PURVIS – Despite never holding a lead until the fourth quarter, the Purvis girls’ basketball team rallied for a 56-45 win over Sumrall in a pivotal district matchup on Monday night.
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The new year brought a new legislative session to Jackson. It also brought new estimates from the Census bureau on Mississippi’s population. For the fourth time in five years, Mississippi lost population. The state’s population declined by 4,871, the sixth highest total in the country.
James McMurtry has a great deal to talk about. The Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter has a long history of being critical, cynical, and extraordinarily honest about whatever the current political situation might be in these United States. And he hasn’t changed his mind.
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 this submission I’m going to ask that we drop the needle (if you have a record player) together but with one stipulation.
Whether your music collection can be pulled from your shelves or saved on your phone, go get the one that you know will always be there.
Three teenagers have been taken into custody and will be charged as adults in connection with the recent shooting death of 25-year-old Jamara Quadracus “Drake” Edwards.
The man responsible for the hit-and-run accident that killed two Sumrall volunteer firefighters and injured another in early 2017 will serve 30 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to three counts of aggravated DUI.
The son of former Forrest County Sheriff Billy McGee will soon appear in court to face a charge of assault by attempt of physical menace with fear or threat/simple assault.
According to documents from Hattiesburg Police Department and Hattiesburg Municipal Court, Forrest McGee is scheduled to come before the court on Feb. 12.
A controversial cigar bar has opened its doors in downtown Hattiesburg, two months after Hattiesburg City Council members voted 4-1 to amend a current ordinance to allow the operation of that type of establishment in the city.
Back in mid-2017, Louisiana resident Doug Nobles – along with dozens of Hattiesburg residents – brought forward concerns about Roseland Park Cemetery in Hattiesburg, in particular the lack of maintenance and upkeep at the West 7th Street cemetery.
Stacy Ahua, Director of Volunteer Southeast Mississippi at United Way of Southeast Mississippi, was recently selected as the recipient of the national 2019 Jill Friedman Fixler Professional Development Scholarship Award.
Over the past several years – and in several strategic planning sessions in her role as executive director of the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce – Valerie Wilson has heard many requests for more events in Petal, similar to Hattiesburg’s Live @ Five and Art Walk.
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.
John Brent Bradley
87, of Runnelstown
John Brent Bradley died Nov. 18, 2019, at his home. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at the Petal Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with burial in Walters Cemetery. Visitation fwill be 5:30 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at the funeral home.