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  1. Sheriff's Department postpones Vancleave community meeting due to scheduling conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Deputy John Ledbetter will be in attendance, along with several deputies and Lori Massey of Crime Stoppers. Jackson County Supervisor John McKay wrote on Facebook that he would also be attending. Ward said earlier Tuesday the meeting is open to ...

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  2. Jackson Co. Civic Action Committee taking applications for Early Head Start programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A new program in Jackson County encourages learning in children as young as birth and with limited space. Officials said the time for parents to apply is now.

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  3. Jackson County Sheriff's Department holding community meeting to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Mississippi Press

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Department will hold a community-wide meeting Thursday night to discuss crime prevention and the start of a Neighborhood Watch program, according to JCSO spokesperson Cherie Ward. Sheriff Mike Ezell and Chief Deputy John Ledbetter will be in attendance, along with several deputies and Lori Massey of Crime Stoppers.

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  4. Sandhill Crane refuge in Jackson County to conduct controlled burn todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Refuge. The potential burn site represents 113 acres located at the end of Quave Road off of Miss. 57 in Jackson County. Prescribed fires are an essential part of refuge management to restore the native wet pine savannah, leaders said. Burning to ...

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  5. Ocean Springs beach battle to be heard today by supreme courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Supreme Court is set to hear arguments today in a case that asks the question who owns a stretch of beach in Ocean Springs. Mississippi's highest court will consider an appeal from the Secretary of State, Jackson County and the city of Ocean Springs.

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  6. Judge Neil Harris' recusal hearing in SRHS case set for Thursday before special masterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Mississippi Press

    Gulfport attorney Alben Hopkins this week will oversee a hearing and decide if Chancery Judge Neil Harris should recuse himself from a series of Singing River Health System pension cases. That case stems from March 30, 2010, when Harris filed a complaint against Jackson County and Ocean Springs in a dispute involving his East Beach property.

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  7. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The State Supreme Court is set to hear opening arguments Tuesday in a case that asks the question who owns a stretch of east beach in Ocean Springs. Mississippi's highest court will consider an appeal from the Secretary of State, Jackson County and the city of Ocean Springs, challenging a 2012 decision by a judge who denied the state's claim to two parcels on East Beach in Ocean Springs.

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  8. Board approves Pascagoula-Gautier School District name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Gautier. The vote was three to two in favor of the change. The school district has included schools from both Jackson County cities for more than 50 years. Advocates say the new Pascagoula-Gautier School District name will give both communities ...

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  9. School board approves Pascagoula-Gauiter School District name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... you can't do that. It is all about unity and a team, and I think we need to be recognized here in East Jackson County as the Pascagoula-Gautier School District," Mayor Gollott said. Students, Cochran and Rone said they can't wait to tell their ...

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  10. New SRHS trustee 'very open to reinstating' failed pension plan, supervisor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Mississippi Press

    Jackson County Supervisor John McKay's new appointee to the Singing River Health System Board of Trustees, retired attorney Scott Taylor, is "very open to reinstating the pension plan," McKay said this morning. "He was the first to suggest to me that reinstating the pension plan may be the best option," McKay said before introducing his pick.

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  11. Two prescribed burns today will torch Jackson County terrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... burn site represents 394 acres located just south of the east end of Quave Road off of Highway 57 in Jackson County. These are two separate prescribed burns. They just happen to be the same number of acres, in relatively the same vicinity. The ...

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  12. Funding needed to help restore LaPointe-Krebs HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... so we are hoping for a grant or two and some private funding to help push this along," said Moore. The Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society, along with the La Pointe-Krebs Foundation, will host a gala Friday, April 17, at the Hilton ...

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  13. Jackson Co. residents react to popular park road remaining openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... to pass a resolution in opposition of this closing. We had the City of Ocean Springs to pass a resolution," Jackson County Supervisor John McKay said. A recent management plan review now says keep the road open, unless traffic increases 25 percent ...

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  14. Sunshine will reign over today's Mardi Gras paradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... today and tonight, grab a light jacket. And be sure you have sunscreen. Parades roll in Biloxi, Pascagoula, Jackson County, Bay St. Louis, Long Beach and Gautier. The Biloxi parade is for children. It starts at 10:00 a.m. The last parade is the ...

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  15. Pension plan protesters bring out senior powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... lly the retirees," Manning said. "We're speaking out about our pension, and all the seniors, the taxpayers in Jackson County, need to come together and get behind us and support us."

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  16. YMBC-Moss Point announces Royal Court of 76th Coronation Ceremony of Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The Mississippi Press

    ... of the court. 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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  17. All D'Iberville officers on patrol are now required to wear body cameras.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... been terminated following a district investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student. Jackson County Superintendent Dr. Barry Amacker confirmed to WLOX that the district learned of the allegations on Monday and took action on ...

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  18. One dead in Rankin County school bus accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... been terminated following a district investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student. Jackson County Superintendent Dr. Barry Amacker confirmed to WLOX that the district learned of the allegations on Monday and took action on ...

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  19. At-large burglary ring suspect arrested after being spotted by clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... kicking in the doors of Vancleave homes and taking weapons, jewelry, TVs and anything else of value," said Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell. Deputies arrested four people, and were looking for a fifth suspect when news of the burglary ring bust ...

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  20. Kelly Dick of St. Martin arrested in connection with rash of Vancleave burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Mississippi Press

    ST. MARTIN, Mississippi -- Jackson County investigators have arrested a fifth person in connection with a rash of burglaries in Vancleave, according to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell. Kelly Jason Dick, 35, of St. Martin, was recognized by an Ocean Springs store clerk who had seen his photo on media and social websites.

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