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Ashley Jackson


Petal, MS, United States

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Past articles by Ashley:

HPD dispatch phone lines down

The phone lines for the Hattiesburg Police Department dispatch are currently down due to a fiber line being cut. → Read More

Columbia Police Chief: "It is very rare that we have to euthanize an animal by gunshot.”

Social media post sheds light on Columbia Animal Control and Rescue euthanization process. → Read More

‘Back at it Challenge’ weight loss competition kicks off

Losing weight can be difficult on your own. Team members at the 5 Star Nutrition store in Hattiesburg said that you don’t have to lose weight all by yourself. → Read More

Perry County adds new after school programs

Perry County School District students now have access to three new programs. → Read More

Awning falls on students at Runnelstown Elementary; 2 injured

The students were taken to an area hospital as a precaution and have since been released. → Read More

Purvis woman killed in crash on Highway 98 in Lamar County

A 66-year-old woman was killed after a Saturday afternoon two-vehicle crash in Lamar County. → Read More

Deputies looking for truck that hit 8-year-old in Lamar Co.

Authorities in Lamar County are looking for a white pickup truck deputies say hit an 8-year-old child and drove away Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone. → Read More

Hattiesburg zoo hosts Red, White & Zoo

The Hattiesburg Zoo sent a special salute to the armed forces Thursday and offered families a destination for holiday fun this Independence Day. → Read More

Petal man arrested after Perry County drug bust

A Petal man is behind bars after a drug bust in Perry County during a safety checkpoint. → Read More

Interchange project on I-59, MS-42 moving forward

You’ve probably seen a change around the Evelyn Gandy Parkway exit and Interstate 59. Trees have been knocked down and dirt work has started. This is all part of a $24 million interchange project. → Read More

Man charged with first-degree murder in 2011 Perry County homicide

A 25-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with first-degree murder in the 2011 death of a Perry County man. → Read More

7 On The Road: A Columbia Christmas Experience

People in the community described the 2018 experience as unforgettable, breath-taking, and special. → Read More

Perry Co. School District receives grants for summer reading program

Perry County School District receives thousands for summer reading program → Read More

Petal United Methodist Church hosting “Joy Jam”

At Petal United Methodist Church, members have been without air in the sanctuary for at least two months. → Read More

‘He was just like my son,’ says man after beloved, prize-winning border collie found dead

The Smith family is seeking answers regarding who killed their border collie Hero. The dog was found with its skull crushed Friday. → Read More

Pickup hits Amish horse-drawn carriage, killing 2 children

The state police say the two adults and five children who were in the carriage were ejected when the truck hit it Friday night. → Read More

Tree falls on home in Hattiesburg, family escapes without injuries

A tree fell on a home in Hattiesburg while a family was inside on Friday. → Read More

100-year-old Sumrall bank transformed into local shop

One Sumrall woman transformed a bank that was over 100 years old into a local shop. → Read More

Swarm of ladybugs spotted on weather radar

So many ladybugs were flying around the area, it was picked up on the National Weather Service’s radar on Tuesday. → Read More