A local member of the Mississippi House of Representatives is considering resigning from his newly-elected position because of his belief that Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn is going against state law by blocking him and other members of the Legislature from receiving their state government pensions while serving in the House.
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A Hattiesburg man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of felony child abuse – in this case, the torturing of a child – and aggravated domestic violence.
Given his long and distinguished career – and education – at William Carey University, former provost Scott Hummel considered the campus his home, and as such, had no particular motivation to ever leave that location.
Five elementary schools throughout the Lamar County School District are joining the more than 12,000 schools throughout the country in offering Project Lead The Way, a hands-on classroom environment designed to help children develop knowledge and skills needed to excel in their studies.
On Feb. 11 in the House Chamber of the Old Capitol in Jackson, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the state agency that operates the fantastic Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, celebrated the life of Hiram Rhodes Revels.
Although the City of Hattiesburg has made significant strides in addressing and removing unsafe and blighted properties throughout the city, Hattiesburg City Council Vice President Mary Dryden is looking for a way to prevent homes from ever getting to that state.
“White Privilege: Unconscious Racism, Freud, and the Neuroscience of Implicit Bias,” presented by Dr. Kristen Brown Golden, is the first program in the University of Southern Mississippi’s spring 2020 Philosophy and Religion Forum.
Because of transitions being made at the Sumrall facility that processes Hattiesburg’s recycling, Hub City officials are looking into two possible alternate options for the city’s curbside recycling program.
Just a little over 32 years ago, I was a few weeks into the honeymoon phase of my first restaurant opening.
There have been 17 other openings since then. They have all been stressful and hectic, but there is something about the first one that holds such a special place in my heart.
J.P. Haynes, a Hattiesburg-based writer, director and producer, will soon bring her work home to the Hub City as part of a celebration of Black History Month.
A glimpse over the list of summer blockbusters leaves out one crucial aspect of film – reality. While we as movie lovers may be trying our very best to constantly escape reality, film is often at its best when dipping us into unfamiliar territory that does in fact exist.
Several years ago, country music legend and noted Mississippian Marty Stuart and I were on the dais of a radio show.
While we were each waiting our turn to go on the air, we struck up a conversation about one of my favorite subjects, and most certainly one of his, our home state, Mississippi.
HATTIESBURG – Five first-inning runs, including a grand slam, were not enough Tuesday night for Southern Miss to overcome itself and South Alabama.
Area Boy Scouts operating normally after national group, mired in sex abuse allegations, files bankruptcyBy JOSHUA WILSON,
The Pine Burr Area Council will not be affected by the recent bankruptcy filing of the Boy Scouts of America national organization, local leaders told the Forrest County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.