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Petal School District recognized by Forrest County Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors recognized the Petal School District during Monday's meeting. Board President David Hogan read a proclamation honoring them as the number one district in the state. The school was at the top in the rankings released by the Mississippi Department of Education in October. The

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-21 01:43:42

Petal to host two events for area veterans

The city of Petal is hosting two events for area veterans. There will be a coffee hour for veterans from 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Center for Seniors and Veterans, 425 E. Central Ave., Petal. On Nov. 29, the Jackson VA returns to Petal to help area veterans with registration and other needs, starti

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-11-21 21:51:39

Hattiesburg council affirms Anthony Parker as city's police chief

Hattiesburg City Council on Tuesday voted to affirm Mayor Toby Barker's choice for police chief in Anthony Parker, who was first appointed to the position in 2015. "Thank you, and I appreciate you having the confidence to reappoint me," Parker told City Council members during Monday night's agenda r

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-11-21 23:47:47

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' 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

4th annual "Sleep Out to Help the Homeless" at Pittman Park

Laurel Police want to warn you about counterfeit moneyLaurel police warn businesses of counterfeit moneyLaurel police warn businesses of counterfeit money Updated: Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:03 PM EST2017-11-22 04:03:11 GMT Laurel Police want to warn you about counterfeit money being used this hol

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-22 03:39:35

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

HPD searching for three auto burglary suspects

The Hattiesburg Police Department is searching for three auto burglary suspects. The unknown suspects are believed to be involved in an auto burglary at Target located at 6143 US Hwy 98 on Oct. 29. They are believed to be three young black males and were last seen walking east through the parking lo

WDAM-TV - 2017-11-21 23:43:39

Arrest made in fatal Albany shooting

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Albany police made an arrest in a murder investigation. The victim was 27-year-old Christopher Hardy, the biological brother of Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan's adopted son. Taron Robinson, 30, was charged with the shooting. He was arraigned for Murder in the Second Degree and a

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-21 23:07:49

Selkirk woman arrested for drug and weapon possession

BETHLEHEM - State Police arrested a 22-year-old Selkirk woman on a host of drug and weapon charges following a routine traffic stop. Troopers pulled over Sabrina Hardy in Bethlehem on Nov. 20 and probable cause led them to search the vehicle, according to a press release. They found a dagger, about

SPOTLIGHTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 20:52:34

Prostitution ring busted at a senior living facility

Credit: MGN Online PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) - Two local men are behind bars after police say they were involved in a prostitution ring that was run out of a senior living facility. Police arrested 45-year-old Randy Lambach and 65-year-old Joseph Van Wert. Pittsfield Police say Lambach recruited

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-21 21:03:23

The Latest: Dad of man killed by ex-officer addresses court

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing of a former police officer convicted of fatally shooting his daughter's boyfriend in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A white former police officer who was convicted of fatally shooting his daughter's black boyfriend in Oklahoma heard di

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-20 17:48:20

Statewide e-cigarette law goes into effect

Daryl Cura demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administrati

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-21 20:01:13

Inspiring Women of the Capital Region: Laurel McAdoo

DELMAR, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Losing a child is the worst thing any parent can face. It happened to single mom of three, Laurel McAdoo, of Delmar, when one of her precious twin boys died from a malignant brain tumor, at nine, in 2012. It didn't cripple her and the boy who always smiled despite side effect

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-21 15:46:37

Putting up Christmas decorations early makes you feel happier

Credit: Pixabay (NEWS10) - Putting your Christmas decorations up early may not be such a crazy idea after all. Psychoanalyst Steve McKeown, the founder of MindFixers and the owner of McKeown Clinic, told Unilad that people who put up their Christmas decorations are happier than those who wait or d

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-21 18:55:26

Donation to Albany gun buyback program allows expansion to Troy

A $10,000 donation in memory of an Albany Memorial Hospital employee who was shot and killed in June has helped kicked off Albany County's nine-year old gun buyback program with more money than any other year, and allowed it to expand to Troy. The donation from St. Peter's Health Partners, parent of

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-21 16:45:12

Three candidates vying for Reid's Leesburg seat; special election date set for Feb. 6

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 by Elizabeth Stinnette, Special to the Times-Mirror | 0 comments | Email this story Three familiar faces have stepped up to campaign for Leesburg Councilman Ken Reid's empty seat: Gwen Pangle, Neil Steinberg and Josh Thiel. While their views on upcoming town issues differ sli

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-11-20 16:45:58

Latest Job Openings In Leesburg

LEESBURG, VA - Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and Patch and Zip Recruiter have filled our searchable jobs board with tons of opportunities. Here are recent job postings in Leesburg. Click on the job title for complete information. Fast Food Restaurant Managers Patrice &


Serial Home Burglar Busted In Sterling: Police

STERLING, VA - A suspected serial burglar was arrested Monday for a string of brazen home invasions in October, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Robert M. Williams-Dixon, 33, of no fixed address, was charged with 11 counts of burglary, 11 counts of grand larceny, two counts of credi

PATCH - 2017-11-21 17:34:45

Purcellville town manager on leave; McAlister attorney lampoons town investigation

The attorney representing former Purcellville Chief of Police Cynthia McAlister in her termination grievance process against the town says he has "never seen an investigation so poorly done by a local government or police department" in his more than 18 years working with law enforcement department

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-11-21 19:55:39