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WASHINGTON (AP) — An aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after federal agents raided his home.

It’s a big weekend in Jones County, and Mother Nature isn’t cooperating with so many activities planned.

The good news is that forecasts aren’t as bad when it comes to severe weather potential as they were a few days ago.

ELLISVILLE — Tickets are still available for a biennial event in Jones County which focuses on women's health and will, this year, feature a presentation from a 1980s TV star and Christian speaker.

The Laurel Police Department has arrested a Laurel man in connection with an alleged armed robbery of an individual.

A Jones County woman is being held on a $100,000 cash bond and facing one count of felony child abuse.

Peggy McCarty and Alice Bonner recall details concerning an incident involving a local man and a Laurel Police Department officer where the officer allegedly put a gun to the man’s head and threatened him.


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