Pine Belt emergency managers in five counties are working together to educate residents on protecting themselves during severe weather, and a special presentation is scheduled 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Forrest County Community Shelter to provide safety information.
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.
United Way of Southeast Mississippi recently welcomed two new staff members.
A Hattiesburg man has been charged with first-degree murder for a shooting that killed one man and injured two others.
The financial deal involving Jones Companies of Columbia is expected to spill over to Hattiesburg as the Marion County firm plans to find temporary office space in the Hub City, according to an official involved in the transaction.