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01/28/2015 - 11:33am
One might sometimes think criminals wouldn’t target places of worship when it comes to the next crime. One would often be wrong.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is working to help church leaders keep their places of worship – and their congregations – safer...
01/28/2015 - 11:31am
Bond for a man charged by the Laurel Police Department for selling drugs near a church has been set at $115,000. Carl Edward McClendon, 55, of Woodbury Avenue in Laurel, made his initial court appearance on Monday in Laurel Municipal Court. McClendon was arrested on Jan. 22 by LPD after officers of the Laurel...
01/28/2015 - 11:30am
Officials in the City of Laurel recently recognized the United Blood Service for its work in the community. Officials in the City of Laurel are recognizing the work and contribution of the agency. “Statistics show that one unit of blood can help save three lives,” Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee said....
01/28/2015 - 11:29am
A traffic stop and drugs have landed two men in jail on multiple charges. Sgt. Vince Williams, who is supervising the Laurel Police Department’s Narcotics Division, said Antione Alexander Dean, 33, and Malcolm Williams, 21, have been charged in connection with drug possession. Williams said LPD Officer...
01/28/2015 - 11:28am
Former Laurel High School stand-out Akeem Davis visited his hometown and family this week. Davis, during the 2007-2008 football season, led the Laurel Golden Tornadoes to a football state championship before going to college and finally, in April, being signed with the Washington Redskins. Davis, who lives in...
01/28/2015 - 11:27am
Wes Rouse has joined Magnolia State Bank in Hattiesburg as Vice President and Commercial Lender. Previously the Vice President of Commercial Lending then Vice President of Premier Banking at BancorpSouth in Hattiesburg, Wes adds exceptional leadership and knowledge to the Hattiesburg Magnolia State Bank office....
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