Petal city officials are working to settle a dispute between property owners to determine who will be responsible for cleaning up some debris left over from the tornado that struck the Friendly City in January 2017.
The 12th Circuit Court District’s narcotics task force has been re-formed and the Hattiesburg Police Department’s role in the five-entity group was approved by the City Council during its meeting Tuesday night at City Hall.
Music, barbecue, sweet potato pie and a boxing exhibition will be highlighted during the 12th annual Historic Mobile Street Renaissance Festival on Friday and Saturday in Downtown Hattiesburg.
Gov. Phil Bryant warned state residents to be prepared for Tropical Storm Nate, which is expected to make landfall on the Gulf Coast early Sunday.
Marlo Dorsey has been named as as the new executive director of the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission. Dorsey’s position was effective Oct. 1. She was chosen after an executive search process with nationally-recognized firm Searchwide.
A discussion last Thursday over bids received by the Lamar County Board of Supervisors for at least one wheel loader turned into an examination of the bidding process and the way the specifications were written. The end result was all three bids were thrown out and rebidding will delay purchase of a wheel loader for a month.
Lifelong Hattiesburg resident Missy McGee outdistanced social worker Kathryn Rehner by a 2-1 margin during a runoff Tuesday to capture the vacant state House District 102 seat, which includes Forrest and Lamar counties.McGee collected 2,107 votes to 1,000 for Rehner in the runoff, which was required because neither candidate collected a majorit
Mike Essary’s wife, Layla, wanted a farmhouse table for the family’s home. Mike and Layla like to watch several of the television shows on the HGTV network that involve renovating homes, decorating with rustic furniture or living in a tiny house.