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Executives from Bancorp South were expected to be in the Hub City today to present a check for $100,000 for use by the Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center, according to a media advisory from t
Pre-K collaborative that includes the Hattiesburg Public School District is being supported by a $2.1 million grant through the Mississippi Department of Education that funds positions and program
The expansion of enrollment at William Cary University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine over the next four years is a win for both Hattiesburg and the state. Dr.
The precarious five-way intersection near the United States Post Office on Mississippi 589 in Sumrall will soon be a thing of the past, as work is currently being conducted to realign Center Lane

Hattiesburg approves $145 million budget; some employees to get pay raises


After several years of what Mayor Toby Barker called “structural imbalances” in the city’s budget, Hattiesburg officials have finalized and adopted a Fiscal Year 2020 budget that improves department equipment and gives raises to several city employees without raising residents’ taxes.