Hattiesburg’s EUROHA Alumni Association will host its 17th biennial reunion July 1-7 of graduates and others who attended the city’s historic former African-American high schools – Eureka, Royal Street and L.J. Rowan - with a wide variety of events scheduled throughout the week.
As students are away on summer vacation, renovation work is going full steam ahead at Hattiesburg High School and Rowan Elementary School, part of the Hattiesburg Public School District’s plans for improvements to all schools in the district, using funds coming from the renewal of property tax assessments approved by voters last year.
A Veteran Pine Belt lawman who oversaw the advancement of the University of Southern Mississippi Police Department concluded a stellar career in law enforcement June 28, when he traded his badge in for what family, friends and colleagues agree is a well-deserved retirement.
When Eddie A. Holloway enrolled as a freshman at The University of Southern Mississippi in the fall of 1970, the Hattiesburg native who grew up in the segregated world of Jim Crow wouldn’t have fathomed how meaningfully the historically all-white university would figure into his life’s story.
As the 2018-2019 school year draws to a close, the Hattiesburg Public School District’s Board of Trustees took time during its May 14 regular monthly meeting to recognize the many accomplishments of a plethora of students, teachers and coaches.
A bid of $996,000 from Sullivan Enterprises of Magee was approved by the Hattiesburg Public School District’s Board of Trustees at its April 9 meeting for work at Hattiesburg High School.
Moody’s Investor Services, the renowned bond credit rating entity, has again increased the Hattiesburg Public School District’s bond credit rating after having assigned it speculative, or “junk,” bond status just a few years ago.
Hattiesburg High School senior Owen Sayre is one of only 76 Mississippi students nominated to be a U.S. Presidential Scholar, a program established in 1964 by executive order of the U.S. President to honor and recognize some of the nation's top graduating high school seniors.