The addition of 90 upcoming jobs, current and future growth, and a milestone for Regions Bank were all celebrated Thursday during a ribbon cutting at the recently-opened Regions Bank Loan Operation Center at the corner of Lincoln Road and Lamar Boulevard.
A Lamar County man who allegedly kidnapped a 6-year-old relative has been arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, and is waiting extradition back to his home county.
It was just one hundred years ago – an entire 130 years after America’s first presidential election was held, where only white men who owned property were allowed to vote – that an amendment to the U.S. Constitution was introduced to give women the right to vote.
When the staff of the 2018 Leadership Pinebelt Class set about implementing their group projects to address needs in the community, they came upon quite a dilemma: although the Hattiesburg Public School District provides rides for more than 2,700 students, there are a very small number of shelters on the more than 65 routes covered by the bus s
The Petal Relay For Life staff set a goal to raise $64,100 for the American Cancer Society over the course of this “Relay Season,” which kicked off in August 2018.
Hattiesburg City Council members will use the results of an upcoming public hearing to help determine whether to proceed with the creation of a new local historic district in downtown Hattiesburg that would complement the current National Register of Historic Places designation and help protect historic buildings and sites.
Almost exactly a year ago, members of the Petal Excel By 5 Coalition, the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce and the Coleman Center for Families and Children met to discuss the possibility of adding an infant/toddler playground to Hinton Park to supplement the existing play areas for older children.
In what Hattiesburg attorney Clark Hicks called “one of the largest verdicts that’s ever been awarded in Lamar County,” a jury this week awarded a man $1.5 million in a civil trial involving a Hub City auto dealership.
Shop Petal First – an annual initiative that showcases the Friendly City’s retail scene and encourages residents to keep their dollars local – is changing up a bit this year, moving from its usual fall slot to summer.