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MEADVILLE — The text messages between Greg Burroughs and Katherine Sinclair show that their relationship could be volatile and that’s what led to the deadly shooting in his garage last summer, both attorneys agreed. But who pulled the trigger is what they’re arguing about.

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A 21-year-old woman was killed Monday morning when she was ejected from her car after it flipped several times just north of the Hattiesburg-Laurel airport on Interstate 59. Moselle and Southwest volunteer fire departments responded to the wreck just after 8 a.m.The driver of the Fiesta was …

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Ovett and Runnelstownvolunteer fire departmentsresponded to a one-vehicle rollover with injuries near 509 Eastside Drive just before 11 a.m. Sunday. The vehicle had four occupants at the time of the rollover with one adult sustaining injuries. No identities were available. Jones and PerryCou…

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Jury selection begins in Burroughs manslaughter trial

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The newly formed Jones County Young Lawyers Association recently had a membership meeting at Lee’s Coffee and Tea in downtown Laurel. Pictured are a few of the JCYLA members, from left, Risher Caves, Lane Williamson Staines, Katie Bisnette Sumrall, Mason Wood and Danielle Ashley. JCYL is a d…

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The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating a shooting that may have been a case of self-defense during an altercation in the south part of Jones County two weeks ago.

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Glade Fire & Rescue celebrated 30 years of service to the Glade community yesterday. Three charter members were honored for their years of dedication to Glade. Glade Fire & Rescue was incorporated as a non-profit on Aug. 26, 1988.

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Eight people were arrested on drug charges at one residence in Shady Grove, and meth was found in a 7-year-old’s room after Jones County Sheriff’s Department narcotics officers executed a search warrant there late last week.

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Elderly relative accused of inappropriately touching 3 young relatives

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DA’s office prepared for ‘battle in the courtroom’

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The attorney for a Jones County man who is on death row after being found guilty of killing his girlfriend’s toddler is asking that his client be able to bond out of jail before his retrial.

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Sheriff asks for funding supervisors say they can’t provide without ballot measure

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Vietnam War veterans honored at Saturday ceremony in Laurel

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Pair of frequent flyers, including father of five, back behind bars

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Sandy Holified has been elected as an Honorary Life Member of the Southern Economic Development Council. The vice president of the Jones County Economic Development Authority was recognized recently at the SEDC annual conference in Mobile, Ala.

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The Direct Support Employee of the Month winners for June at Ellisville State School are, from left, Destiny Cook of Stringer, Stephanie Jones of Bassfield, Shelia McCann of Laurel and Tracy Bridges of Ellisville.

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Fred is a calm, sweet, elderly beagle who needs a place to live the remainder of his life. Fred appears to be house-trained and is a big fan of naps. He does have a few health issues that can be easily treated. All he needs is a loving family who will give him the attention and care he needs…

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The term “bleacher bums” takes on a whole new meaning with a pair who were arrested last week for stealing from a park where children go to play ball.

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Ole Miss senior Katelynn McGowen of Moselle, the daughter of Hugh and Robin McGowen, was one of four students selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program.

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Gemini is the runt of a litter of Catahoula dogs. Born on March 26, 2018, she weighs about 10 pounds. The rescue group SWARM — Safe and Warm Animal Rescue of Mississippi — isn’t sure what she is mixed with but she is a third of the size of her brothers and sisters, so we don’t think she will…

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Burroughs' attorney doesn't want jury to see 'gruesome' autopsy photos

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Council votes 6-3 to keep Tullos; she retires anyway

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A Hinds County man who had come to Jones County to visit his wife’s grave was killed in a traffic accident a few minutes after leaving the cemetery.

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Man Pickering called to help at fire charged, jailed overnight

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Family loses home, firefighters save special mementoes

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The pursuit of a Memphis man and his 2-year-old daughter ended in Soso, with the man being arrested and the toddler being taken to South Central Regional Medical Center, presumably in good condition, Covington County Sheriff Stann Smith said.

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Volunteer fire and rescue units from M&M, Glade, Powers and Rustin battled a mobile home fire on Wednesday afternoon on Walter Beard Road in Myrick, firefighters reported. The home was a total loss and heavy damage was also reported to a passenger car. Firefighters arriving on scene repo…

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The heads of Jones County’s two largest law enforcement agencies called on the leader of the Emergency Management Agency to resign or be fired.

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A Jones County man is in jail after being accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl and threatening her if she told anyone, according to a press release from the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.

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Lightning strike ignites County Line Baptist;40 vols battle blaze

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William McCoy used a knife to carve his name in his girlfriend’s thigh last summer.

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United Blood Services and South Central Regional Medical Center are teaming up for blood drives next week.

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Trial delayed to November, Parrish calling for MBI to take over cruelty investigation