A severe weather event Monday in Sumrall caused seven people to be transported to medical care and damaged several homes and recreational facilities in the area.
The staff of Carter’s Jewelry of Petal walked into what owner Chae Carter described as a “crime scene” early Monday morning after discovering thieves had robbed the store of much of its jewelry only minutes before.
Approximately 4,000 people showed up last New Year’s Eve for the inaugural Midnight on Front Street celebration in downtown Hattiesburg, ringing in the new year with a “ball drop” of a replica of the iconic Hub Sign that once sat atop the Ross Building.
The Lewis family is bringing the Christmas spirit to Purvis for the 30th year with their well-known Lewis Lights & Crafts holiday display.
The free display, which is located on White Chapel Road, opened on Thanksgiving, and weather permitting, will be open every evening at 5:30 p.m. until New Year’s Eve.
A recently-adopted kitten has brought love and companionship to a Petal family and $1,000 to Southern Pines Animal Shelter – with the possibility of more to come.
A couple weeks after closing the bridge over the Lower Little River on Caney Church Road outside of Lumberton, Lamar County officials now have a more definite picture of what repairs will need to be made to bring the bridge into compliance with the current load rating program.
In December 1989, two Petal families approached Demaris Lee and Jessie Rowell for help with providing their children with Christmas presents and food, as funds in the families were scarce that year.
Several years ago, residents from the Parkhaven neighborhood in Hattiesburg requested for a portion of Camp Street to be transitioned to a one-way street.
That request will be granted Monday, when the street’s one-way status will take effect on the portion of Camp Street that runs from South 19th Avenue to U.S. 49.