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Effort to consolidate school districts continues in Hancock Co.

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – A Bay St. Louis man is continuing his effort to convince city and county leaders to consolidate the Hancock County school districts. Monday, Ron Thorp made a presentation in front of the Hancock County Board of Supervisors outlining the potential benefits of combining the Bay-Waveland …Read More

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Flames take over a Gulfport home overnight

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – Fire investigators are working to figure out what sparked a blaze at a Gulfport home early Tuesday morning. Black smoke filled the air as flames shot through the roof of a home on 32nd Street around 3 a.m. We’re told a neighbor spotted the fire and …Read More

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Police: Boy, 8, shot in head while sleeping in mother’s car

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Police in Jackson say an 8-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously wounded as he slept in the back seat of his mother’s car. The Clarion-Ledger reports Jackson police spokesman Cmdr. Tyree Jones said Richard Kyles was wounded late Saturday night. The boy was reported …Read More

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Lucedale man killed in head-on crash

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – A two-car crash took the life of a Lucedale man around 4 p.m. on Thursday. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a Perkinston man was driving an 18-wheeler west on Highway 26 when he crashed head-on with a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado that was headed eastbound in …Read More