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Friends Fly South will be the entertainment at Friday night’s SummerTunes, presented by Live @ Five H'Burg and the Thirsty Hippo. The event runs from 7-10 p.m. July 13 at Town Square Park in Downtown Hattiesburg.

Oak Grove High School rising senior Emmie Perkins is among 29 participants competing for college scholarships in Meridian this week in the statewide Mississippi Distinguished Young Women competition.

After spending 22 years in the Army and 20 years with the City of Petal, Tom Hardges Jr. has a pretty good feeling of the differences he’s made within his local community and the military.

As Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker looks back on the accomplishments during his first year in office, he said the Hub City’s financial status will shape his administration’s future and the success of later administrations.

Hinton Park in Petal has long been known as a safe and fun place for families and children, and officials from a handful of Petal organizations are looking to expand the park’s offerings even more to younger visitors.

USM Alumni Association plans for Eagle Fanfare


The Southern Miss Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Department of Athletics and the South Central Mississippi Alumni Chapter, will host the 23rd Annual Eagle Fanfare sponsored by First Bank. All Southern Miss fans are invited to visit with Southern Miss coaches, athletes, cheerleaders and Seymour from 2 - 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug.

Forrest County Jail Docket


The public record of the past week’s felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law: