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Deadly motorcyle crash in Madison

MADISON, Miss. (WJTV) - Madison Police responded to a deadly motorcycle crash on Tuesday. Officers said the driver was ejected from the motorcycle. Around 6:12 p.m., first responders went to the East Frontage Road of Interstate 55 just south of Madison Avenue to respond to the crash. Authorities sai

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 15:05:39

University Wellness Center Madison location closing at the end of the month

MADISON, Miss. (WJTV) - The University Wellness Center Madison location is closing at the end of the month. The center sent letters to members to update them on the status of finding a new location. University Wellness Madison will close effective end of business Thursday, Nov. 30. Members were noti

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 22:23:43

Madison Police enforcing traffic route for Richardson Light Show

Opponents of a Madison Christmas light display have now taken their fight to the county. An injunction has been filed in Madison County Chancery Court in an attempt to stop the Richardson's from lighting their display, which draws thousands every year. Their neighbors argue it's a nuisance. If you p


Madison County groups name youth leadership class

The Madison County Business League & Foundation and the Madison County Economic Development Authority recently named their 2017-18 Madison County Youth Leadership Class. The three-day program will teach students about local, county and state governments as well as Madison County’s quality of life. S


West Madison Utility District under boil water advisory

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi State Department of Health said the West Madison Utility District issued a boil water notice. The advisory is for customers who receive their drinking water from their water supply located in Madison County. According to MSDH, this affects 1,287 customers who


Fatal crash on Northside Drive near Livingston Road

Photo: WJTV JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Jackson Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened overnight. Authorities went to Northside Drive near Livingston Road just before 12:30 a.m. JPD said a silver car headed east was weaving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed. The car flipped a

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 16:02:32

Community rallies behind 22-year-old diagnosed with aggressive form of brain cancer

diagnosed with brain cancer RAYMOND, Miss. (WJTV) - The day before Thanksgiving, dozens of people came out to donate blood to a 22-year-old woman diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Kechaunna Gaddis says her life was flipped upside down when she was diagnosed with brain cancer just

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 22:00:23

Mississippians roll up their sleeves to get flu shots

It's that time of the year dreaded by many. It's flu season and Mississippians are doing what they can to fight the virus. "You don't want to have the flu," said Jaden Blackmon. "Just go on and get the vaccine." Blackmon is getting over the flu virus. It is a viral infection that can spread easily.

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 00:48:35

Lynn Eugene Rudd Sr.

Lynn Eugene Rudd Sr., 82, died Nov. 16, 2017, following a lengthy battle with cancer. A graveside service was held Nov. 21 at Deltona Memorial Gardens in Orange City. Mr. Rudd was born June 16, 1935, in Plainfield, New Jersey, the son of Maurice Arlington Rudd and Verna Ada Rudd. He was a longtime r

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-22 20:06:36

PHOTOS: Fall fun at FUMC DeLand's Harvest Festival

DeLandites young and young and heart came out Oct. 28 to enjoy First United Methodist Church of DeLand's annual Harvest Festival. Enjoy these photos from Beacon photographer Marsha McLaughlin of the festival, which celebrated all things fall.

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-21 18:31:19

Deputies: Orlando woman pays boyfriend's child support with stolen money

An Orlando woman stole more than $17,000 from an elderly Deltona woman and used the money to pay her boyfriend's child support and buy passes to Universal among other things, Volusia sheriff's investigators said. Sharlene Sadler, 54, was arrested Tuesday and charged with organized scheme to defraud,

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 23:59:03

2 men carjacked woman near Ruby Tuesday in Orange City, police say

ORANGE CITY, Fla. - Orange City police are looking for two men who carjacked a woman near Ruby Tuesday's on Saxon Blvd Wednesday evening. Police said the carjacking ha ppened at 9:27 p.m. and police will release further details about the vehicle. This is the second carjacking in this plaza in seve

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-11-23 04:13:38

Search continues in Deltona veteran's roadside, ambush killing

An Army veteran gunned down in Deltona on Veterans Day was shot twice in the head and once in the chest, Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said Wednesday as the hunt continues for the shooter. Carlos Cruz, 60, was shot to death Nov. 11 when he went to help free a car that was stuck in a ditch at

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 19:59:12

VCSO: Pierson pharmacy robbery caught on video

Volusia County sheriff's detectives are investigating the Friday-night robbery of a Pierson pharmacy that was captured on video. Deputies responded to the Pierson Community Pharmacy, 112 E. 1st Ave., around 6:23 p.m. Friday. The pharmacist told detectives he was robbed by an unknown male suspect who

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-21 20:30:38

He wants to reclaim Persimmon Hollow, one seedling at a time

As dusk approached Nov. 5, Lorenzo Bizzio went about planting persimmon trees in the backyard of a house on East New York Avenue in DeLand, where a small orange grove had thrived before falling victim to a tree-killing disease several years ago. Bizzio, 22, was planting the trees to show his appreci


New Goodwill store opens, includes help center for job-seekers

IMPRESSIVE STRUCTURE - This new Goodwill store and Job Connection Center is at 1600 N. Woodland Blvd. on DeLand's north side. It replaces a smaller, retail-only store about a quarter-mile south. BEACON PHOTOS/MARSHA MCLAUGHLIN HELP FOR JOB-SEEKERS - The new Goodwill facility includes a Job Connectio


Hattiesburg Thanksgiving Travel Could Be Hindered By Highway 49 Road Work

If you are one of the 51 million people AAA expects to be traveling this holiday season, you can most likely pencil yourself in to be sitting in some sort of traffic. That includes if you are taking Highway 49 South to the coast from the Hattiesburg area. From Camp Shelby to Brooklyn, there has been

WHLT.COM - 2017-11-23 00:58:10

Hattiesburg's Eureka School: From segregated school to civil rights museum

There was a time, in the mid-1900s, when Hattiesburg's Mobile Street was full of thriving businesses and bustling neighborhood activity - a stark contrast from the area today. "Mobile Street had doctors' offices, restaurants, nightclubs - everything. There was even a movie theater - the Star Theatr

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-11-22 17:45:08

Terry Gunn: A Life Remembered - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

After serving 26 years in Parchman, Terry Gunn made the streets of south Jackson his home. In time, he connected with Word Of Christ Ministries, received spiritual guidance from Pastor Devon Adams, who he paid back by helping rebuild their sanctuary. "We raised the sheetrock, we taped the mud, float

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-22 02:51:08

Brett Flatt returns to Hattiesburg Fire Department

Mayor Toby Barker swore in new firefighter Brett Flatt, a lateral transfer to the Hattiesburg Fire Department. He was ceremoniously pinned by his wife, Krystal Flatt. Flatt, of Purvis, returned to the Hattiesburg Fire Department after working offshore in Baton Rouge. Flatt's addition brings the numb

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-11-21 21:35:11