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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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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.
Third Person Arrested in Car Theft Ring
A third person has been linked to a car theft ring in Jackson County. 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
M.D.E.Q. Issues Water Contact Advisory for Location in Ocean Springs
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Thursday for one sampling station in Jackson County.
Resurrection High Mourns the Death of One of Their Teachers
Students and staff at a Jackson County catholic school are mourning the death of one of their own tonight. Video Video
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
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 State of the County Address Held Today
A rotary meeting today was filled with Jackson County news. 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
Surface Water Treatment Plant Groundbreaking Set for March 20th
The new Surface Water Treatment Plant will serve residents in the eastern Jackson County communities of Escatawpa, Helena, Big Point, and possibly Wade and Hurley.
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
Jackson County Breaks Ground on a New Adult Detention Center
Years of planning finally turned into actual progress today. Video Video
Jackson County Has Big Plans for New Connecting Road
This week, Jackson County Supervisors announced plans for a new road straight into D'Iberville, but that project has some locals concerned. Video Video
Hunters Illegally Dumping Animal Carcasses in Vancleave
As News 25 first told you, animal dumping is an ongoing problem along the Coast. Video Video
Jackson County Plans Connecting Road to Nearby Shopping Center
Today, Jackson County announced plans to connect its roads with a nearby shopping center. Video Video
Harrison, Jackson Counties Lead State in Reported Child Abuse Cases
CAP Center working to address problem in south Mississippi.
Board of Supervisors Approves New Adult Detention Center
A major construction project in Jackson County is moving forward. Video Video
List of Candidates for Jackson County Interim Sheriff
There are 22 candidates who have submitted resumes to fill the position of Jackson County Interim Sheriff.
Another Jackson County Law Officer Arrested
Another Jackson County law enforcement officer has been arrested. Video Video
New Acting Sheriff Speaks Out About his Plans
With Mike Byrd's resignation begins a game of musical chairs for the Jackson County Sheriff position. Video Video
Jackson County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day set for April 26, 2014
Jackson County will celebrate Earth Day by hosting its 11th Annual “Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day” Saturday, April 26, 2013 from 8 a.m. - Noon in the Singing River Mall Parking Lot.
Jackson County Does Inventory, Starting with Sheriff's Dept.
Jackson County is taking inventory of everything it owns, starting with patrol cars and all other property of the Jackson County Sheriff's Department. Video Video
Murder in Gautier Has Police on High Alert
A murder in Jackson County has put a city on edge. Video Video
More Concern Over Common Core
Today, the Jackson County Republican women celebrated their Founders Day in Moss Point. Video Video
The Search is On for Interim Sheriff of Jackson County
As the end of 2013 draws near, so does the appointment of the Interim Sheriff of Jackson County. Video Video
Businesses in Jackson County Compete for Grant Money
Local businesses in Jackson County are being offered some grant money. Video Video
Jackson Co. Interim Sheriff Taking Stock of the Department
Jackson County Interim Sheriff, Charles Britt, has been in office for less than a month and is working to find out what tools he has at his disposal. Video Video
Victim of Mike Byrd Wants to Move On
A man in Jackson County has been sentenced for stealing a police car and fleeing from authority, but his fight against the county is just beginning. Video Video
District Attorney Says Byrd's Plea Deal was Right for Jackson County
After the status conference, District Attorney, Tony Lawrence, held a media conference to assure the public that a plea deal was the right decision for the county. Video Video
The Search Begins for an Interim Sheriff of Jackson County
Today, Jackson County officials started searching for an interim sheriff. Video Video
Interim Sheriff Has Been Selected
Jackson County Supervisors to appoint Charles Britt as Interim Sheriff on January 6th.
Jackson Co. Weighing Options for Inmate Healthcare
Jackson County is exploring some new options when it comes to inmate healthcare for the new Jackson County Adult Detention Center. Video Video
Jackson Co. Residents Running Out of Time to Connect to New Sewer Line
Jackson County residents who have put off connecting to the new sewer line are running out of time to get some free assistance. Video Video
Jackson County Breaking Ground on a New Jail
After decades of trying, dirt is finally moving on the new jail in Jackson County. Video Video
Jackson County Interim Sheriff Sworn in Today
After months of turmoil there’s finally a new Sheriff in Jackson County. Video Video
There's a New 'Sheriff' in Town
The new face of the Jackson County Sheriff's Department is getting ready to take his post. Video Video
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