Dave Ryan grew up in a suburb of Philadelphia, PA. With a passion for news and storytelling, Dave joined the Army in 2006.
He served as a Public Affairs-Broadcast Specialist for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, and 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, CO. He told the stories of both units that deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan with pieces in The Fort Carson Mountaineer, and the Armed Forces Network.
Dave joined the WLOX team in 2011 working in the studio, then as a news producer, and now as a photographer/multimedia journalist.
A community comes together to help one of their own. Proceeds from a fish fry on Saturday went to benefit medical bills of Lisa Williams, who was severely injured in a car crash the day before Thanksgiving.
A weekend-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. included a new event at St. Rose de Lima church in Bay St. Louis. A youth program allowed younger members of the community to show how King’s legacy affects their lives.
The announcement of a new Aldi grocery store on U.S. Highway 90 was just one of a number of new stores planning to call Ocean Springs home. However, just two months later, that new store is hitting some roadblocks.
Julia Usprich, a freshman at Pass Christian High, is lying in Mobile’s USA Medical Center after enduring an emergency brain surgery and multiple procedures, all aimed at saving her life after she was hit by a car Saturday.
The holiday shopping season is officially underway. Hundreds lined up for big deals at Edgewater Mall Friday morning. The deals may have been good, but shoppers also have an eye on safety this holiday.