Blood donors play a vital role on the frontline of saving patients here, across the country and to those serving in the military. A blood donation could be the difference for many. Blood donations are needed now to help secure the blood supply for the upcoming holiday weekend and summer months blood needs.
Forrest General Hospital will host Project SEARCH, which is one-year high school transition program for young adults with developmental disabilities. The program provides the participants with an opportunity to develop functional skills, enabling them to become a part of the community workforce.
Vermester Jackson Bester of Hattiesburg will be the keynote speaker at a William Carey University commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18. She will also be among the graduates at this ceremony, as she receives an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
This is one of six ceremonies scheduled May 16-18.
A legendary blues musician, a champion of the disabled, a civil rights heroine, a Catholic priest with a heart of gold, and two iconic restaurant owners consist of this year’s group of inductees into Signature Magazine’s Best of the Pine Belt Hall of Fame.
Traffic signal warrant evaluation, drainage planned for Lamar Blvd.
It’s been several months since Mayor Toby Barker laid out his improvement plans for Lamar Boulevard, the much-maligned thoroughfare that connects U.S. 98 to Lincoln Road in west Hattiesburg.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with three auto burglaries in the Bellewood subdivision off Old Highway 11 in Hattiesburg.