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  1. Group wants to bring Cafe Climb to Pascagoula, culinary arts center targets at-risk youthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Climb CDC, a nonprofit whose mission is to promote self-reliance, has had success with a Cafe Climb in Gulfport, and now they want to replicate the program in Jackson County. The program provides a career path for at-risk youth ages 18-26 by engaging them in professional culinary training and job placement.

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  2. Jackson County Chamber Spotlight: Charisma 'A Girl's Best Outfit'...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    ... we do not have a website, but orders can be made through messaging Brandin on our Facebook page. 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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  3. Jackson County Fair still going strong after 93 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A coast tradition made its way back to Pascagoula this weekend, and is now set up for the week. The 93rd annual Jackson County Fair is underway.

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  4. Mississippi Economic Council's Regional Round-up coming to Jackson County on Jan. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    The Mississippi Economic Council is starting it's 28-city Regional Round-up meetings on Wednesday in McComb and the meetings will continue through the spring of 2015. The Jackson County presentation is will be a breakfast meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pascagoula on Jan. 14, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Highlighting the strengths of regions throughout Mississippi is the goal of the tour.

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  5. Jackson County approves dredging dealRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors has awarded a $2.3 million contract to J.E. Borries to dredge key areas of Simmons, Stark and Davis bayous in the Ocean Springs area. The Sun Herald reports the work is part of a larger FEMA grant to dredge material silted in during Hurricane Isaac several years ago A contractor recently finished the first of the dredging work -- Bayou Porteaux and Bayou Porteaux east prong.

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  6. Ingalls Shipbuilding helps kids build healthier lifestylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mississippi's largest private employer is helping motivate students in Jackson County to get fit. Ingalls Shipbuilding unveiled its new "Fit Kids Initiative" in Moss Point Monday.

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  7. MGCCC celebrates homecomings, crowns 3 queensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mississippi Press

    Pictured are Victoria Trouts, Homecoming Queen from the Jackson County Campus; Piper Leith, Homecoming Queen from the Jefferson Davis Campus; and Torie Fisher, Homecoming Queen from the Perkinston Campus; are Dr. Carmen Walters, vice president of the Jackson County Campus; Dr. Jonathan Woodward, vice president of the Jefferson Davis Campus; and Dr. Ladd Taylor, vice president of the Perkinston Campus. ) Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College celebrated its 2014 Homecoming Oct. 16-18.

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  8. Jackson County awards $2.9M dredging contract for work in Stark, Davis, Simmons bayousRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mississippi Press

    Jackson County supervisors this morning awarded a $2.9 million contract to J.E. Borries Inc. for dredging work in Stark, Upper Davis and Simmons bayous. "We had to go back and prove the original depths of the channels and show what they were after Isaac," Supervisor John McKay said.

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  9. Gulf Coast Neighbors: Former teacher Brenda Lancaster continues helping children through CASARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mississippi Press

    Brenda Minyard Lancaster is a former teacher who now works as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Jackson County, continuing her support of children. She retired in 2004 after teaching school for 23 years in the Pascagoula School District, mostly at Pascagoula Junior High School, then at Trent Lott Middle School.

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  10. Gautier Police Department releases crime reports for Oct. 9-16, Jackson County mugs includedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Mississippi Press

    Riverside Drive, Tommie Ashford Jr., 49, 3616 Julia Circle, Moss Point, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. U.S. 90, Trevon Nigel Joseph, 25, 1909 University Drive, was arrested on outstanding warrants for simple assault by threat and contempt of court.

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  11. Prep volleyball: Five Jackson County teams alive in playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2013 | The Mississippi Press

    The prep volleyball state playoffs are in full swing, and Jackson County is very well represented in the postseason brackets. A pair of local teams are still alive in both Class 1 and Class 2, while one area team is still playing in Class 3. All of the action begins again on Tuesday.

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  12. 92nd Jackson County Fair is under way in PascagoulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Mississippi Press

    The 92nd annual Jackson County Blue Ribbon Fair got under way on Sunday, sparking a week of rides, contests and, of course, the fair favorite - gumbo.

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  13. Judge denies he met with sheriff in custody suitRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Chancery Court Judge Charles Bordis tells the Mississippi Press that Byrd did not intervene in a case involving the daughter of a Jackson County sheriff's sergeant suing Byrd for sexual harassment. In her complaint filed in federal court in late April, Sgt.

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  14. Marion County Narcotics Task Force serve high-risk warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... its former self early Sunday morning after a fire ripped through the structure. That is according to Central Jackson County Fire Department Chief Michael Belton. A Vancleave home was reduced to a shell of its former self early Sunday morning after a ...

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  15. Officials: Vancleave home ravaged by fire a total lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Vancleave home was reduced to a shell of its former self early Sunday morning after a fire ripped through the structure. That is according to Central Jackson County Fire Department Chief Michael Belton.

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  16. Tractor-tractor kills Louisiana woman who got out of car in Mississippi to help another motoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | NOLA.com

    A Good Samaritan from Lafayette, Louisiana, was hit and killed by a heavily loaded tractor-trailer when she got out of her car to help another motorist, a Mississippi official said. Wendy Snelling, 44, and her family had stopped to help a driver Friday morning on eastbound Interstate 10 near Ocean Springs, Jackson County Deputy Coroner Jason Moody said.

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  17. Coastal Cleanup volunteers pick up 1,603 bags of trash on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Mississippi Press

    ... which was turned over to Biloxi Police. Some of the most interesting items found include a dishwasher door in Jackson County, a grocery cart on Deer Island in Harrison County and a watermelon patch in Hancock County. Volunteers also found tires, ...

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  18. 26th annual Coastal Cleanup nets more than 1,600 bags of trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... they were not expecting. DMR spokesperson Mellissa Scallan said cleanup helpers found a dishwasher door in Jackson County, a grocery cart on Deer Island and a watermelon patch in Hancock County. One person in Biloxi even found a bag of ...

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  19. La good Samaritan killed in Mississippi accidentRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Mississippi official says a good Samaritan from Lafayette, Louisiana, was hit and killed by a heavily loaded tractor-trailer when she got out of her car to help another motorist. Jackson County Deputy Coroner Jason Moody says 44-year-old Wendy Snelling's family had stopped to help a distressed driver Friday morning on eastbound Interstate 10 near Ocean Springs.

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  20. 7 indicted on charges of illegal voter activity from Hattiesburg Mayoral ElectionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... the very best it can be." A family is grieving after a woman was killed Friday morning on Interstate 10 in Jackson County. Officials tell us the deadly accident happened just before 9 a.m. near Highway 57 at mile marker 54. A family is grieving ...

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