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  • Lamar County Officials To Survey Roads

    Lamar County Officials To Survey Roads

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:38:23 GMT
    Lamar County Bad RoadsLamar County Bad Roads
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Lamar county officials are getting ready to go out and survey roads of several subdivisions. They say the streets have been cracking and crumbling after a few years of use"We've probably got 183 to 185 subdivisions," Road Manager Tommy Jones, said.Many of these are new roads that have only been in use for a few years. He says they are suppose to last at least a decade, but they are deteriorating fast. "We,ve got problems from one end of the county to the other," he said....
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Lamar county officials are getting ready to go out and survey roads of several subdivisions. They say the streets have been cracking and crumbling after a few years of use"We've probably got 183 to 185 subdivisions," Road Manager Tommy Jones, said.Many of these are new roads that have only been in use for a few years. He says they are suppose to last at least a decade, but they are deteriorating fast. "We,ve got problems from one end of the county to the other," he said....
  • Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

    Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:44:25 GMT
    Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security...
    A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight...
  • Update: Silver Airways

    Update: Silver Airways

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:21:30 GMT
    Silver Airways ClosingSilver Airways Closing
    JONES COUNTY, Miss. - Silver Airways plans on leaving the Hattiesburg Laurel Regional Airport. But they will have to stay put untilPIB finds a new carrier. TheU.S. Department of Transportation announced the hold on Tuesday. Silver began servicingPIB in 2012 after Delta Airlines decided to end flights. The freeze also affects the airports in Meridan, Tupelo,andGreenville. The Hattiesburg- Laurel Regional Airport officials have already starting looking for a new air carrier for its passen...
    JONES COUNTY, Miss. - Silver Airways plans on leaving the Hattiesburg Laurel Regional Airport. But they will have to stay put untilPIB finds a new carrier. TheU.S. Department of Transportation announced the hold on Tuesday. Silver began servicingPIB in 2012 after Delta Airlines decided to end flights. The freeze also affects the airports in Meridan, Tupelo,andGreenville. The Hattiesburg- Laurel Regional Airport officials have already starting looking for a new air carrier for its passen...
  • WHLT Staff

    WHLT Staff

    Station Manager - Wally BabbidgeEmail: wbabbidge@WHLT.comPhone: 601.545.4460Sales Team - Aime Spears - aspears@WHLT.com | 601.545.4495Daniel Hyatt - dhyatt@WHLT.com | 601.545.4467Kim Crawford - kcrawford@WHLT.com
    Station Manager - Wally BabbidgeEmail: wbabbidge@WHLT.comPhone: 601.545.4460Sales Team - Aime Spears - aspears@WHLT.com | 601.545.4495Daniel Hyatt - dhyatt@WHLT.com | 601.545.4467
  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:54:25 GMT

    April arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

    April arrests made in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

  • Day of Mixed Emotions: Donnie Tyndall Era Comes to Abrupt Halt

    Day of Mixed Emotions: Donnie Tyndall Era Comes to Abrupt Halt

    Day of Mixed Emotions: Donnie Tyndall Era Comes to Abrupt Halt

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:23:56 GMT
    COLLEGE BASKETBALL-TENNESSEE New coach for the Vols KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Donnie Tyndall is leaving Southern Mississippi to take over the men's basketball program at Tennessee. He replaces Cuonzo Martin, who went 63-41 in three seasons before leaving for California a week ago. Tyndall was 56-17 with a pair of NIT appearances in two seasons at Southern Mississippi.
    COLLEGE BASKETBALL-TENNESSEE New coach for the Vols KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Donnie Tyndall is leaving Southern Mississippi to take over the men's basketball program at Tennessee. He replaces Cuonzo Martin, who went 63-41 in three seasons before leaving for California a week ago. Tyndall was 56-17 with a pair of NIT appearances in two seasons at Southern Mississippi.
  • AMBER ALERT: Infant Dead, Toddler Missing, Parents Wanted in Mississippi

    AMBER ALERT: Infant Dead, Toddler Missing, Parents Wanted in Mississippi

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:30:14 GMT
    A 7 month old girl is dead, her 2 year old sister is missing, and their parents are wanted in Lowndes County.Authoritiestell WCBIin ColumbusDon Harris and Allison Studdard, and their daughter, Melea Harris fled a home on Honnell Mill Rd. early Wednesday morning after the infant, Alyssa Harris, was found not breathing. They may be in a 2002 Pontiac Aztec, brown or black in color. The car may haveaGeorgia license plates.Authorities say the girl's grandfather, Roger Studdard, reported the couple...
    A 7 month old girl is dead, her 2 year old sister is missing, and their parents are wanted in Lowndes County.Authoritiestell WCBIin ColumbusDon Harris and Allison Studdard, and their daughter, Melea Harris fled a home on Honnell Mill Rd. early Wednesday morning after the infant, Alyssa Harris, was found not breathing. They may be in a 2002 Pontiac Aztec, brown or black in color. The car may haveaGeorgia license plates.Authorities say the girl's grandfather, Roger Studdard, reported the couple...
  • Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

    Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:26:22 GMT
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them both on track to be executed as early as next week.
  • Teen son of NC sheriff's candidate charged in nude girl photos case

    Teen son of NC sheriff's candidate charged in nude girl photos case

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-03-29 02:22:53 GMT
    An 18-year-old from North Carolina is facing charges accused of posting nude pictures of underage girls on Instagam.   Landis and Granite Quarry Police took Peter Thomas Kiever into custody  on 14 felony
    An 18-year-old from North Carolina is facing charges accused of posting nude pictures of underage girls on Instagam.   Landis and Granite Quarry Police took Peter Thomas Kiever into custody  on 14 felony
  • Jones County Woman Arrested For Child Neglect

    Jones County Woman Arrested For Child Neglect

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:22:31 GMT
    Tenisha Brooks, Photo Courtesy of Jones Co. JailTenisha Brooks, Photo Courtesy of Jones Co. Jail
    JONES COUNTY, Miss. - A mom goes to jail for not sending her child to school. 28-year-old Tenisha Brooks is charged with child neglect. Authorities tell us that the Jones County School District notified
    JONES COUNTY, Miss. - A mom goes to jail for not sending her child to school. 28-year-old Tenisha Brooks is charged with child neglect. Authorities tell us that the Jones County School District notified
  • USM Hosts Clothesline Project

    USM Hosts Clothesline Project

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:12:08 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Survivors and family members of those who have suffered from violent crimes hung about50 T-shirts Tuesdayon the campus ofThe University of Southern Mississippi.It's all a part of the Clothesline Project, adisplay for them to share their stories. The messages on the shirts were words of resilience and strength. Some of those who have been abused through violent crimes want others to know, they are not victims, they are survivors. "I've had issues with domestic violence," ...
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Survivors and family members of those who have suffered from violent crimes hung about50 T-shirts Tuesdayon the campus ofThe University of Southern Mississippi.It's all a part of the Clothesline Project, adisplay for them to share their stories. The messages on the shirts were words of resilience and strength. Some of those who have been abused through violent crimes want others to know, they are not victims, they are survivors. "I've had issues with domestic violence," ...
  • Donesha Aldridge

    Donesha Aldridge

    I am a Digital Journalist here at WHLT. My earliest dreams about becoming a reporter started at 4-years-old. I can remember growing up as a child pretending to be an anchor and making my younger brother
    Donesha Aldridge's earliest dreams about becoming a reporter started at 4-years-old. She remembers growing up as a child pretending to be an anchor and making her younger brother
  • Global Commercial Airport Baggage Handling Systems Market 2014-2018

    Global Commercial Airport Baggage Handling Systems Market 2014-2018

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