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With the Mardi Gras season full steam ahead, the Hattiesburg Zoo is leading the way in conservation and recycling for the second year in a row by collecting Mardi Gras beads. Guests are encouraged to bring their unwanted beads to the Hattiesburg Zoo for proper recycling.
Latin funk band Brownout is coming to the Thirsty Hippo for a special performance beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.
The Austin, Texas-based, nine-piece band is touring in promotion of their upcoming album, Berlin Sessions, scheduled to be released March 6 on Fat Beats Records.
A controversial cigar bar has opened its doors in downtown Hattiesburg, two months after Hattiesburg City Council members voted 4-1 to amend a current ordinance to allow the operation of that type of establishment in the city.
Former Petal teacher released on bond after being charged with two counts of crimes against childrenBy HASKEL BURNS,
The former Petal High School teacher who allegedly had inappropriate communications with a high school student has posted bail after facing two counts related to that incident.
A Hattiesburg man has been taken into custody and charged with five offenses, including discharging a firearm in the city limits, after a weekend incident on Adeline Street.
A Hattiesburg man has been arrested and charged with several counts of burglary after being held at gunpoint by a Lamar County homeowner while attempting to break into the man’s house.
As of July 1, Marcus Boyles is back as the Petal Panthers head football coach.
The Mississippi high school coaching legend announced his retirement from his athletics director and head coach positions in March, but took back the reins last week.
Vision Baptist Church has invited Dr. Kent Hovind, an American Christian fundamentalist evangelist and convicted felon, to conduct a Creation Science Seminar April 6 and 7 at the church, located just east of Petal near the Forrest/Perry county line.
When you talk about family businesses, it doesn’t get much more family than Tommy Dews and his C.L. Dews & Sons Foundry & Machinery in Hattiesburg.
About a year ago, Petal officials conducted a road study in which engineers recommended roadway sealing as an option for certain city streets, rather than the more costly method of repaving.
On Friday, Dec. 7, The Back Door will welcome long-time friend and neighbor singer/songwriter/poet Tom Kimmel.
A Nashville music veteran for three decades, Kimmel's music has been used to score major films, as well as being recorded by such luminaries as Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash and Nanci Griffin, among many others.
Hattiesburg officials are reaching out to more residents to keep them up to date on city matters with the recent release of an email newsletter. The first one was sent to recipients who subscribe to the Hub City’s current newsletter service.