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1 hr ago | The Mississippi Press

Mississippi Gulf Coast Stamp Club to host stamp show April 26-27 in Jackson County

ST. MARTIN, Mississippi -- The Mississippi Gulf Coast Stamp Club will host its annual stamp show, Gulfpex 2014, on April 26-27 at the St. Martin Community Center.

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Related Topix: St. Martin, MS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Mississippi Press

MGCCC students participate in bioquest at the Estuarine Education Center

Emily Nguyen, an Honors Biology student at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's Jackson County Campus, discusses her findings during the final day of a bioquest at the campus's Estuarine Education Center.

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Related Topix: Gautier, MS

Sunherald.com

Lil Boosie will not perform this weekend in South Mississippi

Rapper Lil Boosie will not be performing for Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Break this weekend, event promoter Keith Brown told radio station WJZD in a live interview Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

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A Mobile man who pleaded guilty to robbing two check cashing businesses in Jackson County has been sentenced to 20 years behind bars.

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Related Topix: Moss Point, MS, Pascagoula, MS

The Mississippi Press

Upcoming Jackson County meetings set

The West Jackson County Utility District Board of Commissioners will hold a board meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the district office located at 7312 Rose Farm Road.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Biloxi, MS, Events

Sunherald.com

Missing Tennessee woman located in Jackson County

Tammy Renee King, 50, was found walking on Mississippi 613 about a mile north of the Temple Baptist Church by a good samaritan, Britt said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

Gautier hears from residents on smoke-free ordinance

The city received a $5,000 grant to study the feasibility of a smoke-free ordinance.

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Related Topix: Gautier, MS, Smoking, Medicine, Health

The Mississippi Press

College students to present program to Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society

The Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, April 22, and welcome honors history students from the Jackson County campus of MGCCC who will report on a historical marker project they have undertaken for the City of Pascagoula.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Gautier, MS

Post and Courier

Storm topples RVs near Mississippi's Gulf coast

A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, leaving about a dozen damaged or destroyed RV trailers at one campground Tuesday amid downed trees and power lines.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Gautier, MS, Moss Point, MS, Weather

The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Chamber of Commerce announces recipients of facade grants

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce announced the 20 recipients of the 2014 Facade Grant Program this morning at the chamber offices in downtown Pascagoula.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

Sunherald.com

Jackson County crime reports for April 14-15

Hwy 613, Moss Point: On 04/12/2014, Delana Marshay Bosarge Was Arrested And Charged With Driving Under The Influence.

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Related Topix: Moss Point, MS, Vancleave, MS, Ocean Springs, MS

The Mississippi Press

Tennessee woman missing since 2011 spotted in Grand Bay, Big Point

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is asking the public's help in locating Tammy Renee King, a Tennessee woman who has been missing since 2011 but has been seen in coastal Mississippi and Alabama.

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Related Topix: Big Point, MS

Sunherald.com

Around South Mississippi for April 15

Magnolia Grove Concerned Citizens is sponsoring a program on the rights and responsibilities of Social Security on Wednesday from 1-2:30 p.m. at Katie P. Booth Community Center, 501 26th St. PASCAGOULA -- The Explosion of Excellence Scholarship Program is less than a month away from its 24th annual event, and contributions are still needed to see ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Biloxi, MS

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Straight-line winds flip 20+ RV trailers in Gautier

Jackson County EOC Director Earl Etheridge says straight-line winds hit the campground on Martin Bluff Road.

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Related Topix: Gautier, MS, Moss Point, MS

The Mississippi Press

Jackson County Animal Shelter proposes Kiss for real love, affection

She also walks well on a leash and knows how to sit on command - but she's ready to learn some new tricks.

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The Mississippi Press

Pascagoula officers win multiple awards, complete academy training

Sgt. Richard Davis was named officer of the year for Jackson County during the fourth annual Law Enforcement Breakfast, which was sponsored by the Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers on April 8. That same day, Detective Kim Stevens was presented the law enforcement award by the Gulf Coast Women's Center for Nonviolence at its community recognition ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

The Mississippi Press

Mississippi gas prices rise 5.8 cents in past week, find Jackson County's lowest prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Mississippi have risen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.44 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com's daily survey of 2,014 gas outlets in Mississippi.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Times

Fight brews over accrued vacation, sick leave

The Public Employees Retirement System had gone back this year and reduced the pensions of a number of Jackson County employees whose retirements were based in part on unused sick and vacation leave.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sunherald.com

Camper splits apart, causes traffic jam on I-10 in Jackson County

A camper split open while driving eastbound on Interstate 10 on Saturday afternoon, blocking the right lane and causing traffic delays.

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Related Topix: Gautier, MS, Ocean Springs, MS

The Mississippi Press

It's egg-cellent: Ocean Springs annual Easter Egg Hunt brings out hundreds

Thanks to the support of the business community and a small group of city employees, the annual Ocean Springs Easter Egg Hunt continues to be one of the more popular family events in the city each year.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, Kids, Family

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