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The Columbia County News-Times
Brown: Columbia County Slams Way to World Seriesa grand slam in the 10-0 shutout. That victory put Columbia County into the Ch
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
a grand slam in the 10-0 shutout. That victory put Columbia County into the Championship Bracket where they needed to beat Jones County twice to earn the crown. In Game One, Nick Heramb-Eckert followed up McClintock's pitching gem with one of his... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Candlelight vigil to be held to honor Liam Hardy, victim of Warwick Apartment fire on July 29Liam did not survive his injuries. The Hardy family would like to invite every
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 hours ago
Liam did not survive his injuries. The Hardy family would like to invite everyone to a candlelight vigil on Saturday, July 29 at 6 p.m., at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, also known as the Jesus Saves church, just south of Anson in Jones... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jones County armed robbery suspects wantedThe Jones County Sheriff's Department is searching for two suspects wanted for
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 hours ago
The Jones County Sheriff's Department is searching for two suspects wanted for armed robbery. The Dollar General on Highway 84 East was robbed at gunpoint on July 20 around 9:30 p.m., according to the Jones County Sheriff's Dept. Store cameras and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi law enforcement, courts adjusting to new lawsThe state of Mississippi has a new set of universal court rules. It’s called th
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 hours ago
The state of Mississippi has a new set of universal court rules. It’s called the Mississippi Rules of criminal procedure. Jones county justice court judge Billie Graham is one of the judges who will have to adjust. “It’s an effort to get everyone... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Stephens making changeslast season. In 2016, EMCC finished second nationally. It won its final 11 gam
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
last season. In 2016, EMCC finished second nationally. It won its final 11 games after dropping the season opener at Jones County Junior College. EMCC dressed only 32 players for the game (due to suspensions from the brawl), but the game... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Olin hopeful mitigation efforts will help prevent flood damagereceived in past years. "We're gonna stay, I don't think it'll make it up as f
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
received in past years. "We're gonna stay, I don't think it'll make it up as far as it did in the past," says Lemmer. Jones County Emergency Management Coordinator Brenda Leonard says they are expecting the river to crest lower than it did in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Laurel man charged with fraudA Jones County man has been charged with fraud after reportedly using a false i
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
A Jones County man has been charged with fraud after reportedly using a false identity to collect funds. Jones County Sheriff's Investigators said John Umstead, 49, of Laurel was working under a contract with a medical coding company using another's... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Flooding continues along Wapsipinicon Riverflooding when it reaches its crest Wednesday at 21.0 feet. It will fall below f
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
flooding when it reaches its crest Wednesday at 21.0 feet. It will fall below flood stage Friday evening. According to the Jones County Emergency Management Coordinator Brenda Leonard, they are not doing any preparations right now because they... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
JONES COUNTY: Two accidents at same location, hour apartJONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — The intersection of Highway 15 and Tiger Creek Roa
WJTV Jackson / Posted yesterday
JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — The intersection of Highway 15 and Tiger Creek Road saw two unrelated accidents within an hour. Ovett Volunteer Fire Department responded to the first accident where they found a pick-up truck lying on its roof, several... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Long Beach product Trevor Terry ready for breakout season at Southern Missforce at wide receiver, even if he thinks he didn't get the recognition he dese
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
force at wide receiver, even if he thinks he didn't get the recognition he deserved, beginning his collegiate career at Jones County. "At Long Beach I just felt like I was under the radar," Terry said. "At the same time, going to (a) JUCO, it's... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Long Beach product Trevor Terry ready for breakout season at Southern Missforce at wide receiver, even if he thinks he didn't get the recognition he dese
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
force at wide receiver, even if he thinks he didn't get the recognition he deserved, beginning his collegiate career at Jones County. "At Long Beach I just felt like I was under the radar," Terry said. "At the same time, going to (a) JUCO, it's... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
N.C. employment numbers improveeastern North Carolina counties to include Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Len
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
eastern North Carolina counties to include Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir and Onslow show a tight labor pool with Jones County leading the pack with a 4.1 percent unemployment rate from a labor force of 4,591. Onslow County had the largest... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
N.C. employment numbers improveeastern North Carolina counties to include Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Len
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 3 days ago
eastern North Carolina counties to include Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir and Onslow show a tight labor pool with Jones County leading the pack with a 4.1 percent unemployment rate from a labor force of 4,591. Onslow County had the largest... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
N.C. employment numbers improveeastern North Carolina counties to include Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Len
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
eastern North Carolina counties to include Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir and Onslow show a tight labor pool with Jones County leading the pack with a 4.1 percent unemployment rate from a labor force of 4,591. Onslow County had the largest... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Starkville All-Stars roll to another state titlevictory against Brookhaven at Vernon Dahmer Park in Hattiesburg. Starkville de
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
victory against Brookhaven at Vernon Dahmer Park in Hattiesburg. Starkville defeated Brookhaven 12-1 on Monday and Jones County 17-1 on Tuesday. All victories came by the run rule. "Offensively, we had three great games," Starkville coach... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man critically injured after Jones County electrocutionA Friday afternoon electrocution in Jones County left one man critically injure
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
A Friday afternoon electrocution in Jones County left one man critically injured. The electrocution happened at Pitts Swabbing Service on Highway 84 East when a man operating an oil derrick reportedly came into contact with a high voltage cable,... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Freeze resignation’s impact on recruitingto sign have already expressed their desire to still be a Rebel. “I committed
WJTV Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
to sign have already expressed their desire to still be a Rebel. “I committed to Ole Miss because I like the program,” Jones County Junior College running back and 2018 Ole Miss commit Scott Phillips said. “I’ve been liking the program for a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Numerous security policyviolations in Georgia inmate escapeChristopher Monica begin to search and cuff inmates at Baldwin State Prison in
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Christopher Monica begin to search and cuff inmates at Baldwin State Prison in Hardwick. Twelve inmates from Richmond and Jones county jails who were already on the bus were left unattended while the officers collected the Baldwin State Prison... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Electric shock sends man to hospital in Jones CountyJONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Jones County fire officials said one person is suf
WJTV Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Jones County fire officials said one person is suffering from life-threatening injuries after being electrocuted Friday afternoon. It happened at Pitts Swabbing Service on Highway 84 East. The Jones County Fire Council... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
JCSO: Wanted man tried to run, was 'unsuccessful'34, is accused of breaking into multiple homes in Jones and Pender counties as
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
34, is accused of breaking into multiple homes in Jones and Pender counties as well as potentially some in Duplin County, Jones County Sheriff Danny Heath said Thursday. Jones County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Sam French attributed the capture to... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Timeline of events leading to escape of 2 inmates from busChristopher Monica begin to search and cuff inmates at Baldwin State Prison in
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
Christopher Monica begin to search and cuff inmates at Baldwin State Prison in Hardwick. Twelve inmates from Richmond and Jones county jails who were already on the bus were left unattended while the officers collected the Baldwin State Prison... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
JCSO: Wanted man tried to run, was 'unsuccessful'34, is accused of breaking into multiple homes in Jones and Pender counties as
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
34, is accused of breaking into multiple homes in Jones and Pender counties as well as potentially some in Duplin County, Jones County Sheriff Danny Heath said Thursday. Jones County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Sam French attributed the capture to... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Timeline of events leading to escape of 2 inmates from busChristopher Monica begin to search and cuff inmates at Baldwin State Prison in
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
Christopher Monica begin to search and cuff inmates at Baldwin State Prison in Hardwick. Twelve inmates from Richmond and Jones county jails who were already on the bus were left unattended while the officers collected the Baldwin State Prison... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
EMCC gets sneak peak at second season of 'Last Chance U'the preparations the players went through academically for the fall, and highli
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
the preparations the players went through academically for the fall, and highlights from the season-opening loss to Jones County Junior College. "We made the most of a difficult situation last year," Rivers said. "This is all about second... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Neighbors recall comings and goings at house where Abilene murder victim was heldwomen. The case is being investigated by the Texas Rangers who went out to Cou
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
women. The case is being investigated by the Texas Rangers who went out to County Road 347 and FM 1082 on Aug. 2, 2016 in Jones County where Varner’s body was found. According to the Texas Rangers, Varner’s girlfriend told them he had called her... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
JCJC will hold three summer graduation ceremoniesThe following is a news release from Jones County Junior College Jones County
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
The following is a news release from Jones County Junior College Jones County Junior College will hold three summer commencement exercises during the first week of August. The main commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, August 4, at 6 p.m. in... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
TDCJ appealing federal judge's ruling on air conditioning in prisonsconditioning. The housing units, actually the dormitories, were not air conditi
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
conditioning. The housing units, actually the dormitories, were not air conditioned,” Shepherd said. The Robertson Unit in Jones County, the Ware Unit in Mitchell County, and the Daniel Unit in Scurry County don’t provide AC for the living areas of... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Wanted man may be in Onslow Co.believes he may be in Onslow County. David Allen Brinson, 34, is wanted for al
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
believes he may be in Onslow County. David Allen Brinson, 34, is wanted for allegedly breaking into three homes in Jones County, said Jones County Sheriff Danny Heath. The crimes were mostly ones of opportunity, Heath said, and he believes... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Woman injured, trapped in roll over accidentdown for emergency personnel and vehicles. Emergency personnel on scene includ
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
down for emergency personnel and vehicles. Emergency personnel on scene included Powers, Sandersville, M&M and Glade Volunteer Fire Departments, EMServ Ambulance Service, Jones County Fire Public Information Officer and Mississippi Highway P... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Laurel police arrest bomb threat suspectcarries a sentence of up to $10,000 fine and 10 years in prison. “LPD would li
WJTV Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
carries a sentence of up to $10,000 fine and 10 years in prison. “LPD would like to thank Howard Industries Security and Jones County District Attorney Investigator Wayne Black for assistance in this case,” said Laurel Police Captain Tommy... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man charged after phoning in bomb threathad his initial appearance in Laurel Municipal Court where his bond was set at
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
had his initial appearance in Laurel Municipal Court where his bond was set at $5,000. LPD, Howard Industries Security and Jones County DA Investigator Wayne Black assisted with the case. Any persons with information about this or any other case... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
JCJC holds historical HSE graduation ceremony with near record number of graduatesThe following is a news release from Jones County Junior College The 195 gradu
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
The following is a news release from Jones County Junior College The 195 graduates of Jones County Junior College’s High School Equivalency (HSE) program have the distinction of being one of three of the largest classes to date and the first... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Capital murder suspect returns to Abilene on extraditionAbilene Wednesday night. He landed at the Abilene Regional Airport shortly afte
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
Abilene Wednesday night. He landed at the Abilene Regional Airport shortly after 9 p.m. Varner was found dead on CR 347 in Jones County last August. He had been shot multiple times. Months went by before police announced they had made a break in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
FEMA debris removal period endsPublic Works Director Larry Barnes. The task of debris removal was done by the
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
Public Works Director Larry Barnes. The task of debris removal was done by the city of Hattiesburg and Forrest county, Jones county also helped with the efforts. Since the January tornado struck the area, the city and Forrest county has picked... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Baseball Feature: Michael Robbins is proud of his three sons Mason, Logan and Walkerit to the big leagues." Michael's middle son, Logan Robbins recently completed
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
it to the big leagues." Michael's middle son, Logan Robbins recently completed his sophomore season with national power Jones County Junior College. In two seasons, Logan, a pitcher was 18 and 0 and signed a baseball scholarship with Louisiana... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Baseball Feature: Michael Robbins is proud of his three sons Mason, Logan and Walkerit to the big leagues." Michael's middle son, Logan Robbins recently completed
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
it to the big leagues." Michael's middle son, Logan Robbins recently completed his sophomore season with national power Jones County Junior College. In two seasons, Logan, a pitcher was 18 and 0 and signed a baseball scholarship with Louisiana... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Former USM baseball coach headed to ABCA hallof Southern Mississippi M-Club (1990), Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2008),
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
of Southern Mississippi M-Club (1990), Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2008), Belhaven Athletics Hall of Fame (2010) and Jones County Junior College’s Bobcats Sports Hall of Fame (2012). Denson, a Bay Springs native, coached at three high... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hill Denson to be inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame Class of 2018He has also been inducted into the Mississippi Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame (
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
He has also been inducted into the Mississippi Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame (1982) and the Bobcat Sports Hall of Fame at Jones County Junior College (2012). "Anybody who coaches college baseball teams to more than 1,100 victories deserves to be... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
College credit available for JCJC’s Entry Level Petroleum Trainee programThe following is a news release from Jones County Junior College The Entry Lev
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
The following is a news release from Jones County Junior College The Entry Level Petroleum Trainee (ELPT) at Jones County Junior College’s Clarke County Center in Stonewall is taking applications for students wanting to earn college credit upon... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Doctor sentenced for killing wife up for paroledoctor who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing his wife Nyasha DeHe
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
doctor who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing his wife Nyasha DeHenre will soon be up for parole. Former Jones County Assistant District Attorney J. Ronald Parish said this was an awful crime, and DeHenre needs to pay for the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Players of the Pine Belt: Heidelberg's Khehland KennedyOilers on the field, coach Dear's leadership on the sidelines has turned the He
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
Oilers on the field, coach Dear's leadership on the sidelines has turned the Heidelberg program around. After playing for Jones County Junior College, Dear returned to coach his alma mater at Heidelberg. Two years ago, he led the Oilers to their... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Man arrested for domestic assault in Jones CountyJONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) — A man is arrested in Jones County for allegedly as
WJTV Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) — A man is arrested in Jones County for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. The Jones County Sheriff’s Department said 27-year-old Charles Godwin is charged with domestic aggravated assault. Deputies went to South... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Woman charged with embezzlement in Jones CountyJONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — A woman is arrested for embezzlement by deputies i
WJTV Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — A woman is arrested for embezzlement by deputies in Jones County. The sheriff’s department said 25-year-old Krista Duke is charged with the crime. She accused of embezzling in excess of $7,000 from two local businesses... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man attempts to strangle girlfriend after argumentA Jones County man has been charged with domestic aggravated assault after he a
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
A Jones County man has been charged with domestic aggravated assault after he attempted to strangle his girlfriend, according to the Jones County Sheriff. On Saturday deputies were dispatched to South Central Regional Medical Center when the victim... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Laurel woman charged with embezzlementA Laurel woman has been charged with embezzlement, according to the Jones Count
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
A Laurel woman has been charged with embezzlement, according to the Jones County Sheriff. On Wednesday Jones County investigators were dispatched after a businessman reported that one of his managers embezzled $7,000 from two of his... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Neighbors attempt to save dogs during house fireJONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) — On Sunday afternoon firefighters with Shady Grove
WJTV Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) — On Sunday afternoon firefighters with Shady Grove and Sharon Volunteer departments responded to a house fire on James Clark Road. No occupants were in the home that was fully involved, according to Caleb Worrell with... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Driver partially ejected, suffering life threatening injuresJONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One driver is being treated for life threatening i
WJTV Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One driver is being treated for life threatening injuries after colliding with an 18-wheeler Sunday morning. A section of Highway 28 West was shut down because of road blockage. On the scene, Calhoun and Soso Volunteer... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Camp Counselor Organizes ‘Courageous’ ProposalJONES COUNTY, Iowa -- Kids make memories that will last a lifetime at summer ca
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 10 days ago
JONES COUNTY, Iowa -- Kids make memories that will last a lifetime at summer camps, but it turns out the camp counselors do, too. This week's schedule was interrupted at an eastern Iowa camp after one counselor asked another a very important... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Officials breakdown real cost of seat belt finesOfficer Wuertz said. Here’s a breakdown of the fines for areas in the Pine Bel
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Officer Wuertz said. Here’s a breakdown of the fines for areas in the Pine Belt. In Petal the fine is $80 dollars. In Jones County, the fine is $43.50 through the Sheriff’s Department, and $33.50 if the Mississippi Highway Patrol pulls you... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Abilene man arrested for Jones County child sex crimeSexual Assault of a Child. ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene man is behi
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
Sexual Assault of a Child. ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - An Abilene man is behind bars for a child sex crime committed in Jones County. Lloyd Kennedy, 39, was taken into custody by the Taylor County Sheriff's Office on Friday and booked into the... Read more
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