Hattiesburg




Hattiesburg hopes to be the 'best' of the 'worst'

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Keeping one of the biggest secrets of her life is causing problems for Hattiesburg’s Priscilla Nguyen. She is one of the 16 contestants who will be appearing on Food Network’s “Worst Cooks in America,” starting Sunday.

Except the 10-episode season has already been taped. Nguyen knows who won, but she is sworn to secrecy.


Region Thriving

By STAFF REPORTS,

The metropolitan area around Hattiesburg has blossomed economically as shown through the November unemployment figures as Mississippi recorded its lowest unemployment rate in history at 4.8 percent.

Forrest County’s unemployment rate has decreased for the past five months, from 6.0 percent in July to 4.1 percent in November.









Shooting spree: nine arrested, two hospitalized

By BUSTER WOLFE,

An apparent confrontation between two street gangs in Hattiesburg led to the shooting spree Monday at 1810 Country Club Road that eventually brought nine arrests in the aggravated assaults and three injured people.

Of the nine people arrested, ages range from 16 to 41 years old and included a Hattiesburg High School quarterback.


Pages

The Petal News:

Panther Pet Hospital’s “star volunteer” is grabbing 2018 by the horns and stepping up to make a... READ MORE


The Lamar Times: