Mississippi’s top jurist – State Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael K. Randolph – will give the keynote address at the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical and Interracial Prayer Breakfast planned for 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Thad Cochran Center.
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A Petal man will serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of child exploitation, a result of a statewide operation led by the Cyber Crimes Division of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office.
Critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter James McMurtry is returning to the Hub City for a performance at The Thirsty Hippo on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Show begins at 8 p.m. Admission is limited to 18 and over, unless accompanied by a guardian.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the show.
Since the 2006 inception of Georgia-Pacific’s Bucket Brigade program, the initiative has awarded nearly $3 million in grants for lifesaving equipment to fire departments serving the company’s facility communities across the country.
A couple of years ago, Petal Primary School officials purchased two new soccer goals, along with field liners for three fields for the school.
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.
I’ve been with Hattiesburg Publishing, which produces The PineBeltNEWS, Signature Magazine, Here’s Hattiesburg, and a number of other publications, as well as a resurrected Camp Shelby’s Reveille, for 17.5 years.
It would have been 18 in August.
A host of officials from Forrest and Lamar Counties were sworn in to their new terms Monday morning after winning their seats in the recent November general election. Swearing-in ceremonies were conducted by judges in the circuit courts in each of the counties, with each term running for four years.
The transformation of the former Hattiesburg American building into a community arts center is getting its first boost from the 1-percent sales tax increase that was implemented last year on hotels, motels and restaurants in the Hub City.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Two south Mississippi men face additional criminal charges after they were recaptured following a jail escape.
Local news outlets report 26-year-old Carlos Sibley and 29-year-old Donaven Harris were recaptured Saturday in Hattiesburg after escaping from the Forrest County jail Friday night.
With the general election coming up Nov. 5, Mississippi’s two secretary of state candidates have agreed to talk about their positions during a public forum Oct. 3 at William Carey University in Hattiesburg:
Walking. I've always been a walker. Only thing is, these days, not enough of us walk anymore, we drive.
In fact, we'll drive around the mall parking lot for minutes, looking for that "perfect" parking space, the one closest to Dillard's main entrance. But back in days of old, people in Hattiesburg walked, a lot. Especially me.
Safe rooms designed to provide immediate shelter needs for students, faculty and staff members at school campuses throughout the Forrest County School District, such as in the event of a tornado, are on track to be completed by early next year, according to FCSD Superintendent Brian Freeman.
Presbyterian Christian School saw its nine-game win streak end Tuesday night, as Jackson Prep handed the Bobcats a 35-31 loss at Rees Gymnasium. The Patriots’ defense and the third quarter were keys in staging a comeback despite Prep trailing at halftime by four.