5 hrs ago
Petal and Hattiesburg residents voice opinions on sewer rates
The City of Hattiesburg is increasing the sewer rates for Petal and some Lamar County customers who use their wastewater lagoon.
20 hrs ago
Over 20 Hattiesburg teachers lose their jobs; Lamar County Schools lack funding
Faculty members and students in two area school districts suffer a major blow, resulting from the under funding of Mississippi's public schools.
Thu May 23, 2013
Mississippi Could Soon Jail Women for Stillbirths, Miscarriages
The state's manslaughter laws weren't supposed to apply to women who lose pregnancies.
Wed May 15, 2013
Purvis man faces murder charge
A 36-year-old Purvis man has been charged with murder and first-degree arson following a fatal house fire Monday night.
Mon May 13, 2013
Woman dies in Purvis house fire; oxygen tanks explode
A home on the 600 block of 1st Ave. in Purvis became fully engulfed in flames at approximately 9:30pm Monday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Couple appears in court after high speed chase in Covington County
Bond was set Tuesday for an Alabama couple who led police on a high speed chase through two counties Monday night.
Fri May 03, 2013
Debris clean up coming to end
Nearly three months after a Feb. 10 tornado hit the Pine Belt, the debris cleanup operations in Hattiesburg and Lamar County are winding down.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jeff Davis County chase ends in Lamar with volunteer firefighter
A Lamar County volunteer firefighter held a felony suspect at gunpoint until deputies could arrive following a Friday chase that started in Jefferson Davis County.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Details: 583-4329. * Hattiesburg School District meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the district headquarters, 301 Mamie St.
Confederate Memorial Day closings posted
In observance of Confederate Memorial Day, some cities and counties in the Pine Belt will close their offices.