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A different type of church service is available in the Hattiesburg area when University Baptist Church holds its Celtic Christian service on the second Sunday of each month.

Never has a university suffered so much damage from a natural disaster as William Carey University did almost exactly a year ago when an EF-3 roared over the campus on the morning of Jan.

Alan Howe brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in plant operations across a variety of industries as he takes over as the director of Hattiesburg’s Water & Sewer Department.

On Tuesday, the Forrest County Board of Supervisors announced they have reached an agreement with the Pat Harrison Waterway District, settling for $1.3 million.

In 2013, the board voted to leave the district.

The concrete flooring is expected to be poured later this month as St. Fabian Catholic Church plans to move into its sanctuary later this year before the church’s fifth anniversary, according to Father Tommy Conway.


District to host Excel by 5, law enforcement appreciation festivities

By NIKKI SMITH,

The first football game of the season for Petal High School will be at home on Saturday, Aug. 19.

The Panthers will host Hattiesburg High School. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

 Petal Excel By 5 will be the game sponsor for the first game of the season, which will include many special activities planned for the game.














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