George County

Missing George County man found dead

A 70-year-old man missing for a week has been found dead, George County Sheriff's Officials confirmed Monday. Larry James Spicer went missing last Monday in Lucedale. His family said he had a medical condition that could impair his judgment. Sheriff…

George County man charged in death of his father

What started as a fight between father and son has resulted in the father's death and the son charged in the incident. George County Sheriff Keith Havard said in a press release that deputies responded to a call Wednesday of…

George County to go to virtual learning Friday due to COVID

George County School District has announced that the schools will be conducting virtual learning Friday. An announcement from Superintendent Wade Whitney Jr. said that because of an increase in the number of positive COVID tests in the community and schools,…

State Route 26 reopens to traffic in George County

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has reopened State Route 26 to traffic in George County. SR 26 was closed after a large landslide caused the roadway to wash out. “MDOT’s goal from the beginning has been to…