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Emergency and other local officials are in the process of clearing the scene of a train derailment near the intersection of U.S.
SAN ANTONIO — A man accused of killing a co-worker and disposing his body will appear before a Texas judge on Feb. 5 in hopes of getting his $680,000 bond reduced.
Despite two Hattiesburg City Council members voting to table the proposal of the Project NOLA camera system during Tuesday’s meeting, a second vote – this time a 4-1 approval – set the stage for a
Members of the Holy Cross Orthodox mission gathered on the banks of the Leaf River near Eastabuchie Sunday afternoon to observe the Orthodox Christian Tradition of blessing local bodies of water. 
After nearly seven years of service on the Petal Board of Aldermen – and more than three decades with the United States military – William King took his alderman-at-large seat for the last time at

Tumbleweeds, Truth and Terlingua, Texas: An Interview with Sarah Burton


Canadians have a long tradition in Folk music. Their vast expanses of land are just as vivid as the American West and with it their ranchers, cowhands and various travelers sang of their nation.

Flash forward to the 21st century, a young Canadian rolls the dice and hits the road with her songs. Sarah Burton is that traveler.

City, convention commission to renovate Smith Drug Co. on Mobile Street


In recent years, officials from the City of Hattiesburg have had two core objectives in mind: telling the city’s story – past, present and future – and ensuring that every neighborhood in the city sees progress, whether that be with infrastructure, public safety, economic vitality or quality of life.



Thinking back, Beth Bunch may have been the very first local person I met on my first trip to Hattiesburg back in October 2009.

I was here for a long weekend to scope out the area and to undergo a couple of job interviews about the possibility of becoming the next publisher of this newspaper and its affiliated products.