Jones County officials relieved with Isaac western turn

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Jones County Emergency Management officials along with city and county leaders have been meeting to determine how they will handle Hurricane Isaac.

With the storm still veering to the west, Jones county officials are somewhat breathing a sigh of relief.

The Interim Director of The Jones County Emergency Management, Marda Tullos said residents need to remain off the road ways because the chance of getting hit by a tornados is much greater than before.