Jefferson Davis County school bus carrying students hit by tractor-trailer
A Jefferson Davis County school bus carrying students in the after-school program was hit by an 18-wheeler Tuesday afternoon. The bus was traveling down Shivers Booth Road when it crossed in front of the path of the tractor-trailer driven by Denelius Dampier on Old Hebron Road. Dampier drives for Heartland Express and just left his […] The post Jefferson Davis County school bus carrying students hit by tractor-trailer appeared first on Prentiss Headlight.
Silver Creek man gets max sentence in shooting case
A 55-year-old Silver Creek man has received the maximum prison sentence after being convicted of aggravated assault domestic violence with a deadly weapon. On Feb. 7, James Stanley Roberts was convicted in Lawrence County Circuit Court before Judge Prentis Harrell. Roberts was charged with shooting his girlfriend in the back from less than 20 feet […] The post Silver Creek man gets max sentence in shooting case appeared first on Daily Leader.
How personal income has changed in Covington County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Covington County, Mississippi and how it compares to state and national levels.
Coroner presented with gift of appreciation
Rho Iota Zeta Chapter of Mendenhall participated in Random Acts of Kindness Day on Feb. 16. The Jefferson Davis County Chancery Clerk’s Office recognized Jefferson Davis County Coroner Dedra M. Johnson and presented her with a gift. “We wanted to thank Dedra for her dedication and hard work throughout Jefferson Davis County and to know […] The post Coroner presented with gift of appreciation appeared first on Prentiss Headlight.
Lamar County School District wants to build 3 new schools
LAMAR COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Officials with the Lamar County School District want to continue a bond to build three new schools. Pine Belt News reported the bond pays off next year and was previously approved in 2005 to build several new elementary schools and performing arts spaces. The proposed bond extension would help construction […]
Job Opening with City of Magee
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. Overall Objective of the Job: Provide general maintenance and repair of City buildings and the Municipal Airport buildings, grounds, and equipment in order to preserve and improve functionality, security, safety and aesthetics. Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local regulations that relate to the City of Magee airport.
Columbia mayor leads healthy walk at Friendship Park
COLUMBIA, Miss. (WDAM) - Columbia Mayor Justin McKenzie wants to see residents get in shape, so he invited them to go on a walk around the park on Tuesday. McKenzie and several dozen residents participated in an event called, “Walk a Mile with the Mayor.“. It took place at...
City of Magee Board of Aldermen Agenda for 02/20/2024
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2 suspects wanted in attempted murder investigation, FCSO says
FORREST COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Forrest County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two suspects in an attempted murder investigation. According to the sheriff’s office, the attempted murder happened on January 11, 2024, along US Hwy 49 in Hattiesburg. The first suspect is Robert Pittman, Jr. of Lamar...
Today the gas price is close to $2.83 in Foxworth as of 2024-02-21. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
LIVE: Columbia Friendship Park Announcement
Www.youtube.com – WDAM 7 | The Pine Belt's Local News Station – 2024-02-20 11:11:19. SUMMARY: The content discusses the benefits of meditation and mindfulness on mental health. It explains how regular practice of mindfulness and meditation can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. It also highlights the positive effects on cognitive function, attention, and emotional regulation. The article emphasizes the importance of incorporating mindfulness and meditation into daily routine to promote well-being and mental clarity. Additionally, it mentions that mindfulness and meditation can enhance self-awareness and improve overall quality of life. The article concludes by recommending these practices for individuals seeking to alleviate symptoms of mental health issues and improve their overall well-being.
New Career-Tech dean at Co-Lin
Dr. Sharolyn Magee of Collins is Co-Lin’s new Dean of Career and Technical Education. Dr. Magee has been employed in the Career-Technical division of the college since 2018 where she has been Assistant Dean of Career and Technical Education, serving as the work-based learning coordinator, appeals officer, interim director of adult education, assessment coordinator for national certifications and ACT residual testing administrator, on curriculum re-write committees for more than a dozen programs and five successful re-accreditation committee and as a National Technical Honor Society advisor.
Simpson County School District to hold Job Fair March 5
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City of Sumrall project updates
You’ll soon see new sidewalks and lighting in the downtown area, which is said to begin in two to three months.
Fallen Seminary firefighter to be included in national memorial
SEMINARY, Miss. (WDAM) - Members of the Seminary Volunteer Fire Department will soon be traveling to Maryland to see one of their own honored and recognized. Philip Allan was assisting with a car accident near Hattiesburg on May 18, 2023, when he was hit and killed by another vehicle. His...
Silver Creek man sentenced to 25 years for domestic violence with deadly weapon
MONTICELLO, Miss. (WDAM) - A Silver Creek man received the maximum sentence allowed by law Friday after being found guilty of aggravated assault/domestic violence with a deadly weapon. Fifteenth Circuit District Attorney Hal Kittrell announced Friday that James Stanley Roberts, 55, was sentenced in Jefferson Davis County Circuit Court by...
4th District Republican canidates in Pine Belt
Www.youtube.com – WDAM 7 | The Pine Belt's Local News Station – 2024-02-21 00:32:39. SUMMARY: Representative Cedric Burnett and Fabian Nelson introduced a bill and held a meeting in Lamar County to discuss the Republican candidates for the Mississippi Fourth Congressional District. Candidates Michael Ezell, Michael McGill, and Carl Boyanton focused on issues such as infrastructure, job creation, social support programs, and fighting against Fentanyl and human trafficking. The candidates also discussed their plans and political backgrounds and advocated for conservative values. There was a specific emphasis on the importance of creating jobs and supporting local government initiatives.
Southern Pine Visits Simpson County Technical Center
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. John Shoemaker, an energy services technician with Southern Pine Electric and Power. Association gave a presentation to students enrolled in Agriculture...
POT BELLYZ SOUTHERN CUISINE Comes to Magee!
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. Pot Bellyz Southern Cuisine, located at 391 Simpson Highway 149, is open and serving some of the South’s favorite recipes . (The blue trailer near Polk’s Pharmacy)
Move to Learn Initiative coming to Monticello Elementary School
Coach Larry Calhoun, star of the Move to Learn exercise break videos, will visit the Monticello Elementary School campus Thursday, Feb. 22, to introduce students, teachers and administrators to the Move to Learn Initiative. A team from The Bower Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Healthy Schools will accompany Calhoun to present […] The post Move to Learn Initiative coming to Monticello Elementary School appeared first on Daily Leader.