In advance of this fiscal year’s upcoming budget, Hattiesburg City Council members heard Monday evening from three department heads regarding budget items and requests.
State Auditor Shad White recently announced his office is seeking to recover almost $3 million in misappropriated funds from organizations throughout Mississippi, including more than $422,000 from the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission.
A partnership between Petal High School and Chain Electric has provided a new Linemen Program to help train a new generation of electric linemen for the Pine Belt.
An evening of free food, door prizes and a special appearance from “Duck Dynasty” star Si Robertson will highlight the 2018 Pine Belt Sportsman’s Banquet, presented by Calvary Outdoors.
The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center, 962 Sullivan Drive in Hattiesburg.
Over the past several days, Petal Police Department officer LaDean Byrd has been called a hero, a savior and everything in between.
But even after helping to rescue a 5-year-old boy from drowning in a hotel pool earlier this month, Byrd is steadfastly rejecting those labels.
A Hattiesburg man has been charged with first-degree murder for a shooting that killed one man and injured two others.