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.
Recent heavy rains and weather, along with other matters, have caused issues at Merchant’s Park, sparking a special meeting called by the supervisors of Jones County Monday morning.
Three ladies beat out the competition to lead Jones College’s Maroon Typhoon Marching Band next fall. Freshman, Emma Burge of Oak Grove, will be joined by incoming freshmen, Cambry Holifield of Laurel and sophomore Genna Ramey of Leroy, Alabama, to lead the nearly 200-member organization.
Residents from throughout Laurel and Jones County received the opportunity to receive their second dose of the Corona Virus Vaccination this week thanks to a partnership between a local federal health clinic and the local public housing authority.
For two Heidelberg High Oilers, they received an opportunity to play at the next level and signed to continue their journey on the court Wednesday afternoon.
Southern Miss head men's basketball coach Jay Ladner will be inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame Tuesday night.
Mississippi State lost two of three to No. 2 Vanderbilt over the weekend in Nashville in a top 10 series. The No. 4 Bulldogs (29-10, 11-7) will host Texas A&M this weekend. Ole Miss lost two of three to unranked LSU as the Rebels fell to (28-12, 10-8) as they will host South Carolina thi…
The Laurel Police Department reported a successful event Saturday as they collected potentially dangerous, expired prescription drugs from the community.
Southern Miss freshman right-handed pitcher Ben Ethridge (Collinsville, Miss.) earned the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week, Monday afternoon, in an announcement made by the league office.
Jones College sophomore from Ellisville, Caidyn Crowder was crowned Most Beautiful at the annual Jones College Most Beautiful Pageant, held April 20, in the Fine Arts Auditorium. The biology major was crowned by JC sophomore and 2020 Most Beautiful, Dariyel Johnson of Leakesville. JonesOnsta…
One at-bat can seemingly change an entire game in softball, and in the span of two at-bats, the game slipped away from the home-standing Northeast Jones Lady Tigers in game one of the 4A playoffs as they fell to Stone 3-2 in game one of the series.
New Orleans-based cover band D-Play will headline Midtown Sounds on Saturday, May 1 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The free music event will take place in the Midtown Market parking lot in front of Corner Market on Hardy Street.
In moving forward with a superintendent of education search to replace outgoing Superintendent Warren Woodrow, who recently announced his retirement from the district, the West Jasper School District Board of Trustees made a move last Tuesday night (April 13) to help improve the selection…
The 2021 Art Student Exhibit is on display now at Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art on William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus. The exhibit is open to visitors until May 15 by appointment or on Thursdays and Fridays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Officials in the Jones County municipality addressed lessening some of its COVID-19 restrictions during this week’s Ellisville Board of Aldermen Meeting.
The Ellisville Board of Aldermen approved several items concerning the city’s operations and the Ellisville Police Department’s personnel and training during its meeting this week.