3 days ago
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Victims of Jackson County interstate crash identified

Officials have released the identities of those killed in yesterday’s crash on the interstate. The four people killed in the Ford Expedition were all from Mobile. Husband and wife Jacob and Diane Williams, Ruth Clark, and Takisha Mosely were all pronounced dead on the scene after a freightliner truck crashed into their car, pushing them […]
2 weeks ago
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Missing Jackson County teenager

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help locating a missing 15-year-old with diabetes and insulin dependency. Sheriff Mike Ezell says Donald Lee Russell III has been missing for more than a month. Ezell says his parents did not file a missing persons report until May 11th. Russell was last seen on April 9th […]
2 weeks ago
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Honoring fallen officers in Jackson County

Jackson County law enforcement spent the afternoon honoring several fallen officers. Several remembrance ceremonies took place near grave sites at the Serene Memorial Gardens in Moss Point. Pascagoula Police Officer Terry Michael Byrd was one of the individuals honored this year. Byrd died in a motorcycle crash in Pascagoula at the age of 26. Byrd’s […]
4 weeks ago
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Jackson County voting expected to run smooth

Election commissioners are preparing for the election in Jackson County and plan to have technical support on hand for voters. Multiple precincts experienced technical issues throughout the November elections in Jackson County. It was the first time the county’s new electronic poll books were used. The electronic poll books will not be used in Jackson […]
1 month ago
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Jackson County Republican Forum

Tonight in Gautier, voters from across Jackson County had a chance to hear from Republican candidates. The Jackson County Republican Executive Committee held a forum at MGCCC’s campus in Gautier where candidates discussed their platforms and values while addressing problems faced in each of the cities in Jackson County. Heath Hillman, who was one of […]
1 month ago
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Jackson County Local Candidate Forum

Today Jackson County GOP organizations are hosting a political candidate forum. Jackson county residents will have the opportunity to meet the republican candidates running for elected office in the upcoming municipal elections. The forum will begin at 6 pm in student center cafeteria of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Campus in Gautier. Admission is […]
1 month ago
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Acadian and Jackson County supervisors finalize contract

Acadian Ambulance Service will stay in Jackson County for at least another four years. This came after a 3-2 vote by county supervisors today in favor of awarding a new four year contract with Acadian. Acadian’s contract with Jackson County expired back in November in the wake of questioning in regards to Acadian’s response times. […]
1 month ago
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Building fire in Jackson County

This afternoon in Jackson County, a building housing chemicals just north of I-10 caught fire. The owner of the building, Ronald Skelton, tells News 25 he previously used the structure for his boat building business. This morning, Skelton was working on a motorcycle he stores at the building when the engine backfired, causing a fire […]
2 months ago
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Meet the Democratic candidates in Jackson County

A local Democratic organization did its part to make sure Jackson County residents are ready for municipal elections this summer. The Democratic Women’s Federation of Jackson County invited voters to a meet and greet for Democratic candidates running for city offices. The event attracted residents from Pascagoula, Moss Point, Gautier and Ocean Springs to MGCCC’s Jackson […]
2 months ago
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Man suffers serious injuries after crash in Jackson County

This afternoon a motorcycle accident on Interstate 10 in Jackson County has left a man with life-threatening injuries. According to Highway Patrol Spokesman Chase Elkins, the man was thrown from his motorcycle while heading westbound on Interstate 10 near mile marker 52. Elkins says at around 1:15 p.m. the man veered off the road to […]