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JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi Power Co. said this week it will spend at least another $25 million to finish the power plant it's building in Kemper County, pushing total costs to nearly $6.3 billion.

A GoFundMe account has been set up for the Cromwell Family who lost everything in a fire Sunday night. Anyone wanting to donate to the family can go online to www.gofundme.com/cromwellfam.

JASPER COUNTY - The Jasper County Sheriff's Department is continuing to investigate last week’s shooting that left one person dead and two people in custody.

A team from Ellisville set a new record for male alligator length during the opening weekend of the 2015 Mississippi Alligator Harvest.

South Jones head coach Cory Reynolds leads the Braves to their best start since 2008. Photo/James Pugh

Undefeated. South Jones.

Those are words not typically used in the same sentence when the talk is South Jones football – at least not in recent years - since 2008 to be exact when the Braves began the season 4-0.

South Jones head coach Cory Reynolds leads the Braves to their best start since 2008. Photo/James Pugh

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