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  1. Palazzo reflects on December tornadoes, one month laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Congressman Steven Palazzo is offering words of encouragement to those who are still recovering from the deadly December tornadoes that struck Columbia and other parts of the Pine Belt. The storms, which hit one month ago Friday, produced an EF3 twister that damaged or destroyed dozens of homes and businesses in Marion County and an EF2 tornado that produced similar destruction in Jones County.

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  2. Pine Belt lawmaker files several roadway safety billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... detection in their jurisdiction. "I know that the enforcement of our speed laws saves lives," Hodge said. "Jones County, unfortunately, stays at the top of the charts in speed-related accidents." Some who oppose the bill have argued that sheriff ...

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  3. Mississippi man charged for knowingly exposing woman to HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WALA

    ... from Collins since that was the address he gave the police department. The case will now be turned over to the Jones County District Attorney's Office and will be presented to the grand jury. The attorney's office said Lewis can face three to 10 ...

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  4. Ellisville brush fire aggressively spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Fire crews from Jones County, Ellisville, and Laurel responded to the call around 1 p.m. After about an hour, the fire had already burned 25 to 30 acres of land. Fire crews were unable to get in front of the fire because it was moving northeast so quickly.

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  5. Laurel man arrested for commercial burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... charge. Sgt. Michael Reeves and Investigator Kim Stewart were the lead investigators in these incidents and the Jones County Sheriff's Department aided the Laurel Police Department in the arrest.

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  6. Bond set for Jones County man that led authorities on manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Aaron Haynes, the man that led Jones County authorities on a 12-hour manhunt, made his initial appearance Tuesday before Jones County Justice Court Judge, David Lyons. Haynes was charged with two counts of residential burglary and two counts commercial burglary, along with two counts of simple assault on a police officer and one count of taking a motor vehicle without permission.

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  7. After dodging December tornadoes, banks step up to provide assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Mississippi Business Journal

    In the aftermath of the recent tornadoes that tore through Marion and Jones counties in central Mississippi, local banks stood strong, offering advice, volunteering and donating money to aid in their community's recovery.

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  8. Jefferson Davis Co. Sheriff's Department searching for stolen government truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Forestry Commission truck. ELLISVILLE - The "Catfight on the Court" lived up to expectations.The 16th-ranked Jones County Junior College Bobcats used an 11-0 run in the first half and went on to defeat the 14th-rated Pearl River Community College ...

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  9. Manhunt over: Suspected Jones County car thief capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The hunt for a suspected Jones County car thief is over. Aaron Haynes was arrested at approximately 8 p.m. Thursday after he was spotted inside a home on Taylor Drive in the Soso Community.

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  10. Search underway in Soso for suspected car thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Jones County Sheriff's Department is currently looking for Aaron Haynes, who according to them is a suspected car thief. Haynes was last seen in the Soso area of Will Knight Road.

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  11. Juco basketball: Former St. Martin standout Jamond Franklin a key in PRCC's historic startRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Mississippi Press

    ... thus far into the 2014-2015 season on Thursday when it travels to 16th-ranked and unbeaten South Division rival Jones County --- the reigning NJCAA national champions. Both teams are 3-0 in division play after PRCC pounded Hinds 78-61 in Poplarville ...

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  12. Photo Source National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of the Highway 49 Wal-Mart. Lacita Clark, 27, was arrested for multiple offenses at a routine traffic stop in Jones County. Photo Source Jones County Sheriff's Department One woman was arrested on Jan. 6 when Jones County Sheriff's Department ...

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  13. Why poor presentations are like bad reality showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of the Highway 49 Wal-Mart. Lacita Clark, 27, was arrested for multiple offenses at a routine traffic stop in Jones County. Photo Source Jones County Sheriff's Department One woman was arrested on Jan. 6 when Jones County Sheriff's Department ...

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  14. ATM shooting victim says he's lucky to be aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... people who want to help her. Lacita Clark, 27, was arrested for multiple offenses at a routine traffic stop in Jones County. Photo Source Jones County Sheriff's Department One woman was arrested on Jan. 6 when Jones County Sheriff's Department ...

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  15. Pine Belt Educators get a Lesson in the BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... people who want to help her. Lacita Clark, 27, was arrested for multiple offenses at a routine traffic stop in Jones County. Photo Source Jones County Sheriff's Department One woman was arrested on Jan. 6 when Jones County Sheriff's Department ...

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  16. Titanic survivor's angry letter up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... people who want to help her. Lacita Clark, 27, was arrested for multiple offenses at a routine traffic stop in Jones County. Photo Source Jones County Sheriff's Department One woman was arrested on Jan. 6 when Jones County Sheriff's Department ...

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  17. Ray Chapman and Patrick Ducksworth charged with capital murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Jones County Sheriff's Department has released new information on a 2014 homicide case. "We believe that the motive was robbery, that they intended to rob Mr. Tommy Joe Lewis and in fact they did and we believe at the time of the robbery Mr. Lewis was killed and his house was set on fire," said Sheriff Alex Hodge.

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  18. Miss. offering housing assistance to tornado victimsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Gov. Phil Bryant says in a news release he took action after President Barack Obama denied Mississippi's request for FEMA assistance to victims of the Dec. 23 tornadoes in Jones and Marion counties. Bryant says the rental assistance provided by the state program will help put Mississippians into secure housing in the short-term as they recover and rebuild.

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  19. Mississippi offering housing assistance to tornado victims after Obama denies FEMA helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Mississippi Press

    Gov. Phil Bryant says in a news release he took action after President Barack Obama denied Mississippi's request for FEMA assistance to victims of the Dec. 23 tornadoes in Jones and Marion counties. Bryant says the rental assistance provided by the state program will help put Mississippians into secure housing in the short-term as they recover and rebuild.

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  20. Mississippi Offering State Assistance to Tornado VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Gov. Phil Bryant says in a news release he took action after President Obama denied Mississippi's request for FEMA assistance to victims of the Dec. 23 tornadoes in Jones and Marion counties. Bryant says the rental assistance provided by the state program will help put Mississippians into secure housing in the short-term as they recover and rebuild.

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