The man who was taken into custody and put on a 72-hour Crisis Intervention Team hold Saturday after acting suspiciously with a firearm at Walmart in Petal will be further evaluated by two more psychiatrists to determine his mental state.
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The Mississippi Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of Sharon Mark, the former Hattiesburg Municipal Court clerk who previously sued the city, former Mayor Johnny DuPree and all five members of Hattiesburg City Council for slander, among other things.
Outgoing Hattiesburg Public School District Trustee Patricia Fluker has confidence the district’s faculty members, staff and administrators can help its students become among some of the state’s top achievers going forward.
HATTIESBURG – The Hattiesburg Lady Tigers entered Thursday night’s contest with Oak Grove a perfect 6-0 record while not dropping a set all season. After they won the first set 25-12, it looked they were on their way to a seventh win.
Forrest General Hospital recognized four physicians with the 13th annual Philip W. Rogers Awards. The awards were announced during the hospital’s annual Employee Christmas Celebration.
Petal resident Adam Watkins will be installed as president of the Mississippi Association of Realtors Oct. 10 at the organization's annual convention and expo. He will lead the organization through 2019.
Watkins is one of the youngest members on record chosen to head up the organization.
With less than three minutes to go in Saturday night’s football game between Laurel and Hattiesburg, a disturbance of some kind sent players and fans scrambling off the field and out of the stands for some 20 minutes before play resumed.
On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Lumberton coach Zach Jones and Petal wide receiver Trent Williams join the show for separate interview.
The public record of the past week’s felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law: