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25 min ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Biloxi bomb squad disassembles IED

The improvised explosive device found under a vehicle around Poticaw Bayou Road and Swallow Drive in Vancleave has been disassembled by the Biloxi bomb squad, according to Biloxi Bomb Squad Commander John Campbell.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Vancleave, MS

25 min ago | The Mississippi Press

UPDATE: Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Biloxi bomb squad investigating suspicious package in Vancleave

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department has called in the Biloxi bomb squad to investigate a report of a suspicious package near the corner of Poticaw Bayou Road and Swallow Lane, according to sheriff's spokesman Shane Langfitt.

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Related Topix: Vancleave, MS

25 min ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Biloxi bomb squad investigating suspicious package

The Biloxi bomb squad has been called to Jackson County to investigate a suspicious package Monday afternoon, according to officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Vancleave, MS

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Historic schooner Governor Stone arrives in Pascagoula, free tours set for Saturday

The vessel, built in 1877 at a Pascagoula shipyard, is the oldest vessel built on the Gulf Coast that is still in operation.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Christopher Adam Hudson of Moss Point sentenced to 5 years in prison for molesting stepchildren

A Moss Point man has been sentenced to 5 years in state prison for two felony counts of molesting his stepchildren in 2012.

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Related Topix: Moss Point, MS, State Prisons, Prison

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Mississippi Press

'It's a people connection thing' at inaugural Live2Live forum, business expo in Pascagoula

You could browse lovely blouses, pick up some Grits Bits baked cheese biscuits, learn about getting a small business loan and more during the inaugural Live2Live forum and business expo in Pascagoula on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Small Business, Personal Finance

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Cell phone pics lead deputies to burglary suspects

A Jackson County woman helped police find two burglary suspects Wednesday, all because she was armed... with a cell phone.

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The Mississippi Press

Historic schooner Governor Stone repaired, tours planned in Pascagoula, Orange Beach

D'IBERVILLE, Mississippi -- The Governor Stone, a 137-year-old schooner built in Pascagoula, has been repaired in D'Iberville and is prepared to begin the journey back to its homeport in St. Andrews, Fla.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, D'Iberville, MS

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Son of Jackson County criminal investigations commander arrested on burglary case

The 20-year-old son of Jackson County Sheriff's Department Criminal Investigations Division Cmdr.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ocean Springs, MS

The Mississippi Press

Norman needs a new life so pick him up from Jackson County Animal Shelter

Norman is a male Lab mix. He is around 1 A1 2 years old. Norman already knows how to sit on command and he loves kids - almost as much as he loves to fetch.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health

The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Chamber Spotlight: Gwen's Catering/Take-Out Restaurant ...

Gwen's Catering and Take-Out Restaurant offers deliveries every day for lunch . Our store hours are Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. For catering needs, call 228-341-2474.

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The Mississippi Press

Local superintendents don't put much stock in latest MCT-2 results, but find useful data in numbers

From left, Moss Point School District Superintendent Maggie Griffin, Ocean Springs School District Superintendent Bonita Coleman-Potter, Jackson County School District Superintendent and Pascagoula School District Superintendent Wayne Rodolfich.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Ocean Springs, MS, Pascagoula, MS, George County, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Results from final MCT2 released

Results from the latest and final MCT2 are out and many schools across the state may see a big drop in their test scores.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Pass Christian, MS, Mississippi, Harrison County, MS, Hancock County, MS

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Education talk dominates town hall meeting with Rep. Hank Zuber in Ocean Springs Monday night

State Rep. Hank Zuber discussed a variety of topics with a group of people at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Arts Center in Ocean Springs Monday night.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Mississippi State, MS

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Jones County Sheriff's Department looking for fugitive

The Jones County Sheriff's Department along with the Jackson County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help locating a fugitive wanted on several criminal charges.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Fatal shooting in Wade community under investigation

Jackson County Sheriff Charles Britt said his deputies responded to a call around 2am.

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Related Topix: Wade, MS

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Jackson County authorities searching for suspects in St. Martin commercial burglary

ST. MARTIN, Mississippi -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating a Wednesday morning commercial burglary in the St. Martin community north of Ocean Springs.

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Related Topix: St. Martin, MS, Ocean Springs, MS

The Mississippi Press

Chevron Pascagoula refinery celebrates completion of $1.4 billion premium base oil plant

Gov. Phil Bryant and local business leaders this morning helped Chevron's Pascagoula refinery celebrate the completion of its $1.4 billion premium base oil plant.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Anchor Awards: Aug. 20, 2014

Award winners, left to right, are Shirley Phillips and Jay Huffstatler, of the American Red Cross of Mississippi; Justin Struble, of Wealth CAPS; Bruce Grimes, of Brass Hanger Cleaners; and Amanda Lett, Betty Armstrong and William Trevvett, of Singing River Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

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The Mississippi Press

Mississippi Nurses Foundation awards MGCCC student Ashley Triolo with nursing scholarship

Ashley Triolo, a sophomore at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's Jackson County Campus, is the only Associate Degree Nursing student in the state to win a Mississippi Nurses Foundation Award.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

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