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Representative Billy Andrews of Purvis has resigned from the Mississippi House of Representatives, about two months after indicating Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn is going against state law
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, medical masks are in short supply, but one Hattiesburg group is working to ensure health care workers in the Pine Belt have what they need.
After a phone conference with Gov.
While the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to several activities throughout Hattiesburg and Petal, food pantries and soup kitchens across in the area are making changes – whether that b

Second annual HattiesBARK Pet Parade and Block PAWty scheduled for March 21 in downtown ‘Burg


The Hattiesburg Saenger Theater and the City of Hattiesburg is proud to announce the second annual HattiesBARK Pet Parade and Block PAWty.

This event will kick off Saturday, March 21 in downtown Hattiesburg. Gates open at noon with a pet trick competition at 1 p.m., pet costume contest at 1:30 p.m. and pet parade at 2 p.m.



A week ago this morning, I was in New Orleans on a quick getaway with my wife. While reading the newspaper at my usual breakfast spot that morning, I noticed a story that mentioned that the legendary New Orleans restaurant, the Bon Ton Cafe, would be closing at the end of the week. Friday would be their last day.