A pick-up hauling a trailer crashed Friday evening resulting in serious injuries to one, according to Dana Bumgardner with the Jones County Fire Council.
Officers from the Jones County Sheriff’s Department, Laurel Police Department, and Biloxi Police Department came together Friday to take part in the Mississippi Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
Everything Friday night in Soso pointed back to a community hurting from the loss of West Jones senior Cade Thompson. From the sticker decals on every West Jones and Laurel helmet to the post-game speech Mustangs head coach Scott Pierson gave his team on the 20-yard line near the South end zone.
Senior Night at Bay Springs was a thing of beauty for the hometown Bulldogs. All the families, teachers, and fans were there to show their appreciation for these 2020 seniors consisting of players, cheerleaders, managers, band members, and any senior connected to this special year.
Sylva-Bay had one last regular season game, and the boys from the bay came to play.
Homecoming night for Taylorsville ended on a high note as they defeated Richton 27-12 on the back of their defense that forced five turnovers on the evening to go along with three first half passing touchdowns.
Members of the Sharon Volunteer Fire Department spent Friday morning teaching young children fire safety and what to do in the event of a fire.
Two suspects from Jones County who allegedly stole a vehicle and eluded capture in Jasper County have been arrested.
The 37th annual meeting of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County and the Jones County Chamber of Commerce was held at The Gables on Wednesday.
According to Laurel Police Chief Tommy Cox, a shooting around 11 a.m. on 13th Avenue left one with gunshot injuries.
For the second time in a week, Jones County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Jeff Monk deployed department issued Narcan to an adult male believed to be overdosing.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is participating in ‘Purple Thursday’ recognizing October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
The Ellisville Board of Aldermen addressed several city issues and handled some personnel matters during its meeting this week.
A Laurel Middle School teacher who also coached high school sports was not charged with any charges stemming from an incident on August 26, 2021, involving a 13-year-old student.
A two-vehicle incident involving a Jones County school bus and another vehicle left one deceased Wednesday morning.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will soon be holding a DEA National Prescription Takeback Day across the country, and Jasper County residents can and are encouraged to safely rid no longer needed prescription medications, including lost, stolen, and misused medications at an upcomi…
The West Jasper School District Board of Trustees has elected in a split vote that students and staff of the district must continue to wear masks due to Covid-19, even with infection numbers being very low in the state and county at this point.
When Raleigh fell behind the sticks last Friday night, everyone knew who would be the guy Raleigh would turn too. But even that didn’t matter. When Raleigh needed the yards to most, Suntarine Perkins did what was needed and kept Raleigh’s offensive drives alive.
Award-winning artwork from Laurel’s 2021 Loblolly Festival is on display in Downtown Laurel. The Laurel Arts League has partnered with Laurel Main Street to exhibit the winners and other submissions in the “Art on Masonite” display in the storefront between Patina’s and Mimmo’s.
The Jones County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to approve a proposal submitted by the Jones County Fire Council to transfer $161,572.59 from the county’s insurance rebate fund to cover expenditures related to the embezzlement case involving the former Fire Council President William …
Ole Miss captured their first win in Knoxville since 1983 as they held off Tennessee, 31-26. The game was only part of the story as the contest was held up for 20 minutes during the final 58 seconds because of the actions of Volunteer fans who pelted the field with trash as they disagreed wi…
Jones College’s Fine Arts Department invites the public to enjoy an evening of Renaissance music with the JC music department at its annual “Madrigals and More” concert, free of charge. The various small ensembles of JC students and faculty will be performing at First-Trinity Presbyterian Ch…
Jones County Sheriff's Department Sergeant Jeff Monk responded to an overdose call on University Avenue involving an adult male late last Wednesday afternoon and deployed nasal Narcan to help revive the individual.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the whereabouts of 15-year-old Aiden Jenkins who is considered a runaway.
Raleigh’s ability to convert on long situations in the first half and the play of its defense in the second half was the perfect combination to defeat Magee Friday night.
The Bulldogs are sitting in the driver's seat to win their region. Sure, they have Taylorsville and Lumberton, but they are starting to gel according to head coach Dan Brady.
Northeast Jones gave Newton County all they could handle Friday evening, overcoming a 21-3 deficit to tie things late in the fourth quarter, but it was not quite enough in the end as they fell to the Cougars 28-21.
A fight led to a suspect allegedly flashing a gun inside Wal-Mart on Highway 15 North Friday afternoon which quickly led to early reports of an active shooter. However, due to quick work by law enforcement, the suspect was apprehended quickly, and thankfully, no shots were fired.
Hattiesburg Clinic’s Connections and Psychology & Counseling are hosting the 18th Annual Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Related Concerns Conference Oct. 21-22.
Ms D's Learning Center announced their 2021-2022 King and Queen.
Stone eliminated Northeast Jones from postseason play Thursday night in straight sets — 27-25, 25-21, and 25-23.
A ribbon-cutting for Jones College's new Resource and Referral Network Center was held on campus Thursday morning.
Members of the American Legion Bikers group from Florida and Alabama met in Laurel Thursday with members of the American Legion Post 11 group as they traveled through various states this week.
Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph issued an emergency order on Wednesday, Oct. 13, extending the time for COVID-19 safeguards in all courts.
Rob Oehrli, Mill Manager, and the team of Interfor Lumber Company located in Bay Springs, MS donated $2,500 on behalf of Interfor to the United Way of the Pine Belt Region.
When the Laurel offense needed a spark, senior running back Kiron Benjamin made it happen. Ultimately, he not only made a spark, but lit a fire for the Tornadoes, leading the way with 11 carries, three touchdowns, and 152 total yards in their 52-26 region victory over Natchez.
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