For her exemplary performance in the classroom, Mason Elementary School teacher Jennifer DeYoung was named the Laurel School District Teacher of the Year.
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.
The Jones County School District celebrated 2015 commencement exercises Thursday at the Magnolia Center located at the Jones County Fairgrounds. The senior class of West Jones High School graduated at 11:00 a.m., Northeast Jones High School students graduated at 3:00 p.m.
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.
JACKSON (AP) — The entity that procures power for many Mississippi electric cooperatives Wednesday pulled out of a deal to buy 15 percent of the $6.2 billion Kemper County power plant, blowing a hole in Mississippi Power's financing plan for the project.
Three-year-old Zachery Ashcroft holds up a sign which reads, “They made the ultimate sacrifice,” during the Laurel Police Department’s third annual Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony at the Law Enforcement Complex in Laurel.
Dozens of vehicles carry local police and other emergency personnel through the streets of Laurel to honor two Hattiesburg Police officers killed in the line of duty earlier this month.