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The petition in favor of allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County didn’t get quite enough signatures to allow the measure to be placed on the Aug.
The future of one or more Hattiesburg Public School District elementary schools is uncertain as the district explores options to maximize its financial resources.
The large pavilion at Hinton Park in Petal will no longer be available on a rental basis, as the Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to discontinue that option for financial reasons.
Magic carpet rides, excursions to the depths of the sea, trips to outer space and other classroom adventures will be much easier for Pine Belt-area students, thanks to the good folks at Anderson D

Football 201: Forrest General takes food, fun on the road


Forrest General’s Spirit of Women and the University of Southern Mississippi will host its “Football 201: Taking it on the Road” event. Kick the season off right at the eleventh annual “Football 201” at 6 p.m.  Wednesday, July 24. This year, we’ve upped our game are taking it to the next level with Football 201.

Police investigate shooting at Hattiesburg Captain D's


The following is a news release from Ryan Moore, public information officer at Hattiesburg Police Department, regarding a shooting at Captain D's in Hattiesburg.


On Friday, July 5, 2019, Hattiesburg police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1900 block of Arcadia Street, at Captain D’s, just before 1 p.m.

City's animal ordinance may get update

Hattiesburg residents Christine Mann and Nell Whittington – both of whom have recently been attacked by dogs in their neighborhood – came to Monday’s meeting of Hattiesburg City Council looking for stricter regulations on the city’s animal codes, particularly on aggressive animals, noise levels and pet owner guidelines.