Pine Belt residents who were affected by the Jan. 21 tornado have until March 27 to register... READ MORE
Just a few years ago, when the Pine Belt region found itself struggling to fill small turboprop airplanes with a dismal service record to Atlanta, it would have been hard to imagine American Airlines jet service serving the Jones County airport.
A Coke and a Smile, the 1979 slogan for Coca-Cola, may possibly have been the feeling Sacred Heart High School senior Cade Slaughter had when he found out he had been named one of the country’s 150 Coca-Cola Scholars this week.
Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny L. DuPree will face Democratic opposition in the Primary Election May 2 from Catherine M. Starr and Tom Garmon. The winner will face independents Shawn O’Hara and state Rep. Toby Barker – both independents – in the General Election June 6.