In 2018, Project NOLA’s network of more than 25,000 high-definition crime cameras in New Orleans helped the New Orleans Police Department reduce the local murder rate to the lowest since 1971 – including a 9 percent reduction in homicides – along with a 12 percent drop in armed robberies.
The former Forrest County Agricultural High School band director who was arrested for sexual activities with a child will go to trial March 4, 2020.
Noticing the growth in Sumrall – along with the ever-increasing interest in baseball in the town – residents Anthony Bourne and Tony Lowery saw the need for an indoor sports facility to serve the surrounding community.
For the first time in seven years, Neil Young reconvened Crazy Horse – Nils Lofgren, Ralph Molina and Billy Talbot – all longtime veterans of playing with Young.
Marion County will soon welcome the Wall That Heals when it arrives Nov. 14 at the Bluff Street Park. The wall will be onsite through Nov. 17.
Because of a Mississippi Association of Independent School rule, the Presbyterian Christian School football team has been disqualified from this year’s playoffs after suffering several injuries to players that forced the school to forfeit three junior varsity games.
Nelson Haskin is making quite an investment in downtown Hattiesburg.
And the investment is getting ready to grow again as Team Haskin takes over SouthBound Bagel & Coffee Shop.
Forrest County taxpayers will have to reimburse some $1.2 million in tax payments to Kohler Industries, a Wisconsin-based manufacturing company, in connection with a settlement agreement signed Tuesday morning by city and county officials.
Two area school districts are among the Top 10 in the state in this year’s Mississippi Statewide Accountability System: the Petal School District, which has earned the No. 1 spot in the state for the third time in the last five years, and the Lamar County School District, which placed ninth in the state.
Military veterans and their spouses looking to start small businesses can get a jump start on their business plan with the upcoming Boots to Business Reboot, a two-part program hosted by the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce.
POPLARVILLE — Dexter Jordan didn’t waste any time making his professional dream official.
A little over a week after the Houston Astros selected the Pearl River second baseman in the 16thround of the MLB Draft, Jordan was on a plane bound for the team’s spring training facility in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Last Thursday’s season-opening loss to West Marion didn’t go entirely well. Sure, there were some bright spots throughout the night, but for the most part, the Bobcats were dominated.
The Oak Grove Warriors missed a chance last week at potentially putting themselves in the driver’s seat for the region title. After losing to Brandon Friday, Oak Grove hosts the defending 6A State Champions, the Pearl Pirates, for a chance to earn the second seed in the 6A playoffs.