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Missing Person Alert


The Jones County Sheriff's Department is seeking information on Vernice Rushing, 30, who has been reported as missing. She has short, shaved hair and is approximately 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 250 pounds. She was last seen on Tuesday on Old Culpepper Road in eastern Jones County wearing a black DeepWell cap, black shirt with "Roll Tide" print, blue jeans, and green and white tennis shoes. Rushing reportedly got into a vehicle (description unknown) with her dog and an unknown woman who was driving. There are reports that the pair may be headed to Johnson City, Tenn. Rushing has a condition that may impair her judgment, family members reported. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the JCSD at 601-425-3147 or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP (7867).

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