Hutto continues to lash out in court
James Cobb Hutto, who is on trial in connection with the death of a Clinton woman, continues to put on a show in court.
Tue May 21, 2013
James Hutto, 39, is escorted to Hinds County Court by Hinds County deputies in 2011
James Cobb Hutto appeared in Hinds County Circuit Court today on the second day of his capital murder trial, getting an admonition from the judge after yelling an expletive and giving the audience the finger.
Hinds road projects, including Byram swinging bridge, on schedule
In the county's District 4, McCarty Road near Big Creek Road is closed until about 3 p.m. Thursday to replace a cross .
Sun May 19, 2013
Possible suspect arrested in fatal Miss. shooting
The Clarion-Ledger reports that Mark Nichols' body was discovered Saturday night on the side of a road in Clinton.
Thu May 16, 2013
Carjacking spree worries Jackson motorists
Hinds County Supervisor Kenny Stokes said he believes it may be the work of gang members, and he pointed to graffiti as evidence of gang activity in the city.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Mississippi Press
MDOC Commissioner Chris Epps says strict parole board contributing to budget crunch
Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps says the prison system faces a budget crunch, partly because the Parole Board releases fewer inmates these days.
Fri May 10, 2013
Mississippi Business Journal
Full Spectrum scales back to focus on Old Capitol Green - one block at a time'
A once far-reaching plan to redevelop nine city blocks below Mississippi's Old Capitol has been scaled back to a single mixed-use building on 2.74 acres just south of Pascagoula Street.
Thu May 09, 2013
MDHS attorney claims salary comes up short
The Mississippi Personnel Board wants dismissed a lawsuit filed by attorney who alleges he is being paid less than what is allowed by state law.
Wed May 08, 2013
Fisher wins GOP primary; to face Carter in Clinton mayoral race
Hinds County District 4 Supervisor Phil Fisher handily defeated two opponents in Clinton's Republican mayoral primary, avoiding a runoff many expected.
Mon May 06, 2013
Trial set in Clinton woman's death
An Alabama man charged with capital murder in the kidnapping and death of an 81-year-old Clinton woman in 2010 will stand trial May 20 in Hinds County.
Clinton woman to serve time for identity theft
A Clinton woman has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution after pleading guilty to identity theft and other crimes.
Fri May 03, 2013
Mississippi Business Journal
An attorney in the Mississippi Department of Human Services' Child Support Enforcement Division is suing the agency, claiming his salary has been lower than allowed by state law.
Thu May 02, 2013
Interim replacement for Anderson to be sought
Hinds County supervisors on Monday will pay tribute to the late Doug Anderson, the board's District 2 representative, but they won't choose his interim replacement that day.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jackson, Miss. ranked 2nd among top 10 most dangerous U.S. cities for tornadoes
If you are looking to avoid the danger from tornadoes , Mississippi 's capital is definitely not the place to be.
The Las Vegas Sun
Mississippi courthouse has sneaky snake invasion
Five of the brown DeKay's snakes _ sometimes called earth snakes _ have been found in the Hinds County circuit clerk's basement office since April 8. A deputy clerk, Kelly Phillips, says the largest was as big around as her finger and a few inches long.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
HCSO makes record bust with 166lbs of pot
The Hinds County Sheriff's Office, along with the Pearl Police Department, made two arrests after a vehicle was pulled over on Interstate 55 and a large load of marijuana was discovered in the car.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Hospital director working to 'move ... beyond the past'
Joe Battle has barely been on the job a year as director of the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and he's already faced an investigation by the Office of Special Counsel and an audience with many angry veterans.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Two people shot in domestic incident in Terry
According to Othor Cain, Public Information Officer for the Hinds County Sheriff's Department, a male and female were shot.
Snakes invade Mississippi courthouse as warmer spring weather arrives
WAPT-TV reported Thursday that five non-venomous brown DeKay's snakes or earth snakes, have been found in the Hinds County Court 's basement office since April 8 in downtown Jackson.
Hinds website guides voters
Hinds County voters now can go to the county's website, type in their address and get complete information on who their elected officials are and where they vote in the county, including a photo of their precinct.