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Yesterday | Hattiesburg American

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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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Deadline nears for Youth Garden Contest

The Forrest County Extension Service, along with the Pine Belt Master Gardeners, is sponsoring a Youth Garden Contest.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WMC-TV Memphis

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.

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WMC-TV Memphis

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.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Government meetings

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.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Petal, MS, Mississippi, Lamar County, MS

Hattiesburg American

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."

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Related Topix: Rawls Springs, MS, Headphones, 9

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

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.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hattiesburg American

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.

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Related Topix: Lamar County, MS, Hattiesburg, MS, Purvis, MS

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hattiesburg American

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.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Mississippi, January, Education Etc.

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Hattiesburg American

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.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Hattiesburg American

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Purvis, MS, Lamar County, MS, Hattiesburg, MS

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Hattiesburg American

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.

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Related Topix: Petal, MS, Hattiesburg, MS

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Three arrested in Petal auto thefts

PETAL _ Three people were arrested Wednesday in connection with of a pair of car thefts in Petal.

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Related Topix: Petal, MS, Richton, MS

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Youth wanted for gardening contest

The Forrest County Extension Service and the Pine Belt Master Gardeners is sponsoring the first ever Youth Garden Contest.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Clarion-Ledger

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.

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Related Topix: Lumberton, MS

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

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.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Hattiesburg American

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.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

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.

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Related Topix: Fire

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