2018-05-31 E-Edition

Remembering on Memorial Day

Murder in Jackson; 2 arrested, 1 sought

Four individuals said involved in Miss.carjacking

Four suspects wanted for carjacking and other crimes in Mississippi apparently got into an argument in Jackson early Friday morning, May 25. Shots were fired and one of the individuals was killed. Jackson Police responded to gunshots on Miller Street around 6:47 a.m. where they found Seceila Dupree McKenzie, 19, had been shot multiple times. EMS units arrived and he […]

Governor’s race tops primary ballots for Democrats, GOP

Alabamians have a primary election Tuesday. Voters will have to decide between a Democratic and a Republican ballot and that decision will limit the offices and candidates they can vote for. Topping both ballots will be the race for governor. The Democratic and Republican nominees for governor — and other offices, too — will then compete in the Nov. 6 […]

Alberto not a big deal but shows hurricane season is on the way

Alberto was only a subtropical storm but the first hurricane of the year — even before the season officially starts June 1 — reminded everyone of what could come this year. Alberto ticked over from coming into Mobile Bay to making landfall just west of Panama City Monday afternoon. Even though it was a mild storm with mild winds, it […]


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Truck jackknifes on river bridge

Jackson Police and Fire departments were kept busy for hours last Thursday when an 18-wheeler jackknifed on the south-bound lanes of the river bridge. Traffic was backed up for several hours following the incident. There were no injuries reported.

Memorial Day fire in Stave Creek

The Jackson Fire Department responded to a house fire in the Stave Creek area that totally destroyed this dwelling on Memorial Day. The house was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

Washington Co. citizen says ‘smaller roads’ need attention

Warren Roberts, a private citizen who lives in southeast Washington County, addressed the Washington County Commission Monday about concerns over the plight of both roads and finances in the county. Roberts said the priority list for road work composed by Danny Overton, county engineer, lacks roads that citizens in the southeast region consider high priority. Roberts provided each attendee and […]

Darin James

Darin James of Choctaw Bluff, better known as “DD,” made his earthly transition May 23, 2018 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. Born Dec. 5, 1963 to Bernell James and George Lee James, he was 54 years of age. Early in life he united with St. James AME Church, later joining Temple of God’s Harvest in Jackson. Darin was a member […]