Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn recently kicked off a statewide campaign for equal rights for crime victims during a press conference at the Neshoba County Fair. Gunn was joined by Mississippi legislators, mayors, and victim advocates to show support for the passage of Marsy's Law.
Google is bringing “Grow with Google,” the tech company’s initiative to help create economic opportunity, to Mississippi the week of August 26.
The Wilkes Dining Hall team at William Carey University has won the Platinum Award from MMI Dining Systems. MMI President Ronnie Cockayne, MMI District Manager Bob Gilstrap and WCU Provost Dr. Scott Hummel joined cafeteria employees last month for a bowling celebration at Hub Lanes.
The Forrest County Election Commission will be conducting pre-election testing of software logic and accuracy on TSX machines in advance of the Aug. 27 primary runoff election.
The testing will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 21 and 22 at the county’s election warehouse, 224 East 5th Street in downtown Hattiesburg.
Hattiesburg Arts Council and University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Communication challenge teens age 13-19 from Forrest and Lamar counties to participate in a music mentoring, performing and recording competition – “Put Me in the Mix.”
Fifty years ago this summer, 400,000 flower children gathered at Woodstock and made history. Grab a few of your groovy friends (those over 21 years of age), crank up your VW bus, and join the Hattiesburg Zoo on August 16 for Zoostock, the most iconic, retrospective event to ever hit the Hub City.
For the second straight year, Keesler Federal Credit Union has awarded scholarships to employees seeking enrollment as undergraduate students in The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development.