Hattiesburg is getting in on Mississippi Musicians Day, an official day of artistic celebration that uses seminars and hands-on experiences to focus on increasing awareness of Mississippi’s musical heritage and its rightful place as the birthplace of America’s music.
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One of Petal High School’s most beloved teachers will soon return to his old classroom for “Coffee with Coach” and “Class with Coach,” two events hosted by the Petal Education Foundation that will reunite Coach Si Thompson with former students and other acquaintances to benefit the foundation.
Latin funk band Brownout is coming to the Thirsty Hippo for a special performance beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.
The Austin, Texas-based, nine-piece band is touring in promotion of their upcoming album, Berlin Sessions, scheduled to be released March 6 on Fat Beats Records.
Ross Stores and The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club have partnered through a four-week program called "Help Local Kids Learn." Through the end of February, customers can make a monetary contribution at the Hattiesburg Dress for location during checkout.
Michael Watson, Mississippi’s new secretary of state, has not yet convinced us that giving his agency responsibility for issuing and renewing driver’s licenses is prudent.
We’re becoming more open, however, to hearing Watson out on what was a significant plank of his successful campaign last year for the office.
The ninth annual Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, presented by Forrest General Hospital and the Pinebelt Foundation, is scheduled for Saturday, April 4.
The 2020 race is expected to be the biggest to date, benefiting 14 Pine Belt nonprofits and drawing in runners from across the southeastern United States.
Despite delays from the rainy weather over the last few weeks, Hattiesburg officials are making headway with two projects made possible by the 1-cent sales tax increase on hotels, motels and restaurants that was implemented last year in the Hub City.
With its recent designation as an official Mississippi Main Street community, officials from the Town of Sumrall are looking forward to working with the Mississippi Main Street Association to help preserve the town’s heritage while continuing to build on its steadily growing commercial and downtown district.
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.
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.