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Wayne County residents honor Uvadale victims

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - After disaster struck Robb Elementary School last month, one Wayne County resident felt a call to honor those victims. Mary Taylor, a former educator, went to the Waynesboro City Council with an idea to answer that call. “We knew we couldn’t reach the families, but...
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AARP awards grants to 2 Pine Belt organizations

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - AARP Mississippi announced that four Mississippi organizations will receive 2022 Community Challenge grants - two of which are located in the Pine Belt. According to AARP, they are part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide.
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5-year-old flown to a hospital after being burned by boiling water

DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A 5-year-old has been life-flighted with injuries after being burned by boiling water in Dale County. The incident happened in the Whispering Lakes Trailer Park community in the Ozark-Newton area late Monday afternoon. The severity of the child’s injuries as well as if there are any criminal charges pending is […]
DALE COUNTY, AL
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Clarke County Sheriff’s Office investigating death of 2-year-old

CLARKE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) – Clarke County Sheriff DeWayne Smith confirms his office is investigating the death of a two-year-old Sunday night. Officials were called to a home on West Bend Road near Coffeeville around 6 p.m. The cause of death is unknown at this time. Sheriff Smith says...
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Firework safety tips for Independence Day

WAYNESBORO, Miss. (WDAM) - The City of Waynesboro is preparing for its Independence Day celebration Friday. But before the show kicks off, Waynesboro Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Eric Bunch offered some safety tips for the upcoming holiday. “Fireworks can get dangerous, really fast,” Bunch said. “It’s always good to...
WAYNESBORO, MS
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Woman crashes into Waynesboro officer during chase

WAYNESBORO, Miss. (WHLT) – A Wayne County woman was arrested following a chase that left a police car crashed in Waynesboro on Tuesday, June 21. The Laurel Leader Call reported a Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) trooper tried to pull over Dallas Jordan for a traffic violation around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 84 east. She was […]
WAYNESBORO, MS
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MHP: Chase in Wayne Co. began after driver fled from traffic stop on U.S. 84

WAYNE COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released new findings into its investigation into Tuesday’s high-speed chase in Wayne County. According to reports, the chase happened on Mississippi Highway 184, and it involved the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, MHP and the Waynesboro Police Department. According...
WAYNE COUNTY, MS
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Work wrapping up on U.S. Hwy 84 intersection in Wayne County

WAYNE COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - An intersection improvement project located on U.S. Highway 84 near Waynesboro is expected to wrap up in a few weeks. Work crews have been busy putting down new asphalt and new signal lights have been installed at the intersection. Turn lanes have been added for access to Reservoir Road and Magnolia Hill Road.
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