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Tatonut Donut Shop in Ocean Springs now back open

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WXXV) — The Tatonut Donut Shop is back open as of Tuesday, June 15, according to the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce. The popular donut shop had been closed for more than five months after David Mohler,…

Lucedale man charged with aggravated assault

One man is in the hospital and another is in jail after George County Sheriff's Office responded to a call about a fight. According to a press release, deputies responded Friday night to a call in the Agricola Community about…

Flooding damages more than 120 homes in Mississippi

PEARL, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is continuing to assess damage caused by recent flash flooding. Parts of central and northern Mississippi were soaked by heavy rainfall starting last week. The downpour washed out some roads, making…

Gulfport man pleads guilty to armed robbery

Gulfport, Miss – District Attorney W. Crosby Parker announced that, 20-year-old Jayveon Leontae Palmore, of Gulfport, MS, pled guilty earlier this week to Armed Robbery. Circuit Court Judge Randi Mueller sentenced Palmore to 20 years, suspended 10 years, leaving 10…

Guard charged with bringing contraband in Mississippi prison

PEARL, Miss. (AP) — A judge set bond Thursday for a prison guard who was arrested on charges of bringing contraband items, including methamphetamine, into Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a news release Thursday…

Mississippi shipbuilder Ingalls plans to hire 3,000 new workers

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A shipyard that’s the largest private employer in Mississippi says it is planning to hire about 3,000 new full-time employees. Ingalls Shipbuilding held a hiring event Wednesday in Pascagoula. Its parent company, Huntington Ingalls Industries, said…

Heavy rains cause flooding across northern Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Heavy rainfall this week has flooded roads and neighborhoods in parts of north Mississippi, and forecasters said Thursday that more rain was expected. The National Weather Service said more than 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain…