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Alicia D. Brown of Petal, a 2016 Presbyterian Christian graduate, is the state’s only awardee to be named a Truman Scholar. 

Voters throughout Hattiesburg still have a few days to decide whether to approve an additional 1 percent sales tax on hotels, motels and restaurants to benefit parks and recreation projects...

Have you been stockpiling old paint, light bulbs, motor oil and the like?

Then Saturday is your day to get rid of it during Right Way to Throw Away Day.

Although the recipient of Hattiesburg Police Department’s Officer of the Year award is announced shortly before the start of the department’s annual Awards Day, Detective Jeremy Dunaway was...

For the 10th year, FestivalSouth events return to venues across the Pine Belt this June, with a fun-filled line-up of events, performances and opportunities.




Supervisors support USM project, hear reports on East Hardy bridge

By BETH BUNCH,

The Forrest County Board of Supervisors, Forrest General Hospital and other entities in the vicinity of The University of Southern Mississippi are partnering with the educational facility on an $800,000 project.

The university received a grant to build sidewalks from Hardy Street and Miss. 49 to about 32nd Avenue. 








Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival underway on Southern Miss campus

By STAFF REPORTS,

An award-winning author considered among the best in the fantasy genre will be honored at the 52nd annual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival. The event got underway Wednesday and continues through Friday, April 5, at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus.





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