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The Jones County Sheriff’s Department has apprehended both burglary suspects involved in a brief manhunt following at least two residential burglaries on May 22.

Jim Edmond (left) and Billy Watson Lester (middle) are led from the Jones County Adult Detention Center to the Jones County Justice Court on Thursday morning.

 

A group of the White Knights of Mississippi has requested an application for a special events permit in the City of Laurel.

Tickets are now available for the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art’s 22nd Annual Blues Bash to be held on Friday, June 5 from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. on the Museum’s front lawn.

The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is asking for assistance with the identification of a subject wanted for questioning in connection with an auto burglary.

The male’s image was captured on video surveillance.

Laurel quarterback Keon Howard directs the offense Friday night at Laurel's spring game against Collins. Photo/James Pugh

While the time for bold predictions is a bit too early, the excitement and anticipation of the upcoming 2015 football season for the Laurel Golden Tornadoes was felt Between the Bricks Friday night.

Laurel quarterback Keon Howard directs the offense Friday night at Laurel's spring game against Collins. Photo/James Pugh

Perfect weather allows Laurel High School Class of 2015 to hold commencement Between the Bricks

One hundred and seventy eight students of Laurel High School received their high school diploma during Tuesday night’s Commencement Ceremony on George Blair Field in R.H. Watkins Stadium marking a milestone in the school’s history.

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