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As one could imagine, it takes a large number of resources – labor, time, and especially funding – to properly care for the 7,000 dogs and cats taken in each year by Southern Pines Animal Shelter
With several new projects progressing quickly in the Northwest Quadrant of the Hattiesburg Zoo, officials and residents are looking forward to a fall opening of the upcoming attractions in that ar
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As a sports official, Hattiesburg’s Forrest Phillips did not specialize. No, he called football, basketball and baseball.







Happy New Year Hub City

By BETH BUNCH,

Last week local artist Glenda Grubbs signed copies of her poster, Happy New Year Hub City, at the Hattiesburg Visitors Center. The poster was recently unveiled as the wining entry in this year’s contest to depict Hattiesburg’s annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.




Alcohol sales at USM football games garners $100,000

By J. DANIEL CLOUD,

In the summer of 2019, the University of Southern Mississippi decided to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at football games and other sporting events.

To be clear: Only beer and wine are being served to people under the auspices of the USM banner, at the university’s games. Liquor is a different issue altogether.






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