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Past articles by Britneé:

A Milledgeville woman ordered a Moana-themed birthday cake. She got marijuana instead.

Milledgeville, Georgia mother ordered a Disney Moana themed birthday cake for her daughter and ended up with a marijuana themed cake. She took to Facebook to show the mistake. → Read More

“People should not take this lightly:’ Tropical depression could impact the Coast this week

Tropical depression has an 80% chance of forming in the Gulf of Mexico, bringing heavy rain to South Mississippi, according to the National Weather Service. A heat advisory is also in place for South MS. → Read More

‘It’s like a dance.’ How a USM professor led team to explore 2 historic shipwrecks.

University of Southern Mississippi Professor Dr. Leila Hamdan led a mission off the Gulf of Mexico to discover two shipwrecks. The 9-day expedition examined biodiversity life on the ocean floor in the areas. → Read More

Memories from 1994 Macon flood: ‘I learned I could take a bath with 1 cup of water’

Telegraph readers share their memories from the 1994 Macon, Georgia flood on the 25th anniversary. 33 people died during the flood caused by Tropical Storm Alberto. Many were without water and power for weeks. → Read More

Man charged in crash that killed motorcyclist on Veterans Parkway

A Columbus man was arrested and charged this week in a June 12 crash that killed a motorcyclist on Veterans Parkway near the intersection of Talbotton Road. → Read More

25-year-old man dead after shooting outside Wiggins apartment complex

25-year-old Martin Luther Atkinson Jr. passed away after a shooting outside Wiggins Apartments on McGregor street in Stone County, Mississippi. He was pronounced dead at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. → Read More

Family hopeful after Macon teen paralyzed in pool accident. Here’s how to help

Macon, Georgia teen and Mount De Sales student was left paralyzed after a swimming pool accident. He is now at Shepheard Center in Atlanta for treatment. His family is asking for help via Facebook and GoFundMe. → Read More

Want to be in a movie? Here’s what to know about the Robins AFB casting call.

A casting call for extras in a movie will be held July 15-19 at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia. The film has not been identified. A Clint Eastwood film was shot at the military base back in 2017. → Read More

16 beaches in Harrison and Hancock counties now closed ahead of July 4

Beaches across Harrison and Hancock counties in Mississippi are closed due to a harmful algal bloom. The closings come on the date Gov. Phil Bryant released his Bonnet Carre Spillway task Force findings. → Read More

Warner Robins woman sentenced for stabbing girlfriend to death in front of cops

A Warner Robins, Georgia woman has been sentenced to life in prison in the 2018 stabbing death of her girlfriend. Police say she stabbed the woman right infront of officers at the Foxwood Apartment Townhomes. → Read More

‘You can’t swim here:’ New beach exhibit explains Biloxi’s Bloody Sunday, historic wade-ins

An exhibit on the Biloxi Beach near the Biloxi Lighthouse in MS stands in honor of those who protested in the historic Biloxi wade-ins. Following the wade-ins, a court order allowed blacks on the beach. → Read More

2-year-old drowns at Presley’s Outing in Jackson County

2-year-old boy is dead after drowning at Presley’s Outing in Jackson County, Mississippi on the evening of June 18. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is currently gathering info on the toddler’s drowning. → Read More

Mississippi ranked above average in three living conditions, WalletHub says

Mississippi was ranked last on the Best States to Live In report by WalletHub. MS ranked above average in affordability, homeownership rates and housing costs on the list. Alabama ranked 46th overall and Louisiana 49th. → Read More

Woman charged with second-degree murder after a Gulfport gas station shooting

20-year-old Breanna McClendon of Hattiesburg is being charged with second degree murder after a shooting at the Circle K gas station on Highway 49 in Gulfport, Mississippi, according to Gulfport Police. → Read More

Task force to monitor impact of Bonnet Carre Spillway opening on the Mississippi Sound

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant created a task force to monitor the impact of the Bonnet Carre Spillway opening on marine life including shrimp, crabs, oysters, in the Mississippi Sound. → Read More

Want to meet JoJo the kangaroo? He’s having a meet and greet event in Gulfport.

JoJo the kangaroo was found after a two day search. The kangaroo went missing from Pass Road Elementary in Gulfport, Mississippi. Jojo will have a meet and greet event at Blow Fly Inn in Gulfport on June 15. → Read More

Chefs from two Coast casinos win big at food competitions

Chefs from Island View Casino in Gulfport, Mississippi and Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi won cooking competitions: Jacqueline Seavey and Kristian Wade. → Read More

Flash flooding, heavy rain expected this week on the Coast. Here’s what you need to know.

A tropical disturbance is headed toward south Mississippi and SE Louisiana. The disturbance has a 60% chance of developing. The Coast could see a change in weather this week and up to three inches of rain. → Read More

Georgia could lose more than $2 billion if ‘Heartbeat Bill’ goes into effect. Here’s how.

Disney and Netflix leaders say the companies will reconsider filming in Georgia once the heartbeat bill goes in to effect on January 1, 2020. 455 films were produced in GA in 2018, bringing in $2.7 billion. → Read More

This Bay High grad’s spacey song could earn him $10,000. But he needs your help.

Bay St. Louis, MS native, Bay High grad Aidan Pohl is in a music contest called “Music from the Moon” honoring the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing. His song is about the Voyager 2 spacecraft. → Read More