Hazel Draughn Campbell
89, of Hattiesburg
Hazel Draughn Campbell died July 15, 2019. Services were July 17 at Providence Baptist Church with burial in the church Cemetery.
Mrs. Campbell retired from Hattiesburg Grocery Company and was a member of Providence Baptist Church.
The Forrest County Election Commission will be conducting pre-election testing for software logic and accuracy on TSX machines in advance of the Aug. 6 primary election.
Testing will be held at 10 a.m. July 23, 24 and 25 at the election warehouse, 224 East 5th Street in downtown Hattiesburg. The public is invited.
A 21-year-old Hattiesburg man was arrested last Wednesday, July 11, and charged in connection with the July 3 incident in the 600 block of Milton Barnes Avenue.
Police was called to the scene of the shooting in the Woodlawn Court neighborhood north of William Carey University around 8:30 p.m.
No one was injured.
Celebrating its 70th anniversary, Mississippi Miss Hospitality will host its largest competition in more than a decade, welcoming 43 contestants to Hattiesburg in July.
On July 21, David Whitten, D.Min, began preaching as the new senior pastor of Temple Baptist Church.
Whitten was formerly the senior pastor of Fishhawk Fellowship Church in the suburbs of Tampa Bay, Fla., where he served for 15 years.
Thad Waites, MD, MACC, cardiologist at Hattiesburg Clinic and medical staff at Forrest General, has held many positions throughout his career, including chair of the American College of Cardiology’s Board of Governors and a member of the ACC’s Board of Trustees.
Merit Health Wesley’s Graduate Medical Education residency program has seen great success since its inception in July 2015, recently holding graduation for 22 resident physicians and welcoming a new class of first-year residents.