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Pender County woman killed in Thanksgiving Day crash

Collins, Taylorsville meet in 2A South State ChampionshipCollins, Taylorsville meet in 2A South State Championship Girl Scouts urging parents to not force kids to hug relatives, friends this holiday seasonGirl Scouts urging parents to not force kids to hug relatives, friends this holiday season Last

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-23 13:17:27

Pine Belt holiday event calendar: From Santa to singing, there's something for everyone

Need something to get you into the holiday spirit? Already feeling festive and want to share your holiday cheer with others? Check out this list of holiday events taking place around the Pine Belt. 5-9 p.m., 14th annual Christmas in the Park, Bettie D. Robertson Park, located off U.S. 49 in Collins.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-11-22 13:19:02

Christian Services' Thanksgiving meal 'like a big happy family'

Cheerful and celebratory gospel music filled Christian Services' large hall Tuesday afternoon as hundreds of people stood in line to pick up a Thanksgiving meal. Amanda Bates, 24, of Hattiesburg has come to Christian Services for meals twice a week for the last several years. She said it helps suppl

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-11-21 22:29:41

Appeals court affirms dismissal of postconviction-relief motion of Forrest County man

Appeals court affirms dismissal of postconviction-relief motion of Forrest County manAppeals court affirms dismissal of postconviction-relief motion of Forrest County man Updated: Wednesday, November 22 2017 3:40 PM EST2017-11-22 20:40:12 GMT The Mississippi Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal o

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-22 20:40:12

HPD's "No Shave November" contest open for voting

HPD's "No Shave November" contest open for votingHPD's "No Shave November" contest open for voting Updated: Thursday, November 23 2017 4:29 PM EST2017-11-23 21:29:36 GMT Members of the Hattiesburg Police Department have been participating in 'No Shave November' to raise money for the department's be

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-23 21:29:36

MBI issues alert for missing 15-year-old

MBI issues alert for missing 15-year-oldMBI issues alert for missing 15-year-old Updated: Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:10 AM EST2017-11-22 16:10:07 GMT The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 15-year-old Jordan Nicole Thompson of Bolivar County, Mis

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-22 16:08:04

HPD and Ryan Chevrolet Kick Off Toy Drive

Employees of Ryan Chevrolet and the Hattiesburg Police Department kicked off their annual "Stuff-A-Truck" Christmas toy drive on Tuesday. The toys will be donated to help children who are victims of violent crime and the Mississippi Children's Shelter. Lieutenant LaTosha Myers-Mitchell of the HPD is

WHLT.COM - 2017-11-21 23:48:36

Christian Services hosts annual Thanksgiving dinner

The folks at one Hattiesburg service organization invited the Hub City community to celebrate an early holiday meal with them Tuesday. Christian Services, Inc. hosted its annual Thanksgiving Feast. More than 200 volunteers turned out to help serve turkey, dressing, green beans, cornbread and lots o

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-22 00:22:21

Cops Corner: Sarasota 11.22.17

9:24 a.m. - 1400 block of First Street Misc. officer: A parking employee reported that the owner of a car with a wheel-immobilizing boot on it appeared to have attempted to move the vehicle. The owner left the car in a parking garage and was told the car would get towed if it was not removed before

LONGBOAT OBSERVER - 2017-11-22 10:50:00

Sarasota family rescued from burning boat in Gulf of Mexico

A Sarasota family was rescued by a ferry Monday after their boat caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico. A video posted on Facebook and captured by a passenger on the Key West Express ferry shows a family of three jumping from their 40-foot-boat that showed smoke billowing behind it as it began to sink.

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-22 18:23:00

Fire department saves elephants headed to Sarasota

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WWSB) - The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a bizarre call having to save African elephants from Interstate 24. The elephants were travelling from Georgia and headed to their winter home in Sarasota, FL. The three elephants are named Makia, Lou, and Lovie. The semi-truck th

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-22 19:10:00

Sarasota snow crab festival has a new location, and free admission

If you've been planning on heading down to the Sarasota Florida Snow Crab Festival on Saturday, you might have to alter your plans a bit. And you may save some money. The third annual festival was supposed to be at the Sarasota Fairgrounds. It was supposed to include carnival rides, and it was suppo

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-22 21:50:00

SANCA says it contributed $50 million to Sarasota-Manatee economy over year

SARASOTA - The nonprofit that runs Nathan Benderson Park says it contributed $50 million in economic impact to the Sarasota-Manatee area during the park's 2016-17 event season that ended Sept. 30. That number includes the more than $18.6 million in direct and indirect contributions from the late Sep

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 07:01:00

Sarasota Police Department gives thanks

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The Sarasota Police Department wrote on Twitter Thursday morning that their administrative offices will be closed, but officers will be on patrol all day. Sarasota Police Chief DiPino wrote on Twitter that she will be protecting and serving the beautiful city of Sarasota on Th

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-23 14:49:00

Sarasota teacher gets outpouring of book donations after Irma

SARASOTA - When eighth grade language arts teacher Danielle Forbes walked into her classroom at Brookside Middle School after the campus was used as a pet-friendly shelter during Hurricane Irma, she was shocked by what she found. Nearly 200 books that had filled her two connected classrooms were sim

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Former Sarasota lawmaker Doug Holder will pay fine for inaccurate financial disclosures

Former Sarasota state Rep. Doug Holder has agreed to pay a $6,500 penalty and is admitting to submitting inaccurate financial disclosures during his time in office. The Herald-Tribune wrote about the issues with Holder's financial disclosures last year and a complaint subsequently was filed with the

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 22:08:22

Council addresses Sealy Community Foundation funds

Sealy City Council members revisited the issue of utility tax rates during a Nov. 14 meeting and one councilman questioned a local charity about how their funds are doled out. Interim City Manager Warren Escovy advised that Councilman Larry Koy questioned the amount given to Sealy Community Foundat


Woman accused of mailing explosives to Gov. Abbott, Pres. Obama

WALLER COUNTY, Texas- A woman in the Brookshire area is accused of sending explosives to three government leaders in 2016. According to the six-count indictment, 46-year-old Julia Poff mailed explosives to Governor Greg Abbott, President Barack Obama and Commissioner of the Social Security Administr

KHOU - 2017-11-23 15:02:28

Dorothy Mae (Kohler) Hein

Dorothy Mae (Kohler) Hein, 64, of Pattison, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Katy, Texas. Dorothy was born November 29, 1952, in Sealy, Texas, the daughter of Walter Roland and Ora Nell (Severin) Kohler. She was baptized on March 29, 1953 by Pastor Liefer and confirmed on May 14, 1967 by Pastor Mutch

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Family land heritage ceremony held

The Texas Agriculture Commission held its 42nd Family Land Heritage Ceremony on November 7 at the state capitol in Austin. Sixty-four families were recognized for retaining their properties for 100 and 150 years. The families recognized were from all parts of Texas. Three families from Austin Count