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.
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.
RANKIN COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A correctional officer was arrested and suspended after she was caught with a cell phone, marijuana, and spice when she reported to work. 35-year-old Kimberly Diana Scott of Pickens went to work at Central MS Correctional Facility in Rankin County with the contraband. It was... Read More.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.