ELLISVILLE – A pinning and graduation ceremony for 21 students who recently finished Jones College’s Practical Nursing program was held to celebrate their accomplishments while overcoming many obstacles. Completing the one-year program was a challenge for some like 31-year-old Le’Chasity Taylor of Hattiesburg. The single mother of a 10-year-old girl previously earned an associate of arts degree in veterinary medicine. After working in the animal world for one and half years, she decided to find a new career working at Forrest General Hospital which lasted nine years working for different departments including the pathology lab, clinic lab and as an acute care tech on the medical surgical floor. Still wanting more, Taylor pursued a career in nursing.
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. The City of Magee, MS, will receive separate sealed bids for lot clean up and/or demolition of property known and described as follows, all lying within the City of Magee, Simpson County, MS:
A warrant has been issued for a Mississippi mayor after his wife filed misdemeanor assault charges in a domestic dispute. WLBT in Jackson reports that the wife of Magee Mayor Dale Berry filed assault charges after police responded to a call Saturday morning. Magee Police Chief Shane Little said that...
The Laurel City Council this week approved several zoning changes including one involving the Old Lamar School Property. The City Council approved the Second Reading of an Ordinance to grant a zoning change from R-2, Medium Density Residential District, to R-4, High Density Residential District to Affordable Housing Developers, LLC (in conjunction with Laurel Housing Authority).
MAGEE, Miss. (WLBT) - A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Magee Mayor Dale Berry after his wife filed assault charges, according to Magee police. Chief Shane Little said his officers responded to a call Saturday morning in Magee, but Little said he’s unaware of the nature of the call.
LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - Home-schooling families should consider circling Aug. 19 on their calendars. The Laurel Christian Home Educators will be hosting a “Back to School” sign-up for home-schooling families on Friday, Aug. 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is scheduled to be held in...
Magee police have issued a warrant for the city’s mayor after assault charges were filed by his wife, WLBT reports. Officers were dispatched to Mayor Dale Berry’s home on Saturday morning, but Mayor Berry was not home when police arrived. His wife was, though, and she pressed charges resulting in a warrant being issued.
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - If you missed a few of the most important headlines and need to play catch up, no worries. WLBT has gathered some of the top stories from our website to get you up to speed. It’s been more than one year since a 21-year-old was shot...
Residents from the Laurel-Jones County Area enjoyed plenty of free food and fun during this year’s Night Out Against Crime. The annual event, which attracted many, was held in the parking lot of the Laurel Police Department this week. Laurel Police Department’s Police Chief Tommy Cox said the annual...
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. Saturday morning, August 6, 2022, the Magee Police Department received a call concerning a dispute at Mayor Dale Berry’s home .Keilah Berry has filed assault charges against her husband.
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. The Simpson County Christian Coalition is sponsoring a time of prayer for our City and leaders in front of Magee City Hall beginning at 6 PM.
JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A Laurel man is behind bars tonight after a narcotics investigation led to a search and seizure of a Jones County home. Narcotics agents with the Jones County Sheriff’s Department arrested Richard “Ricky” Strickland, 45, of Laurel, on charges of trafficking a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm.
Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. Dr. and Mrs. Jim Taylor of Magee, Mississippi are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kennedy Elizabeth Taylor to Christopher Collin Loper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Loper of Laurel, Mississippi.
8/26 - vs. Southeast Lauderdale - 7:30 p.m. 9/2 - vs. Quitman - 7:30 p.m. 9/9 - at Bay Springs - 7:30 p.m. 9/16 - at Newton - 7:30 p.m. 9/23 - vs. Northeast Lauderdale - 7:30 p.m. 9/30 - at North Forrest* - 7:30 p.m. 10/7 - vs. Stringer*...
HEIDELBERG, Miss. (WDAM) - There is optimism in Heidelberg after the football team returns after winning its first region title since 1994. “A lot of excitement coming back,” said second-year head coach Jimbo Nowell. “The kids are hungry, they’re expecting us to be better this year. We’re expecting to be better this year.”
MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – One of the six workers who were injured in a recent Madison County oil tank explosion died on Thursday, August 4. The explosion happened at Kearney Park on Friday, July 29. Six workers were taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson. Two of them were airlifted […]
Wikipedia has a list of the last survivors of the American slave trade. There are at least 27 people on the list as being survivors while two have been discredited due to records being falsified or claiming the wrong dates of birth.