Each year, the Hattiesburg Arts Council recognizes up-and-coming local professional artists with an emerging artist exhibit. A great group of visual artists will be featured and honored with a reception from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Hattiesburg Cultural Association, 723 North Main Street.
With the playoffs on the line on Senior night, Oak Grove Coach Drew Causey’s Warriors made a loud statement as they clinched their spot with a 38-21 victory over visiting Northwest Rankin.
The Warriors (8-3, 5-2) put on a scoring clinic against the Cougars (3-8, 3-4) by throwing up points in each quarter.
This is the second year in a row with no Homecoming displays on the Southern Miss campus.
A 40-year tradition was killed last year without a thought – not even a consultation with the Southern Miss Alumni Association, which is supposed to be the official “keeper” of traditions.
The Hattiesburg Concert Association, which presents FestivalSouth and the Meistersingers among its many offerings, announced Amanda Powell as the new chairwoman of the board. Powell succeeds longtime chair David Ott, who moves to the position of immediate past chair.
Ben Presley Aultman
84, of Sumrall
Ben Presley Aultman died Oct. 2019. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at First Baptist Church Sumrall with the service will follow at 11 a.m. followed by burial at Presley-Watts Cemetery.
Since the Forrest County Board of Supervisors was implemented as a governing agency in 1890 – almost 130 years ago – voters of the county have never elected a woman to the board.
A Lamar County man who allegedly kidnapped a 6-year-old relative has been arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, and is waiting extradition back to his home county.
In a project described by Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker as “an effort across generations,” officials broke ground Friday on Preservation Crossing, the venture that will transform the former Hattiesburg High School on Main Street into age-restricted apartments.
Oak Grove three-sport athlete Tyson Keys prefers smooth peanut butter over crunchy. He loves Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, too. The senior eats a lot of peanut butter, but that’s not only because it’s his favorite snack.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with three auto burglaries in the Bellewood subdivision off Old Highway 11 in Hattiesburg.
Members of Petal Fire Department spent Thursday night conducting water rescues at homes throughout the city after heavy rainfall from Winter Storm Eboni caused flooding from southeastern Louisiana to New Jersey.
Hub City residents are known for their kindness, generosity and looking out for one another. It happens all the time under a variety of circumstances. And in true Pine Belt fashion, it’s happened again, but in a way that has extended far beyond the confines of the Pine Belt.
Petal police officer Phillip Humphrey was named Police Officer of the Year at the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on Jan. 18.
The ribbon cutting for a unique addition to the Hattiesburg area designed for active seniors was be held Thursday at The Colony at Turtle Creek Crossing. An open house followed.