In preparation for a proposed historical survey, Hattiesburg officials recently identified approximately 300 structures in the Arledge subdivision and the Katie-John-Dabbs neighborhood that were earmarked for more research into the civil rights, religious and civic significance of those facilities.
An 18-year-old Forrest County Agricultural High School student was killed early Monday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Carnes Road.
Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict said deputies responded to the scene of the accident shortly before 2 a.m. and found Peyton Kolb, a rising senior at the school.
The former Lumberton Police Chief who was removed from that position in August 2018 and reclassified as a police officer is suing the city of Lumberton, Mayor Quincy Rogers and all five members of the Lumberton Board of Aldermen for religious discrimination and retaliation.
Twin Forks Rising Community Development Corporation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of once-thriving Ward 2, was able to begin operations last year with the help of a $150,000 payment from the City of Hattiesburg.
More than 900 Lamar County residents – specifically the elderly, handicapped and children – are being provided with free fire alarms, made possible by a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Hattiesburg City Council will hold an upcoming public hearing that will allow department heads to determine how to proceed on a dilapidated former church on Atlanta Street.
A flurry of activity in the northwest corner of the Hattiesburg Zoo is preceding the arrival of the highly-anticipated giraffe exhibit at the intersection of Hardy Street and South 17th Avenue.
A Hattiesburg man has been arrested and charged with several counts of burglary after being held at gunpoint by a Lamar County homeowner while attempting to break into the man’s house.