Approximately 4,000 people showed up last New Year’s Eve for the inaugural Midnight on Front Street celebration in downtown Hattiesburg, ringing in the new year with a “ball drop” of a replica of the iconic Hub Sign that once sat atop the Ross Building.
A group of teachers and one administrator were honored for their commitment to their students and the mission of the Forrest County School District Dec. 9 at the final regular meeting for 2019 of the Forrest County School District Board of Directors.
The Lewis family is bringing the Christmas spirit to Purvis for the 30th year with their well-known Lewis Lights & Crafts holiday display.
The free display, which is located on White Chapel Road, opened on Thanksgiving, and weather permitting, will be open every evening at 5:30 p.m. until New Year’s Eve.
A prominent member of the House Intelligence Committee recently said that the focus of the current impeachment inquiry into President Trump needs to shift away from the use of “quid pro quo” to describe Trump’s alleged behavior because “it’s probably best not to use Latin to explain it.”
Well, excuse me.
Will Ford says an important internship opportunity “fell in his lap” after impressing faculty with a presentation on his honors thesis at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.
A recently-adopted kitten has brought love and companionship to a Petal family and $1,000 to Southern Pines Animal Shelter – with the possibility of more to come.
Esteemed Civil Rights activist and lifelong educator Ellie Jewel Davis Dahmer of Forrest County will be awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, during The University of Southern Mississippi Fall 2019 Commencement ceremony.
A couple weeks after closing the bridge over the Lower Little River on Caney Church Road outside of Lumberton, Lamar County officials now have a more definite picture of what repairs will need to be made to bring the bridge into compliance with the current load rating program.