Flocks find festival

An estimated 12,000 people came to downtown Laurel for the annual Loblolly Festival on Saturday. It was the largest festival yet, with 115 vendors plus the new children’s craft…read more

Couple loses home, dog to fire

Four house fires in East Jones in September Another home in East Jones County was destroyed by fire Wednesday night,…read more


’Shrooms, steroids, ‘E-cigs’ seized by sheriff’s department   A complaint about suspicious activity led to the arrest of two county…read more


South chops down West for first time since 2000 The party started on The Reservation and spilled out into the…read more