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City, convention commission to renovate Smith Drug Co. on Mobile Street

By HASKEL BURNS,

In recent years, officials from the City of Hattiesburg have had two core objectives in mind: telling the city’s story – past, present and future – and ensuring that every neighborhood in the city sees progress, whether that be with infrastructure, public safety, economic vitality or quality of life.






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Alcohol sales at USM football games garners $100,000

By J. DANIEL CLOUD,

In the summer of 2019, the University of Southern Mississippi decided to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at football games and other sporting events.

To be clear: Only beer and wine are being served to people under the auspices of the USM banner, at the university’s games. Liquor is a different issue altogether.



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New Releases: Title cut holds ‘longest’ title in Billboard history

By MIK DAVIS,

Under wraps since 2008, "Fear Inoculum" may be everything Rock hinges on at the moment. The over 10-minute title cut (now the longest song in Billboard history to hit the Top 100 singles) features psychedelic tablas, tense Prog Rock drums, and lyrics that read like Haiku for Modern Metalheads.


Walk for mental health awareness set for Oct. 26

By HASKEL BURNS,

After a successful first year in Hattiesburg – in which the Pine Belt chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness raised more than $12,000 with the help of 130 participants – the organization is bringing back NAMI Walks, a 5K and 2K walk designed to raise awareness  mental illness and raise funds to help individuals and families.




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