Members of the late Vernon F. Dahmer Sr.’s family stood outside Forrest County Circuit Court Tuesday morning as a bronze statue depicting their husband and father was placed on a granite pedestal on the front lawn.
It will only be a matter of months before construction begins on a new East Hardy Street bridge.
A proposed layout for the new bridge was presented to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors Monday. The new structure will replace the almost 70-year-old bridge connecting East Hardy Street in Hattiesburg and South Main Street in Petal.
On Thursday, December 5, the City of Hattiesburg will kick off the Christmas season with the Hattiesburg Jaycee’s 69th annual Christmas Parade and the city’s Tree Lighting event at Town Square Park.
The theme for this year’s parade is Miracle on Main Street and will feature bands, floats, walking groups, beauty queens and much more.
Three simultaneous construction components are underway at the location of the upcoming Hattiesburg Public Safety Complex, marking a good start to the Hall Street site that will serve as new home to the Hattiesburg Police Department and municipal court.
Shop, eat, and be merry with local businesses this holiday season. Hattiesburg locals and visitors are encouraged to “shop small” on Saturday, Nov. 30, by visiting locally owned shops and restaurants in downtown Hattiesburg.
“If you build it they will come” may be a line most remember from Kevin Costner’s character in Field of Dreams.
The final suspect wanted in connection to a Sept. 10 homicide in Hattiesburg has been arrested in San Diego, California.