A Jones County Sheriff’s Department deputy sustained injuries during an overnight traffic stop that turned violent. The suspect of the vehicle involved, Demetrius Omar Nabors, 26 years old, is wanted for Aggravated Assault On An Officer.

A 21-year-old Hattiesburg man wanted as a fugitive was arrested Monday at the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport by the Jones County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force.

The Jones County Sheriff's Department has arrested James Touchstone on charges of Murder and Kidnapping after a shooting incident left an adult female deceased on Lawn Haven Church Road on Saturday afternoon.

Jennifer Lewis, Assistant Director of Compliance and Ethics at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been presented with the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award, an honor bestowed directly by the U.S. White House.

The Forrest County Sheriff’s Office has announced that 25-year-old Raegan Danielle Davis has been reported missing. Davis is described as a white female, about 5 feet, 4 inches tall, and 120 pounds.

ELLISVILLE – Four Jones College graduates are currently participating in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRPSP). The four students eligible to receive $30,000 per year in scholarships are Jones College May 2020 graduates, Layne Boykin of Way…

Week 3 of the college and high school football season begins soon. In our annual pick-em battle, Co-Editors James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey face off against Buzz and Brian Jack.

Laurel, Mississippi (September 15, 2020) - Magnolia State Bank recently donated $10,000 to Restore Jones County (RJC), a long term disaster recovery endeavor of Glory House Global Outreach, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

A Petal homeowner helped the Forrest County Sheriff’s Office by identifying and detaining a burglary suspect on their Davis Road property Tuesday morning.

The Lamar County School Board’s roster will be missing a District D representative after Terry Ingram resigned from the position at the group’s September meeting Monday night.

The Jones County Sheriff's Department participated in the 2020 national enforcement mobilization "Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over" campaign conducted August 21 - September 7, 2020. Operating under two overtime grants awarded by the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety, JCSD deputies utilizing…

A 26-year-old Hattiesburg woman was arrested by Hattiesburg Police Department officers about 2 a.m. Sunday after responding to a report of possible child neglect the 100 block of Hardwood Court Apartments around 2 a.m.

Two theatre students from The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Performing and Visual Arts were recently recognized with top honors at the 2020 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in recognition for their work on the Fall 2019 production of August Wilson’s …

Schools in the Pine Belt counties are taking time off as Hurricane Sally makes her visit to the South Mississippi area in the next few days.

All Jones College locations, including County Centers, will remain open Tuesday, September 15, until 4:00 p.m. at which time all Jones College classes will shift to a virtual online format. Classes will remain online through Wednesday, September 16. The dorms and dining hall on the main camp…

ELLISVILLE – Jones College is hosting a community-wide blood drive on Tuesday, September 22, and Wednesday, September 23, in the D.O. Thoms P.E. Building located along Augusta Street in Ellisville. Vitalant strongly encourages blood donors to make and keep appointments to give blood between …

The Forrest County Sheriff’s Office has an active warrant for Seth E. Cranford, an 18-year-old Petal man.

Ahead of hurricane Sally and any flooding it may bring, firefighters with Glade Fire & Rescue were participating in water rescue training on Sunday afternoon. Firefighters met at Bogue Homa Lake to train on the boat, designed specifically for water rescues.

When the extent of the damage from Hurricane Laura began to become known, B&C Mobile Homes owner Bo Burroughs immediately started making phone calls. It was time to organize and conduct a relief supplies drive to get desperately needed supplies to Louisiana residents who were suffering.

The Laurel City Council approved several documents this week that will pave the way for the city to begin its 2021 and 2022 Community Development Block Grant Process while also approving the purchase of seven new vehicles for the Laurel Police Department.