East Hardy bridge construction slated for summer

By BETH BUNCH,

It will only be a matter of months before construction begins on a new East Hardy Street bridge.

A proposed layout for the new bridge was presented to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors Monday. The new structure will replace the almost 70-year-old bridge connecting East Hardy Street in Hattiesburg and South Main Street in Petal.







Westminster Presbyterian to hold community-wide Thanksgiving service

By BETH BUNCH,

An ecumenical and interfaith  Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. 

Representatives from several local families of faith will lead the service, a mass choir will sing, and the Rev. Dr. Kathryn Spangler Kimmel from University Baptist Church will bring the message. 




Auld Lang Syne: Celebrate the start of 2020 in downtown Hattiesburg

By BETH BUNCH,

At the intersection of Main and Front Streets is where you’ll want to be come New Year’s Eve.

The City of Hattiesburg, Downtown Hattiesburg and visitHattiesburg have joined together with merchants in the downtown area and throughout the city to throw one heck of a New Year’s Eve celebration from 9:30 p.m. until 12:30 p.m. Dec. 31.



School of Rock: Sacred Heart’s CenterStage performance Nov. 14-16

By BETH BUNCH,

Sacred Heart Catholic School’s CenterStage students taking part in this weekend’s School of Rock have had quite the learning experience. In addition to memorizing their lines, the songs that go along with them and finding their place on stage, they’ve also had to learn to play an instrument.



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