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  1. Wallace Construction begins bridge replacement in Jones CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    JONES COUNTY - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is underway on a bridge replacement project along Highway 11 at Waterfall Creek in Jones County, according to MDOT Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King.

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  2. Jones County supervisors support Pat Harrison moveRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Pat Harrison Waterway District's proposal to move its headquarters out of Forrest County has support of the Jones County Board of Supervisors.

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  3. Cochran tops McDaniel in 2014 campaign fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hattiesburg American

    ... former Gov. William Winter in the 1984 general election. McDaniel was elected to the state Senate in 2007 in a Jones County district. Independent groups, including Washington-based political action committees, also are spending millions of dollars ...

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  4. Jones Co. supervisors support Pat Harrison moveRead the original story

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... management of nine water parks. They are: Archusa Creek Water Park in Clarke County, Big Creek Water Park in Jones County, Dry Creek Water Park in Covington County, Dunn's Fall Water Park in Stone County, Little Black Creek Water Park in Lamar ...

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  5. TRIAD/SALT Council host annual Senior Informational luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jones County TRIAD/S.A.L.T. Council held their annual Senior Informational Luncheon at Sanderson Farms Executive Building in Laurel on Friday.

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  6. Lady Bobcats sweep Pearl RiverRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Hattiesburg American

    ELLISVILLE --- Sixth-ranked Jones County swept Pearl River in MACJC South Division softball action Friday in Community Bank Park with 6-5 and 9-1 victories.

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  7. Pat Harrison Waterway District moving headquarter locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Pat Harrison Waterway District will move its headquarters to Jones County after spending decades on Highway 49 near Forrest General Hospital.

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  8. Jones County make nearly a dozen narcotics arrests in a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    In less than a week, the Jones County Sheriff's Department has made several narcotics violation arrests.

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  9. Flooding continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Hattiesburg American

    ... more ferocious. "It's a significant flooding event. Historical might be word," said Marda Tullos, director of Jones County Emergency Management. Historical for its near-record crests of the Leaf River that have triggered "moderate flooding," ...

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  10. New Hope's Baudoin going to Jones CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... at the next level. That dream became reality Tuesday, as Baudoin signed a scholarship to play basketball at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville. "It feels great," Baudoin said. "A lot of people have helped me throughout the years. To come to ...

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  11. Ford recalls 435K vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... 15 south of Laurel is expected to crest at 20 feet on the morning of Wednesday, April 9, according to experts. Jones County Emergency Management Director Marda Tullos said "We cannot stress to citizens how dangerous this situation is, and how ...

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  12. Floodwaters rise, South MS counties in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Oak Park School, and Burnt Bridge Road areas could all be affected by rising waters. Marda Tullos, Director of Jones County Emergency Management, says flooding throughout Jones County will likely happen throughout the next few days. She wrote a ...

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  13. Tallahala Creek expected to crest WednesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Hattiesburg American

    ... today. "With the past several days of significant rainfall and the creeks already at or above capacity, Jones County will likely experience major flooding in the next few days," said Jones County Emergency Operations Director Marda Tullos. "We ...

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  14. Book highlights Jones Co. communities' historyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Hattiesburg American

    A new book detailing the history of three Jones County communities -- Moselle, Albertson and Eastabuchie -- as well as surrounding areas is available through the Southern Historical & Restoration Network.

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  15. Fire damages Southern MetalsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Hattiesburg American

    ... than $100,000 in damage. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Also responding to the scene were Jones County Fire Coordinator Dan McKenna and Jones County Sheriff's Department.

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  16. Rick Cleveland: Diverse Bulldogs came together for magical Final Four runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Newms360.com

    ... inner-city Nashville, chose the locker room music on certain days, and Russell Walters, from Myrick in rural Jones County, chose it on others. Jones usually chose rap; Walters, country. But Jones learned the words to Walters' country songs and often ...

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  17. Fire damages Southern Metals in Jones CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Hattiesburg American

    An early morning fire damaged a portion of Southern Metals Co. of Mississippi Inc., located on Doncurt Road in Jones County.

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  18. Several ribbon cuttings plannedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Hattiesburg American

    ... are required. To register, call the Mississippi Kidney Foundation at 981-3611 or (800) 232-1592. * Leadership Jones County's Team Believers will hold "Jones County Day" at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Arabian Theater, 408 N. Fifth Ave. in Laurel. The ...

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  19. George W. Bush impersonator headlines at churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A few churchgoers were confused when a man who looked a lot like former President George W. Bush took to the podium at a church in Jones County, Miss.

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  20. Houston ranked as the most walkable city in the USRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | KHWB-TV Houston

    ... bucks on advertising trying to make you like them. But nobody can compete with the folks at Bethlehem Church in Jones County, Mississippi. With cops and flags all over the place, these guys made the crowds believe former President George W. Bush was ...

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