The Hattiesburg Music Teachers League held their annual Spring Recital on Sunday, April 28, 2019. It was held in the Recital Hall at William Carey University. Twelve students performed, representing the studios of Laura Broughton, Anne Kathryn DeViney, Ellen Elder, Jan Mesrobian, and Stephen…

An armed robbery trial that was set for May 28 is off the Jones County Circuit Court’s trial schedule after a plea deal was reached on Tuesday, May 21.

(Laurel) A trial date of September 4 has been set for Charles Darby Jr., Frank Nixon and Uloni Randolph, who are alleged to have participated in the same crimes just over a year ago. During the State’s motion to consolidate the trials to the same date, Assistant District Attorney Dennis Bisn…

ELLISVILLE - The Ellisville Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to allow cameras to be placed at the traffic lights in the City of Ellisville. With little discussion, the board agreed to allow ADT to place traffic test cameras at the traffic lights in the city. Officials said t…

(May 21, 2019) - Ellisville Police Department Chief Bruce Russell said this morning that investigators are still checking all avenues before determining if the death of a female found last week was a homicide or suicide. Authorities have not released the name of the woman, who was found hang…

Sustaining Grace Recovery Ministry, a non-profit Christian organization that helps people overcome addictions through an effective recovery process, has a new location in Collins. A building owned by Covington County Hospital located at 603 S. Holly Avenue is now being used as a meeting plac…

Pearl River Community College will be offering over 20 camps this summer for kids ranging from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

BNI, a local media company (Impact) is taking job applications (part time or full time) for all locations in Hattiesburg, Collins, Laurel, Bay Springs, and Raleigh. Positions available are for Advertising Sales, Graphic Artists, News Reporters.

(Laurel) The 2019 Jones County Peace Officer Memorial was held Wednesday, May 15 at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel. After the opening welcome by Major Jamie Tedford of the Jones County Sheriff’s Department and the invocation by Soso Police Chief Jimmy McCoy, the Laurel Police Depa…

The following candidates are part of the Political Column published by the Laurel IMPACT for the week of May 15. The offices listed here involve Jones County races, including the District 88 State Representative race and the Secretary of State Office contest.

Laurel Police Department officers were successful this morning, May 13, in apprehending a burglar. According to information released by Police Chief Tommy Cox, officers responded just after 10:00 a.m. to a report of a burglary in progress in the 500 block of Arco Lane.

(Ellisville) After listening to just over two hours of testimony on Thursday, May 9, a group of jurors in Ellisville produced a verdict of “not guilty” in a State of Mississippi case against Talib Mujahid for the alleged sale of methamphetamine. Mujahid was accused of selling the controlled …

(LAUREL - MAY 9, 2019) Christopher Wayne Anderson of Jones County will not have to face a charge of felony fleeing in Jones County when he completes the current sentence he is serving in Forrest County.

The City of Hattiesburg made its first move to build an overpass across downtown railroad tracks to alleviate traffic congestion after the City Council hired a local engineering company Tuesday to draw up plans.

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Motorists traveling south from Laurel on Interstate 59 faced long delays Tuesday afternoon, May 7, as officials worked to clear an accident scene that resulted from a collision between Laurel and Ellisville. The collision took the life of Laurel resident Savannah Newell, age 30.

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 Jones County -- A man suffered life-threatening injuries after he was ejected from his vehicle during a rollover MVC.  Calhoun, Pleasant Ridge and Soso volunteer fire departments responded to the single vehicle incident last night about 9:15 p.m on Highway 84.  The incident was not witnesse…