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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...

Traffic signal warrant evaluation, drainage planned for Lamar Blvd.

Interim chief Adam Jones to take the reins

SUMRALL – Hunter Barrett found himself at the bottom of a dogpile Tuesday night, and there was no place he’d rather be in that moment.

It was a dark and stormy night” wouldn’t quite fit the scenario that played out on a day in May 1975 in the Hub City.

Goldwater Scholars: Hattiesburg native among three Southern Miss students recognized


The University of Southern Mississippi sports a well-documented tradition of excellence in producing Goldwater Scholarship winners. And now the bar has been raised even higher as three USM students have earned the prestigious award for 2019, including one student from Hattiesburg.

Project Search: Lamar, Petal, Hattiesburg schools take part in training program


Forrest General Hospital will host Project SEARCH, which is one-year high school transition program for young adults with developmental disabilities. The program provides the participants with an opportunity to develop functional skills, enabling them to become a part of the community workforce.