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The University of Southern Mississippi’s premier community volunteer project – The Big Event – will undergo a rather big change for 2021. Instead of the customary one-day effort, this year’s event will be spread out over five days: March 22-26.

Two chemistry professors from William Carey University and the University of Southern Mississippi have teamed up to write a new kind of textbook, “Guided Inquiry for General Chemistry.”

Information about Wednesday's weather forecast has been released by the National Weather Service of Jackson. Please make sure to follow along with additional updates as they release.

A $2.73 million infrastructure that will rebuild water and sewer facilities for Longleaf Heights in Hattiesburg will be one of the larger projects during the current office term.

The Hattiesburg Police Department investigation into a March 5 fight that involved a 34-year-old man resulted in the assault of a 28-year-old woman, whose injuries were treated at a local hospital.

Thirty-year-old Oliver McNair of Petal was sentenced Thursday in Hattiesburg by U.S. District Judge Taylor B. McNeel to 210 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

JACKSON, Miss. – As Mississippians spring forward this Sunday, State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney reminds everyone to test their smoke alarms.

A 23-year-old Braxton man was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault after he allegedly shot and killed his mother’s boyfriend Wednesday in Hattiesburg.

Lamar County Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven Hampton apologized Monday night for a controversial social studies assignment at Purvis Middle School that he called “culturally insensitive and tone deaf.”

The three Lumberton schools in the Lamar County School District will be turned into two schools for the 2021-22 school year after the School Board approved the reconfiguration of the campus during Monday night’s board meeting in Purvis.

Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) unveiled its first project of 2021 this week, adding to the extensive public arts collection across the city. Following a record-high of nine public art murals introduced by HAPA in 2020, plans are in the works for a number of additional projects th…

A 27-year-old Forrest County woman was arrested Thursday by Hattiesburg police officers and Forrest County sheriff’s deputies after a road rage incident on Jan. 25 shots were fired at an occupied vehicle in the Rawls Springs area.

Last year, more than 100 million Americans received an average tax refund of $2,869 deposited back in their bank accounts after filing their taxes. As millions of Americans await reimbursement from Uncle Sam, Magnolia State Bank has highlighted six tips for making the most of their tax refund.

The Hattiesburg Police Department is looking for help to identify two people wanted in connection with a $2,500 felony shoplifting at Ulta Beauty in the 1000 block of Turtle Creek Drive on Feb. 21.

Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker’s newest executive order to slow the spread of COVID-19 will continue to enforce the city’s mask mandate until 5 p.m. April 5. He signed the order Wednesday.

A 29-year-old Shreveport, La., man was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Taylor B. McNeel to 120 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for carrying and using a firearm during a drug trafficking crime, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Darren LaMarca an…

Metro Narcotics members, Forrest County Deputies, and Hattiesburg Police arrested five individuals on a variety of drug charges, bringing in weapons, THC edibles, marijuana, and meth.

Faculty in The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) School of Education have been teaching future educators for more than 100 years, but never before have they been afforded virtual reality technology to enhance learning and practicum experiences.