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  1. Alabama man charged in Mississippi with illegally harvesting 215-egg bearing crabsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Authorities say an Alabama man faces fines totaling more than $100,000 after he was arrested for harvesting 215 egg-bearing crabs also known as sponge crabs. Jackson County prosecutor Mark Watts and state Department of Marine Resources officials decided Thursday that Deuanetum Keovoravong would be charged for each pregnant crab because of the potential impact on the blue crab population.

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  2. Crab crime could cost Alabama man $100k clamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    An Alabama man faces 215 separate charges, and more than $100,000 in fines for allegedly harvesting sponge crabs illegally in Mississippi waters. Last week, officers with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources were on patrol near Chevron Refinery in Jackson County when they spotted a commercial crab vessel in Bayou Cumbest.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... strips. Howell said Taylor and Mahan attempted to make a run for it on foot, but they were soon captured by Jackson County Sheriff's deputies on New Hope Church Road. Taylor and Mahan are charged with felony fleeing and failure to stop for blue ...

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  4. Mississippi Rep. Charles Busby announces reelection campaign for District 111Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Mississippi Press

    ... Soil & Water Conservation. "It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve my friends and neighbors of South Jackson County for the last 4 years," he said. "I look forward to the opportunity to continue to serve as we seek innovative ways to improve ...

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  5. Jackson County drug bust nets crack, weed, spice, prescription pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    More than a dozen suspected drug dealers from across Jackson County were arrested Wednesday in an early morning bust dubbed Operation Crackdown. South Mississippi's Metro Enforcement Team joined forces with several federal and state agencies to make it happen.

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  6. Investigators are learning how to breathe life into cold casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mary Ann Farve was kidnapped from Bay St. Louis and murdered 41 years ago. Thirty two years ago, a man who has never been identified was found murdered in Jackson County, and 20 years ago, Angela Williams vanished from Harrison County.

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  7. Jackson County Chamber Spotlight: SuperTalk 103.1 brings conservative news to coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Mississippi Press

    ... 4720 Radio Road in Ocean Springs. Our website is www.supertalkmsgulfcoast.com. Tune into 103.1! To join the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, call 228-762-3391 or email Yvette Barr at newsletter@jcchamber.com. Chamber Spotlight articles feature ...

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  8. Flash flood warning issued for Jackson County until 5 p.m. WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Mississippi Press

    The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning shortly after 2 p.m. for Jackson County and northeastern Harrison County. According to the NWS, radar indicated a severe thunderstorm north of Biloxi at 2:04 p.m. Up to three inches of rain has already fallen and emergency management has received numerous reports of flash flooding in the area.

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  9. Biloxi man wanted for armed robbery, assault jumps from Biloxi Bay train bridge to avoid captureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Mississippi Press

    ... El Camino Drive in Biloxi, has two active warrants for his arrest for armed robbery and assault through the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. He admitted jumping into the water to avoid capture. Cole was charged by Ocean Springs police with ...

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  10. Daryl Richard Hedtke, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On Tuesday, the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team arrested Daryl Richard Hedtke, Jr., 34, and Windy Kirbow Gry, 36, for possession of a controlled substance, according to officials. The arrests occurred on Interstate 10 in Jackson County after a traffic stop for careless driving.

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  11. Missing Vancleave teen reunited with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Destiny McLemore, 16, was found in Grand Bay, AL late Monday afternoon and has been returned to her family. Destiny left her home on Friday, March 20 for a birthday party in Mobile with her 17-year-old boyfriend, Ryan Blake Homes.

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  12. Vancleave teen missing since March 27 found safe in Grand Bay, Ala.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Mississippi Press

    A 16-year-old Vancleave teen reported missing on March 27 has been found, according to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell. Destiny McLemore was reported missing by her family after she left home with 17-year-old Ryan Blake Homes to attend a birthday party in Mobile, Ala.

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  13. Jackson County releases crime reports from April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Mississippi Press

    Brian Wallace was arrested at 14104 Big Ridge Road in St. Martin and charged with domestic violence and possession of marijuana.

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  14. Former judge appointed to hear lawsuits against hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... after 30 years on the bench. At least eight lawsuits over the underfunded SRHS pension plan are pending in Jackson County Chancery Court. Jackson County chancellors recused themselves from the cases, with the exception of Judge Neil Harris. The ...

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  15. OLIER v. BAILEYRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | FindLaw

    ... Bailey's yard. As she attempted to flee, she fell and broke her arm. Olier sued Bailey in the County Court of Jackson County under a theory of premises liability and, alternatively, under the dangerous-propensity rule. The trial court granted ...

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  16. Jackson Co. encourages residents to properly discard hazardous wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors urges residents to celebrate Earth Day 2015 activities by participating in Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day provides residents an opportunity to properly and safely dispose of products that are poisonous, flammable and/or corrosive.

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  17. Jackson Co. works to solve water woes for Colonial EstatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A more than four decade old problem with the water supply running through Colonial Estates in Jackson County could soon be coming to an end. Last year, an anticipated grant was supposed to go toward fixing the water and sewer woes, but that plan fell through.

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  18. Singing River Health System gets new judge on employee pension caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Mississippi Press

    ... argued that Harris could appear biased due to a lawsuit the judge had pending against Ocean Springs and Jackson County and a number of "adverse" relationships with Singing River's lawyers, among other reasons. The court decided that then those ...

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  19. Saving Andrew Jackson's place on the $20 billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Mississippi Press

    ... it kindly, the effort is ... misguided. Jackson may or may not have been the inspiration for the name of Jackson County, there being some thought that the actual credit goes to Gen. James Jackson, a Revolutionary war general. But he certainly was ...

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  20. New judge appointed in SRHS caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... il Harris recused himself after the State Supreme Court ruled that an active lawsuit between Judge Harris and Jackson County constituted a conflict of interest.

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