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Winter weather in the Pine Belt: Closings and updates

The University of Southern Mississippi's Hattiesburg campus will close at noon. University officials said the Gulf Coast locations are expected to maintain normal schedules.7:51 a.m. Jones County Junior College main campus - classes dismiss at 12.45 p.m. Offices and departments will close at 1:00 p.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-01-16 14:17:56

Hattiesburg preparing roads for icy driving conditions

The City of Hattiesburg is putting in the time to prepare for this latest round of wintry precipitation. Interim public works general manager Colton Hill said his crews have been working to get a jump on the deep freeze. "Our department here has been, since this morning, applying salt mixture to our

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-16 19:59:39

Barker names Alan Howe nominee for water and sewer director

Mayor Toby Barker on Tuesday announced his nominee for Water and Sewer director. Alan Howe serves in a similar capacity with Pearl River County. If approved by City Council at Tuesday's meeting, Howe's first day with Hattiesburg will be Feb. 5. Howe currently supervises water and sewer operations

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-01-16 17:15:58

Billy Fokakis fights cancer, closes Coney Island Cafe

Billy Fokakis usually only closes his longtime Hattiesburg restaurant, Coney Island Cafe, for a week at Christmas and a week around the Fourth of July. Other than those times, he hasn't missed a day of work in the more than three decades he's run the place. But things are different now. Fokakis shut

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-01-16 17:34:42

Highlights: Jefferson Davis MLK Classic

Jefferson Davis County played host to eight teams on Monday in its Martin Luther King Classic. Here's a look at the results from Monday's basketball tournament: Girls Hattiesburg (49) Taylorsville (35) Lawrence County (47) Meridian (42) Laurel (42) Newton (37) Jefferson Davis (55) Heidelberg (26) Bo

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-16 22:34:02

Women's Tea to feature inspiring message

The Pearl River County Federation for Democratic Women is organizing a Women's Tea that will feature prominent women serving the state in various capacities. The event will be held at the Crosby Memorial Library on Jan. 20 from 2-5 p.m. According to a press release from the Pearl River County Fede

PICAYUNE ITEM - 2018-01-16 13:35:42

Road closures in the ArkLaTex - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

The Arthur Ray (A.R.) Teague Parkway in Bossier City has been closed from the Jimmy Davis Bridge to Diamond Jacks Casino. Shreveport Police announced more road closures for the city Tuesday morning. In addition to closures on Jewella, North Market, and Linwood Avenue, the Market Street on-ramp to I-

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-16 21:46:53

Firefighters battle house fire in Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg firefighters battled a house fire early Saturday morning. According Investigator Joey Collins, the Hattiesburg Fire Department responded to a house fire call on Deerborne Street shortly after midnight. Collins says the home was completely engulfed in flames upon arrival causing signifi

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-14 23:55:00

Coats Man Dies In Vehicle Accident

Of The Record Staff A Coats man died in a singlevehicle accident near Buies Creek late Thursday or early Friday, although the vehicle and victim were not discovered until Friday afternoon. The N.C. Highway Patrol, along with crews from the Buies Creek Fire Department, responded to an accident sc

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:05

Rally, Parade Honor MLK

Of The Record Staff It was standing room only inside the chamber of Dunn City Hall for the Justice For Peace Rally as community leaders and residents came together to celebrate and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. During the rally, Dunn Mayor Oscar Harris gave greetings on behalf of

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:04

Earl Bryant Barefoot, 93

Mr. Earl Bryant Barefoot, 93, of Erwin died Friday morning, Jan. 12, 2018, at Harnett Woods Nursing & Rehab. Mr. Barefoot was born March 14, 1924, in Durham County, son of the late Lassie B. and Stella Lucas Barefoot. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Esther Barefoot; his second wife

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:52

Daniel K. Sullivan, 82

Daniel K. Sullivan, 82, of Coats died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Benson. Mr. Sullivan was born Jan. 14, 1935, in Illinois to the late William Charles and Sarah Carter Sullivan. Mr. Sullivan was a retired painter with Gary Community School Syst

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:56

Hazel T. Kelly, 96

Hazel Tippett Kelly, 96, of Faison died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Universal Healthcare in Lillington. She had served the Town of Faison as town clerk with a long tenure of dedicated service and was a member of Faison Baptist Church. Services will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Faison Baptist Church, 5

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:51


Daily Record reporter Melody Brown-Peyton was the mistress of ceremonies at yesterday morning's Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast. She was well received. Daily Record Photo/ Melody Brown-Peyton Members of the Triton High School Army JROTC take part in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade alo

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:08


King's Legacy Lives On The civil right leader's life was celebrated at NAACP MLK Jr. Breakfast. By SHAUN SAVARESE Of The Record Staff In front of more that 100 people, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was referred to as a "stalwart man of God" by Phoenix One Enterprises President and CEO Dr

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:03

Mary Marsh Perry, 89

Mary Marsh Perry, 89, of 101 Sawyer Drive, Elizabeth City, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at the home of her son in Dunn, N.C. A native of North Carolina, she was born on Sept. 22, 1928, to the late James Marsh and Mary Marsh Richardson and grew up in Edgecombe County. She was the widow of James Lonni

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:54

James Donald McKinney, 78, of Peachtree City

James Donald McKinney, 78, of Peachtree City, Ga. died Monday, January 8, 2018 at home. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. James was born April 6, 1939 in Dothan, Ala., son of the late Dan McKinney and the late Geraldine Trawick McKinney. He moved to Columbus at an early age and

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 16:56:48

Peachtree City Electrician Squad Now Offers 24-Hour Services

Peachtree City, GA- With Georgia experiencing one of the coldest winters this year, a trusted electrician is a must for home electrical repairs. No homeowner wants to spend a night without electricity especially in the middle of summer or winter. That is why a responsive and trusted electrician is n

NBHERARD.COM - 2018-01-15 21:34:40

Woman says suspected robbers followed her home from grocery store

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. - A Fayette County woman says at least two men followed her from a grocery store to her house in an attempt to rob her. The unidentified victim shared dash cam video with Channel 2 Action News from the incident January 5 off Ginger Cake Road at around 7:00 p.m. She told Channel

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-16 00:33:22

Forecasters now predict 1" of snow in Gwinnett

A fast-moving Arctic cold front will bring winter weather to North Georgia on Tuesday through Wednesday morning and has the National Weather Service issuing advisories which include Gwinnett. The greatest threat for accumulating snow is in West, Northwest, and North Georgia beginning late morning a

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-01-16 20:45:00