The suspect who allegedly shot a Hattiesburg police officer Monday morning is now in custody.... READ MORE
Jacoby Bergeron’s 16th birthday will be about as sweet as they get. Jacoby is set to celebrate with family, friends and anybody who wants to attend his red-carpet bash set for 7 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at the C.E. Roy Community Center, 300 East 5th Street, Hattiesburg.
VisitHattiesburg hosted members of the Travel South USA Domestic Showcase, the South’s largest group tour operator trade show, last week at Camp Shelby. They were met by Marlo Dorsey, executive director of Visit Hattiesburg, Post Commander Bobby Ginn and Museum Director Steve Hampton and his staff.
Toni Marino, a student at Petal, touched a number of lives during her short time on earth. Marino died at the age of 12 on Dec. 26, 2017, from complications associated with acute myeloid leukemia. She was first diagnosed at the age of 8 and was diagnosed three more times.
“What I did on my spring vacation” took on a whole new meaning for one group of Lamar County students, who traveled to Poland on a mission trip with their church.
Temple Baptist in Oak Grove sent three teams out – Poland, Cambodia and the Ukraine.
U.S. Hwy. 49 was a sea of red, white and blue Tuesday morning as Hattiesburg residents and those from across the Pine Belt lined the busy highway to show support for area soldiers being deployed.
A 5 percent increase on the county’s property, casualty and liability insurance was discussed during Monday’s meeting of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors. Roman Galey, representing SouthGroup Insurance Services, said the increase was one of the lowest based on performance across 58 counties.