FOREVER YOUNG AWARD: Coast Young Professionals honored Dr. Tommy King with a “Forever Young” award July 18 during its annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Gala in Biloxi.

The Jones County Republican Women hosted three candidates for statewide office at their meeting last week at The Gables on Bush Dairy Road. Gubernatorial candidate Bill Waller Jr., Attorney General candidate Mark Baker, and Laurel’s own Sam Britton, a candidate for the state’s Secretary of S…

The following is a Question-and-Answer column with the candidates who are running for the office of Jones County supervisor. A Q&A form was sent to each of the candidates, but a few did not respond, some of which included the independent candidates who will not appear on the ballot until…

The following is a Question-and-Answer column with the candidates who are running for the office of Jones County supervisor. A Q&A form was sent to each of the candidates, but a few did not respond, some of which included the independent candidates who will not appear on the ballot until…

The following is a Question-and-Answer column with the candidates who are running for the office of Jones County supervisor. A Q&A form was sent to each of the candidates, but a few did not respond, some of which included the independent candidates who will not appear on the ballot until…

The following is a Question-and-Answer column with the candidates who are running for the office of Jones County supervisor. A Q&A form was sent to each of the candidates, but a few did not respond, some of which included the independent candidates who will not appear on the ballot until…

The following is a Question-and-Answer column with the candidates who are running for the office of Jones County supervisor. A Q&A form was sent to each of the candidates, but a few did not respond, some of which included the independent candidates who will not appear on the ballot until…

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Two Hattiesburg men were booked into the Forrest County Jail on Thursday, July 18, after Hattiesburg Police arrested them in connection with a residential burglary.

Firefighters from multiple volunteer fire departments in Jones County responded to a structure fire at a home in the Shady Grove community last night shortly after 5:00 p.m.  Homeowners David and Marketta Reddoch had just returned home about 5:15 p.m. when they found a Polaris Ranger parked …

ELLISVILLE – The longtime fire chief for this Jones County town has submitted his resignation. Ellisville Fire Chief Ronnie McGilberry announced this week that he is retiring from the city of Ellisville.

Isla Harper Breland of Hattiesburg, MS, will be a contestant in the state wide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg, MS, on July 20-21st. She is the daughter of two proud parents, Thomas and Mary Breland.

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As Hurricane Barry approached the Louisiana coast, 24 college students serving as GenSend missionaries in New Orleans were evacuated on buses sent by Hardy Street Baptist Church in Hattiesburg. The students spent the weekend in residence halls at William Carey University and attended worship…

A Hattiesburg suspect in connection with a July 3 drive-by shooting in the 600 block of Milton Barnes Avenue was arrested on Wednesday, July 10.

Late this morning the Mississippi Highway Patrol attempted to pull over a driver, identified as Xavier Evans, 25, of Ellisville, for a traffic violation. Evans would not yield to law enforcement and a pursuit ensued south of Ellisville on Highway 11, headed north, then made its way through t…

Five individuals have been arrested as a result of a sizable drug bust in the Beaver Meadow community of Jasper County that led authorities to the recovery of illegal drugs and weapons.

JONES COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI – In response to reports of illegal drug activity in the county, earlier today a joint effort involving the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, Choctaw Police Department, DEA, and Bureau of Indian Affairs conducted an operation to take dow…