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The Big Three: Unmissable Seafood Dining Experiences in Lucedale
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Lucedale. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
SILVER ALERT: Authorities searching for missing Escatawpa man
ESCATAWPA, Miss. (WLOX) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 63-year-old William Charles Brondum III of Escatawpa. Officials say Brondum, who goes by the name “Bill,” was last seen by family at his home, located at 6005 Kings Road in Escatawpa. He was walking in an unknown direction.
Part of Highway 158 closed after crash Friday morning
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — Part of Highway 158 eastbound is closed after a crash Friday morning. According to a news release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the eastbound lanes of Highway 158 near Jones Road are blocked because of a two-vehicle crash involving commercial vehicles. It is unknown how long those lanes will […]
Sewage overflow reported in Bayou La Batre
BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (WKRG) — A sanitary sewer overflow was reported by the Utilities Board of the City of Bayou La Batre on Thursday. A news release from the Mobile County Health Department said the cause of the SSO was a “catastrophic pump failure.” It happened at a manhole near Sea Pearl Seafood on […]
Mobile County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 180 Incidents and 50 Crime Stories
Mobile County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 180 Incidents and 50 Crime Stories. During the last week, the place of Mobile County reported a total of 180 crime cases. The most frequent crime was Theft, accounting for 85 cases, which is approximately 47% of the total crimes reported. This was closely followed by Assault with 75 cases, making up around 42% of the total. Burglary was the third most common crime with 14 cases, which is nearly 8% of the total. Less frequent but still significant were Robbery and Shooting, with 5 and 1 cases respectively. The high prevalence of Theft and Assault cases indicates a concerning level of crime in the area, suggesting a need for increased security measures. The single reported Shooting case, while relatively low in number, is a severe crime that calls for serious attention. The data underscores the importance of continuous law enforcement efforts to ensure the safety and security of the residents.
Lucedale teen, 16, in custody following crime spree throughout George County
GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - On Saturday, the George County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of one 16-year-old following a crime spree in the Central community. According to officials, the incident began when deputies were called to the scene of a drive-by shooting in the 200 block of Old Highway 26. Several bullets struck the side of a home occupied by a woman and two children. No injuries were reported.
Wiggins' Underwater Delights: Exploring the 3 Must-Visit Seafood Restaurants
In this article, we're exploring three top-notch seafood restaurants in Wiggins. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments below!
Celebrate Cities: Lucedale
WXXV Chief Meteorologist Rob Knight is joined by Grant Chighizola as we continue our Celebrate Cities series in Lucedale!. This week they are celebrating all things Lucedale!. In this series, we will be highlighting cities all across the Gulf Coast. Rob will be back in two weeks to celebrate another city on our beautiful Gulf Coast!
🚧 Traffic Update: Crash on Pearl Harbor Memorial Highway, Mobile County
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. A crash has been reported on the Pearl Harbor Memorial Highway, specifically on the Purple Heart Trail in Mobile County, AL. The right shoulder is currently blocked, and authorities are advising motorists to exercise caution while passing through the area. Drivers should anticipate potential delays and consider seeking alternative routes if possible. The safety of all travelers is of utmost concern, and swift measures are being taken to manage the situation and restore normal traffic flow. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available, and the public is urged to stay informed to avoid any inconveniences.
Local Resident Kevin Jarvis Seeks Approval for Subdivision Development on Daisy Vestry Road: Public Comments Invited
Kevin Jarvis has applied to the MS Department of Marine Resources for authorization to fill 8.77 acres of non-tidal wetland. The application pertains to the development of 11 residential lots on Daisy Vestry Road, Vancleave, Jackson County, MS, and is currently under review for compliance with the Coastal Zone Management Act.
Construction crews are making progress on the Mobile County golf course
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — The Mobile County Commission has opened bids for the construction of the course. This week the Mobile County Commission approved a change order for the project. The change order increased the contract by $464,716.00 bringing the total to about $7,312,487.00 for the first phase. Mobile County Commissioner Randall Dueitt says the change order is to adjust for tasks that needed to be completed in phase 1. He says the money is going towards rainwater retention, sitework, and land disturbance permits.
Update: Rip current statement affecting Mobile and Baldwin counties until Saturday morning
On Friday at 3:36 a.m. an updated rip current statement was issued by the National Weather Service valid from 6 a.m. until Saturday 6 a.m. for Mobile and Baldwin counties. The weather service states, "Dangerous rip currents expected." "Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into...
State saltwater fishing record for February announced
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources certified a state saltwater fishing record using conventional tackle for the month of February. Ron McMillan of Lucedale set the record for Red Grouper with a fish weighing 22 pounds, 12 ounces.
Mobile Co Health Dept. recommends taking measures to avoid contracting norovirus
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report a current spike in cases of norovirus, the highly contagious illness that causes vomiting and diarrhea. Since a low of 2.5 percent positive cases reported in the southeastern United States during October 2023, recent CDC data from participating labs shows it has climbed to 9.6 percent as of February 10.
Theodore family loses entire home in rapid spreading fire
THEODORE, Ala. (WALA) - FOX10 News has an update on a story regarding a Mobile County fire. The massive fire in Theodore ravaged a home on Old Pascagoula Road Wednesday evening around 6:00. Several first responders rushed to the scene, to keep it from spreading. Fortunately, no one was injured.
Wilmer man accused of running over man, hitting him with hammer accepts plea deal
A Wilmer man accused of running over a man with his vehicle before hitting him with a hammer and fleeing has accepted a plea deal, according to court documents.
Vancleave man arrested for auto burglary in Biloxi
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Robert Cunningham, 28, of Vancleave, is now in custody and charged with one count of auto burglary. Officials say the incident began when officers with Biloxi PD were called to respond to reports of a suspicious person in the 100 block of Howard Avenue just before 2 a.m. Wednesday.
MCSO has multiple testing methods for drug encounters
When it comes to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, deputies are faced with drug encounters every day.
Take 5: Mobile County 9-1-1
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Executive Director Kristi Stamnes from Mobile County Communications District 911 joined WKRG on Take 5 to discuss Smart 911 and how to prepare for an emergency. Stamnes answers the following questions in the video above:
Two Mobile County schools remove cellphones in the classroom
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — Every morning Hankins Middle School students check their cell phones in with their homeroom teacher, who stores them in an assigned slot in a locked box. The students don't get them back until the end of the school day. "We had a very large issue...