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News in Washington County, Mississippi

New fest is named state best
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:40:38 -0700

BILOXI — Mighty Mississippi Music Festival organizers and Washington County officials didn’t leave empty-handed from the 26th annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism, a three-day event in Biloxi that

Former NAS Doctor Charged with Child Rape
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:12:12 -0700

A man who once lived and practiced medicine in Lauderdale County has been charged with child rape in Spokane, Washington. Investigators say they believe there could be more victims.

News Anchor's Daughter Recovers from Enterovirus
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:39:22 -0700

The 15-year-old daughter of news anchor Paula Lopez became the first confirmed case of enterovirus in Santa Barbara County.  Allana Ochoa has now recovered and is back in school.

Selling the blues scene with Wesley Smith
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:35:50 -0700

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — With his roots deep in the Delta, it's no surprise that Wesley Smith is a blues fanatic. Glancing around his large office at the Greenville-Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau, whether the walls are painted or not is a moot point as blues posters and banners ...

No. 1 Mississippi State holds off Kentucky 45-31
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:40:13 -0700

Mississippi State's recent slugfests with Kentucky have taught the Bulldogs that there's no such thing as a safe lead against the Wildcats.

Storms Cross Mississippi and Alabama
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:43:44 -0700

A storm system has caused damage in Mississippi and Alabama as moved through the twin states Monday and early Tuesday.

Towboat tycoon honored as bridge takes his name
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:34:54 -0700

GREENVILLE — From now on, the Washington County half of the Mississippi River bridge will bear the name of the man responsible for earning Greenville the moniker “towboat capital of the world.”

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:27:43 -0700

A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school.

The Richest And Poorest States In 2014
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:12:00 -0700

Washington, D.C. ranks first on this list of the the richest and poorest places in America.

The hardest-working man in Democratic politics
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:59:08 -0700

A Democrat with White House ambitions is furiously criss-crossing the country to help the party's candidates -- and it's not Hillary Clinton.