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  1. Pugh, GaryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The News-Messenger

    Gary L. Pugh, Sr. FREMONT: Gary L Pugh, Sr., 58, of Fremont, OH passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at Regency Hospital in Sylvania, OH. He was born on June 3, 1959 in Laurel, MS to Albert and Edith Pugh.

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  2. Football | 7/26/2017Fall Football Practice Opens Wednesday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Southern Miss

    ... camp is the quarterback battle between redshirt junior Kwadra Griggs (Greenwood, Miss.) and sophomore Keon Howard (Laurel, Miss.). "It's a battle," said Hopson. "When you watch, it's easy to see that it's a battle. They both complement each other ...

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  3. Ellisville police searching for church burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Instagram to respond to criticism she received regarding her on-screen relationship with her husband. Erin Napier of Laurel is a co-host of Home Town with her husband, Ben Napier, in which they renovate historic homes in Laurel. Erin revealed on ...

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  4. More charges added for Hub City armed robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... reportedly using a false identity to collect funds. Jones County Sheriff's Investigators said John Umstead, 49, of Laurel was working under a contract with a medical coding company using another's identity. Investigators were made aware of the ...

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  5. John Umstead. Photo courtesy of Jones County Sheriff's Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jones County Sheriff's Investigators said John Umstead, 49, of Laurel was working under a contract with a medical coding company using another's identity. Investigators were made aware of the possibly fraudulent activity on June 22, according to a press release from the Jones County Sheriff's Department.

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  6. Heat safety tips for the elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... conditioning, have relief from the heat and we provide snacks and beverages" said Van Williams with Salvation Army of Laurel. The cooling center keep it open from one until five on exceptionally hot days. For more information you can call the ...

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  7. One woman was injured in the accident. Source: JCFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... that driver sustained what appeared to be moderate injuries and was taken to South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel for treatment. Emergency personnel on scene included Powers, Sandersville, M&M and Glade Volunteer Fire Departments, EMServ ...

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  8. Doctor sentenced for killing wife up for paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A former Laurel doctor who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing his wife Nyasha DeHenre will soon be up for parole. Former Jones County Assistant District Attorney J. Ronald Parish said this was an awful crime, and DeHenre needs to pay for the crime.

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  9. Laurel woman charged with embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On Wednesday Jones County investigators were dispatched after a businessman reported that one of his managers embezzled $7,000 from two of his businesses.

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  10. Atkins School Board talks upgrade projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Courier

    ... students in first through third grade and ninth grade in the amount of $69,604 from Howard Technology Solutions in Laurel, Miss. The approved purchase also included 80 Dell Latitude E7440 Ultrabook laptops, batteries and docking stations that will ...

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  11. Laurel man arrested for felony domestic assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Officers from Laurel Police Department responded to an assault complaint in the 2000 block of North 3rd Avenue on Wednesday. The female victim reported that the male suspect had assaulted her by striking and kicking her.

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  12. Mayor, City Council sworn in to serve LaurelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee and seven council members took the oath of office Monday morning to serve the city for the next four years. "It feels awesome," Magee said.

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  13. Laurel man charged with aggravated assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The suspect was identified as Phillip Breland, 41, and was taken into custody on North 2nd Avenue the same day. Any persons with information about this or any other case are encouraged to call LPD at 601-399-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP.

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  14. Laurel based newspaper prints final editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    After five years of circulating in Jones County, The Chronicle newspaper is folding itself up and staff members are out of a job. The final edition of the paper was sent out this week, leaving the Laurel Leader-Call as the county's main paper.

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  15. Evangelist Offers Ninety-Nine Gospel Key WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | WebWire

    ... has traveled to eight other countries sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ as an itinerant evangelist. He resides near Laurel, Mississippi, together with his wife, Alane. They are blessed with a daughter, a son-in-law, and three grandchildren.

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  16. Bond set for Laurel man accused in statutory rape of 13-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Bond has been set at $25,000 for a Jones County man accused of the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl. Hundreds of faculty, staff and alumni of Pearl River Community College gathered Wednesday afternoon to say thank you and farewell to outgoing college president Dr. William Lewis.

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  17. MS Power suspends use of lignite at Kemper Co. power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... after 17 years as head of PRCC. A shooting suspect has been arrested and charged after a Monday night shooting in Laurel. Laurel police responded to a shooting report at the 1600 block of North 1st Ave. on Monday at around 10:20 p.m. It was reported ...

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  18. Dr. Adam Breerwood, the incoming president of PRCC, will take over on July 1. Source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... after 17 years as head of PRCC. A shooting suspect has been arrested and charged after a Monday night shooting in Laurel. Laurel police responded to a shooting report at the 1600 block of North 1st Ave. on Monday at around 10:20 p.m. It was reported ...

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  19. Suspect charged in Laurel shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Laurel police responded to a shooting report at the 1600 block of North 1st Ave. on Monday at around 10:20 p.m. It was reported that that the victim had been shot at while standing in the front yard and that shots had also been fired at the residence, according to a press release from the Laurel Police Department. No one was injured in the shooting, and the suspect was identified as Douglas Heidelberg, 27. Heidelberg turned himself in to Laurel police on Tuesday and was charged with attempted aggravated assault and shooting into an occupied dwelling, according to the press release.

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  20. Jones Co. teen charged with rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Jones County man has been charged with rape after an inappropriate sexual encounter with a juvenile was reported to authorities, according to the sheriff. The sheriff said Saturday a family member of a 13 year-old female contacted the Jones County Sheriff's Department regarding the incident involving Jordan Beasley, 19 of Laurel.

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