William Carey University inducted three people into the Carey Alumni Hall of Fame during Homecoming 2019: Philip Fortenberry, professional pianist; Vernon Mangum, military master instructor and cyber transport expert; and Ron Melton, lifelong educator.
The Mississippi State Department of Health has added a possible third contamination site in Hattiesburg as it investigates a measles exposure in Mississippi from an out-of-state traveler.
On Tuesday the MSDH said the traveler also visited the Turtle Creek Mall Food Court between the hours of noon and 2 p.m. April 10.
Hattiesburg police officers, along with Metro Narcotics Agents, seized more than 450 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop last Wednesday.
The officers pulled over a vehicle just before 10 p.m. on April 17 in the 2500 block of West 7th Street.
Take a swing at diabetes with Commissioner Tom King and the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi on Monday, May 6, at the Canebrake Country Club of Hattiesburg, to enjoy what has become the premier golfing event of the spring.
The Southern Arena Theatre is gearing up for its 43rd season at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) with two events based on Shakespearean plays: “I Hate Hamlet” and “Speak the Speech!” in June.
The City of Hattiesburg and the Hattiesburg-Petal-Forrest-Lamar Metropolitan Planning Organization are teaming up with local organizations and businesses to host a Bike to Work Challenge between April 29 - May 10 in honor of National Bike to Work Day.
The Longleaf Trace unveiled a new look Wednesday after months of strategic designing and planning. The updated brand portfolio was made possible by a $10,000 grant provided by VisitHATTIESBURG.
Back in the day, Tony Hatch composed the song “Downtown,” which was recorded by Petula Clark in 1964. Yes, 55 years ago. The song became an international hit, reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart.
Anna Louise Clemons
Anna Louise Clemons died April 3, 2019.
Mrs. Clemons was born in Hattiesburg on Jan. 30, 1944, to the late Spellmon and Jessie Jackson of Hattiesburg. She was a member of the Kingdom of Jehovah Witnesses