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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
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.
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
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.
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
Explosion of Excellence Scholarship Marks 25 Years
This is the 25th anniversary of the Explosion of Excellence program in Jackson County. 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
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
Improvements to Come at Ocean Springs Small Craft Harbor
Jackson County has plans to further improve Ocean Springs’ small craft harbor. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.”
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
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
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
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
Local Police Get Training on Interviewing Children
Friday wrapped up a week long law enforcement training program for Coast police forces. 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
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 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.
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.
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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