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  1. Official: Dam to be repaired after lake drainsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A controlled breach of the failing Amackertown dam has alleviated chances the leaking structure will break, according to Pearl River County officials. The dam is located on a 50acre lake in Amackertown in north Pearl River County.


  2. BP spill's economic harm discussed on day 3 of penalty trialRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A government witness in a trial to determine civil penalties against BP for the 2010 Gulf oil spill says the disaster hurt a wide array of industries over a broad geographic area. Charles Mason also testified Thursday that the harm was only modestly countered by BP's spending and investment in the region.


  3. MLK Day Celebrations in South MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    People will gather in Moss Point at Pelican Landing for a day of service sponsored by the United Way. The event runs from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The annual MLK Coastwide Parade rolls at 11 a.m. in Gulfport.


  4. Skeletal remains found in woods in Pearl River CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Picayune Item reports a property owner looking for lost ducks found a human skull Tuesday in a wooded area near her home. Chief Deputy Shane Tucker says deputies and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation were back at the scene Wednesday where they found a pelvis and other bones about 20 feet from the skull.


  5. Emergency crews searching for missing Marion County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Marion County search and rescue crews are searching for a missing elderly man in the Expose Road area of the Goss Community in Marion County. According to emergency workers, Charles Luter, 70, was reported missing Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. According to emergency officials, Luter is an Alzheimer's patient.


  6. New legislative session and statewide elections on tap for 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Before the campaigns get in full swing, incumbents will have to make it through the legislative session. Senator Terry Brown explained how election years are different at the State Capitol.


  7. Search on for Picayune shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Picayune Police are searching for a man they believe fired shots into three houses and a car. Jaron Stubbs is wanted for aggravated assault and three counts of shooting into a dwelling.


  8. Flappy Bird cheats top google searches for Mississippi in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    According to a graphic by BGR.com , the most googled topic for Mississippi in 2014 was Flappy Bird cheats. The graphic shows the entire nation and the most popular topics, people and events each state googled more than any other.


  9. Ruling stands for Pearl River Co. in plant disputeRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The state Court of Appeals has upheld a judge's ruling against a group of residents who sought to block development of five acres near the construction site of a sand drying plant in Pearl River County. The Alliance Consulting Group is locating the plant on 30 acres between Nicholson and Picayune. 4 comments

  10. Pearl River crop farmers ready for hard freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Local farmers and nursery owners spent the day preparing for a visit from old man winter. Protecting their main investments plants and crops is part of maintaining a healthy business.


  11. 16 rescued Australian Cattle Dogs set to leave PRC shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Things are looking up for the animals rescued in a neglect and cruelty case in Pearl River County. The dogs were seized and taken to the Pearl River County SPCA Animal Shelter where they are being nursed back to health from ailments ranging from malnutrition to infected scars and bruises.


  12. Multi-million dollar donation for Mississippi civil rights museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    "The State of Mississippi is wanting to share their history and learn from it," explained the Department of Archives and History's Lucy Allen. Former Governor William Winter and Myrlie Evers were on hand as the W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced it's $2.3 million dollar endowment Tuesday.


  13. Number of dogs seized from Picayune home climbs to 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The number of dogs confiscated from a Picayune home now stands at 76. As we told you Monday, a Picayune couple has been arrested for what police say is a growing list of animal neglect and cruelty charges. Lynne Hackney and her husband, Milles Allen, have since bonded out of jail, but as WLOX News found out, nursing the animals back to health has become a community affair.


  14. Pearl River Co. couple face 249 charges of animal neglect, crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Police say more than 70 Australian cattle dogs were discovered in and around a house on East Canal Street in Picayune. They were in sheds and under the carport with very little food and water within their reach.


  15. Tornadoes ruled out in Miss. damage from stormsRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The National Weather Service says Thursday storm damage in Pearl River and Tate counties was caused by straight-line winds and not tornadoes. Southeast of Lumberton in Pearl River County, a man suffered minor injuries when a mobile home was blown onto its side by winds that Weather Service personnel estimated at 75 mph to 85 mph.


  16. Gunn speaks little; listens a lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Speaker of the House Philip Gunn did more listening than talking. Gunn ended his town hall tour in Picayune Thursday.


  17. Red Cross prepares to launch home fire prevention campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2010 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The organization known best for disaster relief, is about to launch a fire prevention campaign. The goal is to reduce the number of home fire fatalities and injuries.


  18. Donut Hole patron killed, car crashes into storeRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage tells The Sun Herald 78-year-old Joel C. Bennett, of Picayune, was taken to Highland Community Hospital, where he died. Turnage says two other patrons were injured in the accident.


  19. Man killed after vehicle drives into Picayune doughnut shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage confirms to WLOX News one person was killed when a vehicle drove into the Donut Hole doughnut shop located on Memorial Boulevard in Picayune around 2 p.m. on Thursday. Turnage said Joel C. Bennett was killed in the accident, and two more people were injured.


  20. More Read the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Jackson, Mississippi, pastor has been elected the new president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., the largest group of black Christians in the United States. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Rev.


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