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Jackson County Board of Supervisors Filing Suit against SRHS Former Audit Firm
Today, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors announced they are moving forward with a lawsuit against Singing River Health Systems’ former audit firm. Video Video
Fire in St. Martin Destroys Home
Today, a St. Martin family of five have lost their home, but escaped with their lives. Video Video
Jackson County Voters Have Approved the Tourism Tax
Jackson County voters have approved a 2% tourism tax. Residents took to the polls today on the issue, which received an overwhelming support by voters. Roughly 71% were in favor versus 28.89% against it. Video Video
Graveline Bridge in Jackson County to be Renovated
A small bridge in Jackson County on Graveline Road at LaMotte Bayou will soon receive a much needed makeover. Video Video
Twenty Mortar Pyrotechnic Shells Stolen in Jackson County
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is warning the public about the danger surrounding the theft of 22 mortar pyrotechnic shells. Video Video
Tourism Tax Election Takes Place Tomorrow
Tomorrow, Jackson County residents will head to the polls to vote on a 2% tax on tourism. Video Video
SRHS Retirees Say One County Worker is a Conflict of Interest
At today’s Jackson County Board of Supervisors meeting, the retirees asked for one county worker to step down, citing a conflict of interest, but the supervisors disagreed. Video Video
First Responders Honored at Appreciation Dinner
As a way to show respect to first responders in Jackson County, the Pascagoula Keesler Federal Credit Union branch and Hilton Garden Inn gave away awards to men who go above and beyond for their community. Video Video
Jackson County Murder Trial Continues
The capital murder trial in the death of Hunter Miller is going on in Jackson County. Video Video
Jackson County Teens Arrested for Burglary
Two teenage boys are facing serious charges today in a ring of car thefts and burglaries. Video Video
Tourism Tax Looks to Increase Visitors to the Coast
Tourism is an important part of the Gulf Coast’s economy and a proposed tax in Jackson County will help more people than ever before find their way to South Mississippi as a vacation destination. Video Video
Man Arrested for Stealing Jackson County Police Car
A D’iberville man is in jail facing charges of carjacking and felony pursuit. Video Video
Special Election for Tourism Tax Ready for June 23rd Date
In less than two weeks, Jackson County will hold a special election to vote on whether or not to impose a 2 % tourism tax. Video Video
DeMorst Found Guilty of Capital Murder in the Death of Hunter Miller
Today Jackson County jurors found Nicholas Marcel DeMorst guilty of capital murder in the shooting death of Hunter Miller. Video Video
SRHS Fears Unintended Consequences from Amended Open Meetings Act
Singing River Health System (S.R.H.S.) has voiced its strong concerns regarding recent changes to the Open Meetings Act legislation currently under consideration in Jackson that now targets only Jackson County and S.R.H.S.
Jackson County Sheriff to speak on neighborhood watch
For the past couple of months, Jackson County has been the scene of a variety of crimes, from shootings, a rash of burglaries, and murders. Video Video
Suspects Arrested in Jackson County Armed Robbery
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two suspects on charges of armed robbery. Video Video
Lt. Gov Tate Reeves Visits Jackson County
There was plenty to talk about at Jackson County Economic Development’s spring investor’s meeting today, as Jackson County continues to sit in the driver’s seat of Mississippi’s economic engine. Video Video
4 Year Old Survives Fatal Wreck in Jackson Co. Thanks to Car Seat
A four year old girl escaped a fatal car accident over the weekend unscathed, and officials say if it weren't for her car seat, the outcome may have been very different. Video Video
More than 3,000 Jackson County Students Benefit from Chevron’s 2014 Fuel Your School Program
Collaboration with DonorsChoose.org generated $50,000 to help fund 36 eligible classroom projects for local public school teachers and students.
Deadly Car Accident in Jackson County
This morning, Interstate 10 near Ocean Springs was the scene of a horrific accident. Video Video
Jackson Co. Hosts 26th Annual Industrial Trade Show
The Trade Show hosts over 100 exhibitors from Louisiana, Alabama, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Video Video
Corder Announces He'll Run for Jackson Co. Circuit Clerk
The first candidate has publicly announced his run for Jackson County Circuit Clerk. Video Video
Explosion of Excellence Scholarship Marks 25 Years
This is the 25th anniversary of the Explosion of Excellence program in Jackson County. Video Video
Jackson County Adult Detention Center Update
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors hoped construction on the new adult detention center would be completed this summer, but Mother Nature had other plans. Video Video
Possible Pump Track Coming to Jackson County
Off road biking lovers will be happy to hear that the Jackson County Board of Supervisors are considering a proposal to open a new bike track in Jackson County. Video Video
Moss Point Considers Hotel Tax to Give Jackson Co. a Say in Coast Tourism
A vote from the Moss Point City Council could eventually affect anyone traveling to Jackson County. Video Video
Wreck on I-10
An accident in Jackson County left an adult and two children injured today. Video Video
K-9s Compete in Annual Re-Certification Challenge
Tino and Sergeant help keep drugs off the streets and put the money used for these crimes back into the community they protect and serve. Video Video
Jackson County Election committee special meeting
In just over a month, Jackson County will vote whether or not to impose a two percent tax on all hotels. 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
Mississippi Judges Take Oaths in Jackson County
Tuesday, eight Jackson County circuit, chancery, and county court judges took their oaths at the Jackson County courthouse in Pascagoula.
Lake Mars Boat Ramp Gets Needed Repairs
Soon, residents of Jackson County will have one of their beloved boat launch ramps back and ready for use. 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
South MS Metro Enforcement Team Works to Fight Drugs
Nearly 40% of cases presented to the Jackson County grand jury are drug crimes. Video Video
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
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
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 Police Get Training on Interviewing Children
Friday wrapped up a week long law enforcement training program for Coast police forces. Video Video
Heavy Rain Causes Accident with 18 Wheeler on I-10
Monday, there were lots of traffic accidents related to the wet weather. 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
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
Jackson County Deputies Need Public’s Help Identifying Man Who Grabbed Store Clerk
The misdemeanor assault took place at 1 a.m. Tuesday after a 6-foot-tall white male with blond hair and a beard purchased a pack of cigars at a Chevron station at 10909 Miss. 57 in Vancleave.
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.
SRHS Retirees Protest Over Pension Plan Scandal
S.R.H.S. retirees are not going quietly and they have many supporters backing them up. Video Video
New Jackson Co. Assistant District Attorney Sworn In
The Jackson County District Attorney’s Office welcomed a new member Friday. 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
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