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Taylor resigned from city leadership Aug. 1 and accepted a basketball coaching and physical education teaching job at Water Valley High School in north Mississippi. "One of the things I want voters to know I'm pushing for is that I want the concerns of the people represented," Pickett has said.
A 35-year-old George County man was arrested Saturday night on numerous charges, including possession of stolen pickup truck, Jackson County Sheriff Charles Britt said. Derrick Lacone Musgrove, of Wesley Howell Road in Lucedale, was arrested at about 11 p.m. Saturday during a traffic stop near the Rainbow Skating Rink on Miss.
A George County teen and a Moss Point teen were arrested Sunday night in connection to a Big Point home invasion that resulted in five weapons missing, Jackson County Sheriff Charles Britt said. The 17-year-old man is from Moss Point and will possibly be charged as an adult in the home invasion.
The family of Desmond Moore, who has been missing since Aug. 30 , still has faith that he'll come home alive and well. Family, friends, and community members gathered in the parking lot at Pizza Hut in Gautier Saturday night for a candlelight vigil in his honor.
Mayor Connie Moran tells The Sun Herald that the city will have to reinforce the seawall's toe before fixing the 267-foot section of sidewalk. County Road official Butch Loper says the seawall goes deep, and there are areas where there's no dirt beneath it.
There are two opportunities next week for Jackson County's seven sheriff candidates to meet, greet and win over community members before the Nov. 4 special election. Vying to serve the remaining year of former Sheriff Mike Byrd's four-year term are interim Sheriff Charles Britt, Mike Ezell, Bob Cochran, Scott McIlrath, Jeff Barnes, Bruce Lynd and Sheila Smallman.
Yes, Jackson County's proposed budget to run its sheriff's department and jail for the 2015 fiscal year is several million more than last year. But when comparing the individual line items and accounting for a new Adult Detention Center opening this year, the budgets are relatively flat.
ST. MARTIN, Mississippi -- A 19-year-old St. Martin man has been charged with assaulting a mentally-challenged juvenile teen. According to Jackson County Sheriff Charles Britt, David Nathaniel Curtis assaulted the handicapped teen on Aug. 17 on Big Ridge Road in St. Martin.
Dr. John Mundy was nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by the Vancleave High Student Council. The students raised $1,132, so the entire school got to witness Mundy endure a sudden gush of freezing water.
Jackson County Supervisor John McKay will hold a public hearing and town hall meeting Sept. 18 at the Elks Lodge on Beachview Drive in Gulf Park Estates beginning at 6:30 p.m. The public hearing will be in regard to the proposed sidewalk along Beachview Drive.
Shown in this aerial photo of the Port of Pascagoula's Bayou Casotte operations are Terminals E and F, which are served by the warehouse on the left, and Terminals G and H, served by the warehouse on the right. The warehouse on the left is expected to be torn down to make way for a new wood pellet export facility.
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. today announced the third annual launch of its Fuel Your School program in Jackson County. This year, the program will expand to 22 U.S. communities to give educators the necessary tools for students to learn, explore, and get excited about school.
Excitement is the word as the news spread of Gautier High School's selection as one of "Newsweek" magazine's top 500 Beating The Odds high schools for 2014. "We were the only school on the coast to have this great achievement," said Debbie Anglin, communications director for Pascagoula School District.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:07 pm
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