Raleigh Lions head coach Kassidy White summed up 2021 in simple terms, "We struggled at the beginning of the season, but we got hot and finished strong." But what they have accomplished is far from easy."
The Stringer Lady Devils started a bit slow against the favored Myrtle Hawks but caught fire in the last inning to take the lead. The Hawks jumped out 2-0 early and added a run in the fifth to go up 3-0.
Wayne County High School will hold a special drive-thru parade-style graduation ceremony on Tuesday, May 25, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Wayne County Courthouse in Waynesboro.
The Laurel Police Department is seeing great results from a grant received, with it paying off in a big way for the community, according to Laurel Police Chief Tommy Cox.
The Jones County Chamber of Commerce hosted its first 2021 Leadership Forum on Tuesday morning. The hybrid event, presented by First State Bank, was held in-person at Life Church and streamed online via Zoom in a live webinar format.
In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week.
Thirty-six William Carey University students were inducted this spring as new members of the Mississippi Beta chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society.
Jones College has invited graduates from last year to join this year’s graduating class of 2021 to partake in commencement exercises on Saturday, May 22, at 8 p.m. on the north lawn of Jones Hall. About 715 students are expected to participate in the ceremony and will receive either, an Asso…
The NCAA is expected to announce 20 potential regional baseball sites this week as Mississippi State (35-11), Ole Miss (33-14) and Southern Mississippi (33-15) all are potential hosts. The NCAA will announce the final 16 regional sites on May 30 after the final 64-team field is announced.
Mississippi legislators are not in session now, so it could be months before they start deciding how to spend $1.8 billion in the latest round of pandemic relief from the federal government.
Mississippi will stop accepting supplemental unemployment benefits from the federal government next month, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday.
First-year head coaches always have a tall task of developing players into a team, but this year, head coach Adam Evans had a rocky start and managed to lead his team to another shot at South State.
Jones County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Jake Driskell addressed the Kiwanis Club of Laurel on the topic of no-knock search warrants.
The City of Ellisville will soon receive a new state of the art fire truck to its fleet of fire trucks. During a recent Board of Aldermen meeting at City Hall, the board voted to approve a purchase order for a $333,000 customized fire truck from Ferrara Fire Apparatus in Holden, La.
A bright, sunny morning led to an exciting event as Douglas Stewart, an ambassador for Mission 22, put together a car show benefiting Mission 22, a charitable organization assisting with veterans and issues they deal with, which led to an enormous turnout.
Jones County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Denny Graham saved the life of an apparent overdose patient on Saturday morning utilizing the department-issued nasal Narcan, according to the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.
West Jones entered the twilight zone Friday night by mirroring the positives and negatives of Thursday night’s Game 1 win.
Northeast Jones received a solid night on the mound from senior Charlee Strickland, however, Purvis’ Hunter Robinson matched the performance with a great all-around performance too as Purvis forced a game 3 with a 4-2 victory Friday night.
It took one pitch, the first pitch, to give Northeast Jones the lead over Purvis. They never looked back from that moment on as Dalton Tanner controlled the rest of the contest, striking out 14 en route to a 7-2 win over Purvis in Game 1 of the second round of the 4A playoffs.
The City of Laurel has been awarded a grant that will allow city officials to utilize local artists to beautify at least a dozen traffic control boxes throughout the city.
Southeastern Baptist College’s first-year baseball program is head to the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association Independent Region Baseball Tournament. The tournament is set for May 10-12 at Ecclesia College in Springdale, Arkansas.
The Jones County Sheriff's Department narcotics team is hard and work in the community and it paid off Wednesday with a drug bust that lead to a string of charges.
A cell phone theft at the Dollar General on Sharon Road on Tuesday has Jones County authorities seeking the identification of a suspect.
There will be a new officer on two wheels for the Laurel Police Department after one of their own completed and passed a rigorous testing process that saw just a 50% pass rate.
Mississippi State (32-10, 14-7) swept Texas A&M over the weekend but still trails Arkansas (34-8, 15-6) by one game in the SEC West standings. Ole Miss (31-12, 13-8) swept South Carolina to stay in the hunt. This weekend the two Magnolia State powerhouses will hit the road as the Bulldog…
Two people were arrested and charged with felonious child abuse after a toxicology report revealed that a four-year-old ingested illegally obtained drugs.
After a late-night win in Pascagoula Friday night, South Jones could not find the same offensive production from game two as they fell to Pascagoula 6-1 Saturday afternoon, exiting the playoffs in round one.
A new soccer team, the Southern States SC, is set to start their season Saturday evening, bringing in local, national, and international soccer stars to the Pine Belt. In a press conference Thursday afternoon, three players were introduced to the media along with staff and supporters of the team.
A Thursday night auto accident left one injured and Highway 84 blocked for more than hour according to Dana Bumgardner with the Jones County Fire Council.
An unusual night that started at South Jones and ended on the baseball field of Jones College led to what could be considered an upset when Pascagoula defeated South Jones 6-1 in the opening game of first-round playoff action Thursday night.
Pass Christian sent Southern Miss commit Peyton Lacy to the mound Thursday night against Northeast Jones in Game 1 of the Class 4A playoffs.