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11/28/2014 - 10:50am
American Education Week was just recognized last week. During this time, we should think about and say thanks to those who make a difference in the lives of the children that they teach. Teachers and administrators across the country strive daily to ensure that all students have a quality education. Some say it is a thankless...
11/28/2014 - 10:49am
Barre West, 33, and Jason Waltman, 35, never thought that they would be giving a presentation before Sheriff Alex Hodge, Judge Billy Joe Landrum and more than 20 individuals sentenced to the drug court program; but, in a recent meeting at the Jones County Drug Court facility, Waltman and West did just that....
11/28/2014 - 10:46am
 The Laurel Rotary Club recently donated and delivered over 1,000 dictionaries to third graders in Laurel and Jones County. Every third grader in both public and private schools received their own personal copy of the dictionary to aid them in reading, vocabulary, and spelling.  The Laurel Rotary Club is...
11/28/2014 - 10:46am
A former Jones County resident has made a career serving his country in the United States Air Force. Colonel Bruce A. Arrington, who served as the director of the Office of Time Dominant Operations Center, Analysis and Production Directorate, recently retired from active duty with the USAF after 25 years of...
11/28/2014 - 10:45am
Joy Pickering and other members of the Laurel Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., recently presented a workshop to young people to encourage them to be prepared for disasters and community emergencies. Youth participants taking part in the activity included Caleb Gaston, Madison Lanier, Audrianna...
11/28/2014 - 10:44am
South Central Orthopaedics/South Central Sports Medicine Laurel is now home to South Central Regional Medical Center’s first fellowship trained sports medicine specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Derrick Burgess. Dr. Burgess came to South Central to lead the sports medicine program, which is designed to treat...
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