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One local woman is working to encourage all young people “To Dream Big but Stay Humble.” Gwendolyn Wilson, an organizer for the program, Wilson presented to the local community a Back-to-School 2023 Program.

Coming off a 10th straight 40-plus win season, the Jones College Bobcats will once again be a highly regarded team heading into the 2023 season.

Several area residents endured the freezing temperatures this weekend and gathered in the parking lot of the Sawmill Square Mall to promote health, wellness and unity as a part of the MLK Community Development Corporation’s celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jones County Sheriff's Department narcotics agents arrested Patrick Francis, age 44 of Laurel, on January 11th on a charge of Trafficking A Controlled Substance. JCSD narcotics agents executed a search warrant at Francis' residence and seized 78 dosage units of fentanyl. Francis was out on b…

The investigation into the fatal fire on Highway 29 near Soso continues today with the State Fire Marshal’s Office and JCSD investigators Sgt. JD Carter and Denny Graham along with Jones County Fire Coordinator Kyle Brooks plus Deputy Seth Bigler on the scene.

The Jones County Sheriff's Department was involved in a short high speed pursuit on Monday afternoon after a black Ford Mustang driving south on I-59 passed a unmarked JCSD Tahoe at a high rate of speed.

The Jones County Sheriff's Department participated in the national "Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over" enforcement campaign from December 16, 2022 to January 1, 2023. Deputies working overtime special traffic enforcement program (STEP) details funded by a grant from the Mississippi Office of Hi…

Six years ago, Sylva-Bay grabbed a distinguished coach who coached at various levels including the JUCO ranks. Terry Underwood became a staple not only for the Saints but for the Jasper County community. After taking time through the holidays to mull things over, Underwood has made the tough…

Jones County Sheriff’s Department deputies manning a safety checkpoint at the intersection of McLemore Road and Monroe Road last Thursday night engaged in a short vehicle pursuit followed by a foot pursuit.

Jones County Sheriff Joe Berlin and the Jones County Sheriff’s Department awarded JCSD Reserve Deputy Joey Davis the 2022 Medal of Valor award at the department’s Christmas Party on Tuesday evening.

The Jones County Sheriff’s Department has taken Dillion Ferguson, age 30, into custody following his release from Forrest General Hospital on Tuesday where he was treated for gunshot wounds during a gun battle with law enforcement officers.

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