particular species, and

ENTERPRISE-JOURNAL - 2018-05-20 13:00:00

Woman arrested after disturbing feces-throwing incident at BC Tim Hortons

After a bit of time, the woman reaches for a pile of napkins, backs away from the counter and proceeds to drop her trousers.

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I'm innocent, I tell ya

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Attorneys to hold free legal clinic

Leigh Berry, Columbia attorney and spokesperson for the Bar Association, said this is the first time they’ve held this and they’re excited to give back to the community.

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1988 Petal High grad is new principal of Petal Elementary; 1995 grad moves to director job

Two Petal High School graduates, both longtime Petal School District employees, are making career moves within the district. Petal Elementary principal Kelli Brown, valedictorian of the 1995 Petal High class, has been named director of Student Assessment.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-05-19 13:00:00

USM police seek armed robbery suspects

Suspects were described as two males, each approximately 5-feet, 8 inches. One was wearing a jacket and the other a white tank top.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN

Suspected drug dealer, cop attacker caught

The 29-year-old Pearson, of Hattiesburg, had been pulled over on southbound Hwy. 49 near Inda Road by Lt. Pablo de la Cruz because of a broken windshield.

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Annual law enforcement memorial scheduled for Friday

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Three arrested in Hattiesburg shooting

Chansi Ferrell, 30, is charged with three counts of accessory after the fact of a felony. She also has two previous warrants for credit card fraud and simple assault.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN

Operation Shark Tank: U.S. Marshall-led effort results in 45 Hattiesburg arrests

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force led the operation with Hattiesburg Police Department, Forrest County Sheriff’s Office, Metro Narcotics, Mississippi Department of Corrections, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, FBI and other federal agencies participat

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Mother’s Day visit lands mom in jail

Correctional officers discovered suboxone concealed on Susan Singley, 46, of Sandy Hook, as she visited her son, Anthony Gleason, 26.

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City, Columbia Schools work to add SRO

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Man sentenced to 5 years for aggravated stalking of Petal woman

Robert McGilvary, 58, of Jackson was arrested Dec. 30, 2016, by Petal police on an aggravated stalking charge. He previously had been convicted of stalking the same woman.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN

Slidell couple arrested after over $18K worth of drugs found in home with 1-year-old

SLIDELL, La. —Two convicted felons are facing more charges after $18,000 worth of cocaine and a variety of other drugs, money and drug paraphernalia were found inside the home they share with their 1-year-old daughter, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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Mississippi man sentenced for federal tax evasion

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man had been sentenced for federal tax evasion.The Hattiesburg Americanreports44-year-old Michael J. Super was sentenced to serve two years in federal prison and a three-year term of supervised release Thursday.

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Hattiesburg Police capture Family Dollar armed robbery suspect

Photo by: Hattiesburg Police DepartmentHATTIESBURG, Miss.(WHLT) - A man is in custody after robbing a Family Dollar in Hattiesburg.Police say the suspect entered Family Dollar at 1301 Edwards Street around 11 a.m. and pulled a knife on the clerk.He demanded money and then fled the scene where he was

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