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Jones County Junior College’s Adult Education program award- ed 138 students with a High School Equivalency credential at a special commencement ceremony on Monday in the M.P. Bush Fine Arts Auditorium. Guests of the 70 students who participated in the graduation ceremony also discovered who…

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Using a punishing running attack led by former South Jones star Scott Phillips and a stifling defense, the Jones County Junior College Bobcats dispatched No. 20 Co-Lin, 35-20, in the South Division opener for both schools.

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Jones County Junior College’s Emergency Medical Technology program recently received the prestigious “Excellence in Action” award, which recognizes the best Career Technical Education programs across the nation by Advance CTE.

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Jones County Junior College sophomore and biology major from Hattiesburg Katelyn Stone will be the first junior/community college transfer to commit to Mississippi College’s equestrian team. MC head coach Mandi Powers said she is excited to have Stone join the team, which she initiated in 2007.

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After leading Bay Springs High to a Class 2A state championship in 2015 and being an integral part of JCJC’s MACJC Championship, Region 23 Championship and a run to the quarterfinals of the NJCAA national tourney this year, Bruce Stevens verbally committed Monday to continue his basketball c…

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ELLISVILLE –U.S. Senator Roger Wicker stopped in Waynesboro recently and toured Jones County Junior College’s Wayne County Center. Visiting with members of the community and media, Wicker shared his thoughts about the end of one president’s term and the prospects of the new Republican Presid…

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ELLISVILLE – Nine, Jones County Junior College sophomores were selected to compete for the New Century Scholars/All-State Academic Team through the International Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa.  These students were nominated by faculty members and then selected by the JCJC Scholarship Commit…

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ELLISVILLE – Central Gulf Industrial Alliance recently awarded Jones County Junior College’s welding program at the Greene County Center a Silver Endorsement.  Greene County Center Director, Clint James explained several companies recommended the JCJC welding program for CGIA review. Earning…

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ELLISVILLE – Georgia-Pacific’s Lumber Mill in Bay Springs recently donated $3,000 to Jones County Junior College’s Jasper County Center, beginning a new partnership with the college.  Jasper County Center Director, Paul Johnson said the money will purchase tools for the Center’s Millwright lab.

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ELLISVILLE – The Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) selected Jones County Junior College accounting instructor and business division chair, Rick Bedwell as its Outstanding Educator of the Year.  The Petal resident and JCJC alumni is only the second community/junior c…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College will be registering students for the spring semester until the administrative offices close on Thursday, December 15.  Registration after the holidays will be on Friday, January 6, beginning at 9 a.m. in Jones Hall, until 1 p.m.  Students must have co…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s “A Jingle Jazz Christmas” was a tremendous success this year with an overwhelming number of gifts collected to assist the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. This year’s donation exceeded the two previous years allowing the Salvation Army to bless …

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s Workforce College will be offering a Welding Fabrication class for beginners at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville.  The evening class will meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. starting on January 17, and ending…

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ELLISVILLE – Paintings from the Mississippi Art Colony are on display at the Eula Bass Lewis Art Gallery on the Jones County Junior College campus. This traveling exhibit features artists who participated in the fall’s gathering. Their works have been selected by the guest artist, Angus Macp…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s Workforce College is offering a welding night class at the JCJC Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville. The course will meet Monday through Thursday nights, from 5:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., beginning Tuesday, January 9, 2017, through Friday, June 1…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s Workforce College is offering a welding day class at the JCJC Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville. The course will meet Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., beginning Tuesday, January 3, 2017, through Friday, February 24, 2017. 

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ELLISVILLE – The Jones County Junior College’s third annual community-wide Christmas caroling event called, “Lighting of the Lake” will be held Tuesday, December 6, at 6 p.m. The public is invited to join in the Christmas tree lighting and caroling event around the Lake behind Jones Hall.  B…

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ELLISVILLE – An evening of instrumental music featuring Jones County Junior College’s student musicians from five different small ensembles will be presented on Tuesday, December 6, at 7 p.m. in the JCJC Fine Arts Auditorium. Ensembles performing include the JCJC Brass Ensemble and Low Brass…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College will be offering a Pipefitting class at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville. The class will meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. starting on January 17, 2017, through June 29, 2017.

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ELLISVILLE – Mississippi’s community colleges were recently given a new tool to help those who want to improve their success in the job market with a three-year grant called MI-BEST or Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training.  Over the last year, students were able to fini…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s Center in Stonewall is offering college credit and non-credit day and night courses this spring. Class dates and times may vary depending on demand. Non-credit classes currently scheduled for this spring include: Welding with NCCER CORE meets Monday…

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ELLISVILLE –The Fine Arts Department of Jones County Junior College is proud to present “O Holy Night,” a Christmas concert presented by the JCJC Concert Choir, and special guests including an orchestra and dancers from the Laurel Ballet Academy. The public is invited to attend this free con…

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ELLISVILLE –The Warriors of Oak Grove dominated the Jones County Junior College Bobcat Math League’s playoff competition in the mathletes’ third attempt to become Math “Super Bowl” Champions. During the six-week regular season, the Warriors not only won each match but they also outscored the…

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ELLISVILLE- Two former educators shared the spotlight at Jones County Junior College’s Homecoming weekend festivities as 2016 Honor Alumni: JCJC 1971 graduate, Aaron Heidelberg Jr. of Ellisville and JCJC 1963 graduate, Martha Rogers Tisdale, a native of Collins who currently lives in Hatties…

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ELLISVILLE – The fall weather brought out an estimated three thousand princesses, super heroes, goblins and ghouls to have fun at the annual Jones County Junior College Treats in the Streets on Halloween.  Hundreds of kids participated in the costume contests for babies and teens, with the w…

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ELLISVILLE – After six weeks of regular season competition, Sacred Heart remains as the only undefeated team in the Jones County Junior College Bobcat Math League.  The Crusaders managed to fend off the Raleigh Lions, 46 to 33, who were thirsty for the chance to make the playoffs. As a resul…

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ELLISVILLE –Jones County Junior College is offering Basic Machining as a non-credit class at the Jasper County Center in Bay Springs. This class includes classroom instruction and hands-on training in the shop. The machining class will meet Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s Workforce College will be offering the non-credit computer course, “Microsoft Word 2016 Basic” on Monday nights,from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. beginning November 7 through December 12, 2016. This class will meet at the JCJC Advanced Technology Cente…

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ELLISVILLE – While some things never change, this week’s competition amongst the Jones County Junior College Bobcat Math League’s teams have seen some big changes. Sacred Heart is the only team to remain undefeated after the fourth week of competition. Three of the division leaders have mana…

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ELLISVILLE- Jones County Junior College’s Student Government Association along with campus clubs and organizations, the city of Ellisville and the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation will be hosting the annual “Treats in the Streets” night of activities on Monday, October …

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ELLISVILLE–Jones County Junior College’s Concert Choir has begun a new season of performances this fall and will be in Quitman on Sunday, October 9, at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Quitman. The Quitman High School Choir, under the direction of Robby Daniels will be join…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College will be registering students for the spring semester until the administrative offices close on Friday, December 14. Registration after the holidays will be on Tuesday, January 8, beginning at 1 p.m. for students whose last names begin with “A” to “K.”…

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ELLISVILLE – Students wishing to attend Jones County Junior College for the spring semester can register for classes now. New students to Jones can make an appointment with the Student Success Center counselors to register for classes by calling, (601) 477-4257. Current students should see t…

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ELLISVILLE – Knocking off a perennial power house is no easy feat but to knock off the division leader you have to have the points. Northeast Jones and Presbyterian Christian both won their matches in the second week of Jones County Junior College’s Bobcat Math League, but the Tigers earned …

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ELLISVILLE – Plans are underway to make Homecoming at Jones County Junior College a special event.  The weekend of activities begins Friday, October 14. The college will begin Homecoming festivities by recognizing two JCJC alumni at the Honor Alumni Dinner. Aaron Heidelberg of Ellisville and…

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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s Workforce College is offering a non-credit, Commercial Truck Driving class at the Jasper County Center in Bay Springs. This course will meet on Saturdays, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., beginning October 3, through November 26 (eight weeks).