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  1. Man appears to have died from hypothermia in Natchez homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding a policy that allowed legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country without federal intervention. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding a policy that allowed legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country without federal intervention.

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  2. Waynesboro city services remain shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Dozens of people are without a job with the City of Waynesboro and even more are without services since the city has shutdown. The mayor and board of aldermen failed to come to an agreement to rehire 60 city employees, so the city lost 16 police officers along with the entire fire department.

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  3. Teens charged after allegedly shooting stolen deer, posting pictures on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Livestock Brand Commission arrested the teens after they allegedly shot and stole the farm-raised deer in Washington Parish. Investigators said the deer was described as a two-and-a half year old, white-tailed deer, 23 point buck, weighing approximately 200 pounds and measuring 181 points on the Boone and Crocket Scale.

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  4. Dispute between mayor, aldermen leaves MS city with no fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Dozens of people are without a job with the City of Waynesboro after the mayor and board of aldermen failed to come to an agreement to rehire city employees. The city lost 16 police officers along with the entire fire department.

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  5. City of Waynesboro shuts down services after dispute between mayor, aldermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The City of Waynesboro has shut down with no city services in operation after the mayor and board of aldermen failed to come to an agreement to re-hire city employees. Mayor Richard Johnson wants to re-hire on an individual basis, while the majority of the board wants to re-hire employees as a group.

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  6. JSU move in date postponed due to weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The mayor says each person needs to be hired on an individual basis, not as a group. The Waynesboro mayor vetoed a majority of the board's recommendation to rehire 60 former city employees as a group on Tuesday.

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  7. The video shows water immediately freezing in her faucet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "It is so cold that the water I have running through the faucet is turning immediately to ice. This is INSIDE our kitchen.

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  8. Interim Fire Chief Stephen Mooney. Source: City of Hattiesburg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    City Council members approved Mayor Toby Barker's choice to fill the position at Tuesday evening's meeting. Barker nominated the 20-year Hattiesburg Fire Department veteran to serve as interim fire chief last week following the retirement of Paul Presley.

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  9. Hattiesburg hires new firm for financial auditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Two days into 2018, the City of Hattiesburg is still dealing with issues stemming from the financial audit from 2015. Council members voted to void contracts with Carr, Riggs and Ingram for audit services for fiscal year 2016.

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  10. Waynesboro mayor vetoes recommendation to rehire 60 former city employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Waynesboro mayor vetoed the Board of Aldermen's recommendation to rehire 60 former city employees as a group on Tuesday. The mayor said each person needs to be hired and approved on an individual basis, not as a group, though a majority of aldermen recommended to hire them with a single vote.

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  11. Uber or ambulance? Pine Belt residents speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Pine Belt is reacting to a new study that shows an increasing number of people are choosing Uber, the popular online transportation service, instead of an ambulance, for a trip to the hospital. It checked out ambulance rates in hundreds of U.S. cities when Uber was available in the area from 2013-2015.

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  12. Multiple injured in Wayne County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Waynesboro police and Wayne County sheriffs responded to a shooting last night around 1 am at The Embassy club in Waynesboro.

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  13. Pine Belt Christmas ParadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Laurel: Dec. 2, beginning at 10 a.m. You can view the route below. For more info, visit Laurel Sertoma Club Facebook page.

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  14. Waynesboro fire department receives new truck. Photo credit WDAM.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "It took us about a year and a half to spec and for them to build the truck," said Assistant fire chief Eric Scott Bunch. "It's a 2017 freight liner Rosenbauer single cab."

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  15. Autopsy results in Waynesboro death investigation, person of interest soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Commander Hopkins with the Waynesboro Police Department said the autopsy report released Tuesday revealed Sheila Carter died of what appears to be a heart attack. Hopkins said the medical examiner confirmed there were no signs of any trauma to the body and foul play is not suspected in her death.

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  16. Waynesboro's new Police chief eager to get to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Former Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper Holt Ross is the new police chief in the City of Waynesboro. Ross said it's a change, but he's excited to be back home.

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  17. Oak Grove rolls past Wayne County, 42-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Oak Grove High School football coach Drew Causey said that Friday night's visit from Wayne County High School would provide a good early-season test for his Warriors. Quarterback Jon Rhys Plumlee may have turned the stadium's lights off on the way out the door because he did just about everything else for the Warriors, throwing for four touchdowns and rushing for two more as Oak Grove rolled past the War Eagles 42-3.

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  18. What's in your water? Database looks at chemicals in Mississippi's tap waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    When you turn on the faucet, do you wonder what chemicals may come out? Do you rely on bottled water for you and your family? A new database is available for you to look at chemicals in water samples from thousands of utility companies from across the country, including over 50 in Mississippi. The Environment Working Group, out of Washington, D.C., analyzed data from almost 50,000 public water systems in all 50 state and the District of Columbia.

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  19. Mississippi man dies in single-vehicle crash in Alabama's Choctaw CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A single-vehicle crash at 3 a.m. Monday has claimed the life of a Waynesboro, Miss., man, according to Alabama State Troopers. Donald Lamar Page, 42, was killed when the 1998 Ford F-150 he was driving left the roadway and struck an embankment, Trooper Kevin Cook said in an email to news media.

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  20. Six years after his murder, Henry Charles Adcock's death remains unsolved. Source: Liz RobisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Jones County Sheriff's Department and family members of a man murdered six years ago hope someone with information will come forward to help close the now cold case. Deputies found Henry Charles Adcock, better known as Charlie, shot in the head inside of his home on Highway 590 near Ellisville on June 23, 2011.

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