Florida

Waste Management suspends recycling collections in Jackson County

Waste Management is suspending service for recycling temporarily because of damage to its facility in Florida. In addition, garbage service is a day behind this week because of Hurricane Sally. Because service was suspended Tuesday, service is a day behind…

Biloxi man dies in multiple-vehicle wreck in Florida

A 34-year-old Biloxi man died Sunday night in a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 98 on Okaloosa Island, Florida Highway Patrol said in a press release. The collision happened about 7:30 p.m. Sunday just past the Destin bridge, FHP said. The…

Port of Gulfport executive director resigns

Jonathan Daniels, the executive director and CEO of the Port of Gulfport, has resigned his position in Mississippi to take a similar position in Florida. The resignation, accepted by the Mississippi State Port Authority Board of Commissioners, is effective June…

Wildfire burning in Florida panhandle

A wind whipped wildfire continues to burn today in the Florida panhandle. The so-called five mile swamp fire has burned a handful of structures and forced hundreds of residents from their homes. It also prompted emergency officials to close a…

Florida fisherman catches massive 350-lb grouper

FLORIDA (WWAY) — A Florida fisherman caught “the big one” off the southwest coast of the Sunshine State, hauling in a Warsaw grouper weighing an astounding 350 pounds. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shared the catch on Facebook…

Governor Scott on destruction in Florida

Governor Rick Scott spoke to members of the press after a briefing from authorities around the state and FEMA. The governor says parts of the state have damage that is unimaginable. Governor Scott says he knows people want to get…

Dan Mullen introduced at Florida

They say when it rains it pours and yesterday the world of college football was under a flashflood warning. Yet another coaching announcement from the Magnolia State has Mississippi State looking for its next head man. Today, Dan Mullen was…

Local Salvation Army Provides Food Personnel To Deploy To Florida

Local Salvation Army personnel will also be deploying east tomorrow. Six Mississippi. Alabama and Louisiana divisional canteens will be brought to Florida to help feed people in Hurricane Matthew's aftermath. If you'd like to pitch in as well Salvation Army…

Mississippi Power Set to Assist Florida

Mississippi Power is sending 80 servicemen to Florida this afternoon to assist their sister company Gulf Power due to Hurricane Hermine. The crew from Mississippi will ride out the initial impact of Hermine and quickly go to work, helping to…