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  1. Lamar Co. Schools hopes voluntary consolidation keeps schools open in LumbertonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Lamar County School District leaders said its plan to voluntarily consolidate with the Lumberton School District is the best option to keep schools open in that city. The Lamar County School Board approved the plan is a response to Senate Bill 2500 being signed into law in summer 2016.

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  2. Lamar Co. School District proposes voluntary consolidation with LumbertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Lamar County Schools Superintendent Tess Smith said the plan is a response to Senate Bill 2500 , which requires Lumberton School District to consolidate with the Lamar County School District and the Poplarville School District by July 1, 2019, being signed into law last summer. Smith said the was unanimously approved by the Lamar County School Board.

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  3. MBI cancels Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has cancelled an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 15-year-old Ilyn Renee Warner of Lumberton.

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  4. MBI issues Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 15-year-old Ilyn Renee Warner of Lumberton. She is described as a black female, five feet, one inch tall, weighing 110 pounds, with long black hair in braids and brown eyes.

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  5. Man faces charges for embezzling from a Lumberton manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesday that a Lawrence County man has been arrested for one count of felony embezzlement after being accused of failing to finish a construction job that he was paid to do. Kenneth Douglas Platt, 51, was arrested Thursday by investigators with the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division.

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  6. 1 killed in Lamar Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Rickey Joe Smith, 59, of Lumberton, was pronounced dead at Forrest General Hospital at 7:32 a.m., according to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem. Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said deputies responded to the call in the 1700 block of Purvis-Columbia Road just after 6 a.m. "It was a one-vehicle accident, and what we know is that the vehicle left the roadway, wrecked and caused the driver to have to be cut out by the fire department," Rigel said.

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  7. Vandalism at Columbia's Water Works Department and Friendship Park. Source: Crimestoppers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Metro Crime Stoppers and the Columbia Police Department are offering a cash reward for tips leading to an arrest for some recent vandalism at the Water Works Department and Friendship Park in Columbia. "We take destruction of property very seriously at Metro Crime Stoppers, so if you know who did this please call us at 601-582-STOP ," says Diane James, Coordinator of Metro Crime Stoppers."

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  8. USM's NCS4 hosts first radiological training, exerciseRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The University of Southern Mississippi's National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security hosted training Wednesday, which helped prepare local and state agencies for incidents involving radiological materials. A first-ever radiological response exercise featured personnel from University Police, Forrest County Emergency Management, the Hattiesburg Fire Department, the Mississippi Department of Public Health and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

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  9. Lumberton man sentenced for possessing child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Ronald Donovan, 55, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of possession of child pornography. Pearl River County Circuit Court Judge Claiborne McDonald sentenced Donovan to serve 40 years in prison with 30 of those years suspended, leaving 10 years to serve behind bars, followed by 30 years of supervised probation.

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  10. Lamar Co. teacher fired after disciplining special needs studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Lamar County Superintendent Tess Smith confirmed that an employee was terminated Tuesday, for an incident involving a special needs student. For more details on the recall, and to find out how to obtain a refund, visit www.rh.com or call, toll free, 1-888-728-8419.

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  11. WCU hosts 4th annual Careers in Healthcare SymposiumRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    More than 200 high school students from across the Pine Belt got valuable information about working in the healthcare industry during an event at William Carey University Wednesday. The 4th annual Careers in Healthcare Symposium featured presentations from several healthcare professionals and tours of the university's medical facilities.

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  12. Lumberton HS returns love to North Carolina's Lumberton HS in time of needRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Now, the tables have turned, and our Lumberton High School showed North Carolina's Lumberton High school the same support and spirit of giving. The kids at Lumberton High School were somewhere between ages four and five when Hurricane Katrina left everlasting effects on Mississippi cities.

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  13. Hattiesburg teacher loses over 100 lbs to set better example for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 400 pound man who was depressed and looking for a way out of life decided to make some changes to his life after a doctor's diagnosis. The Hattiesburg teacher not only wanted to live a healthier life, but also wanted to set a better example to the students he stands before on a daily basis.

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  14. High school football championships wrap-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "The hard part is, we always talk about the next game," said Lumberton head coach Zach Jones. "And that group of seniors we just talked to, they don't get to go out Monday and fix it.

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  15. Lumberton falls short in Class 1A title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    After about a half hour, Lumberton High football coach Zach Jones was able to shed his mask of misery Friday afternoon beneath Davis Wade Stadium. But the pain of the Panthers' 30-26 loss to Hollandale Simmons High School in the Class 1A Mississippi high school championship game will linger for a long while yet, Jones said.

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  16. Turnovers hurting Lumberton in title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hollandale Simmons High School turned two, first-quarter interceptions into 14 points, taking a 22-6 halftime lead over Lumberton High School this morning in the Class 1A state championship football game. Simmons quarterback Chandler Robinson ran 4 yards for one touchdown and threw 19 yards to Amos Robinson for a second.

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  17. Finishing the key for LumbertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Lumberton Panthers enjoyed themselves Wednesday at the Rock. As they should have.

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  18. Pine Belt to see run-off elections on Nov. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Folks around the Pine Belt will head back to polls Tuesday to cast their ballot in a handful of run-off elections. Mississippi House District 106, which includes portions of Lamar and Pearl River counties, is one of the races that will see a run-off.

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  19. Crews battling Lamar Co. fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Members of the Northeast Lamar Volunteer Fire Department is currently battling a grass fire located west of Ratcliff Lane off Weathersby Road. The crew on the scene is using bulldozers equipped with trenching equipment that will cut a fire break line in the woods.

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  20. Jackson restaurant burglarized, safe stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    New Orleans police say at least one person is dead after at least one gunman fired shots on in the French Quarter earlier Sunday morning. New Orleans police say at least one person is dead after at least one gunman fired shots on in the French Quarter earlier Sunday morning.

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