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The Downtown Hattiesburg Association, in partnership with the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Association, will celebrate the holiday season with the Downtown Candlelit Christmas on Saturday, De
In December 1989, two Petal families approached Demaris Lee and Jessie Rowell for help with providing their children with Christmas presents and food, as funds in the families were scarce that yea
Several years ago, residents from the Parkhaven neighborhood in Hattiesburg requested for a portion of Camp Street to be transitioned to a one-way street.
A veteran education finance administrator with more than 20 years of experience officially stepped into her new role as chief financial officer for the Hattiesburg Public School District, as annou

$25,000: District 3 supervisor provides funds for PHS project


The Petal High School student ambassadors want to make their school more beautiful and safe for students on campus with an Outdoor Assembly Project. 

During the June 3 meeting of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors, District 3 Supervisor Burkett Ross presented a check for $25,000 to fund the project.

The Bug


Do you have the bug? In recent years, the sport of tennis has taken over my life.

I’m spending a lot more time on the courts and enjoying playing tennis all year-round.

When I was growing up, I never really played tennis. I was more into soccer.

Leadership Pinebelt group donates four bus shelters to city


When the staff of the 2018 Leadership Pinebelt Class set about implementing their group projects to address needs in the community, they came upon quite a dilemma: although the Hattiesburg Public School District provides rides for more than 2,700 students, there are a very small number of shelters on the more than 65 routes covered by the bus s