Mississippi Power has restored electric service to 95 percent of customers impacted by Pine Belt tornado

Mississippi Power transmission and distribution crews, along with contract crews from four neighboring states, worked safely into the night Sunday as restoration efforts continue following Saturday’s devastating tornado in the Pine Belt. Since our last update, electric service has been restored to nearly 95 percent of customers who can receive …Read More

How you can donate to help tornado victims.

Area organizations are asking residents to donate items to assist victims of the tornado. Volunteer Hattiesburg is asking for donations of the following:   Food Items:   Non-perishable Manual Can-openers Plastic Food Containers Zip-lock Baggies     Baby Supplies:   Diapers/wipes Personal Care Formula     Personal Care:   Toothbrush/Toothpaste …Read More

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Winter Weather Advisory for this afternoon and evening.

…WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TODAY… MSZ063>066-072>074-061815- /O.CON.KJAN.WW.Y.0001.170106T1800Z-170107T0600Z/ LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-JONES-MARION-LAMAR-FORREST- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MONTICELLO…NEW HEBRON…PRENTISS… BASSFIELD…COLLINS…MOUNT OLIVE…LAUREL…COLUMBIA… WEST HATTIESBURG…LUMBERTON…PURVIS…HATTIESBURG 404 AM CST FRI JAN 6 2017 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT… * TIMING…RAIN WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AND POSSIBLY SLEET DURING …Read More

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Severe Weather Potential and Timing for Monday

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI…AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI. .DAY ONE…TONIGHT AND MONDAY TORNADOES THREAT…ELEVATED TIMING…MONDAY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT…ELEVATED TIMING…MONDAY FLOODING THREAT…LIMITED TIMING…MONDAY LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OF TWO TO THREE INCHES IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME OVER WET SOILS FROM PREVIOUS RAINFALL MAY LEAD …Read More

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A great New Year’s Eve Celebration planned at Paradise Ranch and Resorts

     It’s time for the New Year’s Eve celebration and what better place to celebrate than in paradise. New Year in Paradise is a family friendly event sponsored by Paradise Ranch and Resort located in Tylertown. Enjoy a live outdoor concert with performances by Boogie Long, Roadside Glorious, Bayou Rouge and the …Read More

Bond Denied for Murder Conspiracy

Three men were arrested in November of 2016 in Lamar County for conspiring to murder Marion County businessman and Mississippi IHL Board member, Tommy Duff. The three men who were arrested were Victor Mitchell, Howard Cameron and Glen Evans. It was revealed in court on Monday, December 12th, 2016 that …Read More

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Severe Weather Threat Tonight into Wednesday Morning

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA…CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI…NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI…AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI. .DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT TORNADOES THREAT…SIGNIFICANT TIMING…MAINLY TONIGHT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT…ELEVATED TIMING…MAINLY TONIGHT SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED AS EARLY AS THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING…WITH THE GREATEST CHANCES …Read More