George County

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…

21-year-old killed in fatal car crash in George County

On Thursday, September 30, 2021, at approximately 6:23 a.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 26 in George County. A 1995 GMC Sierra driven by Cody Allen Rogers, 21, of Lucedale, MS, was traveling West…

Victims identified in George County road collapse

On Monday, August 30, 2021, at approximately 10:30 pm, the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to multiple crashes on Highway 26 in George County, including two fatalities after the highway collapsed. Seven cars crashed into the collapse before first responders could…

8/31 - George County Deadly Road Collapse

[videoembed][/videoembed]Late Monday night a portion of Hwy 26 in George county collapsed leaving 2 dead, 10 injured with 3 dealing with life threatening injuries. Authorities are speculating the torrential rainfall from Hurricane Ida was to blame for the erosion that…