Desirae Duncan is a native of Kentucky and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a degree in journalism. Before coming to WLOX, she was a multimedia journalist at WALB in Albany, GA, and started at WAVE in Louisville, KY as a news content specialist and digital content producer.
Desirae’s start in news was in middle school, where she was known for waking up the school every morning with an enthusiastic "Good morning, Bluegrass! I'm Desirae Duncan - your weathergirl!" She hopes to bring that same enthusiasm to her reporting in South Mississippi.
When she’s not on air, she’s spending time with her rescue dog, Winn Dixie, traveling, shopping or cheering on her Kentucky Wildcats.
Students at Pass Christian Elementary Schools are getting a lesson in being kind. Pass Christian Elementary School and DeLisle Elementary School are kicking off the new year with a new initiative, the kindness challenge.
The COVID-19 vaccine is sparking hope in many that this may be the long-awaited light at the end of the tunnel of the pandemic. However, some are still hesitant about taking the vaccine once it becomes available to the general public.
In George County, schools didn’t escape the wrath of Hurricane Zeta. Every school building in the district sustained some sort of damage, with at least one receiving structural damage when a tree fell on the roof