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  1. Legislative candidates prep for August primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    ... emergency director who handled local operations during Hurricane Katrina. In Senate District 51 in coastal Jackson County, two-term incumbent Michael Watson of Pascagoula is challenged in the Republican primary by Butch Loper of Vancleave, who was ...

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  2. Analysis: Legislative candidates prep for August primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... Primaries are Aug. 4 and the general election is Nov. 3. In Senate District 51 in coastal Jackson County, two-term incumbent Michael Watson of Pascagoula is challenged in the Republican primary by Butch Loper of Vancleave, who was the ...

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  3. Take a photo, video tour of Ocean Springs YMCA's new Wellness CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Mississippi Press

    ... on for the project and the YMCA secured a loan of up to $2 million in additional funds. The Ocean Springs and Jackson County chambers of commerce will host Wednesday's ribbon cutting, which is open to the public.

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  4. Sampling History: A conservationist looks back at her historical rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Mississippi Press

    ... without understanding the history of the land, you can never understand how to conserve and restore it." The Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society is proud to announce that Stowe who is director of the forest programs for The Nature ...

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  5. 2 adults, 3 children injured in I-10 rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol tell us two adults and three kids from Georgia were injured in a rollover crash on Interstate 10 Thursday afternoon. Cpl. Benjamin Seibert said the wreck happened in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 59 in Jackson County.

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  6. Gautier community continues to cope with the loss of mother, daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Wednesday morning, 27-year-old Ashton Johnson and her youngest daughter, Kinsey, died in a tragic accident on Interstate 10 in Jackson County. Since the accident, the outpouring of support for the family has been touching.

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  7. I-10 rollover crash in Jackson County involves multiple injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Mississippi Press

    Cpl. Benjamin Seibert of the Mississippi Highway Patrol told WLOX that officials have responded to an accident with multiple injuries on Interstate 10 in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 59 in Jackson County.

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  8. Long awaited dredging of Gautier's Graveline Bayou in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    After nearly three years of trying to find funding to remove the large amount of sediment build up in Graveline Bayou, Gautier and Jackson County leaders say dredging work will finally begin next month. When Hurricane Isaac hit in 2012, the storm dumped tons of sand and debris in Graveline Bayou.

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  9. Suspect in Ocean Springs motel shooting apprehended in St. MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Mississippi Press

    ... police he had driven Onell to the Waffle House in St. Martin and dropped him off. Officers from the OSPD, Jackson County Sheriff's Department and agents from the Metro Enforcement Team converged on the area around the Waffle House, leading to the ...

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  10. Tornado warning for Western Jackson County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A tornado warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for Western Jackson County. The warning is in effect until 1:15 this afternoon.

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  11. Pascagoula shuts off water north of Hwy. 90 to repair water mainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Starting at 8 p.m. Friday, the City of Pascagoula will temporarily shut off the water supply to all homes and businesses north of Highway 90 to repair a broken water main. Pascagoula and Jackson County Fire Departments are on standby to supply water for emergency use to the area and the hospital if necessary.

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  12. Jackson Co. remembers Ranger Robert McGhee and other slain officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... down while on duty inside Gulf Islands National Seashore. (Photo source: WLOX) Owens and her daughter joined Jackson County law enforcers as they paused to remember the fallen officers. (Photo source: WLOX) It was a Saturday, Memorial Day weekend of ...

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  13. South MS students turn into United Nations diplomats for a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Some South Mississippi teens are tackling issues on an international scale, from the spread of terrorism to fears over Ebola. On Thursday, students from three schools took part in a mock United Nations conference in Jackson County.

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  14. Jackson Co. honors fallen heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    On Thursday, May 14, the Jackson County Sheriff's Department will pay tribute to its seven fallen officers during a wreath laying ceremony. The tribute will be at the Crestlawn Memorial Park at 2 p.m. The officers who will be remembered are: --Ocean Springs police Sgt.

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  15. Gang violence more prevalent in South MS than most realizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... think it's a problem." "I think a lot of times it's the ostrich with the head in the sand, so to speak," Jackson County Chief Investigator Capt. Curtis Spiers said. "If you don't acknowledge it is there, you don't believe it's there, but it is ...

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  16. Fellow jail inmate testifies against Heather KeatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WALA

    ... heard from three different crime scene investigators with Mobile PD, a crime scene investigator with the Jackson County, Mississippi Sheriff's Office and the Jackson County Coroner. But first, jurors heard from a friend and former wrestling buddy of ...

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  17. Family of 6 loses everything in Wade house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A family of six in the Wade community of Jackson County is homeless after flames ripped through their house. The fire happened around 3 p.m. Monday on Jerry Davis Road.

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  18. Fire destroys two story home in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The state fire marshal has joined Jackson County investigators today at a fire scene in the Wade community. They're looking for clues to determine how a fire ignited Monday afternoon.

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  19. Demolition of old Howard Johnson's hotel in St. Martin may still take timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The old Howard Johnson's hotel on Washington Avenue in St. Martin has been standing unattended for nearly three years after a fire made it uninhabitable. Jackson County Supervisor Troy Ross is frustrated.

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  20. Action Report: Beware of fake IRS phone callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... IRS identification badge numbers. They also alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is calling. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says an elderly woman from Vancleave was a victim of the scam on Monday. She was scammed out of $2,300. Number ...

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