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  1. Two men in Jones Jail on aggravated assault, burglary chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Two Forrest County men are in the Jones County Adult Detention Center, facing assault, burglary and weapons charges after allegedly stealing items from two south Jones County homes Friday and threatening one homeowner with a gun. The Jones County Sheriff's Dept.

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  2. Mississippi home for your own homebuyer workshop set for June 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... at 200 South President Street in Jackson.In its 18th year of service to Mississippians with disabilities... Jones County authorities are searching for a man who exchanged gunfire with a homeowner during an apparent burglary Friday afternoon. Jones ...

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  3. Photo Couresy IMDB.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Confederacy. Opposed to both slavery and secession, Knight launched an uprising of poor white farmers that led Jones County, Mississippi to itself secede from the Confederacy, creating a "Free State of Jones."

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  4. Suspect sought in Jones County auto burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Authorities are asking for assistance in identifying a subject wanted for questioning in connection with an auto burglary, according to the Jones County Sheriff Department. If one has any information on the identity and whereabouts of this person of interest, contact the Jones County Sheriff's Department at 601.425.3147 or call CRIME STOPPERS at 601.428.7867.

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  5. Capital murder suspect captured in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Newms360.com

    ... Drive. She is being held in the Franklin Parish Jail in Winnsboro, Louisiana. Aguirre said Bishop called the Jones County Sheriff's Office around 7 p.m. Wednesday and told them there was a letter they really needed to read at the military memorial ...

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  6. Suspects arrested for church burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of Corrections placed a hold on Edmond and Lester for possible parole violation. Both men remain housed at the Jones County Jail and the case is still under investigation.

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  7. Buckley was featured speaker for the 88th annual Commencement at JCJC.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jones County District Attorney Anthony Buckley advised graduates at Jones County Junior College Friday to visualize what they want to do with their lives and then make a plan of action to accomplish it. Buckley was featured speaker for the 88th annual Commencement at JCJC.

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    This week from Monday - Sunday two Subway locations in Jones County are giving away free food to all law enforcement officers. "This is a result of some misguided comments that were made on social media and the resulting backlash it had on Subway as a whole," said Owner/Operator Tony Wheat.

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  9. Jones County D.A. keynotes JCJC's Spring CommencementRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | The ReView of Jones County

    Jones County Junior College's Spring Commencement Ceremony will be held Friday, May 15, at 10 a.m. in the A.B. Howard/Bobcat Gymnasium. Overflow seating will be available in the Fine Arts Auditorium with a simulcast of the ceremony.

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  10. Mississippi Gulf Coast softball team qualifies for national tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Mississippi Press

    ... two elimination games Friday in Ellisville, knocking out No. 1 LSU-Eunice 3-1 in the opener and then No. 2 Jones County 6-4 in the nightcap. "I felt we were going to do it," Gulf Coast coach Kenneth Long said. "I told our team last night we were ...

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  11. Thad Gieger and Le-Darrius Betts arrested and charged with burglary.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Jones County Sheriff's Department busted a two-man burglary ring they said was responsible for break-ins in several counties including Jones, Chickasaw, Monroe, Lamar, Rankin and Forrest County. Betss was charged with six counts of receiving stolen property and two counts of residential burglary totaling eight charges.

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  12. Misissippi Gulf Coast softball team sets sights on Region 23 titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Mississippi Press

    ... in Ellisville. The 10th-ranked Lady Bulldogs (41-10) will have a familiar first-round opponent in No. 2 Jones County (40-4). The two teams will play at 6 p.m. They squared off Friday, also in Ellisville, with Gulf Coast winning 3-2. In the other ...

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  13. Jones County authorities search for aggravated assault suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    (The following information comes from the Jones County Sheriff's Department.) Jimmy Drevon Windham, 26 of Soso, is wanted for an Aggravated Assault that took place last month in the Soso area. He is a black male, 5'8, approximately 162 lbs. If you ...

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  14. Motorcycle crash claims life of young Moselle manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A young Moselle man was killed Wednesday afternoon, May 6, when the motorcycle he was riding collided head-on with a full size pickup truck on Monroe Road in the Shelton community of Jones County. At 3:45 p.m., emergency medical responders and rescue units from South Jones and Southwest Jones Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the intersection of Monroe Road and Dogwood Lake Road where the accident occurred.

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's softball team has already played 51 games this season, but their sixth game against No. 2 Jones County this season will be a first for Lady Bulldogs head coach Kenneth Long.

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  16. Contact Ellisville Police if you recognize this woman.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... ormation on the identity of this woman are asked to contact the Ellisville Police Department at 601-477-9252 or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-7867.

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  17. Madison student in hot water, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Tuesday. Copyright 2015 MSNewsNow . All rights reserved. Governor Phil Bryant is endorsing a candidate for the Jones County Sheriff position.On Monday, Governor Bryant endorsed Sheriff Alex Hodge, who is running for re-election and has one opponent. ...

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  18. Passing Danger: We find cars passing stopped school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... It's called Nathan's Law, named for Nathan Key, a five-year-old who was hit by a car while stepping off a Jones County school bus in 2009. Nathan's Law says if you pass a stopped school bus, you can be fined anywhere from $350 to $750 and spend up ...

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  19. Hattiesburg man jailed on aggravated assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Department or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP. Governor Phil Bryant is endorsing a candidate for the Jones County Sheriff position.On Monday, Governor Bryant endorsed Sheriff Alex Hodge, who is running for re-election and has one opponent. ...

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  20. SLIDESHOW: 100 Best JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... construction, health, social service, and technology. Governor Phil Bryant is endorsing a candidate for the Jones County Sheriff position.On Monday, Governor Bryant endorsed Sheriff Alex Hodge, who is running for re-election and has one opponent. ...

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