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Columbia, MS – Injury-Causing Car Accident at I-59 & US-98

Near the time of 3:26 p.m., the collision took place near the intersection of US-98 and Interstate 59 NB. The accident victims received treatment from the paramedics who were sent to the scene. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. A crash investigation is being...
COLUMBIA, MS
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Longtime journalist Eddie Robertson retires from WDAM

MOSELLE, Miss. (WDAM) - He’s had about 40 jobs in his lifetime, and for 27 years he’s worked at WDAM7. From an editor in production to a multimedia journalist, Eddie Robertson has worn many hats at the TV station. Sadly, Friday marked his last day with WDAM because Robertson is officially retiring on July 1.
LAUREL, MS
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Pine Belt businesses push forward despite rising inflation

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - As prices continue to soar and goods become less affordable, small business owners in Sumrall and Hattiesburg are remaining optimistic. Jerrica and Kelvin Preston run their restaurant, Preston’s BBQ, just off Main Street. They’re currently gearing up for the Fourth of July weekend.
HATTIESBURG, MS
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Recruiting: Columbia, Miss. ATH D.J. Cloyd commits to Tulane for 2023

D.J. Cloyd from Columbia, Miss. became the sixth overall pledge for Tulane’s 2023 class Tuesday. He is the third commitment for the Green Wave within the past five days. The 6-2, 190-pound Cloyd received his Tulane offer on March 31. He also considered offers from ULM, Alcorn and South Alabama. Southern Miss has been closely monitoring.
COLUMBIA, MS
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Deborah "Debbie" Ann Rainey

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2022, at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery at Purvis, for Mrs. Deborah “Debbie” Ann Rainey, age 64. Mrs. Rainey passed from this life June 28, 2022, at Forrest General Hospital. Bro. Chuck Lee will officiate the service with burial following.
PURVIS, MS
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Smiley: And if she mentions 'bourre,' run!

Dear Smiley: A former student of mine, a very bright young lady, Anita Mayeaux, came from a family of card sharks. She knew poker hands and card values before she started kindergarten. The first day of school, her kindergarten teacher wanted to see how smart her students were, so she...
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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Varnado 4-H student places in Top 10 in state

Dez Weary, a 4-H student at Varnado High School, participated in the “4-H University” program on Thursday at LSU in Baton Rouge. He accomplished a personal goal of finishing in the top 10 for ATV Demonstration. There were over 30 students in the competition, and it was Weary’s...
VARNADO, LA
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Alfred Laird

Alfred Laird, 80, of Silver Creek, passed away June 26, 2022, at his residence in Silver Creek. Alfred was born March 22, 1942, in Lincoln County to Versie and Allie Smith Laird. A funeral service was held June 29 at Hepzibah Baptist Church in Silver Creek. Graveside service followed at...
SILVER CREEK, MS
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Watching Your Wallet: Smart saving during inflation

As prices continue to soar and goods become less affordable, small business owners in Sumrall and Hattiesburg are remaining optimistic. Twenty-one immigrants from various countries attended a naturalization ceremony in Hattiesburg on Tuesday, June 28 to officially become U.S. citizens. Laurel Central Avenue roundabout almost finished. Updated: 4 hours ago.
HATTIESBURG, MS
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James “Bean” Guy

James Monroe Guy (known as Bean), 83, of Tylertown, died June 15, 2022. He was born Nov. 7, 1938. Graveside services were held at Knoxo Cemetery June 19, 2022 with Rev. Dorman Laird officiating. Guy attended The University of Southern Mississippi. He was an ROTC officer, member of the National...
TYLERTOWN, MS
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Sandra Faulk

Sandra Denise Faulk, 49, of Tylertown, died June 12, 2022, at her residence in Tylertown. Mrs. Faulk was born Aug. 14, 1972, in Walthall County to the late Elree and James (Jimmy) Faulk Sr. She joined Holy Temple Ministries and served as a member of the praise team, prayer team,...
TYLERTOWN, MS
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Mary Bostai

Mary Elizabeth Bostai, 72, of Tylertown, died June 21, 2022, at Walthall General Hospital. She was born Aug. 15, 1949, in Tylertown. She enjoyed coloring, shopping, and going to the casino. She was preceded in death by her father T.C. Knippers; mother Geneva Johnson Knippers; and brother Charles Knippers. Survivors...
TYLERTOWN, MS
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Pinky Lawrence

Harold Dean Lawrence, 94, most commonly known as “Pinky”, died at his residence June 22, 2022. Lawrence was a WWII Navy veteran that married Carolyn Collins, a native of Tylertown in 1949. They had been married 73 years. He was a small engine mechanic for most of his working life.
TYLERTOWN, MS
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Drunk driver leads Marion County officers on pursuit through Columbia

COLUMBIA, Miss. (WDAM) - A drunk driver failed to stop for a routine traffic stop before leading officers on a chase through Columbia, MS. On June 23, Captain Pete Williams with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a routine traffic stop at the intersection of Old Morgantown Road and State Route 586.
MARION COUNTY, MS
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Artrellis Williams

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Ruby K. Johnson Chapel for Miss Artrellis Renee Williams, 39, who died Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at her residence. Rev. Roy Thompson officiated with interment following at Sweetwater Methodist Church in Bassfield.. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Miss...
BASSFIELD, MS
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JDC campus renovations continue

The Jefferson Davis County School Board met at the Academic Success Center in Carson June 13 for its regularly scheduled meeting. District 2 school board member Bobby Wilson was present with the other board members attending via teleconference. After the welcome, moment of silence and Pledge of Allegiance, the board...
CARSON, MS
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Dustin Chad Williams

Dustin Chad Williams, a resident of Angie, LA, was born on November 17, 1982, and passed away on June 26, 2022, at the age of 39. Dustin worked construction most of his adult life. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He was also an avid hunter and fisher who always looked forward to yearly fishing trips in Jackson and hunting trips in Kentucky. You could always find him at the hunting lease during hunting season or fishing on the Pearl River.
ANGIE, LA
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Luvenia Woodard

Lessie Luvenia Woodard, 90, of Sandy Hook, died June 21, 2022, at her residence in Sandy Hook. She was born July 13, 1931, in Sandy Hook. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Woodard; son Ralph Woodard; father Jessie Stogner; mother Lula Freeman Stogner; brother Jessie Stogner; sister Bessie Stogner.
SANDY HOOK, MS
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FestivalSouth coming to Columbia with kids art festival

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - FestivalSouth wraps up Saturday, June 25, with a children’s event for families to attend. Artie and the rest of FestivalSouth’s team will be at the National Guard Armory in Columbia from 10am until 1pm, letting kids create their own artistic masterpieces. In addition to art, mini dance classes will be offered for attendees.
COLUMBIA, MS
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