Mississippi

Federal court jury convicts two of drug conspiracy

GULFPORT, MS – A jury in federal court convicted two men Tuesday of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. According to the evidence presented, Antony Daniel Abreu, 33, of…

Five arrested in string of thefts in George County

Since July 15th, 2021, George County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators, with the assistance of the public, have recovered over $150,000.00 worth of stolen property and arrested five (5) suspects in multiple larceny cases. On July 15th, at approximately 4:00…

Mississippi Department of Education to temporarily move

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education will temporarily move out of its headquarters in the old Central High School building in downtown Jackson so repairs can be made to alleviate repeated leaks and flooding. The department will…

Jackson County investigators search for shooting suspect

Jackson County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for a suspect in connection with a domestic-related fatal shooting. The shooting occurred late Saturday afternoon, according to Sheriff Mike Ezell. Investigators are searching for Christopher Jerome Brown, 30, in connection with the shooting…

William Carey University announces fall registration

William Carey University announces their fall term starts Monday, Aug. 23, at campuses in Hattiesburg, Biloxi and Baton Rouge, La. Walk-in, open registration is Aug. 19. Admissions staff will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. New students will…

MGCCC and USA sign partnership for nursing degrees

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and the University of South Alabama signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 23 at MGCCC’s Bryant Center in Biloxi. The MOU will offer early acceptance for MGCCC Associate Degree Nursing students to enroll in…

State opens application to wild hog control program

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will begin accepting applications for its Wild Hog Control Program beginning July 26. The application period will close on Monday, August 9.  All Mississippi counties are eligible for the application period.  Wild hogs…