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...
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with three auto burglaries in the Bellewood subdivision off Old Highway 11 in Hattiesburg.
In approximately a month, midtown Hattiesburg will follow suit with downtown’s recently-implemented “to-go cup” ordinance that allows patrons to carry alcoholic beverages outside establishments.
With Lamar County’s rating in the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System recently dropping a point – causing residents’ discounts on flood insurance to lower from 10 percent to 5 percent – county officials are currently working on different measures to restore that rating, along with the savings it brings.
As the end to another school year approaches, students and teachers alike are looking forward to the days ahead.
The University of Southern Mississippi will hold commencement exercises today, Friday and Saturday on its respective campuses. William Carey University will also hold graduation this weekend.
After years of planning, promises, and then dashed hopes, new life is finally being breathed into the former Hattiesburg High School building on Main Street.
Work has begun converting the landmark building into senior-living apartment homes.
With a revised version of her proposed ordinance to decriminalize the simple possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana within Hattiesburg city limits, Ward 2 Councilwoman Deborah Delgado will now look forward to a vote on the ordinance at the next meeting of Hattiesburg City Council.
Chapter 3 of the Hattiesburg City Code, titled “Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco,” lays out several guidelines for those items, such as hours of consumption of alcohol, possession of tobacco by juveniles under the age of 18, smoking bans and the prohibition of synthetic marijuana.