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Alicia D. Brown of Petal, a 2016 Presbyterian Christian graduate, is the state’s only awardee to be named a Truman Scholar. 

Voters throughout Hattiesburg still have a few days to decide whether to approve an additional 1 percent sales tax on hotels, motels and restaurants to benefit parks and recreation projects...

Have you been stockpiling old paint, light bulbs, motor oil and the like?

Then Saturday is your day to get rid of it during Right Way to Throw Away Day.

Although the recipient of Hattiesburg Police Department’s Officer of the Year award is announced shortly before the start of the department’s annual Awards Day, Detective Jeremy Dunaway was...

For the 10th year, FestivalSouth events return to venues across the Pine Belt this June, with a fun-filled line-up of events, performances and opportunities.

City exploring options for former Carlstedt’s building

By HASKEL BURNS,

The former Carlstedt’s Wholesale Florist building on Bouie Street may not be down for the count just yet.

Rather than demolish the building, which was heavily damaged in the February 2013 E4 tornado that hit Hattiesburg and Petal, city officials are exploring other options for the facility for possible future use.








Crime Beat: April 11

By STAFF REPORTS,

HBURG WOMAN STABS FRIEND’S BOYFRIEND 

Hattiesburg Police responded to a report of a stabbing just before midnight late last Friday evening in the 700 block of Duke Avenue – just a few blocks from the Hattiesburg Police Department.








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