Laurel Bone and Joint sold to hospital - WDAM - TV 7 - News, Weather and Sports

Laurel Bone and Joint sold to hospital

Posted: Updated:
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

One of the state's longest-running orthopedic clinics has been sold.

Laurel Bone and Joint Clinic is now owned by South Central Regional Medical Center.

President and Executive Director Doug Higginbotham says the hospital took over the clinic February 1 and is now interested in acquiring land near the clinic.

The land will cost close to $1 million.

The Jones County Supervisor gave Higginbotham the approval to move forward with the purchase during Monday morning's supervisor's meeting.

Copyright 2013 WDAM. All rights reserved.