WDAM Investigates: Contractor troubles

Opening his door, Michael Selakovic says he walks into a nightmare, supposed to be his first home.“It’s a living hell, you know, a nightmare is putting it lightly,” said Selakovic.

  Shoppers support Small Business Saturday in the Pine Belt

Pine Belt gearing up for Small Business Saturday

Pearl’s Diner: A gem in the Pine Belt

The First expands to Georgia with acquisition

Collins voters approve liquor sales in city

General Dynamics employees rally for union

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7 On the Road: Okatoma Golf Club

7 on the Road: Sanderson Farms

District at Midtown brings economic impact to Hub City

Southern Eye Center gives ‘Gift of Sight’

Central Sunbelt teams up with Extra Table to fight hunger

Courtesy Ford celebrates grand opening of new dealership

Mississippi Power storm team helping in Panama City after hurricane

Mississippi Power’s 100-person storm team continues to help with restoration efforts in Panama City following the destruction of Hurricane Michael.

Mississippi Power sends storm team to Florida ahead of hurricane

Mississippi Power sent its storm team to Florida on Tuesday to help restore power after Hurricane Michael hits.

Southern Pine sending 19 to Florida ahead of Hurricane Michael

Southern Pine Electric will send 19 employees to the Florida panhandle on Thursday morning to help with recovery efforts as Hurricane Michael approaches.

Hattiesburg celebrates first Restaurant Week

The week is a partnership between VisitHATTIESBURG and local restaurants and hotels to showcase the city’s culinary scene to visitors and locals.

  Businesses growing in the Midtown District

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar opens in Hattiesburg

Convenience stores prepare for lottery’s impact

District at Midtown business gets boost from first USM home game

Sports betting books open at Bok Homa Casino

4 ways to get a sale price when there isn't a sale

Chairman of Finance Committee breaks down lottery bill money

The State House passed a lottery bill on a close vote, 58 to 54.

Taxes could be increasing in Laurel

Laurel's City Clerk Finance Director Mary Ann Hess said the city will start its new fiscal year in a good position. However, to cover some of the city's needs, she said a millage increase is needed.

Hattiesburg council votes to appeal ruling in lawsuit filed by Kohler

The Hattiesburg City Council voted to appeal a Forrest County Circuit Court ruling by special-appointed Judge Larry Roberts regarding a lawsuit filed by small engine manufacturer Kohler against Forrest County and the city of Hattiesburg.

Hattiesburg Tourism Commission files complaint against its insurance company

The Hattiesburg Tourism Commission is taking steps to recover taxpayer dollars by filing a complaint against its insurance company and Shad White, the State Auditor of Mississippi.

Small farmers want chicken farming freedom, less regulation

Small farmers made their way to the capital to plead to Mississippi law markers to change restricting regulations Tuesday morning.

State auditor calls for transparency

State Auditor Shad White emphasizes the need for transparency when it comes to spending tax dollars.

MS auditor claims some Hub City tourism commissioners misused taxpayer money

In August, the Office of the Mississippi State Auditor released a report on money owed to the state, and the amount in the Pine Belt is in the millions.

MS auditor releases report on money owed to state

The Office of State Auditor Shad White released a report detailing funds owed to the state by county and the amount in the Pine Belt is in the millions.

Walk-On's hiring for new Hattiesburg location

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is looking to hire 70 people in all positions as it nears completion of its first Mississippi restaurant in Hattiesburg.

United Way Southeast MS adds new staff members

United Way of Southeast Mississippi has added two new staff members to their team.

MS Court of Appeals reverses verdict in unpaid wages trial

The Mississippi Supreme Court has reversed and rendered a jury verdict against executives of a Collins company for unpaid wages and emotional distress.

MS Supreme Court vacates decision after youth court deems child neglected

The Mississippi Supreme Court has vacated a decision that deemed a Marion County child neglected.  The Marion County Youth Court had adjudicated the child, E.K., of Elizabeth King and Timothy King as neglected and ordered her into the custody of the Marion County Department of Human Services.

Sports betting coming to Bok Homa Casino

Pearl River Resort announced that sports betting will be coming to Bok Homa Casino in Sandersville.

Insurance agent discusses risks and costs of deer-related accidents

With the cooler weather moving in that means more deer will be out and visible throughout our roadways in Mississippi. According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation our state averages more than 3,000 deer related rashes per year. As Jessica Bowman reports, this can not only be a life threatening danger, but it also can be very costly. Steven Kelly said, "For safety it's probably wise not to try and over compensate or avoid hitting a deer."  Alfa Insurance...

Mississippi Department of Education considers alternate routes to high school diplomas

Educational leaders in Mississippi are considering alternate ways for students to earn their high school diplomas if they failed a state test. The Mississippi Department of Education has laid out seven

USM to hold forum on economic security March 4

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The University of Southern Mississippi will hold a community forum focusing on economic security on Friday, March 4 from noon - 2 p.m. at The Trent Lott National Center for Excellence


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