Presbyterian Christian School’s C.J. Buckhalter and Cameron Shaw didn’t know each other a few months ago. C.J. was entering the summer before his sophomore year on the Bobcats’ football team, while Shaw was making the move from Fort Worth, Texas, to Hattiesburg.
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The newest addition to The District at Midtown – the mixed-used development off Hardy Street at the site of the former Elam Arms dormitory and parking lot – is on the way in the form of six townhomes at the corner of South 31st Avenue and Chevy Chase Drive.
The petition in favor of allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County didn’t get quite enough signatures to allow the measure to be placed on the Aug. 6 primary election ballot, but organizers are optimistic they’ll have the required amount to make the general election in November.
Newly-crowned Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Heyer of Hattiesburg will be honored with a Homecoming reception from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Train Depot (308 Newman Street) in downtown Hattiesburg.
All persons interested in substituting in the Petal School District for the 2019-2020 school year must attend a training session conducted by the school district. The training will be from 8:30 a.m.-noon July 25 at the Central Office Board Room.
Sam Edison Woods, a career diplomat and donor to The University of Southern Mississippi, is the subject of a new online exhibit for USM University Libraries’ Special Collections. The Sam Woods Collection contains materials owned by Woods and includes items such as furniture, art, prints, and books.
More than 900 Lamar County residents – specifically the elderly, handicapped and children – are being provided with free fire alarms, made possible by a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Fasten your seatbelts, return your tray tables to the upright position and prepare to blast off at Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera presents Return to the Forbidden Planet by Bob Carlton.
The performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10 and Aug. 15-17 at The Thirsty Hippo on McLeod Street in downtown Hattiesburg.
I was going to be the last person in America who did not own a smartphone, a fact I was downright proud of.
And oh yeah, I had a partner, too. A close friend of mine will most probably beat me up after she sees this column. (Sorry, Lou Ann.)
A Petal cemetery is in danger of being seized by the state and sold to the highest bidder if the owner doesn’t make arrangements to pay at least $22,477 – and possibly up to $32,000 – that Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says is owed to the cemetery’s perpetual care fund.
Members of Petal Fire Department spent Thursday night conducting water rescues at homes throughout the city after heavy rainfall from Winter Storm Eboni caused flooding from southeastern Louisiana to New Jersey.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with three auto burglaries in the Bellewood subdivision off Old Highway 11 in Hattiesburg.
Lamar County police have arrested a Gulfport man suspected of running a scam involving sales of automobiles in Lamar and other counties.
After a one-year hiatus, Larry Watkins hit the reset button.
The long-time Petal baseball coach was introduced as Sacred Heart’s new coach Tuesday after taking a year off from coaching. During that time off, Watkins said he has been reenergized.
Petal police officer Phillip Humphrey was named Police Officer of the Year at the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on Jan. 18.
SUMRALL – With the Sumrall Bobcats holding on to a touchdown lead, the Purvis Tornadoes had a chance to tie the game after recovering a fumble in the second quarter by Sumrall senior quarterback Dannis Jackson. However, Sumrall’s senior defensive lineman Solomon Landrum shifted the tide with a fumble recovery of his own – the Bobcats’ 15th tur
The ribbon cutting for a unique addition to the Hattiesburg area designed for active seniors was be held Thursday at The Colony at Turtle Creek Crossing. An open house followed.
Letrelle Johnson is a senior defensive end/linebacker for the Hattiesburg Tigers who blocks onrushing defenders on extra-point kicks. The 6-foot, 245-pounder can push back as well as he can chase down quarterbacks or stand up running backs.