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17 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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

Yesterday | 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

The Mississippi Press

Faith, the beagle, needs community funds for medical costs

Jackson County resident Megan Lowe is raising funds to help cover necessary medical costs for Faith, a sweet Beagle that was recently picked up in her Hurley community by Jackson County Animal Control.

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Related Topix: Hurley, MS, Ocean Springs, MS

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Chamber Spotlight: Whimsy Books & Toys Store ensures a perfect birthday gift

Tracy Jackson-Wilson and Cathy S. Johnson are the owners of Whimsy Books & Toys Store located in Anchor Square in downtown Pascagoula, 303 Delmas Ave., Cottage O. We felt there was a definite need for Whimsy Books & Toys Store, giving Pascagoula a convenient place to grab a reasonably priced, unique toy or book, whether it be a birthday gift or a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

The Mississippi Press

Thousands of bras expected to help raise funds, awareness during `Bras Across the River' event

In an event sure to draw stares from passing motorists, women across the Gulf Coast are asked to decorate and donate their bras for Bras Across the River, which will result in thousands of bras stretched across the Highway 613 bridge in Moss Point.

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Related Topix: Moss Point, MS

The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Animal Shelter offers Trudy for adoption

Trudy is a female hound mix. This 10 month old pup is as sweet as can be. It doesn't matter if it is other dogs or kids, she loves them all.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

Around South Mississippi

All lanes of Interstate 10 will be shut down briefly today at mile-marker 54 between Ocean Springs and Vancleave.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Vancleave, MS, Pascagoula, MS, Gulfport, MS

Sunherald.com

'Industry is crossing their fence line and invading us' with emissions, residents tell supervisors

Residents living with industry along heavily industrialized Bayou Casotte in east Pascagoula asked Jackson County Supervisors on Monday to intervene and help them get relief from emissions.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

Sunherald.com

Section of I-10 in Jackson County to shut down Tuesday

All lanes of Interstate 10 will be shut down briefly Tuesday at mile-marker 54 between Ocean Springs and Vancleave.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Vancleave, MS

Sunherald.com

Second Alabama victim identified in fatal Jackson County crash

The second person who died Saturday night in a head-on collision on Mississippi 63 near Escatawpa has been identified as Michael Gaffney, 54, of Mobile.

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Related Topix: Escatawpa, MS, Moss Point, MS, University of South Alabama

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