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Just in time for Father’s Day, the Downtown Association announces Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival set for from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 15, in Town Square Park.

Hattiesburg City Council members will use the results of an upcoming public hearing to help determine whether to proceed with the creation of a new local historic district in downtown Hattiesburg...

A moratorium that prevents the further construction of multifamily housing units in Lamar County will remain in place for property at 2000 Oak Grove Road, at least for the time being.

As students are away on summer vacation, renovation work is going full steam ahead at Hattiesburg High School and Rowan Elementary School, part of the Hattiesburg Public School District’s plans...

Almost exactly a year ago, members of the Petal Excel By 5 Coalition, the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce and the Coleman Center for Families and Children met to discuss the possibility of adding...


Party in the Back

By JAMIE MASSENGALE,

I was watching the Clemson and Notre Dame football game on TV last week when I saw something that I was not expecting. 

With Clemson dominating the game and Notre Dame having to punt on nearly every single drive, the cameras focused on Notre Dame punter Tyler Newsome. 




Letter to the Editor: The President and National Security

By RICHARD L. CONVILLE,

Dear Editor:

Senators and Representatives of both parties often – and necessarily – refer to the U. S. Constitution, and the Constitution is the basis of Supreme Court decisions. 

It is the bedrock of our democratic republic. A key phrase in the Preamble to the Constitution is “provide for the common defense.” 











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