For her exemplary performance in the classroom, Mason Elementary School teacher Jennifer DeYoung was named the Laurel School District Teacher of the Year.
A convicted arsonist who was out on bond for arson made his initial appearance on Wednesday for two new counts of arson and one count of burglary.
Students at Laurel Middle School were encouraged to make wise choices while they were treated with a visit from the reigning Miss Mississippi during the Junior Auxiliary’s annual Girl Talk event.
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
Two Jasper County residents who were arrested and charged last year in connection with another man being burned have had their days in court.
One of the two men pleaded guilty and the other man has been found guilty by a Jasper County Circuit Court Jury.
The United Blood Services, which is working to increase the number of African American blood donors, will be conducting its Jones County Black History Month Blood Drive next week.
LAUREL (AP) — A 54-year-old Laurel man died when the tanker truck he was driving overturned.
A Jones County woman has died from injuries sustained in an early morning house fire in the Powers Community in Jones County. The person has been identified as Cynthia Thompson.
The Laurel Police Department has charged two people as a result of police operations.