There couldn’t be a better scenario drawn up for football fans in Hattiesburg. Rivals Hattiesburg and Laurel will tangle one more time in 2017, and this time it’s for the right to play for a 5A State Championship.
OXFORD – Jane Becker Heidelberg adored her time at the University of Mississippi. She met her husband, Rody Heidelberg, in 1940 at their first dance as students in the old gym. They were together almost 50 years.
Although four-term Councilman Henry Naylor may not have gotten the election results he had wanted, he still believes all Hattiesburg residents have a reason to celebrate the inauguration of a new mayor and City Council.
University of Southern Mississippi alums Bradley Floore and Stephen Broome received the Gold and Silver honors respectively at the annual convention of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) last month.
The state’s largest solar power plant, a $100 million facility that is located in Sumrall, generated words of praise last Friday from government officials and representatives of companies involved in the construction and operation of the facility.
The faces of poverty, homelessness, addiction and despair walk the same hallways Sumrall native Rev. Jill Barnes Buckley walks daily.
Being able to lift spirits and fortunes with caring words and deeds is second nature to Buckley, who credits mentors at Hinds for helping her then so she can help others today.