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Details: 583-4329. * Hattiesburg School District meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the district headquarters, 301 Mamie St. Details: 584-6283.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
As the high school football season winds to a close, the Pine Belt has three high school football teams competing in the State Championships.
FCAHS takes down Lafayette, wins first state title
Forrest County AHS defeated Lafayette in the Class 4A State Championship Saturday, claiming its first state championship, 21-6.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
35 guns stolen in sporting goods store burglary
Forrest County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a burglary of Leaf River Sports on the Evelyn Gandy Parkway that yielded the theft of 35 firearms.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Holidays 2013 in full swing, but it's still dark on Main Street
The holiday season in Hattiesburg got off to a good start last month with open houses downtown, plus Small Business Shopping on Nov. 30. Coming up soon will be the Holiday Art Walk, hosted by Historic Downtown Hattiesburg, and Victorian Candlelit Christmas, presented for the 38th time by Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Officials look at funding for Metro Narcotics
Forrest County officials soon will begin calculations on the costs each agency in the 12th Judicial District Narcotics Enforcement Team, or Metro Narcotics, will have to contribute to keep the unit afloat.
The Pine Belt has five high school football teams competing in the South State Championships.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Throw-Away Day set for April 12
A delayed federal grant nixed a fall date for the area's annual "Right-Way-To-Throw-Away Day" household hazardous waste disposal event.
HHA denies suit's claims
The Hattiesburg Housing Authority has denied most of the claims made in a lawsuit filed against it by a woman who was injured and whose daughter was killed in a 2012 shooting at Briarfield Apartments.
Man gets 20 years for sexual battery
A Forrest County grand jury indicted Walley for sexual battery and failure to register as a sex offender.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Growers can learn safety techniques
Fruit and vegetable growers can learn techniques during one of four upcoming Mississippi State University workshops to make their produce safer for the consumer.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Area holiday closings posted
The following are closings and schedule changes in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
SSC's Allen, Picayune's Greene earn Sun Herald football honors
St. Stanislaus quarterback Tyler Allen and Picayune running back Daveon Green are the Sun Herald South Mississippi Players of the Week.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Uncle Si to headline Hattiesburg event
After watching just one episode of A&E's hit show "Duck Dynasty," it's hard to not enjoy the antics of the Robertson family's Uncle Si.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Area holiday closings announced
The following are schedule changes in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. * Hattiesburg: Offices are closed Thursday and Friday.
* Forrest County School District meets at 5:30 p.m. every second Monday in the Paul B. Johnson Jr. Chancery Court Building, Main Street, downtown Hattiesburg.
Opening of new PRCC coliseum delayed
We reported earlier this year that Pearl River Community College's new Marvin R. White Coliseum was scheduled to be up and running for the fall basketball season.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Couple charged with exploitation
A Forrest County couple has been charged with exploitation of a dozen residents of a personal care home they have been operating in Stone County, according to an attorney general's press release.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Forrest County reverend charged with exploitation of dozen vulnerable persons
JACKSON -- A Forrest County couple has been charged with exploitation of a dozen residents of a personal care home they have been operating in Stone County, according to an attorney general's press release.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Forrest County Board of Supervisors to get new voting machines
The Forrest County Board of Supervisors and its insurer have been at odds since a tornado struck on February 10, 2013.