West Jones community mourns the loss of Mustang senior Cade Thompson
Teresa Mackey took broken pieces of jewelry that she found around her house and turned them into beautiful pieces of art. That’s symbolic of the path her life took in recent years. What seemed shattered now shines.
The Laurel Housing Authority hosted Turning Up the Pink in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a parade Thursday afternoon.
The most common form of cancer in women is breast cancer, besides skin cancers. There’s a one-in-eight chance that a person will develop breast cancer in the U.S. In 2020, nearly 282,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer. The Laurel Housing Authority brings awareness to breast cancer b…
The South Jones Band of Braves took the Bands of America competition by storm, winning the overall award for Class 1A and scoring high enough to make it to the finals.
As legislative leaders wait to see if Gov. Tate Reeves will call lawmakers into special session to vote on a medical marijuana proposal, groups opposed to legalized cannabis — who typically have the governor’s ear — are making a push against it.
Christa Alexander of Laurel was appointed to the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services Board by Gov. Tate Reeves, according to a press release from the governor’s office.
Friday night Miss Jones County Caidyn Crowder did it again with another preliminary win before the Miss Mississippi finale competition Saturday.
Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch confirmed to the Laurel Leader-Call that the state will join a lawsuit that was filed to block battleground states from casting “unlawful and constitutionally tainted votes” in the Electoral College. Texas AG Ken Paxton filed the lawsuit against four b…
The Mississippi Access to Justice Commission and the Mississippi Bar have been honored by the American Bar Association for their efforts to provide free civil legal assistance to poor people.
Legislators voted on Sunday to remove the Mississippi state flag, the last in the nation featuring the Confederate battle emblem, more than 126 years after it was adopted.The House and Senate passed a bill on Sunday that will immediately remove the state flag, and Gov. Tate Reeves said he wo…
A Petal woman is in jail facing charges for going on social media and posting racist messages she alleges were sent by her father, including his phone number and address.