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  • Progress being made
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    10.08.14 - 11:44 am
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  • Aiming for success...
    Students participating in program to promote archery
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    Man to serve 7 years in prison for exploitation of children
    A Jones County resident will serve seven years in prison due to charges of sexual exploitation of children, which stem from images found on electronic devices in his possession.
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    EMA awards presented to recognize service
    Jones County Fire and Rescue volunteers got some well-deserved appreciation this summer with a dinner held in their honor.
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    Man pleads guilty to growing pot
    A Jones County man who was arrested in May on charges of cultivation of marijuana received a sentence of five years to serve last week after entering a guilty plea.
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    Alleigh Kyle Boutique moves
    The new home for Alleigh Kyle Boutique includes a display window easily visible to passing motorists, which was a goal for the owner since its opening.
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    national news

    Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipmentBy Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials unveiled new measures on Wednesday to carry out Ebola monitoring on anyone entering the country from the three nations at the center of a West African epidemic, increasing precautions to stop the spread of the virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that beginning Monday, travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be directed to check in with health officials every day and report their temperatures and any Ebola symptoms for 21 days, the period of incubation for the virus. ...

    2014-10-22 13:21:50 -0400
    By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is drafting rules designed to close an accounting loophole that in recent years has helped coal companies boost export profits and likely cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, people familiar with the plan said. American taxpayers by law are due a 12.5 percent royalty on the sales of millions of tons of coal pulled each year from federal land that mining companies lease. ...
    2014-10-23 01:21:27 -0400

    FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video released by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Wilson has told authorities that Michael Brown reached for the gun during a scuffle, the Times reported in a story posted on its website Friday night Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A government autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range, according to a copy of the autopsy published by the St. Louis Post Dispatch. The autopsy results could buttress claims by supporters of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson that the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, 18, was justified. ...

    2014-10-22 13:00:26 -0400
    NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to kick-start Asia's third-largest economy.
    2014-10-23 02:19:09 -0400