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A project eight years in the making that will convert the former Hattiesburg High School building on Main Street into age-restricted apartments is about to get its start.

Petal Mayor Hal Marx says he misspoke when he said people who don’t pay their bills responsibly are mainly to blame for the upcoming increase in residents’ water and garbage bills.

Following his swearing in last Thursday night as the Lamar County School District’s newest board member, Reggie Townsend, looking quite at ease, took his seat alongside other representatives from across the district.

The automated touchdown machine, or “A-T-M”, has been pumping out touchdowns left and right for the Hattiesburg Tigers.

Former USM president honored with official portrait


When Martha D. Saunders began her tenure as The University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) ninth president in 2007, she hoped she could lead an institution that would become, in her words, “a little bigger, a litter richer, and a little more beautiful.”

At the conclusion of her presidency in 2012, those hopes had been realized.

Fire department seeks applicants


Being a Hattiesburg Firefighter means joining more than 113 years of service to the Hattiesburg community. It also means having both the desire to serve and the courage to act.

With opportunities for growth in a variety of areas, the Hattiesburg Fire Department is looking for others to join this brotherhood.