A zoning change recently approved by Hattiesburg City Council members will allow the construction of Cross Creek Village Phase II, an 84-unit multi-family apartment development on Cross Creek Parkway adjacent to Turtle Creek Mall.
The crucial role women have played in making America a more democratic and fair nation, in the past and the present, will be the focus of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Spring 2020 University Forum programming, continuing with the year’s theme, “A Year of Speakers, a Century of Progress.”
A recent graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi School of Polymer Science and Engineering is taking what her advisor describes as a “rock star” position with The Boeing Company, the world's leading manufacturer of aerospace products, serving national and international commercial and defense interests.
Hattiesburg High School sophomore Rachel Johnson and 19 of her fellow Culinary Arts students now have a new home to hone their craft, featuring a professional kitchen, serving area and an upcoming garden area.
Approximately 4,000 people showed up last New Year’s Eve for the inaugural Midnight on Front Street celebration in downtown Hattiesburg, ringing in the new year with a “ball drop” of a replica of the iconic Hub Sign that once sat atop the Ross Building.
A group of teachers and one administrator were honored for their commitment to their students and the mission of the Forrest County School District Dec. 9 at the final regular meeting for 2019 of the Forrest County School District Board of Directors.
They were out to peacefully protest the Supreme Court decision on Boynton v. Virginia. The decision rules that segregation was viewed as unconstitutional in matters of federal travel. Freedom Rides were quickly organized from Washington D.C. into the Deep South.
Will Ford says an important internship opportunity “fell in his lap” after impressing faculty with a presentation on his honors thesis at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Esteemed Civil Rights activist and lifelong educator Ellie Jewel Davis Dahmer of Forrest County will be awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, during The University of Southern Mississippi Fall 2019 Commencement ceremony.