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Crews battling fire in north Nashville

Crews battling fire in north Nashville

Nashville Fire Department crews are working an active house fire in north Nashville. ... Continue Reading
ID scanners, security cams may be required at Oxford businesses

ID scanners, security cams may be required at Oxford businesses

Business owners in Oxford are sounding off on a proposal to require ID scanners, security cameras, and extra guards.  ... Continue Reading
Sumner County attorney disbarred, ordered to repay $320K

Sumner County attorney disbarred, ordered to repay $320K

The Tennessee Supreme Court disbarred Hendersonville attorney Andy Allman, it was announced on Tuesday. ... Continue Reading
Condition of suspect in Hattiesburg police shooting remains unknown

Condition of suspect in Hattiesburg police shooting remains unknown

WDAM has been in contact with Victor Kirksey's family following the officer involved shooting, Monday. Kirksey's family continues to be vocal following his take down on Lexington Drive. While they do not want to be on camera, they are telling WDAM Kirksey was taken to Forrest General Hospital with injuries after the exchange of gunfire… ... Continue Reading
Firefighters train for wearing gear in water

Firefighters train for wearing gear in water

The Batesville Fire Department had a night of specialized training Tuesday. ... Continue Reading
Fire crews battled commercial building fire in Independence Co.

Fire crews battled commercial building fire in Independence Co.

A commercial building caught fire Tuesday in Independence County.  ... Continue Reading
Construction hose leak frustrates East Biloxi resident

Construction hose leak frustrates East Biloxi resident

A resident living in the East Biloxi construction zone contacted WLOX with concerns about a hose leaking into his yard. ... Continue Reading
Memphis River Parks Partnership announces 13-year deal

Memphis River Parks Partnership announces 13-year deal

The Memphis City Council approved a new, 13-year agreement on Tuesday, June 19 with the Memphis River Parks Partnership.   ... Continue Reading

U.S. Navy sailor from Tennessee dies in Africa

The Department of Defense identified the U.S. Navy sailor who died June 17 at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti. ... Continue Reading
Police seek help in identifying cigarette thief

Police seek help in identifying cigarette thief

Police are looking for a man who stole many cigarette packs from a Mapco at 26 Tusculum Road. ... Continue Reading
Family distraught after support dog stolen from car

Family distraught after support dog stolen from car

One Mid-South family is desperate to find their support dog after he was stolen out of a car at a gas station.  ... Continue Reading
Harris Ford named J.D. Power Dealership of Excellence

Harris Ford named J.D. Power Dealership of Excellence

Harris Ford in Newport was one of only two Arkansas dealerships named to the list. The other Arkansas dealership on the list is Acura of Little Rock.  ... Continue Reading
Vicksburg breaks ground on sports complex, new company opens its doors on same day

Vicksburg breaks ground on sports complex, new company opens its doors on same day

The River City is celebrating a boost in economic growth. A new company officially opened its doors in Vicksburg and city officials break ground on a multi-million-dollar, state-of-the-art sports complex. ... Continue Reading
Paragould pharmacy offering Hep A vaccine

Paragould pharmacy offering Hep A vaccine

With a string of Hepatitis A reports surfacing around the area, one local pharmacy said Tuesday they're offering the vaccine for those who want it. ... Continue Reading
Snakes, as well as people, soaking up summer sun in Pine Belt

Snakes, as well as people, soaking up summer sun in Pine Belt

Summer in Mississippi is a time for sun-bathing, water sports and snakes.    ... Continue Reading
'I can't even have a normal life anymore because of this': Accused child kidnapper says she's innocent

'I can't even have a normal life anymore because of this': Accused child kidnapper says she's innocent

The woman arrested for kidnapping a child in south Jackson is speaking out after she says she's been wrongfully accused of a crime she did not commit. ... Continue Reading
Hurricane worries can cause anxiety and even PTSD

Hurricane worries can cause anxiety and even PTSD

Fortunately for the Mississippi Gulf Coast, it's been calm this hurricane season, aside from the Subtropical Alberto scare Memorial Day Weekend.  ... Continue Reading
City of Jonesboro seeks public input on future road projects

City of Jonesboro seeks public input on future road projects

The city of Jonesboro wants your input on road projects that are in the works.   ... Continue Reading
Texas Baptist campers love the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Texas Baptist campers love the Mississippi Gulf Coast

More than 1,400 people from Texas, including 1,000 kids aged 12-14, are on the Coast this week for the Second Baptist Church of Houston's annual summer retreat. ... Continue Reading
Hearing set for former MS teacher accused of running away with student

Hearing set for former MS teacher accused of running away with student

A hearing has been set for a former Forrest County school teacher who was at the center of an investigation involving a missing Hattiesburg teen. The motion hearing for Nicole Jackson is set for July 2 in Circuit Court after turning herself in on June 14.  Jackson is behind bars at the Forrest County Jail charged with contributing… ... Continue Reading

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