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  1. AIDS Services Coalition hosts annual free HIV testing eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    In recognition of the upcoming National HIV Testing Day, the organization offered tests, free of charge, at the First Tee Community Center at Vernon Dahmer Park. According to the AIDS Services Coalition, there are an estimated 1.2 million people in the U.S. living with HIV.

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  2. Colon Clark/Photo credit: Forrest County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hattiesburg Police Department has arrested and charged a suspect in connection to the Shell Station armed robbery that happened on June 7. Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Shell Station at the corner of 23rd Avenue and Hardy Street around 9 p.m. on June 7.

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  3. Photo Cedit:USMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Former University of Southern Mississippi graduate student Jasmine Tate has been selected to receive the prestigious National Gold Key Award from the Public Relations Student Society of America . She will be honored during the group's national conference in October.

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  4. Company could help Hattiesburg find 'thousands of dollars per month' in unpaid water billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The City of Hattiesburg hired Water Company of America to help the city make sure it's accurately billing customers for water use, and while that hopefully means more revenue for the city and lower rates for residential customers, commercial businesses could end up paying a lot more. "We find a revenue stream that they should be getting, but they're not," said Mike Necaise, Water Company of America Gulf Coast region manager.

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  5. Junior Burnett deemed mentally competent, trial date setRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A former Pine Belt lawman convicted of attempted capital murder was back in a Lamar County courtroom Friday for a competence hearing. Averal "Junior" Burnett, 49, was deemed mentally competent to stand trial for sexual battery charges, and the date was set for January 23, 2017.

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  6. Institute to serve as Advocate for the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jay Dean travels the great state of Mississippi and beyond every year meeting and talking with everyone from professional artists and arts teachers to leaders in government and business. Each year he continues to spread the word about something we all know here in Hattiesburg - The University of Southern Mississippi is the flagship university for the arts in the state.

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  7. Person questioned, released in gas station armed robbery; suspect still soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hattiesburg Police Department has found Larry R. Milsap, who was wanted for questioning in connection to a gas station armed robbery .

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  8. Another suspect sought in connection to Trace kidnapping, armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A fourth suspect is wanted in connection to an armed robbery and kidnapping case that occurred on The Long Leaf Trace in Hattiesburg. Hattiesburg police are searching for Orlando Phillips.

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  9. Hattiesburg settles suit with Hercules plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The city council passed a resolution to allow Mayor Johnny DuPree "to sign a confidential settlement agreement and release, negotiated by the city's attorneys consistent with the terms presented to the council during executive session, resolving certain legal claims the city has asserted against Hercules Incorporated and Ashland Inc. under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act releases, discharges and acquits Hercules Incorporated and Ashland, Inc...from any and all claims, demands, actions, rights, controversies, expenses, compensation, loss of services, subrogated rights, liabilities, damages, and causes of action, known or unknown...arising from, based upon, and/or related to Releasees' alleged creation, management, treatment, storage, detection, remediation, characterization, disposition, shipment, discharge, transport, disposal, placement, release, elimination, movement, ... (more)

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  10. Jazmo's Bodega to open in downtown HattiesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jazmo's Bodega and convenience store will host its soft opening for the public Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Owned by 27-year-old Trey Sullivan, the small business offers household convenience items and food items for downtown residents and employees.

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  11. HPD gets new wheels for bike patrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    They will be used to patrol the Longleaf Trace and will also be used for parades, sporting events and other community gatherings. The Hattiesburg Police Department is asking the public's help in locating an armed robbery suspect.

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  12. HPD searching for armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hattiesburg Police Department is asking the public's help in locating an armed robbery suspect. Larry R Milsap is wanted for questioning in connection to an incident that occurred at the Shell gas station on Hardy back in June.

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  13. Quick response by HFD limits fire damage to east Hub City homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A house in east Hattiesburg caught fire Thursday morning, but quick response by firefighters limited the damage to a portion of the home.

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  14. Guardrail repairs could stall traffic on I-59 near Hattiesburg. Source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Repair is being done at I-59 between US 98 West at the Columbia Ex 65 B and US 49 S/ Hattiesburg 67 A exit.

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  15. Hattiesburg City Council approves dash, body cameras for HPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Council voted 4-0 to approve the $249,410 purchase, which comes in $68,410.00 over what the department had budgeted for the fiscal year. "This is one of the easiest decisions that we could make, because in today's times, with black lives matter and police lives matter and all to have the newest technology and the best technology for our police officers to have on them, it takes any guess work out of it," Hattiesburg Ward 3 City Councilman Carter Carroll said.

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hub City restaurants in Ain't Life Grand Investments donated part of Wednesday's proceeds to a children's hospital in Alabama as part of Project Team Taylor. It's named for Taylor Rayburn, the daughter of Allison and Cliff Rayburn, owners of Mugshots Grill and Bar in Tuscaloosa.

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  17. Merchants Foodservice, Christian Services provide over a million pounds of food in 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 30-year-long partnership between Merchants Foodservice, a broadline foodservice distributor headquartered in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and Christian Services Inc., a charitable ministry offering multiple services in Hattiesburg, continues to bear fruit for both organizations. Throughout the life of the partnership, Merchants has donated more than a million pounds of bulk goods, a building and several pieces of equipment.

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  18. Third kidnapping, armed robbery suspect now in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Desmond Lang, the third suspect who was sought over the weekend, surrendered to authorities at a relative's house in Hattiesburg Wednesday morning. "The incident happened in the afternoon hours of June 8 and was reported to Hattiesburg Police that night," Hattiesburg Police Department Lt.

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  19. New HPSD Superintendent Janice Johnson. Source: Janice JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hattiesburg Public School District Board of Trustees included community leaders in its search for a new superintendent for the first time ever. The Hattiesburg Public School District Board of Trustees included community leaders in its search for a new superintendent for the first time ever.

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  20. Richton family wants neglected cemetery maintained properlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Some people in Richton are upset over the condition of an old cemetery and they want somebody to do something about it. The Husband family said an old, overgrown cemetery near Thompson Creek has mostly African-American graves that go back to the 1800s.

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