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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
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.
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
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
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
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
Harrison, Jackson Counties Lead State in Reported Child Abuse Cases
CAP Center working to address problem in south Mississippi.
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
Another Jackson County Law Officer Arrested
Another Jackson County law enforcement officer has been arrested. 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
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
Jackson County State of the County Address Held Today
A rotary meeting today was filled with Jackson County news. 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
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
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
Jackson County Interim Sheriff Sworn in Today
After months of turmoil there’s finally a new Sheriff in Jackson County. Video Video
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.
Sheriff Mike Byrd Scheduled to be in Federal Court Tomorrow
Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd is scheduled to be in federal court tomorrow to enter a guilty plea for crimes such as destroying evidence and mistreatment of a suspect last year. Video Video
New Jail Being Built in Jackson County
After years of overcrowding, the Jackson County Jail will soon see improvement. 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
Sheriff Mike Byrd Pleads Guilty in Mobile Today
Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd is guilty of a felony. Video Video
More Concern Over Common Core
Today, the Jackson County Republican women celebrated their Founders Day in Moss Point. Video Video
Jackson and Harrison Counties Are Striving to be Green
Jackson and Harrison counties may become a bit greener next year.
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
Sheriff Mike Byrd Officially Resigns
Sheriff Mike Byrd officially resigned this evening, effective December 31, 2013. 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
Port of Pascagoula Gets a 24 Million Dollar Loan
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors is expecting growth tonight after approving a 24 million dollar loan for the Port of Pascagoula. 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.
Houston Jones Defends Himself Against Accusations of Killing His Step-Grandfather
Tensions ran high as the Houston Jones murder trial continued in the Jackson County Circuit Court today. Video Video
The 'Byrd' is Being Put in his Cage
The Byrd is about to be put in his cage, but not behind bars. 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
Jackson County Celebrates Veterans Day
Today, Americans across the country honor those who have served in the nation's military. Video Video
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