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Art of healing

Art of Healing dazzles hundreds in attendance • By Megan Brewer LL-C correspondent South Central Regional Medical Center celebrated its…read more

Suspicious blaze

House near Leaf River had no electricity, water • A fire that has been deemed suspicious destroyed a home in…read more

Touch-a-Truck set for April 8

Laurel Main Street’s Touch-a-Truck event provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types — public service,…read more


Thousands fill downtown for premiere • Erin Napier’s favorite thing about Home Town was “people coming from outside to (my)…read more

Swamp stompers stymied

Suspects nabbed with stolen firearms hidden in muck near residence • Information from residents of two adjacent counties led Jones County investigators…read more