Friday night’s matchup in Petal was a battle of two of the state’s Top 10 teams as the No. 10 Panthers welcomed the No. 5 Brandon Bulldogs to town.
Big plays and a dominant defense in the second half put the Purvis Tornadoes in the driver’s seat as they downed Lamar County rival, Sumrall, 28-17 in the Battle of 589.
It’s been a little more than a year and a half since Jackson-based Intervest Corporation acquired the former Hattiesburg High School building on Main Street, with the intention to turn the facility into age-restricted apartment units.
Leon Waldoff grew up in in Hattiesburg, living here for 18 years before heading to college at Northwestern.
He and his family were part of a small Jewish community that had settled in Hattiesburg. Most of the Jewish families living here in the 1930s and 1940s were immigrants from Russia and Poland.
It’s just like riding a bike, right?
Kat Spangler Kimmel of Hattiesburg surely hopes so.
Until she recently started training, it had been 7th or 8th grade since the 36-year-old had been on a bike.
James Meredith said that the most powerful word in the current English language was “Mississippi.” Well, there’s another word that packs almost as much “puissance” or potency, and it’s “reparations.”
The Hattiesburg Public School District is excited to have five of the district schools receive a “B” rating in this year’s Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Grace Christian, Hawkins Elementary, Thames Elementary, Woodley Elementary and Burger Middle School were all named High Performing Schools.
Victoria Terrell, owner of Vikki Layne’s restaurant on Walnut Street in downtown Hattiesburg, would have liked to think that 2019 was a more progressive time – a time where, hopefully, racism was fading away.
With enrollment at more than 4,100 and rising in the Petal School District, officials have taken the last year or so to seek out a plot of land on which to build a new school – more than likely an elementary school – to accommodate that increasing number of students.
Notes, quotes and an opinion or two while considering the fact that Ole Miss gave up 629 yards and 41 points to Southern Illinois and still won by 35 points...
On this week’s episode, Camal and Andrew take a look back at 2018 and highlight some of the top moments from area sports. Starting from soccer last February to football coming to an end late in the year to Southern Miss athletics, we discuss it all.
My youngest son, Solomon, passed his driver’s permit test recently.
It was a proud moment for the unassuming 15-year-old high school sophomore – and sort of terrifying for yours truly.
Don’t get me wrong. He’s (mostly) a responsible kid. He (usually) makes excellent grades. He (generally) uses good judgment.
The only thing stronger than the appetite of a teenage boy is the appetite of several teenage boys.
In my son’s last few years of high school, our house was the place where he and his friends met and hung out.
It could have been because the layout in his bedroom was conducive to the video game setup.