Daylily Society to meet April 27
The April meeting of the Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society will feature Oliver Billingslea, presenting a program, "How to get that great daylily photo."
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Deadline nears for Youth Garden Contest
The Forrest County Extension Service, along with the Pine Belt Master Gardeners, is sponsoring a Youth Garden Contest.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Jones Co. supervisors support Pat Harrison move
The Pat Harrison Waterway District's proposal to move its headquarters out of Forrest County has support of the Jones County Board of Supervisors.
Pedestrian killed on Interstate 59 identified
The identity of the pedestrian who was killed Saturday afternoon when she was struck by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 59 has been released.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
What a mess: Forrest County struggles with garbage woes
LaQuanya Newton says that she and her husband, Andre, chose Rawls Springs as the location for their first home together, because they craved the peace and quiet of "country living."
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Camp Bluebird celebrating 25th year
A Forrest County camp which gives both cancer patients and cancer survivors a chance to have some fun and relaxation is celebrating its 25th year.
Senate hopeful McDaniel campaigns on home turf
Republican State senator and U.S. Senate hopeful Chris McDaniel was back in Jones County Saturday, campaigning at a local convenience store that's become an important stop for high-profile candidates on the campaign trail.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Right Way To Throw Away Day set for Saturday
Local residents will be able to dispose of hazardous household waste at no charge Saturday in the annual "Right Way To Throw Away Day" in Forrest and Lamar counties.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Pathway to Progress: Area leaders discuss growth, concerns in Pine Belt
Hattiesburg business and community leaders were given a chance to voice their opinions and concerns when the Blueprint Mississippi Pathway to Progress Tour passed through town in January.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Citizens Forum may return to City Council meetings
The Citizens Forum may be making its return to Hattiesburg City Hall. Soon. "I am in favor of setting an exact date," Ward 5 Councilman Henry Naylor said.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Suspect arrested in USM fraternity stabbing
Detective Captain Rusty Keyes says university police arrested fraternity member Elijah Dollar after responding to a fight call at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Officials: Building codes an 'unfunded mandate'
In the wake of a string of natural disasters to hit Mississippi over the past decade, a newly minted state law will require counties and cities starting Aug. 1 to adopt a consistent and stronger set of standards for the construction of residential and commercial buildings.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Petal turns the big 4-0
What started as a small, quiet community across the bridge from Hattiesburg has turned into a full-fledged city with one of the state's top educational systems.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Three arrested in Petal auto thefts
PETAL _ Three people were arrested Wednesday in connection with of a pair of car thefts in Petal.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Youth wanted for gardening contest
The Forrest County Extension Service and the Pine Belt Master Gardeners is sponsoring the first ever Youth Garden Contest.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Forrest County AHS hires top assistant Lee Sullivan to replace Larry Dolan
Forrest County AHS didn't have to look very long or very far to find its next head football coach.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
More than a dozens dogs seized in puppy raid
Authorities seized more than a dozen dogs, mostly pit bull mixes, from a property in eastern Forrest County on Saturday after they received a tip that the animals were being neglected.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Negotiations continue over old Forrest County jail
In April, the Forrest County Board of Supervisors accepted a $325,000 offer from a group of local developers to purchase the former county jail and an adjacent building, the Sackler Building, in downtown Hattiesburg.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Forrest County auto fire causes early morning crash
A red Pontiac Grand Prix caught fire after the owner noticed smoke coming from the engine compartment.