After being a part of Jasper County history by winning back-to-back State Championships, four Bay Springs Bulldogs signed scholarships to play at the next level and further their athletic and academic careers.
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.
Walking towards Stringer head basketball coach Lance Lowery, the question was asked, “Have you ever had a defensive performance like that?” Lowery, with a small grin, simply said, “never.”
Jones County Sheriff's Department narcotics agents arrested three people and detained one other person on Monday following a short vehicle pursuit In Ellisville.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office, with the Jones County Sheriff’s Department providing assistance as requested, is investigating an overnight house fire in the Glade Community which destroyed the home of an off-duty Jones County Sheriff’s Department deputy.
Powers Fire & Rescue responded to three major incidents on Friday and Saturday with individuals requiring medical transport by EMServ Ambulance Service on all three responses.
On what would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the Choices Clinic held an Awareness event regarding and celebrating the sanctity of human life on the doorsteps of the Laurel Courthouse.
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.
The Jones County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a shooting just after 1:00 p.m. on Friday at a residence in the 100 block of Currie Road in the Currie community.
The Laurel City Council approved a lease agreement for a garbage truck and some travel plans for city employees during its meeting.
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.
Basketball All-Star games and rosters were announced today and are littered with area players and coaches.
The MLK CDC is continuing to work to keep the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. alive with its annual celebration of the life and legacy of this Civil Rights Leader.
If you are a stargazer in Mississippi then you might have a chance to see something rare when your eyes look to the sky in late January into early February.
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.
Jones County Sheriff's Department deputies, investigators and command staff were on the scene at North Jones Elementary School on Trace Road following an incident which led led to a lockdown of the school.
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…
The Laurel Police Department statistics in relation to an Impaired Driver Grant and Traffic Services Grant continue to show positive results for the community.
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…
The Laurel Fire Department received a call from 911 dispatch at approximately 5:55 a.m. Friday morning of a fully involved structure fire at 1713 South 11th Avenue.
A new Laurel Police Department officer recently took home the “Top Cop” award while another joined the force, following in the footsteps of his father.
The Jones County Sheriff's Department responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on Wednesday morning on Highway 184 at the intersection of Victory Road in the Powers Community.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on Luther Hill Road near the intersection of Doncurt Road on Tuesday afternoon.
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.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Department website at www.jonesso.com experienced a busy year in 2022 with an average of 55,643 unique visitors each month visiting the site.
The Laurel Housing Authority (LHA) recently received its Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Public Housing Assessment System, or PHAS, score.
Two Laurel Golden Tornado standouts signed their LOI Wednesday morning in front of their family and friends, with another former Laurel standout headed to the next level after a successful career at Gulf Coast Community College.
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.