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Kids Will Have a Happy Xmas Thanks to Angel Tree Program
Nearly 1,000 youngsters in Jackson County will wake up and find Christmas presents under the tree thanks to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program. Video Video
Christmas Tree Recycling in Jackson Co. Begins Dec. 26th
With Christmas just a week away, it’s not too early to start planning on what to do with your Christmas tree after the holidays.
Improvements to Come at Ocean Springs Small Craft Harbor
Jackson County has plans to further improve Ocean Springs’ small craft harbor. Video Video
Moss Point Parents Angered Over Bus Driver's Racial Slurs
The Moss Point School District is investigating startling complaints against one of its bus drivers, who is accused of using racial slurs towards elementary school students. Video Video
Local Organization, Believe, Collects Toy for Kids in Need
A group called Believe has joined forces with policemen, firefighters, and Ingalls shipbuilders to help collect gifts for needy children. Video Video
Moss Point Determines Bus Driver Did Not Use Racial Slurs
The Moss Point School District has completed its investigation into startling allegations that one of its white bus drivers shouted racial slurs to black elementary school students. Video Video
Counterfeit Bills Circulating Jackson Co.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is warning businesses and consumers about a possible counterfeit money ring in the county. Video Video
Jackson Co. Officials Get Tour of Waste Pro Facility
Reduce, reuse, recycle. It's a phrase we're all familiar with, but how well are we doing it? Video Video
Wildlife Care & Rescue Center to Release Bald Eagle
The Wildlife Care and Rescue Center in Jackson County will be releasing an American bald eagle into the Mississippi skies Saturday. Video Video
Ocean Springs Plans Dredging in Three Different Bayous
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors awarded a $2.9 million contract for dredging work in Stark, Upper Davis, and Simmons Bayous. Video Video
Incumbent, Neil Harris, Keeps Chancery Court Judge Seat
After irregularities involving voter IDs and affidavit ballots were cleared up, it was determined that incumbent, Neil Harris, will keep his seat, but this election may not be over yet. Video Video
Local Police Get Training on Interviewing Children
Friday wrapped up a week long law enforcement training program for Coast police forces. Video Video
United Way Holds Final Fundraiser of the Year
Friday, United Way for Jackson and George Counties held their final campaign event of 2014. Video Video
New Jackson Co. Assistant District Attorney Sworn In
The Jackson County District Attorney’s Office welcomed a new member Friday. Video Video
Ocean Springs Pairs Up with Disability Connection
The City of Ocean Springs and Disability Connection are partnering up to help those with disabilities in Jackson County. Video Video
Death at Omega Protein is Not the First for the Plant
Monday’s incident at Omega Protein unfortunately is not the only time someone has died at this plant in Jackson County. Video Video
Law Enforcement Cracking Down on D.U.I.s
With the creation of a new D.U.I. task force last week, drivers can expect law enforcement to be more alert than ever for impaired driving. Video Video
Fatal Shooting in Jackson County
One person was shot to death.
Jackson Co. Adopts Project Lead the Way to Benefit Students
Project Lead the Way is one program Jackson County is investing in to promote education in the State of Mississippi. Video Video
Jackson Co. Highway Dedication Ceremony Scheduled for Friday
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.)’s Southern Transportation Commissioner, Tom King, recently announced a dedication ceremony that will be held August 15th, designating a section of Highway 63 in Jackson Co. as “Sergeant John E. Wells Memorial Highway.”
Jackson Co. Officers Take Off for a Night Out Against Crime
The night out event brings police, city officials, and residents together for some good times, prizes, and safety demonstrations. Video Video
Portion of Hwy. 63 Dedicated to Sgt. John E. Wells
A mile of Highway 63 in Jackson County now has a new name, paying honor to Army veteran, Sgt. John E. Wells. Video Video
Ocean Springs Residents Concerned About Lack of Sidewalks
Jackson County has received funding to explore installing sidewalks throughout the streets of Gulf Park Estates. Video Video
Jackson Co. Budget Looking Good for 2015
No cuts are expected and all county employees will receive a 3% pay raise. Video Video
Moss Point Hosts Night Out Against Crime Event
Tuesday night, Moss Point Police officers took the night off the streets so they could have a night out with the citizens they protect and serve. Video Video
Chevron’s Fuel Your School Program Returns to Jackson Co.
Innovative collaboration with DonorsChoose.org will help generate up to $50,000 for local public school teachers and students.
Gulf Coast Cracks Down on Human Trafficking
After a major commercial sex trafficking bust last month in Jackson County, police forces are taking note of human trafficking on the Coast. Video Video
MS Counties Must Pay Back Tax Money to Developers
The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld a decision which will likely mean millions in refunds and future tax loss for many counties throughout the state. Video Video
Riemann Family Funeral Homes Announces Construction of a New Facility
Riemann Family Funeral Homes is proud to announce construction of its sixth facility, located in West Jackson County at the corner of Washington Avenue and Lemoyne Boulevard.
South MS Metro Enforcement Team Makes 18 Drugs Arrests
Tuesday morning, the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team (M.E.T.) made 18 arrests in a sweeping drug raid across Jackson County. Video Video
Jackson County prepares for criminal law changes
On June 10, the old Jackson County Courtroom filled with police for a seminar on criminal law changes that go into effect in July. Video Video
Jakcson Co. Recognized as MS Coast’s First StormReady County by N.W.S.
Jackson County was recognized as the Coast’s first StormReady County by the National Weather Service Office of New Orleans/Baton Rouge during the June 16th board meeting.
Jackson Co. Honors National Crime Victim's Week
This week is National Crime Victim's Rights Week, and Tuesday night, Jackson County's District Attorney, Tony Lawrence, is hosting a special ceremony in Ocean Springs. Video Video
Industrial Trade Show Is Big Success
The Trade Show Tuesday was an opportunity for Jackson County's industries to network. Video Video
Jackson Co. Holds Crime Victim's Ceremony to Honor Victims
Every year, hundreds of people in south Mississippi lose loved ones due to violent crimes. Tuesday night, Jackson County's District Attorney's Office hosted a ceremony to honor those victims to thank the families for working with them. Video Video
Jackson Co. Officials Make Progress on Forest Fire
Progress on the forest fire in Jackson County is being made. Video Video
Jackson County Office Closed Due to AC Problems
Handling business in Jackson County came to a screeching halt this week due to an air conditioning problem. Video Video
Local Businesses in Jackson Co. to Get Facelifts
The facades of many Jackson County businesses are about to get a facelift. Thanks to a new façade grant, 20 Jackson County businesses are gearing up to give their storefronts a fresh look. Video Video
New Waste Water Treatment Plant Being Built in Jackson County
Jackson County had a groundbreaking Thursday for a new waste water treatment plant. Video Video
Jackson County Holds Annual Industrial Trade Show
Jackson County serves as one of the top growing industrial counties in the state, and Tuesday kicks off its 25th Annual Industrial Trade Show. Video Video
Interim Sheriff Britt Wants to Bring Back Narcotics Task Force
Before Mike Byrd resigned as Sheriff, the Jackson County Task Force fell apart. Now, months later, Interim Sheriff Charles Britt is planning to bring the team back. Video Video
Flooding Still an Issue for Jackson County
While water has receded in most areas of Harrison County, there is still major flooding in Jackson County. Video Video
Rep. of Mississippi Development Authority Praises Coast Economy
A state authority visiting the Coast is impressed with southern Mississippi's economic development.
Harrison County Leads State in Reported Child Abuse Cases
The Mississippi Department of Human Services (M.D.H.S.) reports that Harrison County is leading the state of Mississippi in the number of recorded cases of child abuse. Video Video
Concrete Slab Completes Phase One of $7.2 Million Operation Expansion Project at Signet Maritime Corporation
The construction of a 54,000 square foot concrete vessel dry-docking slab marks the completion of the first phase of a $7.2 million infrastructure improvement project at Signet Maritime in the Pascagoula River Harbor.
M.G.C.C.C. Recognizes Competition Winners at Creative Writing Ceremony
The 2014 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Creative Writing Ceremony was held on April 10th at the Estuarine Education Center on the Jackson County Campus.
Ocean Springs PD Searching for Bank Robber
Ocean Springs Police is on the hunt for a man who robbed a bank in Jackson County. Video Video
Third Person Arrested in Car Theft Ring
A third person has been linked to a car theft ring in Jackson County. Video Video
Moss Point City Jail to Close
The Moss Point City Jail will soon be cleared out. A contract between the city and the county will move their inmates to the county jail. Video Video
Jackson County Coming Together to Help Tornado Victims
Jackson County officials are running a tornado drive for those in the north, and monitoring the flooding that is still plaguing their county. Video Video
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