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Storm causes damage in Madison subdivision

Entergy reported nearly 1,700 outages across the state, most of those were in Hinds County.

WAPT - 2018-08-18 15:05:00

Brandon defense steps up to beat Madison Central in opening game

BRANDON — Brandon’s crowd was going nuts and its players stared at the field, chewing at mouthpieces and clenching fists as the clock ticked under 15 seconds. One more play, they thought. One more play. If Brandon’s defense could make one more play, the Bulldogs would open the season with a win over

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-08-18 05:08:00

The O.T.: Brandon 14, Madison Central 7

BRANDON, Miss. (WJTV) - For the 4th time in the last six years, Brandon and Madison Central facing off against each other in the regular season opener.

WJTV.COM - 2018-08-18 04:00:13

August: High temperatures and hot crappie action

"Anywhere from 12 to 18 feet of water. Anywhere there's structure, they're stuck to it. I've been fishing this style on the reservoir for 10 years and it's this way out there every year. They're very consistent on where they'll be. It's a lot easier than fishing for them in the springtime, in my min

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-08-17 23:42:00

4th annual Mississippi Book Festival bringing well-known authors to Metro

Events for the 4th annual Mississippi Book Festival start Friday.For the first time, events will be held outside of the capital city.AdvertisementWell-known writers will visit public schools and gathering spots in not only Jackson, but in Hattiesburg and on the Gulf Coast.On Saturday, a Literary Law

WAPT - 2018-08-17 13:22:00

Fentanyl found in spice seized from Brandon convenience store, MBN says

Fentanyl, a potent opioid, was found in a vial of spice seized from a Brandon convenience store, state narcotics investigators say.

WAPT - 2018-08-17 16:09:00

Is Jackson a good location for a racetrack?

Is the metro a suitable place for NASCAR? A Jackson city council says he's still waiting for a study on a new race track in Jackson.

WAPT - 2018-08-17 23:48:00

Nissan, Habitat build another home - Mississippi Business Journal

Volunteers from Nissan Canton Assembly Plant and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area recently partnered on their 11th home build. Over the course of two months, nearly one hundred Nissan employees made a commitment of time and effort to build a new home in Jackson for Tyran Trotter and her


Man involved in crash at Clinton McDonald's

CLINTON, Miss. —Clinton police were called early Friday morning to the scene of a crash in a restaurant parking lot.Police said a man drove into bushes and hit a light pole at the McDonald's on Springridge Road off Interstate 20 about 4 a.m Friday.

WAPT - 2018-08-17 12:26:00

MBN: Vape oil confiscated last week found to contain fentanyl

“Spice is illegal and unregulated, so a user can never be sure of what he is using,” MBN Director John Dowdy said. “Now that fentanyl has been found in the Spice vials seized last week, people need to understand that the vape high could very likely lead to death.”

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-08-17 19:36:00

10-year-old shot in the head makes miraculous recovery

"One minute he's up one minute he's down and the doctor said there wasn't nothing more they could do," the boy's mother, Grace Brice explained.

WJTV.COM - 2018-08-17 03:06:18

Mayor selfie gives peek at new JPD car design

Mayor@ChokweALumumbashowing off our new JPD cruiser for#CityHallSelfieDay!!pic.twitter.com/Tg47ASj9i2— City of Jackson (@CityofJacksonMS)August 15, 2018


Burglar breaks into animal shelter, steals medicine, trashes office

JACKSON, Miss. —Someone broke into the Animal Rescue Fund shelter overnight and stole medicine intended for the animals, authorities said.Shelter workers learned about the break-in Friday morning. In addition to the missing medicine, a window was broken and an office was trashed, ARF director Elizab

WAPT - 2018-08-17 14:07:00

Downed tree causes major wreck on I-20, Brandon police say

A downed tree caused a multi-vehicle wreck on I-20 in Brandon, police say.The wreck shutdown all eastbound lanes of traffic Thursday evening.AdvertisementA tree on the interstate caused several vehicles to crash. It also caused at least three vehicles to come off of a car carrier, according to Brand

WAPT - 2018-08-16 21:27:00

Highway 49 southbound lanes closed, Richland police say

*****TRAFFIC ADVISORY*****We have multiple power lines down Hwy 49 @ Cspire. Hwy 49 S/B is shut down! We also have power lines and a tree down at Old Hwy 49 @ Southgate Drive! Please avoid these areaspic.twitter.com/q8lSB18GEM— Richland P. D. MS (@_richlandmspd)August 16, 2018

WAPT - 2018-08-16 21:54:00

Richland police searching for missing woman

Johnna Brock last seen on Industrial RoadSOURCE: Richland Police Dept.Richland police are looking for a missing woman.They say Johnna Brock was last seen early Sunday morning walking from a friend's apartment on Industrial Road.


Kroger begins testing driverless grocery deliveries

FILE- This June 15, 2017, file photo shows bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss. Kroger Co. has chosen a Phoenix suburb as the launching pad for delivering groceries to doorsteps using driverless cars. The U.S. grocer will begin the testing phase of the self-driving servic


Family seeks answers 3 years after their loved one is killed in a hit and run

"If it was an accident which we know it wasn't from the evidence that they showed and told us just come forward get peace within yourself," Brown's sister, Lartasha said.


New movie theater set to open in 2019 at Renaissance

The new 25,000-square-foot building will house six luxury recliner auditoriums with reserved seating, and state of the art surround sound.


Pearl police working 18-wheeler wreck on I-20

18-wheeler flips off guardrails onto Pearson RoadSOURCE: WAPTPEARL, Miss. —The Pearl Police Department is working an 18-wheeler wreck on interstate 20 westbound near Pearson Road.An 18-wheeler flipped off the interstate about noon Wednesday, police said.AdvertisementPearl police believe the tractor