Chevron, Jackson Co. EDF celebrate expansion of Pascagoula Refinery, 60 years of operation
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - Chevron and the Jackson County Economic Development Foundation are celebrating a major win for their corporate partnership on Monday following the expansion of the Pascagoula Refinery. “Chevron is just another fine example of commitment to our community,” said Pascagoula City Manager Michael Silverman. “This is expansion...
FEMA awards over $1 million in grants to tornado victims in Jackson County
MOSS POINT, Miss. (WALA) - More than a million dollars is going to Jackson County, Mississippi following an EF-2 tornado in June. The Federal Emergency Management Agency told FOX10 News it awarded grants to some 450 victims, and people are already seeing the money in the bank to begin rebuilding their homes.
Jackson County 4-H holding Open House
Joining us today are Kim Gowdy and Shelby Hudson to tell us about the upcoming Jackson County 4-H Open House. The open house takes place Tuesday, September 26th at 4:30 p.m. at Jackson County Fair Hall. Click here for more information about the Jackson County 4-H Club. Categories:...
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Fatal Crash, Facebook Ad Killing, and Cyberattack Impact Jackson County
This week in Jackson County, Mississippi, there were several incidents that occurred, including a shooting in Moss Point resulting in one fatality, a fatal crash on I-10 involving multiple vehicles, a tragic case of luring and killing a woman through a Facebook ad, and a cyberattack on Singing River Health System. These incidents have raised concerns about public safety and the need for increased vigilance in the community.
Supervisors Set Levy and Approve Budget for FY 2023-2024
On September 11, 2023, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors approved an Order setting Levy for County Ad Valorem Taxes for FY 2023/24 (Oct. 1, 2023 - Sept. 30, 2024) including Road District, School, and all other taxing districts of Jackson County. They also approved the Order Authorizing Approval and Adoption of the County Budget for FY 2023-2024.
Mississippi Songwriters Festival gives voice to new artists
JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Music filled the air in Jackson County as festival goers spent their Saturday stopping at venues to listen to artists. Jeremy Threlfall was one of those artists. Music has been a part of his life since the age of five. “My mom stuck me on...
The 14th annual Mississippi Songwriters Festival kicks off Thursday night
Www.supertalk.fm – Caleb Salers – 2023-09-21 14:05:14. SUMMARY: The 14th annual Mississippi Songwriters Festival is beginning tonight in Jackson County. The four-day event will feature over 120 songwriters from around the state and nation, with live performances at 13 different venues. The festival will kick off with a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and a music-filled party. Buck Allen, head of the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance's ambassador program, invites the public to enjoy the weekend filled with festivities and great music. The festival will also include workshops and collaborations with veterans at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center. A full list of events can be found on the festival website.
Mississippi Songwriters Festival begins tonight
Happening today, an annual festival celebrating our state’s rich musical talent begins in Jackson County. The Mississippi Songwriters Festival kicks off tonight at 7 with a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Mary C. O’Keefe in Ocean Springs. Jim Weatherly, Jimmie Rodgers, and Elsie McWilliams are just...
1 person dead after 2 Jackson Co. I-10 crashes
JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Tuesday morning, two wrecks in Jackson County have been cleared after blocking all eastbound lanes of I-10 for hours. MHP tells us one wreck involved three cars. The other involved a motorcycle and a vehicle. Jackson County Deputy Coroner James Prisock confirms the driver of...
Lake Mars Pier Expansion Project (2023)
The Lake Mars Pier Expansion is currently in progress and is expected to be complete by early November 2023. While the pier will remain open to the public during the majority of construction, there will be a need for more intermittent pier closures before the project is complete. Notices of any closures will be posted to the Jackson County Facebook page. Your patience and understanding while the project is being completed is appreciated.
Mississippi High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Jackson County This Week
Want to know how to watch high school football matchups in Jackson County, Mississippi this week? We have what you need below. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Jackson County, Mississippi High School Football Games...
Pet of the Week: Boo is looking for a forever home!
Every other Tuesday we feature a pet up for adoption at the Jackson County Animal Shelter. Joining us as always, we've got Maridee Mallette to tell us about this week's Pet of the Week.
Coast Life: Mississippi Songwriters Hall of Fame
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WLOX) - This week, you’ll be able to listen to some of the best music you’ll find anywhere. The sounds of the Coast Life will echo across Jackson County during the Mississippi Songwriters Festival. The annual event gets started on Thursday night with the latest...
Weekly Safety Report: Road Rage Shooting, Facebook Marketplace Murder, Bullying, and Witnessing 9/11 in Jackson County, Mississippi
Two men were hospitalized after a road rage shooting and crash on Interstate 10 in Moss Point, Mississippi. The incident occurred when the victims' vehicle was shot by individuals in another vehicle while both were traveling westbound on I-10. Both cars crashed into each other, and three men fled the scene. In another incident, Daniel Tenner was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Mississippi woman during a Facebook Marketplace transaction. Additionally, the death of a student at Ocean Springs Middle School resurfaced painful memories of bullying. Lastly, a Pascagoula woman recalled witnessing the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.
Ocean Springs and Jackson County Proceed with Annexation Hearing before Trial
On Friday, City officials in Ocean Springs and Jackson County held a procedural hearing. The hearing focused on the city's contentious proposal to annex unincorporated county areas.
Local Crime Update: Multiple Incidents Reported Across Our Community on September 14, 2023
On September 14, 2023, several incidents occurred in various locations. Richard Leroy Kline Jr. reported a court order violation at a Gulf Park Estates address. Harley Damon Whaley reported a burglary at another Gulf Park Estates address. A commercial burglary was reported by Jackson County recreational personnel at a Vancleave location.