Personal touch matters in business
About 60 local officials and board members attended the Basic Community Economic Development: Practical Tools for Elected Officials workshop Wednesday at the Trent Lott National Center at Southern Miss.
Trial rescheduled in kidnapping case
JACKSON -- A federal judge has rescheduled the trial of a man charged with kidnapping a woman in Florida with plans to force her to work as a prostitute before she escaped and went to police in Mississippi.
Driver injured in one-vehicle accident in Jones County
A 22-year-old man was injured in a one-vehicle wreck Wednesday afternoon in Jones County.
Emergency training: Airport tests response plan with simulated plane crash
Eight emergency response agencies, 29 volunteer victims and one blazing, simulated aircraft tested the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport's emergency response plan in a large-scale drill Tuesday.
Hattiesburg's new Public Works GM takes ownership, gets things done
Larry Barnes has been a man in motion since assuming duties four months ago as the general manager of the City of Hattiesburg Public Works Department.
Center to provide information on ACA at Jones libraries
Staff members of the Family Health Center will be available at both locations of the Laurel-Jones County Library System to provide information on the Affordable Care Act and to answer questions about choosing the proper plan.
Brian Eason's The Buzz: Miss. Senate race devolving into silliness ahead of schedule
I've come to the conclusion that I am completely out of touch with what average voters care about because I can't for the life of me figure out what everyone's arguing about in this Mississippi Senate race so far.
IRS charges man arrested in Jones Co. in tax scam
Investigators with the IRS filed federal charges against a man arrested in Jones County allegedly involved in an interstate scam to cash fraudulently obtained tax refund checks totaling more than $250,000.
Fire damages auto body shop
Jose's Body Shop in Jones County sustained more than $500,000 in damages when fire swept through the building early Thursday morning.