Sexual battery Suspect Wanted In George County

The George County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is asking for the public’s help in locating 44-year-old black male Michael Ray Scott. Scott is wanted in connection to a felony sexual battery of a vulnerable adult, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. Scott’s last known residence... Read More.

Rebels lose Jamboree game 9-3

The Rebels hosted a Jamboree game against West Jones on Friday, 8/10. West Jones scored a Safety for 2 points near the beginning of the game, followed closely by a Rebels field goal for 3. With just a couple of minutes left in the game, West Jones scored a... Read More.

Man killed after being hit by train in Pearl River County

PEARL RIVER COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Pearl River County man was killed after being hit by an Amtrak train Monday morning as he walked on the railroad tracks. Twenty-year-old Colton Wayne Hall was walking north when the northbound Amtrak hit him near the Jackson Landing Road crossing around 8:30... Read More.

Cruisin’ the Coast coming to Centennial Plaza despite construction

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Every year Centennial Plaza serves as headquarters for Cruisin' the Coast. This year, the site is a massive construction zone. With Cruisin' coming up September 30, event coordinators are working with Gulfport to make sure they won't hit any speed bumps with all the construction going on. Centennial... Read More.

7-year-old drowns in George County, Mississippi

GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. (WKRG) - The George County Sheriff's Office is investigating the drowning of a 7-year-old. Deputies got a call around 2:15 p.m. on July 24 that a 7-year-old had possibly fallen into a pond in the Howell Community of George County. When deputies arrived the found the child... Read More.

2 killed in southern Mississippi crash

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Officials say two people were killed when their vehicle tried to cross a Jackson County highway. A spokesman for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Chase Elkins, says in a press release that an 89-year-old man and his female passenger died in the crash. Elkins says it appears the... Read More.

William Carey opens coast’s first pharmacy school

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - South Mississippi students looking to get into pharmacology will no longer have to travel miles away to do so. The Gulf Coast's first pharmacy school is now open at William Carey University's Tradition campus. While the 33,000-square foot facility is not expected to open for... Read More.