United Way of Southeast Mississippi recently welcomed two new staff members.
James Moore, who has dedicated his life to preventing opioid addiction in others after the overdose of his son, Jeffrey, will receive a national Voice Award on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Los Angeles at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
In a few days, the Pine Belt streets and highways will become more crowded, more children will be crossing in front of buses and drivers will be required to slow down in school zones as students return to their classrooms.
A Hattiesburg woman who was arrested for the shooting death of her 31-year-old acquaintance has been formally charged with first-degree murder.
It’s been several years since Hattiesburg City Council members approved the initial outline of a master plan for midtown Hattiesburg, designed to rejuvenate and create a new identity for the area that’s since been expanded to West Fourth Street to the north, Lincoln Road to the south, U.S. 49 to the east and Interstate 59 to the west.
William Carey University’s much-anticipated School of Pharmacy opened today (July 23) at the Tradition campus with an inaugural class of 58 students. The students represent many backgrounds and professions, including Douglas DeGeorge, a Biloxi police officer who plans to work full-time while attending pharmacy school.
The City of Hattiesburg and Pearl River Community College have joined to provide free Commercial Driver’s License training for city employees beginning in August. Officials from both entities see the program as the start of a powerful relationship.
A summer reading program for Hattiesburg High School students initiated this year seeks to increase student literacy through incorporation of reading material that fits individual interests and instills learning as a lifelong pursuit.