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Seventy years ago, a group met to form Parkway Heights Methodist Church. On Feb.

 Funding has been approved for two more safe rooms at schools in Forrest County – one at Petal Upper Elementary and another at Rawls Springs Attendance Center – bringing the number of school safe...

The Lumberton Board of Aldermen has received another application for chief of the Lumberton Police Department, but board members are still in talks regarding who will be the next person to serve...

Although the proposal of a new 150-house subdivision adjacent to Sumrall Elementary School has given concerns to several residents, developers of the project say the neighborhood would increase...

Tate Thriffiley of Hattiesburg will be honored on Feb. 11 in Washington, D.C., as a 2019 Champion of the Year by The Partnership for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought-after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. 






Diocese ID’s former Hattiesburg vicar, other sex offenders

By HASKEL BURNS,

The Diocese of Biloxi has released the names of three diocesan clergy – including a former vicar at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hattiesburg – who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct involving minors during their time with the diocese, along with an explanation of how diocese officials have responded to the sexual abuse crisis i


Caerus Mardi Gras Masquerade Party kicks off Mardi Gras season this Saturday

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Caerus Mardi Gras Masquerade Party will officially kick off Mardi Gras season in Hattiesburg. This event will take place from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at at The Bottling Company in downtown and is sponsored by Keith's Superstores, in partnership with Magnolia Graphics and Signature Magazine.






Dearman, longtime Forrest County tax collector, to retire

By HASKEL BURNS,

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Forrest County voters won’t see Delbert Dearman’s name on the ballot for the upcoming Aug. 6 primary election.

Last week, the long-time Forrest County Tax Collector, who was elected in 1992, announced his retirement and that he would not seek re-election for another term.



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