Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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  1. Pascagoula explores idea of central voting locationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The idea is to use the Civic Center at the Jackson County Fairgrounds to avoid voter confusion in the future. However, there are mixed feelings about the proposed change.

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  2. Gautier Men's Club parade draws thousands of revelersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    The 38th annual Gautier Men's Club Mardi Gras Parade rolled down U.S. 90 Saturday night, as thousands of revelers turned out for the annual event. "This parade was the first night parade in Jackson County," noted Gautier Mayor Gordon Gollott.

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  3. South Mississippi felony arrest mugshots for Saturday, Feb. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    Eric Daniel Stallone, 19, was arrested Saturday by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, on two charge of auto burglary. Charles Wayne Tharpe, 37, was arrested Saturday by the Biloxi Police Department on charges of possession of a stolen firearm and receiving stolen property.

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  4. Harrison Co resident arrested for possession of child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday that a Saucier man has been arrested and charged with three counts of child exploitation. Thirty-year-old Michael Joseph Gennaro, Jr., was arrested late Thursday in Ocean Springs by investigators with the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit with assistance from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Ocean Springs Police Department and the Gulf Coast Cybercrime Taskforce.

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  5. Search of his online activity leads to arrest in child exploitation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Sunherald.com

    Investigators on Thursday arrested Michael Joseph Gennaro Jr., 30, of Saucier after executing a search warrant of his online activity. The Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit was assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, the Ocean Springs Police Department and the Gulf Coast Cyber Crime Task Force in the investigation.

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  6. Young Men's Business Club announces 78th Coronation Ceremony of Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Mississippi Press

    ... time of year. Over its long history, the formal, black tie coronation ceremony has recognized residents of Jackson County who have made meaningful contributions to the community through professional, civic or personal impacts. The first ceremony was ...

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  7. Sampling History: First county hospital provided health care, attracted surgeons closer to homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Mississippi Press

    Singing River Hospital System had humble beginnings back in January, 1931, when the first Jackson County Hospital was opened. It was a brick building and cost $40,000 to build.

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  8. Pascagoula proposes everyone vote at one locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Sunherald.com

    The city is proposing everyone vote at one location for city elections - the Civic Center at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. The proposal is scheduled for a public hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, and by the comments on the city's Facebook page , there's already some opposition to the idea.

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  9. Dismembered body hidden in Greene County culvert, witness testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Sunherald.com

    Welford Lee 'Pork Chop' McCarty appears Feb. 2 in Jackson County Circuit Court for a motions hearing in his murder charge in the gang-related slaying of Donovan Cowart in Greene County. Welford Lee 'Pork Chop' McCarty appears Feb. 2 in Jackson County Circuit Court for a motions hearing in his murder charge in the gang-related slaying of Donovan Cowart in Greene County.

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  10. Friends Barbecue, LaChelle's Coffee and Conversation officially open in Moss PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Mississippi Press

    When you walk into a barbecue establishment, you expect chicken, pulled pork, ribs and sides, correct? What happens when you juxtapose the sweetness of the que' with coffee? Donna Rogers has done just that and so far, it seems to be working out pretty well for her. The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce held a ceremony on Monday to officially welcome Friends Barbecue and LaChelle's Coffee and Conversation to the Moss Point community.

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  11. MHP responding to fuel spill, multi-vehicle pileup on I-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Highway Patrol is responding to a crash involving several vehicles on I-10 eastbound near the 51 mile marker in Jackson County. MHP spokesman Chase Elkins said the pileup happened after the right eastbound lane was closed because an 18-wheeler was leaking diesel fuel.

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  12. Pascagoula City Council asking for opinions on proposed ordinance to have one voting locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Mississippi Press

    At their recent city council meeting, the Pascagoula City Council briefly discussed an idea proposed by the election commission that would consolidate the six voting places in the City into one voting place to be located at the B.E. McGinty Civic Center within the Jackson County Fairgrounds for all future City elections. Since that idea has circulated throughout the community, reaction to the proposal has not been received well throughout the community.

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  13. Moss Point man accused of beating, burning son denied bond reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Mississippi Press

    ... on Jan. 24. Krebs ordered that McCrory wear a steel ankle monitor and told him that he was not to leave Jackson County unless he was going to Biloxi to visit with his attorney. McCrory was originally jailed in April 2016 for causing serious bodily ...

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  14. Father accused of beating, burning son wanted a lower bond, but a judge said noRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Sunherald.com

    A judge Monday refused to reduce the bond of a Jackson County man accused of beating, burning and torturing his 3-year-old son, Zander Saucier. Circuit Judge Robert Krebs said Nathan Blake McCrory, 25, is facing serious charges - four counts of felony child abuse - and his bond will remain at $200,000.

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  15. South Mississippi felony mugshots for Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Sunherald.com

    Joshua O'Neil Williams, 28, was arrested Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office on a charge of possession of marijuana. William McKinley Bradley, 42, was arrested Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, by the Pascagoula Police Department on a charge of possession of burglary tools.

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  16. Real estate languishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Sunherald.com

    ... or any number of water related recreational activities. I understand there are several similar properties in Jackson County under the control of the DMR that are also idle and undeveloped. Since the DMR is supported by public funds, I feel the ...

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  17. Stabbing incident mars otherwise successful Ocean Springs Elks Mardi Gras ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Mississippi Press

    Tens of thousands of revelers once again turned out for the Ocean Springs Elks Mardi Gras parade through the downtown area Saturday afternoon. Now in it's 42nd year, the Elks parade is the traditional kickoff of parade season in Jackson County.

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  18. Dog injured by car gets second chance thanks to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Beagle-mix Sophia was brought in to Jackson County Animal Shelter on Tuesday by a neighbor who witnessed her being hit by a car. "It was a lot worse than we thought," said Adoption Coordinator Maridee Mallette.

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  19. Mistrial declared in case of former Ocean Springs school bus driver accused of child sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Mississippi Press

    A Jackson County judge declared a mistrial in the case of a former Ocean Springs school bus driver accused of lustful touching and sexual battery of an 8-year-old girl. According to multiple reports, Judge Kathy King Jackson called the mistrial Thursday afternoon and ordered the defendant -- 66-year-old Sergio Sandoval -- undergo further examination to determine whether he is fit to stand trial.

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  20. Crab cakes, gumbo, wine, sweets headline 9th annual Taste of Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Mississippi Press

    Whatever you may have had a taste for Thursday evening, it's highly likely that you found it at Pelican Landing in Moss Point as the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 9th annual Taste of Jackson County. Since 2008, the county has held this event to give exposure to restaurants around the county, and the opportunity certainly was not lost on the many people in attendance.

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