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Why? Another day, another shooting. When is enough truly enough?

By ELIJAH JONES,

By the time this column runs, it will have been nearly two weeks since the tragic mass shootings in the cities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Twenty-two people in El Paso were taken from this earth, and from their families. Barely 13 hours later, in a separate incident, another nine people were murdered in Dayton.


Put Me in the Mix: Teen music competition and recording opportunity application deadline Sept. 4

By STAFF REPORTS,

Hattiesburg Arts Council and University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Communication challenge teens age 13-19 from Forrest and Lamar counties to participate in a music mentoring, performing and recording competition – “Put Me in the Mix.”


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Police investigate shooting at Hattiesburg Captain D's

By SUBMITTED REPORTS,

The following is a news release from Ryan Moore, public information officer at Hattiesburg Police Department, regarding a shooting at Captain D's in Hattiesburg.

 

On Friday, July 5, 2019, Hattiesburg police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1900 block of Arcadia Street, at Captain D’s, just before 1 p.m.



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Asst. Hattiesburg Police Chief Frank Misenhelter, left, talks with Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker and Communications Director Samantha McCain during Saturday morning's briefing.

Saturday night target for tropical storm force winds across Pine Belt

By BETH BUNCH,

Forrest County Emergency Management officials are still working off a worse-case scenario as they await the arrival of Hurricane Nate, which is predicted to make landfall as a weak Category 2 hurricane tonight along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Predictions as of the 11 a.m.






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