Waveland man arrested after assaulting girlfriend with axe

A Waveland man was arrested and charged with aggravated domestic assault after cutting his girlfriend with axe on September 28, 2020.

  Mississippians react to first presidential debate: ‘I could only endure about 10 minutes’

  State Health Officer: ‘I don’t know’ if ending statewide mask mandate was right move

Curbside recycling services resume in Jackson County

  U.S. Attorney’s Office expands Project EJECT into Gulfport

Search for new job after COVID-19 layoff leaves D’Iberville worker frustrated

City of Jackson’s mask mandate unaffected by Gov. Reeves' latest executive order

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  The City of Gulfport considering safety guidelines for Harbor Lights’ show

Pass Christian man pleads guilty to trafficking over 100 pounds of meth

‘Well, the debate was awful': Mississippi politicians react to Trump/Biden showdown

  Reef extension at Deer Island thanks in part to Biloxi infrastructure project

William Carey, Miss. National Guard partner for tuition discount

Hancock High School moves all students to distance learning for 14 days

  Family of missing 93-year-old Stone Co. grandfather pleads for his safe return

The family of a missing Stone County man is hoping for the best, and fearing the worst as another day goes by without any sign of the 93-year-old grandfather.

  Stennis FAA 141 flight school ready to soar

The new flight training center at Stennis International Airport is ready for takeoff and for students.

  MSDH releases number of COVID cases in schools for week of Sept. 21-25

Here is a breakdown of the number of cases and quarantines for South Mississippi schools for the week of Sept. 21-25.

  552 new COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths reported Wednesday in Mississippi

66 new cases and one new death were reported in South Mississippi on Wednesday

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 98,190 cases, 2,969 deaths reported by health dept.

U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy receives endorsement from Joe Biden

  Former DMR Director Bill Walker avoids jail time for another 2 weeks

  South Mississippi Strong: Community partnerships help Coastal Family Health serve the medical needs of many

  Miss. statewide mask mandate set to expire Wednesday

Two killed in fatal crash on I-10 in Jackson County

  Federal operation in South Mississippi adds to Project Eject success

“Boots are on the ground. In the mud, in the muck, in the ditch, doing the necessary work for justice to be done,” said U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst.

  Hattiesburg Zoo to hold Zoo Boo and Lights of the Wild

The Hattiesburg Zoo is planning to host its annual Zoo Boo and Lights of the Wild events this year.

  New development coming to Downtown Pascagoula

As one project to revitalize downtown Pascagoula takes off, another project is approaching the finish line.

Piney Woods School raising money to help students afford enrollment

The Piney Woods School is partnering with the Woodson Center for a virtual fundraising event that will allow the school to provide scholarships and tuition assistance to up to 200 students.

  All Long Beach Middle School students quarantined due to COVID-19 exposure

15 students tested positive for COVID-19. Another 165 students are under quarantine. These numbers represent 35% of the total enrollment at the middle school.

Sen. Hyde-Smith to meet with Amy Coney Barrett tomorrow afternoon

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced that she will be meeting with Judge Amy Coney Barrett Wednesday afternoon.

  Waveland’s city-wide boil water notice affecting residents, businesses

Since Monday, businesses, residents and even a school have had to switch gears to ensure safety under the advisory.

  Gulfport High to forfeit homecoming game after players, coach test positive for COVID-19

Gulfport High will forfeit its homecoming gam this week against West Harrison after two players and a coach all tested positive for COVID-19 this week.

Second person arrested in connection to body found in Pascagoula River

Taylor Allan Carpenter, 23, of Escatawpa was arrested Tuesday morning by Jackson County sheriff’s deputies. He is charged with accessory after the fact to capital murder.

Federal court sends lawsuit against Moss Point mayor for alleged assault in 2018 back to state court

A lawsuit filed against Moss Point Mayor Mario King over an incident that allegedly happened in 2018 has been partially dismissed by a federal court.

  COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen

A study shows children of all ages now make up 10% of all U.S cases, up from 2% in April.

2 Georgia officers killed in Interstate 20 crash

Two law enforcement officers were killed today in a car-truck crash at the Grovetown exit from Interstate 20.

2021 Leo Seal Innovative Teacher Grant applications are available online

In order to apply, teachers must complete online letters of intent which detail how their proposed projects provide creative approaches to help students learn.

  GRAPHIC: Police investigating Florida man caught on camera punching dog

Authorities in Florida are looking into allegations of animal cruelty after a video surfaced on social media showing a man punching his dog.

  589 new COVID-19 cases, 36 new deaths reported Tuesday in Mississippi

77 new cases and one new death were reported in South Mississippi on Tuesday

Texas grand jury: No action against man who killed church shooter

The gunman was heading to the front of the sanctuary when Wilson fired a single fatal shot.

Mississippi seeks to dismiss lawsuit on elections amid COVID

Secretary of State Michael Watson and Attorney General Lynn Fitch filed court papers Friday.

Sales of Mississippi lottery tickets exceeding expectations

Sales of Mississippi lottery tickets are surpassing estimates for the new fiscal year, with proceeds averaging about $10 million or more a week.

Fire breaks out in oceanography building at USM Gulf Coast Research Lab

We are working to learn more about a fire that broke out late Monday at the USM Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs.

  Hancock Hawks in quarantine due to COVID-19

Football team will miss the next two weeks of their 2020 schedule and will have to forfeit games against St. Martin and Gulfport, both Region 4-6A opponents.

  Authorities researching hate crime statutes after 2 white men allegedly shoot at, try to run down black teens

When he closes his eyes he can still hear the gunshots, and he can still feel the jarring of the truck hitting his ATV.

  Analysis: Daily average COVID-19 cases stabilizing, but volume of cases remains a concern

Over nearly two weeks, Mississippi’s daily average number of coronavirus cases has stabilized at much higher levels than health experts have hoped, according to a seven-day average of new case data from the state’s department of health.

  U.S. Air Force trainees from Keesler training at Camp Shelby

Trainees from Keesler Air Force Base are receiving their Basic Expeditionary Airman Skills Training (BEAST) at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg.

  Hancock High forfeits football game due to possible COVID-19 exposure

A number of students at Hancock High School are under quarantine due to possible exposure to COVID-19.

‘I gave her life twice;’ Mother’s bone marrow transplant cures daughter of Sickle Cell Anemia

The hereditary blood disorder impacts roughly 4,000 Mississippians.

  Miss. voters to decide on medical marijuana in November election

The medical marijuana portion of the ballot features two selections for voters to make.

  Gulfport city employees receive 4.5% pay increase starting Nov. 1

Gulfport’s budget for the coming fiscal year is a bit leaner than 2020, but the $60 million general fund spending plan brings a big win for city employees.

  Harrison Co. preparing for a general election overshadowed by a pandemic

Poll workers will now get more money to work the upcoming general election, and precincts will also have more workers on hand to make sure that COVID-19 precautions are in place.

Traffic Alert: Several accidents on I-10W near Hwy 613 causing delays

A Monday afternoon accident, and several crashes that followed, are causing some significant delays for drivers on westbound I-10 between the two Moss Point exits.

  Discount card available for Gulfport businesses

Discount cards that typically grant restaurant deals to the bearer have recently gotten a facelift with the Giving the Gift of Gulfport Discount Card.

UPDATE: Bobbie Jo Lynn Young located

Bobbie Jo Lynn Young is described to officers as 31 years old, 5′3″, weighing 109 pounds. She was last seen near Inn Town Suites on Aug. 10.

Police investigating after Ocean Springs woman found dead by the road

The Ocean Springs Police Department is investigating after a woman was found dead by the road.

Miss. House candidate arrested again, charged with witness tampering

A Mississippi House of Representatives candidate previously charged with cyberstalking is facing another felony charge in Forrest County after being arrested Monday.

  Pascagoula church offers helping hand with hurricane disaster relief

St. John’s Episcopal Church in Pascagoula is continuing in its efforts to lend a helping hand to our neighboring states that have been devastated by hurricanes.

  Cruisin' the Coast preparations shift into high gear

Preparations for the 24th annual Cruisin' the Coast are shifting into high gear. This week, tents are going up and classic cars will soon start arriving.

Prison supervisor arrested for attempting to smuggle contraband into Greene Co. Jail

She has been a correctional supervisor since September 2007.

Waveland issues citywide boil water notice

The city of Waveland has issued a boil water notice to all Waveland water customers after a break in a main water line.

VIDEO: Crews cutting steel sparked fire at Hard Rock collapse site

Residents are advised to avoid the area

  Army, Air Force team up to feed the BEAST at Camp Shelby

Military partners are working together to train the next generation of soldiers.

Gov. Reeves calls new rapid Covid-19 tests a ‘game changer’ while speaking at White House

Gov. Tate Reeves was invited to speak during a press conference at the White House Monday afternoon.

  Biloxi School District planning to change name of Jeff Davis Elementary

The Biloxi Public School District announced it has begun the process of renaming Jeff Davis Elementary School.

Second suspect in Gulfport shooting turns himself in to police

A suspect wanted in connection to a Gulfport drive-by shooting turned himself in to Gulfport Police Monday afternoon.

Breonna Taylor: Autopsy reveals more about gunshot wounds suffered by the 26-year-old

Following the announcement of the grand jury decision in the case on Sept. 23, Attorney General Daniel Cameron said only one of those shot was fatal.

Taylor Swift breaks Whitney Houston’s Billboard charts record

Taylor Swift tops Whitney Houston's record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Phil Bryant on DC prayer march: ‘We were praying for our nation’

Former governor Phil Bryant is calling his experience at the Washington Prayer March “remarkable.”

Southern Miss partnering with MACRAO to offer virtual college fairs

MACRAO new virtual college fairs are statewide, open-registration events allowing students across the state access to explore affiliated colleges and meet school representatives online.

  190 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths reported Monday in Mississippi

17 new cases and no new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Monday

  Round Island Lighthouse opens to the public for first time in 6 months

The historic Round Island Lighthouse in Pascagoula is once again open for tours.

Police looking for 'armed and dangerous’ suspect after shooting in Pascagoula

Pascagoula Police are investigating a shooting that left one man seriously injured and being airlifted to the USA Medical Center.

  Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum less than one week from opening

The Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum is less than a week away from officially opening its doors to the public.

  Great Southern Golf Club attracting fewer snowbirds, more locals during pandemic

There’s one activity that’s thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that’s golf.

  Surprise parade celebrating Mollie Taylor in Pascagoula

On Sunday, a surprise parade rolled through Pascagoula to celebrate Mollie Taylor and the work she has done helping out the community.

Memorial highway sign in Lamar County honors fallen HPD officer

Highway 589 in Lamar County has a new sign naming a stretch of the road the Benjamin J. Deen Memorial Highway.

  Horse enthusiasts show up for schooling show at Harrison Co. Fairgrounds

From across the South, riders both big and small saddled up for a schooling show over the weekend at the Harrison County Fairgrounds.

  Ocean Springs Yacht Club host regatta for national championship

People traveled from a total of ten states to hit the water with the Ocean Springs Yacht Club today as it wrapped up the last day of this weekend’s regatta.

Silver Alert issued for missing 62-year-old Jackson man

Family members say Bennie C. Jackson suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgement.

  Gulfport Police investigating shooting that left two injured

Police are responding to a reported shooting in Gulfport. Details are limited at this time, but WLOX has a reporter on the way to the scene.

  Ways to keep Halloween celebrations alive during COVID-19

Neighborhoods are starting to spook things up with Halloween décor, but with the CDC recommending low or moderate risk activities, many families are trying new ways to keep the Halloween celebrations alive.