Eighteen deficiencies were reported in the City of Hattiesburg’s fiscal year 2015 audit, which... READ MORE
Approximately 1,600 Pine Belt-area veterans have benefitted during the past five years from a Veterans Administration transport vehicle that carries them to Jackson for physician appointments at the VA Hospital. Drivers for the transports are local volunteers.
Hattiesburg resident Cory Ferraez who ran for the House District 102 seat faces more than five years behind bars after being indicted on two counts of voter fraud, according to Attorney General Jim Hood.
Two cases involving Hattiesburg defendants were recently adjudicated at the state level after convictions in the Forrest County Circuit Court. Both convictions were upheld despite their appeals.
The City of Hattiesburg will kick off the Christmas season with its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Town Square Park.
Performers for this year include the cast of Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera’s White Christmas, Mount Olive Baptist Church Choir and Art Makes Art, Inc., the creators of Hattiesburlesque.
Freddie Triplett has seen the joy in the children and adults who are less advanced mentally, physically or emotionally when they play baseball in a protected environment. So he is making plans to start a Miracle League program at the Tatum Park with a new ballfield.