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WLOX-TV Biloxi
2 pedestrians struck in Hub City, 1 killed, Biloxi man chargedDUI arrests, and alcohol appears to be a factor in this incident,” McLemore sai
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 hours ago
DUI arrests, and alcohol appears to be a factor in this incident,” McLemore said. “He has currently been booked into the Forrest County Jail.” The male victim was identified as Seth Allen Johnson, 26, of Ovett. Forrest County Deputy Coroner said... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
2 pedestrians struck in Hub City, 1 killed, Biloxi man chargedDUI arrests, and alcohol appears to be a factor in this incident,” McLemore sai
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
DUI arrests, and alcohol appears to be a factor in this incident,” McLemore said. “He has currently been booked into the Forrest County Jail.” Forrest County Deputy Coroner said the body will be sent to the State Crime Lab in Jackson for an... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi school districts receive new ratingsCounty: B Houston: C Jones County: B Pascagoula-Gautier: B Lauderdale Count
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
County: B Houston: C Jones County: B Pascagoula-Gautier: B Lauderdale County: B Coahoma Agricultural: B Kosciusko: B Forrest County: B Pontotoc County: B Benton County: C Hancock County: B Greene County: B Lee County: B Marion County:... Read more
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FOX Business
State-subsidized solar panel maker to close in Mississippithough tax rates on the plant are two-thirds lower than normal. Stion agreed to
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
though tax rates on the plant are two-thirds lower than normal. Stion agreed to start paying down those bills in May, but Forrest County Attorney David Miller said Stion only made three $75,000-a-month payments. Clay Chandler, a spokesman for... Read more
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FOX Business
State-subsidized solar panel maker to close in Mississippithough tax rates on the plant are two-thirds lower than normal. Stion agreed to
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
though tax rates on the plant are two-thirds lower than normal. Stion agreed to start paying down those bills in May, but Forrest County Attorney David Miller said Stion only made three $75,000-a-month payments. Clay Chandler, a spokesman for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
1 killed in Hub City crashinside the vehicle and the vehicle caught fire as officers attempted to extrica
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
inside the vehicle and the vehicle caught fire as officers attempted to extricate the victim,” said McLemore. According to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem, the victim, who is a female will be sent to the State Crime Lab in Jackson for an... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
1 killed in Hub City accidentinside the vehicle and the vehicle caught fire as officers attempted to extrica
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
inside the vehicle and the vehicle caught fire as officers attempted to extricate the victim,” said McLemore. According to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem, the victim, who is a female will be sent to the State Crime Lab in Jackson for an... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Old Petal skating rink ordered to be demolishedA damaged historic skating rink has left a Forrest County official and the Mayo
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
A damaged historic skating rink has left a Forrest County official and the Mayor of Petal at odds. The building, located on South Main Street and formerly the Petal skating rink, was damaged by the tornado that struck Petal back in January. District... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
2 Louisiana men plead guilty to importing deerthat tested positive for chronic wasting disease. Donaldson and Oertling manag
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
that tested positive for chronic wasting disease. Donaldson and Oertling manage a 1,031-acre, high-fenced enclosure in Forrest County known as Turkey Trott Ranch. The property is owned by Jill Marie Donaldson, Oertling's wife, and daughter of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Two Louisiana residents plead guilty to smuggling live white-tailed deer into Mississippifederal law from February 2010 through November 2012. Donaldson and Oertling m
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
federal law from February 2010 through November 2012. Donaldson and Oertling manage a 1,031 acre high fenced enclosure in Forrest County, Mississippi, known as Turkey Trott Ranch . Donaldson and Oertling admitted that the live white-tailed deer... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Two Louisiana residents plead guilty to smuggling live white-tailed deer into Mississippifederal law from February 2010 through November 2012. Donaldson and Oertling m
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
federal law from February 2010 through November 2012. Donaldson and Oertling manage a 1,031 acre high fenced enclosure in Forrest County, Mississippi, known as Turkey Trott Ranch . Donaldson and Oertling admitted that the live white-tailed deer... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Two Louisiana residents plead guilty to smuggling live white-tailed deer into Mississippifederal law from February 2010 through November 2012. Donaldson and Oertling m
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
federal law from February 2010 through November 2012. Donaldson and Oertling manage a 1,031 acre high fenced enclosure in Forrest County, Mississippi, known as Turkey Trott Ranch . Donaldson and Oertling admitted that the live white-tailed deer... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Two Louisiana residents plead guilty to smuggling white-tailed deer into MSlive deer from Pennsylvania and importing them to their 1,031 acre high-fenced
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
live deer from Pennsylvania and importing them to their 1,031 acre high-fenced enclosure, known as Turkey Trott Ranch, in Forrest County. According to the press release, the two admitted that the herd came from Pennsylvania and tested positive for... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Two Louisiana residents plead guilty to smuggling white-tailed deer into MSlive deer from Pennsylvania and importing them to their 1,031 acre high-fenced
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
live deer from Pennsylvania and importing them to their 1,031 acre high-fenced enclosure, known as Turkey Trott Ranch, in Forrest County. According to the press release, the two admitted that the herd came from Pennsylvania and tested positive for... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Two Louisiana residents plead guilty to smuggling white-tailed deer into MSlive deer from Pennsylvania and importing them to their 1,031 acre high-fenced
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
live deer from Pennsylvania and importing them to their 1,031 acre high-fenced enclosure, known as Turkey Trott Ranch, in Forrest County. According to the press release, the two admitted that the herd came from Pennsylvania and tested positive for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Two Louisiana residents plead guilty to smuggling white-tailed deer into MSlive deer from Pennsylvania and importing them to their 1,031 acre high-fenced
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
live deer from Pennsylvania and importing them to their 1,031 acre high-fenced enclosure, known as Turkey Trott Ranch, in Forrest County. According to the press release, the two admitted that the herd came from Pennsylvania and tested positive for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg, Petal planning new Independence Day FestivalA new Fourth of July festival may be heading to Forrest County. The Historic H
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
A new Fourth of July festival may be heading to Forrest County. The Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association and Petal Area Chamber of Commerce are working together to plan a combined celebration in both cities, bridged together by the Leaf... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
2 new cases of West Nile virus reported in Mississippihad 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 14 cases in Hi
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 14 cases in Hinds County; seven in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, DeSoto, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forrest County Board approves Calico as 12th Circuit Court liaisonToday, the Forrest County Board of Supervisors approved a personnel action form
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
Today, the Forrest County Board of Supervisors approved a personnel action form that creates a liaison position in the 12th Circuit Court to be filled by Nick Calico, former Chief Investigator with the sheriff's department. According to Board... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
2 new cases of West Nile virus reported in Mississippihad 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 14 cases in Hi
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 14 cases in Hinds County; seven in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, DeSoto, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Poplarville stays unbeaten; West Marion tops WessonThe Tornadoes (4-4, 3-1) defeated Lawrence County High School 60-32 Friday. Su
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
The Tornadoes (4-4, 3-1) defeated Lawrence County High School 60-32 Friday. Sumrall will travel to Brooklyn to take on Forrest County Agricultural High School at 7 p.m. Friday.The Aggies (5-4, 2-2) fell 28-7 Friday to Greene County High... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Officer-involved shooting injures 1 in Perry Countyin Perry County. According to Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles, the incident
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
in Perry County. According to Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles, the incident happened on Morriston Road just across the Forrest County line and involved a suspect that was wanted by authorities. Nobles added that the deputy was not injured and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Officer-involved shooting injures 1 in Perry Countyin Perry County. According to Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles, the incident
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
in Perry County. According to Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles, the incident happened on Morriston Road just across the Forrest County line and involved a suspect that was wanted by authorities. Nobles added that the deputy was not injured and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
New vehicle registration network launches in Mississippimeans the entire state has to adjust. “It’s in place in all 82 counties, but s
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
means the entire state has to adjust. “It’s in place in all 82 counties, but some counties have satellite offices," said Forrest county tax collector Delbert Dearman. "So, there’s over 100 offices where this is being implemented." Flexibility... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
3 new cases of West Nile virus reported in Mississippihad 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 13 cases in Hi
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 13 cases in Hinds County; seven in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes, Monroe and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Superintendent: Moment of silence to stay at Jeff Davis football gamesClark, Student Pastor at Grace Covenant Church. Clark said the prayer was remo
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
Clark, Student Pastor at Grace Covenant Church. Clark said the prayer was removed at his children's school district, Forrest County Agricultural, but was reinstated after the board was reminded of Senate Bill 2633, also known as the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Sumrall gets back on track; Poplarville stays unbeatenPoplarville High School comes to town. The Hornets (7-0, 2-0), ranked 13th in
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
Poplarville High School comes to town. The Hornets (7-0, 2-0), ranked 13th in the MaxPreps.com Top 25 rankings, shut out Forrest County Agricultural High School on the road Friday 31-0. “I think they played Alabama (Saturday),” White said. “We... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
HPD, Forrest County 12 NET Metro Narcotics agreement renewedCity of Hattiesburg and Forrest County officials have renewed an agreement furt
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
City of Hattiesburg and Forrest County officials have renewed an agreement furthering the existence of the 12 NET Metro Narcotics team. The team, which previously was made up of Forrest County, Hattiesburg Police, Petal Police and the Perry County... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
3 new cases of West Nile virus reported in Mississippihad 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 13 cases in Hi
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 13 cases in Hinds County; seven in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes, Monroe and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forrest County opens FEMA shelter ahead of landfall by Hurricane NateForrest County has opened its FEMA 361 Shelter for those fleeing Hurricane Nate
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 14 days ago
Forrest County has opened its FEMA 361 Shelter for those fleeing Hurricane Nate. It is located next to the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center and it opened its doors at two o'clock Saturday afternoon. About 20 people were already in the shelter... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jones County shelter Openinto the Pine Belt, storm shelters across the area are being activated to house
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 14 days ago
into the Pine Belt, storm shelters across the area are being activated to house residents that could be in harms way. The Forrest County Community Shelter will open at 2 p.m. Saturday for those who may live in a trailer or mobile home and need... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Friday Night Football Showdown: Week 8 Recap4-5A win column with a 14-0 decision over Vancleave (1-6, 0-2). Poplarville (7
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
4-5A win column with a 14-0 decision over Vancleave (1-6, 0-2). Poplarville (7-0, 2-0) took care of business by beating Forrest County AHS 31-0. Senior running back Austin Bolton had the Hornets bolting out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. He... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Friday Night Football Showdown: Week 8 Recap4-5A win column with a 14-0 decision over Vancleave (1-6, 0-2). Poplarville (7
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 days ago
4-5A win column with a 14-0 decision over Vancleave (1-6, 0-2). Poplarville (7-0, 2-0) took care of business by beating Forrest County AHS 31-0. Senior running back Austin Bolton had the Hornets bolting out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. He... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Hurricane Shelters opening in Jackson MississippiSafe Room, 9509 Lobuoy Rd, Pass Christian, MS 39571 *Saucier/Lizana Safe Room,
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 15 days ago
Safe Room, 9509 Lobuoy Rd, Pass Christian, MS 39571 *Saucier/Lizana Safe Room, 23771 Saucier-Lizana Rd, Saucier, MS 39574 Forrest County – 2:00 PM opening Forrest County Safe Room, 946 Sullivan Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39401 George County – 4:00... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Hurricane Shelters opening in MississippiSafe Room, 9509 Lobuoy Rd, Pass Christian, MS 39571 *Saucier/Lizana Safe Room,
WJTV Jackson / Posted 15 days ago
Safe Room, 9509 Lobuoy Rd, Pass Christian, MS 39571 *Saucier/Lizana Safe Room, 23771 Saucier-Lizana Rd, Saucier, MS 39574 Forrest County – 2:00 PM opening Forrest County Safe Room, 946 Sullivan Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39401 George County – 4:00 PM... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Area shelters open ahead of Nateinto the Pine Belt, storm shelters across the area are being activated to house
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
into the Pine Belt, storm shelters across the area are being activated to house residents that could be in harms way. The Forrest County Community Shelter will open at 2 p.m. Saturday for those who may live in a trailer or mobile home and need... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forrest County, Hub City prepare ahead of looming stormdrains are clear, so that in the event that we do get flash flooding, we can ha
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
drains are clear, so that in the event that we do get flash flooding, we can handle that more appropriately.” Officials at Forrest County Emergency Management Agency are doing their part to be prepared as well. “We’re just going through those... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Nick Calico to transfer to circuit court, pending approvalAfter issues surfaced regarding ethics violations in the Forrest County Sheriff
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
After issues surfaced regarding ethics violations in the Forrest County Sheriff's Department, a top administrator is set to transfer out. An order has been entered by Forrest County Circuit Court Judge Bob Helfrich to appoint Capt. Chief... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Curtis Banks facing additional charges in 2015 HPD murdersshooting deaths of Hattiesburg Police Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate.
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 days ago
shooting deaths of Hattiesburg Police Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate. Curtis pleaded guilty to his charges from Forrest County in 2016, for accessory after the fact of capital murder. He is serving a 20-year sentence, and another 5-year... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
55 cases of West Nile virus in Miss. so far in 2017had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 12 cases in Hi
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 12 cases in Hinds County; six in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes, Monroe and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
1 jailed, 2 sought after high-risk warrant leads to drugs, money, weapons in Hub Citywarrant that led authorities to illegal drugs and money, and two others are bei
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 days ago
warrant that led authorities to illegal drugs and money, and two others are being sought. Hattiesburg Police and the Forrest County Metro Narcotics unit executed a high-risk search warrant on Heiddle Street on Sept. 28, according to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Texas man accused of threatening MS public officials now in custodyofficials and state employees on Facebook last week. Easterling indicated at t
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 days ago
officials and state employees on Facebook last week. Easterling indicated at the time of the threats that he was going to visit family in Forrest County. Anyone with any additional information on this suspect or case can contact HPD at 601-545-49... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forrest County Sheriff's Office warns residents of scamThe Forrest County Sheriff's Office warned its residents of a scam on Tuesday.
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 days ago
The Forrest County Sheriff's Office warned its residents of a scam on Tuesday. The sheriff's office has received complaints of residents receiving calls regarding outstanding warrants and missed court dates. These calls are scams, and the sheriff's... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
55 cases of West Nile virus in Mississippi so far in 2017had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 12 cases in Hi
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 19 days ago
had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 12 cases in Hinds County; six in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes, Monroe and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Purvis gets past Sumrall late; Poplarville wins battle of unbeatenswill host Lawrence County High School at 7 p.m. Friday. The Cougars (3-4, 0-1)
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
will host Lawrence County High School at 7 p.m. Friday. The Cougars (3-4, 0-1) lost their Region7-4A opener to visiting Forrest County Agricultural High School 44-31 Friday. Poplarville 54, Greene County 36 POPLARVILLE _ Senior Austin Bolton... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Election preview for House Dist. seat 102 runoffyou come vote tomorrow, you need to bring a picture ID, you have to have some t
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
you come vote tomorrow, you need to bring a picture ID, you have to have some type of photo ID to be able to vote,” said Forrest County Circuit Clerk Gwen Wilks. Mayor Barker said with the importance of the seat, everyone that is able and in the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
55 cases of West Nile virus in Mississippi so far in 2017had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 12 cases in Hi
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 19 days ago
had 43 cases with two deaths. So far this year, there have been 12 cases in Hinds County; six in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes, Monroe and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forrest County Board of Supervisors approves new election commissionerThe Forrest County Board of Supervisors has approved a new election commissione
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 20 days ago
The Forrest County Board of Supervisors has approved a new election commissioner. The board named Gentry Mordica as the District 1 election commissioner to fill the vacated seat of Tyler Wood. Wood resigned two weeks ago. Mordica is a longtime... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forrest fatal accident victim not yet identified by coroner's officeWorkers spent Thursday morning cleaning up debris from a fatal two-vehicle acci
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 days ago
Workers spent Thursday morning cleaning up debris from a fatal two-vehicle accident in Forrest County Wednesday, as authorities try to determine the identity of a driver who was killed. A crew spent several hours removing hundreds of pieces of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
HPD: Be on lookout for wanted Texas manand state employees. He resides in Texas but indicated that he intends to visit
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 days ago
and state employees. He resides in Texas but indicated that he intends to visit family in the Brooklyn, Miss. community in Forrest County. If you have any information or spot Easterling, please contact the Hattiesburg Police Department's Detective... Read more
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