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A longtime local police officer has been hired to lead the Hattiesburg Public School District's school resource department.
The University of Southern Mississippi Police Department is directing faculty, staff and students to disregard a flyer circulating throughout the Hattiesburg campus containing false information ab
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Hattiesburg is on the receiving end of $1.15 million in grant money from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas that will fund 116 rental units in the city, part of $16.3 million in Affordable Housi













Us vs. them: It’s the person – not the party – who can make positive change here in Mississippi

By CLARK HICKS,

What happened to all the Mississippi Democrats who held state and federal elected office? Nothing really. They just changed their name to Republican.

Jim Hood’s defeat marks the end of a long and checkered history of Mississippi Democrats elected to a major state office.


CARS, DOGS & PROBLEMS: Dog breeds and cars were neighborhood denominations

By ROBERT ST. JOHN,

There is a scene from my childhood that replays in my head often. It’s not of me crossing the goal line and scoring a winning touchdown in a championship football game or knocking a walk-off homerun out of the park to win a Little League championship game, or even rescuing a drowning puppy from a fast-flowing creek.


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