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Mar 25, 2011 at 6:46 PM
A New York City opera singer and Jones County Junior College alumnus has returned to his roots to help kick off the college's Spring Recital Series.

Mar 22, 2011 at 6:33 PM
LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM) - A Lumberton man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter. Richard Sandifer, 21, was originally charged with murder in the death of Brian King, 42. The victim was shot
Mar 17, 2011 at 9:59 AM
A man convicted of murder in 2006 was back in Lamar County Court Wednesday. Shelton Myers, of Lumberton, is being re-tried on counts of murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Jan 10, 2011 at 4:03 PM
A dangerous stretch of road along Highway 11 in Lamar County is set to be reconstructed, mainly because of drainage issues.
Dec 15, 2010 at 4:31 PM
The Department of Energy has transferred a former nuclear test site in Lamar County to the State of Mississippi.
Dec 9, 2010 at 2:26 PM
On Thursday, all the schools of Purvis in addition to Baxterville school received special honors from a U.S. Department of Agriculture official.
Nov 12, 2010 at 3:09 PM
The Lumberton Strings Orchestra is this weeks "Pride of the Pine Belt." Students in this group are in grades seventh through the twelfth and they play a variety of instruments including the violin, viola and cello.
Nov 5, 2010 at 4:51 PM
Lumberton city employees almost didn't get their paychecks this week because the town's mayor refused to sign the checks.
Oct 14, 2010 at 4:15 PM
FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Emergency crews are on the scene at a natural gas pipeline explosion in south Forrest county. Officials say the explosion occurred near the Carnes community and crews are
Oct 5, 2010 at 8:55 PM
Cooper power systems located in the Lumberton industrial park has been making electrical transformers since 1975.
Sep 14, 2010 at 6:02 PM
Lamar County (WDAM)- Testimony got underway in Purvis today in the murder trial of Shelton Myers of Lumberton. The 51 year old man Myers is accused of shooting James Holder in April of 2006. According
Sep 10, 2010 at 9:54 AM
According to the report, 51 percent of Mississippi's school districts are considered successful, but 21 percent are at risk of failing. 58 percent of individual schools are considered successful, up from 49 percent in 2009.
Jul 27, 2010 at 1:20 PM
Most state municipalities will take part in Friday's and Saturday's sales tax holiday, yet  14 have decided not to participate including three, Heidelberg, Purvis, and Lumberton, from the Pine Belt area.
Jul 14, 2010 at 9:14 AM
For Devon Byrd, 16, and Phillip White, 18, a walk to an oil tank in the Carnes Community back in October of 2009 became one they never came back from. A spark mixed with fumes from the tank caused an explosion, killing them.
Apr 12, 2010 at 10:47 AM
CARNES, MS (CNN) -- The deaths of two Mississippi teens are about to put a national focus on a little-recognized problem. Devon Byrd, 16, and Wade White, 18, were killed when a natural gas tank at a well