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Sixty-seven years have passed since Georgia Robertson Walton walked the halls of Royal Street High School, Hattiesburg’s high school for the African American community at the time.

For the last several months, Forrest County District 5 Supervisor Chris Bowen has been in talks with several other county and city officials ­– including Mayor Toby Barker, City Council President...

While bidding out certain projects late last year for the upcoming Hattiesburg Public Safety Complex, city officials received a $2 million bid for a maintenance facility at that site – a number...

The city of Sumrall is adding on to its laws that prohibit smoking in public places within city limits with a new regulation that disallows the use of “vaping” devices, such as e-cigarettes, in...

A legendary blues musician, a champion of the disabled, a civil rights heroine, a Catholic priest with a heart of gold, and two iconic restaurant owners consist of this year’s group of inductees...

Local still searching for owner of PHS‘46 class ring


At the end of one’s high school career, he or she will receive a diploma as proof of the academic effort and hard work needed to graduate.

Many high school students purchase other tokens to commemorate their time spent at their respective schools and extracurricular activities that added to the experience.

Faculty, staff, students raise over $6K for Texas school district


Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.

After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.