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16 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Sheriff: Jogging man steals truck from neighboring home in St. Martin

ST. MARTIN, Mississippi -- A 23-year-old St. Martin man has been arrested after police say he jogged to a neighbor's home and stole a vehicle parked there.

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Related Topix: St. Martin, MS, Biloxi, MS

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

Javonte Courtez Jennings, 19, was arrested July 28 on a burglary charge.

Smarties, SweeTarts and graham crackers taken from St. Martin Elementary led to the arrests of two teenagers Monday, Jackson County Sheriff Charles Britt said.

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Related Topix: St. Martin, MS, Family, Teenagers

The Mississippi Press

Ronnie Musgrove leading group recruiting school districts to join lawsuit against state

Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove is leading a group traveling Mississippi in the hopes of convincing school districts to join a lawsuit which, if successful, would force the state to repay some $1.5 billion it has shorted its public schools since 2008.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Animal Shelter suggests Colt as new addition to family

Colt is a male Terrier mix. He is around 2 years old. Colt is good with kids and likes other dogs too.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Gautier, MS, Vaccinations, Health

Sunherald.com

Jackson County to dedicate Scott E. Pruitt Memorial Highway on Aug. 5

A dedication ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 5, designating a section of Highway 90 in Gautier as "Scott E. Pruitt Memorial Highway."

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Related Topix: Gautier, MS, Pascagoula, MS, US Military, US Marine Corps

KHOU-TV Houston

1 dead, 3 hurt in Moss Point fish plant explosion

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion Monday at a fish processing plant on the Mississippi coast.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Food, Livestock, Omega Protein Corporation, OSHA

Sunherald.com

MGCCC students win at national career/technical competitions

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston campus students competed at the Phi Beta Lambda competitions.

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Related Topix: Perkinston, MS, Web Design, Arts, Pascagoula, MS, Lucedale, MS

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Jackson County state Sen. Michael Watson a key player in McDaniel campaign, legal fight

JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALD State Sen. Michael Watson, left, speaks during the unveiling of the GoCoast 2020 Commission's final report at the Coast Convention Center in Biloxi on Jan. 28, 2013.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Hattiesburg, MS, Immigration Reform, US News

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Trail blazing Jackson Co. physician honored with street name

Morris was also among the first black physicians to be admitted to practice at Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

The Mississippi Press

MSU students propose designs for Mississippi Maritime Museum in Pascagoula

When Mississippi Maritime Museum's board of directors began discussing renovation plans for an interim museum and design blueprints for a permanent one, they contacted the Magnolia State's only postsecondary architecture school.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Mississippi, Mississippi State, MS, Starkville, MS

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Ocean Springs brothers get 12 years day-for-day for armed robbery

On the armed robbery charge, Harkey sentenced the pair to a total of 25 years in prison, with 12 years to serve day for day and the remaining time on post-release supervision.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gulf Park Estates, MS

SFGate

Moore convicted in Pascagoula fatal shooting

A Jackson County jury has convicted a Pascagoula man on charges of murder and aggravated assault in connection with a fatal shooting in 2013.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pascagoula, MS

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunherald.com

Around South Mississippi

An 18-wheeler carrying sodium hydroxide collapsed on itself about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, shutting down all but one lane of Interstate 10 westbound near the 75-mile marker.

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Related Topix: Moss Point, MS

Sunherald.com

Ziegler plans to change not-guilty plea in DMR case

Former Department of Marine Resources Chief of Staff Joe Ziegler intends to change his not-guilty plea in the DMR case, federal court records show.

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Related Topix: Gulf Hills, MS

Sunherald.com

Pascagoula to rename part of Live Oak Avenue and Victory Street for Dr. Reuben P. Morris

The City of Pascagoula will honor the legacy of Dr. Reuben Peter Morris at a street dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Pascagoula Senior Center, 1912 Live Oak Ave. Morris was one of the first black physicians to practice medicine in Jackson County, and was among the first black physicians to be admitted to privileges at Singing River ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Greenville, MS, Medicine

The Mississippi Press

Public invited to Saturday ceremony honoring one of Jackson County's first black physicians

Pascagoula city leaders are inviting the public to honor the legacy of Dr. Reuben Peter Morris, one of Jackson County's first black physicians, during a street dedication ceremony this Saturday.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

The Mississippi Press

Sheriff Charles Britt: 2 men arrested in St. Martin home invasion case

ST. MARTIN, Mississippi -- Two men have been arrested in connection to a home invasion in St. Martin on Tuesday, Sheriff Charles Britt said today.

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Related Topix: St. Martin, MS, Carriere, MS

The Mississippi Press

Sampling History: Jackson Countians rushed to the aid of victims of Great Flood of 1927

When the Great Flood of 1927 occurred, Jackson Countians rushed to help the people of the Mississippi Delta who experienced a shocking loss of life, homes and possessions.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Pascagoula, MS, Moss Point, MS, Gautier, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Walker to be sentenced on federal fraud, conspiracy charges

Ocean Springs businessman Scott Walker is scheduled to be sentenced today in federal court in Hattiesburg on one count of federal program fraud and one count of conspiracy.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Hattiesburg, MS, Gulf Hills, MS, D'Iberville, MS

Sunherald.com

Sun Herald | Editorial: Let's grow

We have always been in favor of growth, and industry, and jobs. But we believe industry has its place and as officials pursue those jobs, they should be less eager to allow it to encroach on the peace and quiet of a neighborhood.

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