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Zoo seeks accreditation

By J. DANIEL CLOUD,

How many alligators does it take to acquire a giraffe or three? More on that later.

If you’ve driven down Hardy Street past the Hattiesburg Zoo in the past few months, you will probably have seen the large structure going up close to the road. When complete, it will be habitat for a new giraffe exhibit.




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#EatHburg: Culinary Crawl to take to the streets of downtown Hattiesburg

By STAFF REPORTS,

VisitHattiesburg is pleased to announce the city’s second annual Restaurant Week scheduled for Oct. 6 – 13. Last year’s inaugural event attracted foodies from throughout the region, and VisitHattiesburg expects this year’s event to grow with the addition of new partners and offerings.



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A Family Man: Southern Miss Social Work’s Tim Rehner built relationships, shaped lives

By GEOFF LOCICERO,



Tim Rehner knew only one soul in Mississippi when he moved here, but he has spent 25½ years in Hattiesburg and Petal surrounded by family.

First there are his wife, Kay, and daughters Kendra, Kathryn and Karolyne. Eventually, two sons-in-law and two grandsons followed, and now there is a third son-in-law-in-waiting. 


Judge denies majority of Petal’s annexation requests

By HASKEL BURNS,

Over the past several weeks, Mayor Hal Marx and the Petal Board of Aldermen have been waiting to find out whether the city would be allowed to annex five areas east of the Leaf River, including a large portion extending north up U.S. 11 and another area along Mississippi 42 stretching east to the Perry County border.




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