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  1. Two Laurel men arrested in shooting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Desmond Powell, 24, and 20-year old Quayshawn Russell were arrested without incident and transported to the Jones County Jail. Both suspects are charged with one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling. They went before Laurel Municipal Court ...

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  2. Juco softball: Near no-hitter by St. Martin's Paige Breal key for Mississippi Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Mississippi Press

    ... three-hitter of her own in a 4-0 blanking. The Bulldogs (26-6, 11-3 MACJC South) picked up a game on top-ranked Jones County, which lost its first game of the year in a split at Southwest Mississippi. George County's Brittany Cooley went 3-for-4 in ...

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  3. Juco softball: Vancleave's's Kristen Gardner honored for her play at Mississippi Gulf...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Mississippi Press

    ... now 2-0 with a 3.12 ERA. She has 32 strikeouts in 24.2 innings this season. In a Friday showdown against No. 1 Jones County, she struck out six in 6.2 innings of relief. She had four K's against Hinds in two innings of relief Tuesday, and followed ...

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  4. A centuries old patent proves that the under technique is the incorrect way to use toilet paper.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... first week of three practices. City and county officials, members of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County Board of Directors, dignitaries from throughout the state and area business leaders were all in attendance at a retirement ...

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  5. A guy dances on a treadmill to Uptown Funk.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... first week of three practices. City and county officials, members of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County Board of Directors, dignitaries from throughout the state and area business leaders were all in attendance at a retirement ...

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  6. Retirement reception and presentation for Mitch Stennett. By Bailey MaloneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    City and county officials, members of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County Board of Directors, dignitaries from throughout the state and area business leaders were all in attendance at a retirement reception held Thursday evening for long time President of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County, Mitch Stennett. The evening began with a reception and concluded with comments about the impact Stennett made on the community.

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  7. Happy birthday, Uncle Pennybags. Monopoly turns 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    City and county officials, members of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County Board of Directors, dignitaries from throughout the state and area business leaders were all in attendance at a retirement reception held Thursday evening for long time President of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County, Mitch Stennett. City and county officials, members of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County Board of Directors, dignitaries from throughout the state and area business leaders were all in attendance at a retirement reception held Thursday evening for long time President of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County, Mitch Stennett.

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  8. Follow Congressman Palazzo on his South Mississippi tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Examiner.com

    ... good day well spent when the Congressman can see friends and the inviting members of the Laurel Kiwanis Club in Jones County. Kiwanis Clubs are located in 80 nations and help their communities in countless ways. Each community's needs are different ...

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  9. Jones County man charged with armed robbery of his roommatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Jones County Sheriff's Department said that 31-year-old Dennis Michael Kelley of Ellisville stormed into a room of a residence he shared with two roommates on Tuesday night. MS State Senate voted to send Gov. Phil Bryant a $2.5 billion K-12 school spending plan.

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  10. Jones County hill no longer a 'thrill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    It's been a little over two months since four teens were involved in a fatal accident on Rose Lane in Jones County. Since then the so called "Thrill Hill" has been closed off.

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  11. Petal man arrested for meth, pills and gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of Petal, was arrested during a traffic stop after police found drugs inside his vehicle. With the help of the Jones County Sheriff's K9 unit police said they found meth and pills. Officers seized the drugs as well as the vehicle and two guns. ...

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  12. Turner booted from supervisor ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... in 2013, after which his driver's license was suspended. The Hattiesburg DUI followed another DUI arrest in Jones County in 2008. Because of his suspended driver's license, Brooks said city officials often picked up and dropped off Turner at the ...

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  13. Motor home goes up in flames in Jones CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Firefighters from Powers and Glade Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to Taylor's Construction Company on Taylor's Circle in Jones County, Monday night, March 16, to the report of an RV Motor Home on fire behind the business, with the fire approaching a 30 gallon propane tank. Upon arrival, firefighters found the entire back portion of the motor home totally engulfed in flames.

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  14. The male driver of a black Dodge Ram 4x4 was transported to the hospital. Photo Source LPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    One man has been hospitalized and another is behind bars after a three vehicle accident on Friday in Jones County. Emergency medical responders and Powers Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to an accident at in the Glad community around 3:00 p.m. Officials with the Jones County Sheriff's Department said the driver of a black Dodge Ram 4x4 pickup was transported to the hospital with a minor head injury.

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  15. Laurel man wanted for exposing himself to teenage girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... last week. Anyone with information about Breland's whereabouts is asked to contact the Laurel Police Dept. or Jones County Crimestoppers at 601-428-STOP. (The following is a press release from the state health department.)JACKSON, Miss. - The ...

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  16. USM Pride Band in Ireland for St. Patrick's ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... In addi... One man has been hospitalized and another is behind bars after a three vehicle accident on Friday in Jones County. One man has been hospitalized and another is behind bars after a three vehicle accident on Friday in Jones County.

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  17. 1st look at Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey in 'Free State of Jones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | PanArmenian Network

    ... who becomes disillusioned with the South's cause, flees the battlefield and defiantly declares a safe haven in Jones County, Mississippi." Also joining the cast ensemble among others are Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Mahershala Ali. The Civil ...

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  18. Sylvester Busby, running for Jones County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Nearly two months in and current Jones County Sheriff Alex Hodge appeared to have no challenger for the August primary election, but just an hour before the qualifying deadline passed, Sylvester Busby filed to run as Jones County sheriff. "It's going to be a tough race," said Busby.

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  19. First Look: Matthew McConaughey In The Civil War Drama 'The Free State Of Jones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | StarPulse.com

    ... War before becoming disillusioned with the South and leaving the army. He goes on to create a safe haven in Jones County, Mississippi, where he will encourage other citizens to secede from the Confederacy. Knight was viewed during his life as both a ...

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  20. 'Free State of Jones' movie begins filming in LouisianaRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... in Louisiana. McConnaughey plays Newton Knight, who rebelled against Confederate authority in Mississippi's Jones County. Other actors include Gugu Mbatha-Raw who appeared in "Belle" and "Beyond the Lights;" Keri Russell, who has appeared in ...

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