George County

Lucedale man charged in Barton community shooting

A Lucedale man is behind bars, charged with aggravated assault in connection with a Wednesday night shooting. Jonah Lekey Pinkney, 36, was charged and taken to the George County jail awaiting a bond hearing. Sheriff Keith Havard said Pinkney was…

Two die in collision in Jackson County overnight

Two men died in a head-on collision Monday night on Highway 63 in Jackson County, just south of the George County line. Jackson County coroner Bruce Lynd Jr. said Curtis Levell Price, 56, was driving his Buick Lacrosse north in…

Missing George County man found dead

A 70-year-old man missing for a week has been found dead, George County Sheriff's Officials confirmed Monday. Larry James Spicer went missing last Monday in Lucedale. His family said he had a medical condition that could impair his judgment. Sheriff…

George County man charged in death of his father

What started as a fight between father and son has resulted in the father's death and the son charged in the incident. George County Sheriff Keith Havard said in a press release that deputies responded to a call Wednesday of…

George County to go to virtual learning Friday due to COVID

George County School District has announced that the schools will be conducting virtual learning Friday. An announcement from Superintendent Wade Whitney Jr. said that because of an increase in the number of positive COVID tests in the community and schools,…