In advance of the Aug. 6 primary election, the Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods is giving Forrest County voters and candidates the chance to meet and hear from each other and discuss possible issues and ideas in the community.
No matter where you are in Forrest and Lamar Counties, you won’t be too far from a 4th of July celebration this week. From Petal to Lumberton, here’s an unofficial list of the Independence Day happenings for the next couple of days.
In preparation for a proposed historical survey, Hattiesburg officials recently identified approximately 300 structures in the Arledge subdivision and the Katie-John-Dabbs neighborhood that were earmarked for more research into the civil rights, religious and civic significance of those facilities.
The University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing and Health Professions recently received renewal of a federal grant worth $2.8 million over four years as part of the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Program.
New life is coming to the old Pearl River Valley Organization building as an expansion for Hattiesburg Youth Court system.
An 18-year-old Forrest County Agricultural High School student was killed early Monday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Carnes Road.
Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict said deputies responded to the scene of the accident shortly before 2 a.m. and found Peyton Kolb, a rising senior at the school.
Come 2 a.m. on July 3/4, the binge begins again as we dive into 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana. All your favorites are growing up. This season will cover the summer of 1985, so look for conflict, carnivals, mall jobs and quite likely some Hall & Oates, Tears For Fears, and Simple Minds.