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Stories with place: McComb
  • Agent: collecting evidence in Magnolia can case 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:49 pm
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - The State Auditor's office is continuing to investigate the alleged embezzlement of public money by Magnolia's former city grounds and street keeper.

  • Man pleads guilty in 2013 McComb slaying 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:46 pm
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - A Gloster man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2013 fatal shooting of Harry Chapman.

  • Ex-Pike school officials enters guilty plea 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:04 am
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - A former North Pike School District transportation official has been sentenced to four years' non-adjudicated probation after pleading guilty to allegedly siphoning the money from a school district account.

  • Shop owners: Nix parking fines 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:16 pm
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - Downtown McComb business owners want the city to remove the two-hour restrictions on parking spots on Main Street.

  • Grant awarded for recycling program in Pike 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:13 am
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - Mayor Whitney Rawlings' crusade for curbside recycling in McComb by 2015 is a step closer to reality.

  • New leader named for North Pike schools 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:28 pm
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - The North Pike School District board has hired Dennis Penton as the school system's next superintendent, effective July 1.

  • Principal cites drop in enrollment at school 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:52 am
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - St. Alphonsus Catholic School in McComb will close at the end of the school year.

  • Starrett: Too many people in prison 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 12:34 pm
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - A Mississippi federal judge is praising the Legislature's passing a bill to reform the state's criminal justice system.

  • Fort Hood victim from McComb out of Texas hospital 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 1:43 pm
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - A Mississippi soldier who was shot at Fort Hood is under home care at the Texas base.

  • Wife: Mississippi man among 20 shot at Fort Hood 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:53 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Renee Powell Westbrook had just returned home from her job at the state Department of Human Services when she heard the news from a friend: There had been a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, where her husband, Sgt. Jonathan Westbrook was stationed between tours in Afghanistan.

  • Pike County road to close while bridged replaced 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:59 am
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - Authorities in Pike County say Fernwood Road between U.S. Highway 51 and Old Industrial Park Road will be closed beginning Thursday while a bridge is replaced.

  • Design work to begin on McComb fire station 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 4:13 am
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - Selectmen have authorized design work to begin on the proposed replacement for the city's East Michigan Avenue fire station.

  • Pike narrows search for schools chief 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 11:43 am
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - The North Pike School District Board has narrowed the field to three candidates in its search for a new superintendent of schools.

  • Bridge closed in Pike County 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 4:04 am
  • MCCOMB, Mississippi - Pike County authorities have closed a bridge over Love Creek to vehicular traffic as they prepare to replace the span and an associated culvert.