Local Jackson ministry collecting cold weather donations for those in need

We Will Go Ministries is a non-profit mission organization in downtown Jackson that reaches out to homeless and low income families in the metro area.

Mississippi State Fair will be longer next year

As crews pack up the rides and other attractions at the Mississippi State Fair, plans are already underway for a longer fair in 2019.

Massive tree falls on Wingard Home in Jackson

The Wingard Home in Jackson is asking for the community’s help after a large tree fell on their property Tuesday night.

Special tribute for Brookhaven community at elementary football game

Young football players honor their rivals, and a community that lost two police officers in the line of duty.

Madison recognizing International Walk to School Day

The Madison Police Department posted on social media that they will observe this day.

Damage assessments completed in Pearl

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has completed damage assessments in the City of Pearl from flash flooding on September 26.

MISSISSIPPI WEEKEND: Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches & Spooktacular Events in Jackson

We’ve got everything from haunted houses and pumpkin patches lined up for you every weekend in October. All you have to do is check out the MISSISSIPPI WEEKEND.

Famed music manager will be grand marshal of JSU homecoming parade

Bryant, of Maverick Music Management, became one of the entertainment industry’s pre-eminent managers by identifying and igniting the potential of game-changing music outliers Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, G-Eazy and others.

2018 Mississippi Walk for Diabetes

2018 Mississippi Walk for Diabetes

NW Rankin student wins essay contest among students from all over world

She will now get to travel to London, England and visit the Buckingham Palace later this fall.

17-yr-old arrested for making threats towards Vicksburg school

According to Deputy Chief Bobby Stewart with the Vicksburg Police Department, the teenager made threats towards Porters Chapel Academy in Vicksburg.

Sheet pan shrimp bake with nutritionist Rebecaa Turner

This delicious, easy-to-make dinner is perfect for gathering the family around the table.

The countdown is on for the opening of the 159th Mississippi State Fair

The Midway is coming alive for the 159th Mississippi State Fair, and workers are abuzz with activity counting down to opening day.

Brookhaven community continues to support fallen officers

An outpour of support continues to come from the Brookhaven community as they remember two of their own.

Miss. governor’s lost wedding ring found decades later

Gov. Bryant tweeted about the discovery on Friday morning:

First Responders Ms hold fundraiser to help deputy’s wife battle cancer

Massive turnout for Rankin County deputy's wife who is battling cancer

Columbia native takes oath to practice law,plans to become Naval JAG officer

A Columbia native and University of Southern Mississippi alumnus took the oath to practice law and the Naval oath of office on Wednesday at the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Mississippi soldier returns from Kuwait to surprise 4th-grade daughter

A Mississippi soldier returned home from a nine month deployment surprised his 9-year-old daughter at her school. The emotional reunion was captured in a video that is now going viral.

Pearl thrift shop benefiting Center for Violence Prevention flooded

The thrift shop posted on Facebook asking for help to clean up the mess and replenish their store with donations.

Taking Back Our Streets: Abandoned home creates vermin problem

WLBT news got a call from a viewer about abandoned property next to hers that is causing major problems, including health hazards.

South Mississippi Strong: Harrison County girl’s art is good for the heart

Emma Hartley may have heart disease, but it’s not stopping her dreams. She and her family are lending their talents to support the American Heart Association, and in doing so, she’s not only helping others, but she’s also helping herself.

Jackson City Council approves Fondren Business District

Jackson city council members vote 6-to-1 in favor of allowing business property owners in Fondren to impose an additional tax on themselves. It’s part of an effort to create the Fondren Business District.

Three on the Road: Roosevelt State Park

The Civilian Conservation Corp worked for five years clearing woods, building Shadow Lake and a bunch of cabins. A lot has been added since then to make Roosevelt a run away that isn’t all that far away.

Brandon vet posts warning after operating on dog who ate gorilla glue

The Brandon Animal Hospital said they performed surgery on a Jack Russell terrier that came in after it had chewed up a bottle of the popular glue.

National Voter registration day

Held on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day will be observed on Tuesday, September 25th this year.

Mayor Chokwe Lumumba signs water, sewer ‘Customer Bill of Rights’

Mayor Chokwe Lumumba signs Water and Sewer Customer Bill of Rights

3 On The Road: Scott County poultry industry is critical to local economy

Scott County's economy can't be discussed without mentioning the poultry industry. It's an integral part of what many in the area do for a living.

3 On The Road: The first puzzle piece of the spectrum

Don Triplett sort of shuffles nowadays as he crosses the lobby of the Bank of Forest to his desk.

3 On the Road: Scott County events

Our team is visiting Scott County this week and showing you all the fun things going on in that area.

More than 200 people helped raise awareness in Alzheimer’s walk

More than 200 people walked in Jackson Saturday to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease

Residents buy signs to fight speeders

Residents buy signs to fight speeders

  Three on the Road: Lauren Rogers Museum: DaVinci Machines

3-D models of some of Leonardo Da Vinci's drawings are on display at the Lauren Rogers Museum in Laurel MS

Jackson celebrates its first parklet on PARKing Day

And they’re installing the first Parklet on Congress Street between Amite Street and Capitol Street. A parklet is taking available parking spaces and turning them into mini parks.

Clinton High School student gets perfect score on ACT...TWICE

Senior Clark Hensley made a perfect score on the ACT test not once, but TWICE. After utilizing the school’s ACT prep course and studying on his own, he decided to take a stab at the ACT. He made a perfect score of 36 on his first attempt last year.

The PRVWD re-elects president to the board

Jennifer Hall will now serve a second term as head of the 14 member board. The state agency oversees operations of the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Local shelter needs donations after thieves steal AC units

The Good Samaritan Center posted a picture on Facebook of the units ripped apart. Only fans and other metal parts remain.

MISSISSIPPI STRONG: Betty Ferguson

MISSISSIPPI STRONG: Betty Ferguson

James Davis named police chief for city of Jackson

He was confirmed by a vote of 6 to 0.

Man whose name is on Ole Miss School of Journalism accused of racist Facebook post

Ed Meek, the man for whom the Ole Miss School of Journalism is named, is being accused accused of writing a racist post on Facebook.

WLBT and American Red Cross to collect donations for those affected by Florence

Donate now to Florence relief efforts

Rainbow Co-op weekly market

Rainbow Co-op weekly market