JONES COUNTY – Back in the fall of 2004, Bryan and Delora Beech bought a small business. Saying they thought the venture would be a positive for the future of their family, the couple acquired the Pine Haven Mobile Home Park just off Highway 15 in the Shady Grove community.
South Jones Company members, from left, Holly James, Rylee Gavin, Peyton Griffin, Chris Wilson (teacher/director) and Allie Davis are shown loading a bus as they prepare to compete in national finals near Chicago, Illinois.
A home invasion where the alleged attackers used weapons such as a hatchet, hammer and gun earlier this week caused panic throughout portions of Jones County, but Sheriff Alex Hodge had some comforting words Thursday.
EASTABUCHIE – His is a voice anyone who has lived in the Pine Belt any amount of time can recognize, even without seeing his face - one that has documented history, calmed nerves during hurricanes or other disasters or even brought recognition to someone making life better in