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Victim in Fatal Jackson County Crash Identified
The man who died in a single vehicle accident on interstate 10 in Jackson County yesterday has been identified as 47-year-old Timothy Michael Strege. Video Video
Jackson County Circuit Clerk Joe Martin to Retire at the End of the Year
After 36 years of serving Jackson County, Circuit Clerk Joe Martin will retire at the end of this year. Video Video
Jackson County Board of Supervisors Host ‘Meet and Greet’ with SRHS Officials Next Week
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors is inviting state lawmakers and the public to a “meet and greet” with Singing River Hospital officials next Monday. Video Video
Body of Missing Man Found in Jackson County
The body of a missing 78 year old man was found this morning in Vancleave. Video Video
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
Four Jackson County Students Receive Scholarships from Mississippi Association of Supervisors
Four out of 15 Mississippi Association of Supervisors scholarships were awarded to students from Jackson County. 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
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
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
Fire in St. Martin Destroys Home
Today, a St. Martin family of five have lost their home, but escaped with their lives. 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 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
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
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
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
Man Arrested for Stealing Jackson County Police Car
A D’iberville man is in jail facing charges of carjacking and felony pursuit. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 generated $50,000 to help fund 36 eligible classroom projects for local public school teachers and students.
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
Explosion of Excellence Scholarship Marks 25 Years
This is the 25th anniversary of the Explosion of Excellence program in Jackson County. 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
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