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10/01/2014 - 4:30pm

Three people have been arrested and charged in connection to drug distribution during a search on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Laurel Police Department, following several weeks of investigation into possible drug activity, police has arrested three men for allegedly selling drugs at local residences on Walley Street.

Sgt. Vince Williams, who is now supervising the...

10/01/2014 - 12:51pm
ELLISVILLE – The man suspected of shooting another man in Ellisville Tuesday is the suspect that could solve crimes from Jones County to the Gulf Coast. Around 7  a.m. Tuesday morning, officers with the Ellisville Police Department responded to a shooting at Ellisville Apartments located at 200 Huron...
10/01/2014 - 12:50pm
Police have one man in custody in connection with an armed robbery of an individual in Laurel.  Capt. Tommy Cox with the Laurel Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division said on Tuesday that Rodriques F. Brown, 23, of Laurel has been identified by the Laurel Police Department as the suspect...
10/01/2014 - 12:49pm
After 25 years of promoting Jones County as president of the Economic Development Authority, Mitch Stennett will be retiring at the end of March.  Stennett announced his pending retirement to the board in August and is now on the lookout for someone to fill his position. “I’m here to help with...
10/01/2014 - 12:48pm
Members of Laurel Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated, conducted a voter registration drive at local high schools recently in an effort to get local teens registered to vote. Former Laurel Councilwoman Willie Evans, who is also political awareness/social actions chairperson for the local chapter of...
10/01/2014 - 12:47pm
During their last meeting for the month of September, the Jones County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation from Linda Lauderdale with the local American Red Cross chapter.  Lauderdale presented the board with the organization’s annual report for fiscal year 2014 and advised them that during that...
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