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  1. Gulfport students document grave sites; learn historyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    More than 800 graves are located in Mississippi City Cemetery, which dates back to the early 1840s. History and GIS students at Gulfport High are working with the Gulfport Historical Society to document the grave sites and create a modern map of the cemetery.

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  2. Mississippi Governor Phil BryantRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency in Harrison County following the heavy rains and flooding that inundated the area and overwhelmed emergency services last Thursday. The state of emergency declaration allows local governments to work with state assessment teams to determine what federal assistance will be available.

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  3. Ashley Renea GibsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Pass Christian Police Chief Tim Hendricks said the woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and fishing equipment from her employer actually stole much more than was first reported. Monday, we told you Ashley Renea Gibson, of Gulfport, was accused of stealing more than $40,000 in jewelry from her employer's Pass Christian home.

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  4. Coroner identifies three killed in Hancock Co. interstate pileupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk has identified the three people who were killed in a tragic pileup on Interstate 10 in Hancock County on Monday night. Faulk said Uken Bremani, 29, Yayan Royani, 37, and Sridewi Alumni, 48, were killed in the crash involving two 18-wheelers.

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  5. Coroner identifies man killed in overnight motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    One person is dead and another is being treated at a hospital following a motorcycle-involved accident on Hwy. 67. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said 41-year-old Timothy Wages, of Saucier, was killed in the overnight crash.

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  6. Katrina slabs slowly disappearing in GulfportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    More than a decade after Hurricane Katrina, work continues to remove concrete slabs left behind. Several Coast cities have launched slab removal projects during the past year, including Gulfport.

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  7. The slab removal program in Gulfport is making slow but steady progress.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The slab removal program in Gulfport is making slow but steady progress. Mike Supple and his crew are busy tearing up the concrete slabs from an old apartment complex on Debuys Rd. As of a few days ago, 215 of those cases have been resolved, meaning the slab has been removed, a permit has been pulled for the work or upon closer inspection, the city found it wasn't a slab that requires removal, such as if it served as a parking area.

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  8. Body cams show police chase, shootout with Gulfport capital murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Efforts are underway at the state level to get capital murder suspect D'Juan Holloway back to Gulfport. Harrison County Assistant District Attorney Crosby Parker says they are now getting a governor's extradition warrant to get Holloway back in Gulfport.

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  9. Coast military bases begin Joint Land Use StudiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A new study is underway that could shed light on the relationships between the coast's military bases and their surrounding communities. Officials from the bases and communities hope the study will reveal positive partnerships.

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  10. MEMA damage assessments begin after unexpected floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "It was tough Thursday morning. I mean, I never did think that it was ever gonna go down.

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  11. Gulfport wants to hear from flooded businesses, homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    If your home or business in Gulfport was swamped in last Thursday's unprecedented flood, the city wants to hear from you. Many businesses on Dedeaux Road are still trying to clean up and repair the damage from last week's widespread flooding.

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  12. Family and friends remember Aaron 'Trouble' WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Although a suspect is in custody and charged with the death of Aaron Wilson, the aftermath of the Gulfport shooting is far from over. Wilson's family and friends are still dealing with the fact that they're loved one is no longer with them.

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  13. D'Iberville asking for federal disaster assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Mississippi Emergency Management Agency damage assessment teams were on the coast Monday to look at the situation following last Thursday's torrential rain. Officials in Gulfport and D'Iberville filed disaster declarations after sustaining damage to public infrastructure.

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  14. Bay councilwoman hit by vehicle airlifted to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    WLOX News Now has learned Bay St. Louis City Councilwoman Wendy McDonald has been airlifted to Ochsner Health Center in New Orleans, LA. McDonald was hit by a vehicle outside of Our Lady of the Gulf Church, where she was attending a funeral visitation Monday morning.

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  15. April 2016 was Biloxi's 10th rainiest since 1893Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Even though April's showers have chased us into May, we will remember April 2016 as Biloxi's 10th rainiest on record. The month brought Biloxi a total of about ten inches of rain.

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  16. American Red Cross volunteers enter as water leavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "For everything that we went through when all of this water came, it's a really nice touch to know that people are just going out of their way to help you," said Peters. Other residents on Faust Dr. in Gulfport had the same fate.

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  17. Man arrested in connection with multi-vehicle crash in GulfportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Shawn Douglas Moffett, 25, of Hattiesburg has been charged with carjacking and leaving the scene of an accident causing injury. Police received calls on April 22 about a man exiting a vehicle and lying in the middle of Hwy.

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  18. Urban Youth Corps Program coming to LaurelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation and the City of Laurel recently announced that Laurel will provide job opportunities in transportation-related settings to individuals between the ages of 16 and 25 as part of the 2016 Urban Youth Corps Program. Eligible cities are awarded $35,000.00 in Federal Highway Administration funds for their Urban Youth Corps Program, which provides participants with on-the-job training, work experience and basic life skills "We're excited about this opportunity for our youth," said Southern District Transportation Commissioner Tom King.

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  19. School official reminds students about prom safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Prom season is in full swing across the Pine Belt, and while it is a fun time for students, it can quickly turn tragic with one bad decision. Tierra Gallaspy is a junior at Northeast Jones High School, and she is excited about attending prom for the first time.

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  20. Executive director of NSBA visits LaurelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    This is a press release from the Laurel School District. Tom Gentzel, the executive director of the National School Boards Association, recently spent a day in Laurel to meet with the newly installed President of the National School Boards Association and President of the Laurel School District Board of Trustees Miranda Beard.

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