Over the last few years, Petal High School sophomores Kayla Dobson and Kinley Hogue had caught word about “Powder Puff” sporting events – including a recent flag football game at the high school – being organized to raise funds for worthy causes.
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Thou shalt reverse time and step into a world of olde for the Renaissance Festival at the Hattiesburg Zoo, sponsored by SOLAR Mississippi.
This magical event happens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, and Sunday, March 1.
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.
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.
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.
Last week a Facebook ad crossed my timeline in search of recent college graduates who might be interested in driving a hot dog on wheels all over the country for a year.
As one could imagine, it takes a large number of resources – labor, time, and especially funding – to properly care for the 7,000 dogs and cats taken in each year by Southern Pines Animal Shelter in Hattiesburg.
Award-winning children's entertainer Don Monopoli of The Learning Station will be the featured entertainer at the 12th annual South Mississippi Children's Concert, an event aimed at connecting children and families through contemporary, interactive music.
“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.
The Supreme Court of Mississippi has ruled in favor of the Lamar County School District regarding the voluntary consolidation of the Lumberton and Lamar County schools that took effect in 2018 after being opposed by the Pearl River Board of Supervisors and the Poplarville Special Municipal School District.
Vic Schaefer's Mississippi State Bulldogs lost four starters from last season's SEC championship team.
They lost their leading scorer, first-team All-American Victoria Vivians. They lost 90 percent of their 3-point shooting. Seven weeks ago, they lost their best 3-point shooter this season, Chloe Bibby.
This season, be sure to join Spirit of Women and Catherine Strange at the Henington House for a special Victorian Christmas Tea during the Victorian Candlelit Christmas in Downtown Hattiesburg.
Lamar County officials are renewing a yearly grant that will help the Lamar County Emergency Management Agency help fund some employee salaries, as well as contribute to possible special projects and equipment.
The African American Military History Museum will be hosting a new exhibition - Shaping America: African American Women in the Armed Forces and Beyond.
The kickoff event is set for January 30 at 10:00 a.m., at the historic USO, located in the heart of the Sixth Street Museum District.
For the second straight year, Keesler Federal Credit Union has awarded scholarships to employees seeking enrollment as undergraduate students in The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development.