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Traffic across the coast not a problem Labor Day weekend
"We've been very fortunate this holiday period. Traffic has been thinner than usual for a typical labor day," said Mississippi Highway Patrol Corporal Benjamin Seibert.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
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Willie Jerome Manning doesn't agree with a judge who ruled that he got a fair trial when he was convicted in the slayings of two women in 1996 and sentenced to death.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
100s of school board leases may have rent too low
Hattiesburg school board president Marcus Cathey says the rent may be too low and the lease too long on hundreds of 99-year leases for school board land.
Anniversary: Roger Cameron & Patricia Cameron
They were married on August 30, 1964, at Hazlehurst United Methodist Church in Hazlehurst, MS.
Engagement: Lauren Farve & Hunter Cascio
Wedding vows will be exchanged at 2 p.m. on September 13, 2014 at Big Creek Wildlife Lodge in Sumrall with reception following.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
WCU dedicates new buildings, celebrates centennial of another
Students, faculty and administrators at William Carey University are celebrating two important new buildings and the the 100th birthday of the Hattiesburg campus' oldest structure.
Pine Belt woman dies in Hattiesburg fire
Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem confirmed the death of a female victim, however the name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Owner cited for leaving dog in hot car in Hattiesburg
Thanks to a Good Samaritan going into T-Bones on Hardy Street In Hattiesburg for lunch, the life of a small dog was most likely saved.
Rawls Springs House fire under investiagtion
Multiple departments including Rawls Springs, North Forrest, and the Hattiesburg Fire Department responded to the fire at 859 Pitts road in the early hours of Monday morning.
Wreck leads to stash of counterfeit cash
Rashaun Bolden, 24, was taken into custody by Hattiesburg police after a car wreck at the Highway 98 and Gravel Pit Road intersection where he fled the scene and hid behind a business.
Shelby bikers head to Coast on safety ride
Soldiers from a training unit at Camp Shelby Friday celebrated the conclusion of an advanced motorcycle safety course by taking a ride to the Gulf Coast.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Fourteen Mississippi School Districts Sue over Underfunding
Fourteen Mississippi school districts have filed suit against the state, seeking repayment of amounts they say they were illegally shorted by the state's public school funding formula over the last six years.
Field house fire becomes arson investigation
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel tells The Hattiesburg American county and state arson investigators had determined the fire was "incendiary in nature."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Musgrove to announce action to fund MAEP
Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove has scheduled news conferences Thursday in Jackson and Hattiesburg where he will announce "action to fully fund" the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
Suspect arrested in aggravated assault
James Edgar Cluff was taken into custody Tuesday after reporting the incident that occurred in the 800 block of Grace Avenue.
The Mississippi Press
Mississippi, Alabama on MSNBC's list of `cheapest' states in which to live
One day after Kiplinger's released its annual rankings which had both Mississippi and Alabama among the most "tax-friendly" states in the nation, MSNBC has included the two states on its list of the top 10 "cheapest" states in which to live.
August 26, Tuesday evening forecast
Plenty of sunshine this afternoon and evening with a dry north wind. A lot of people have told me that today feels like fall is coming I can't disagree that it feels that way, but summer is still holding strong.
Hattiesburg police search for auto burglary suspect
The suspect is a black male, approximately 5'8 and 135 pounds with short plaits in his hair.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Students were tested under the same frameworks as they have been for the past several years, but they prepared for the test using different standards than in years past.