ELLISVILLE – Most of the 20 graduates from Jones College’s Practical Nursing summer program returned to campus to participate in the traditional Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony. They joined the 26 Fall graduates at the Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony prior to Thanksgiving, at the end of the semester. The …

A 21-year-old Brookhaven man is being sought by Hattiesburg Police because of active arrest warrants, and the public is being asked to help find the man.

A collaboration between The University of Southern Mississippi’s sport management program and the Mississippi Braves enabled students in a sport marketing graduate class to assist the minor league baseball organization in future sports marketing planning.

Officials at South Central Regional Medical Center (SCRMC) announced that patient visitation is being restricted for the safety of patients, staff and the community. With the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the healthcare team at South Central believes the revised visi…

For the past 40 years, jolly St. Nick and his companion, Frosty the Snowman, have adorned the front of Forrest General Hospital providing comfort and joy to hospital patients, their families, staff and passersby. On Tuesday, with a little Christmas magic and some help from Engineering, the t…

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department recently raised over $15,300 during a drug-seized property auction held in mid-November. Over 100 different lots were entered at the auction, and every item sold, according to Jasper County Sheriff Randy Johnson.

A number of Jones County volunteer fire departments responded to a train that has derailed in Moselle, on Sellers Road at both the Frito-Lay plant near Ovett-Moselle Road and at Moselle Road early Wednesday morning.

A 26-year-old Hattiesburg felon was arrested during a traffic stop by Forrest County Deputies near East Hardy and Tipton Street.

Each year the Hattiesburg Arts Council offers professional development workshops for teachers. Our highly accredited programs provide K-12 teachers with the creative skills needed to integrate the arts in their classroom.

A Thanksgiving night incident between a couple ended with one being taken to a Jackson hospital and another arrested and charged with domestic aggravated assault and kidnapping charges according to Sgt. JD Carter from the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.

ELLISVILLE – While working on research on the Mississippi State Flag this fall with a retired geography professor from the University of Kentucky, Jones College geography and history instructor, Caleb Smith stumbled upon a prize-winning photo opportunity. Driving to work, he passed by the Jo…

A couple of weeks ago in a high school eight-man football game in Iowa, Remsen St. Mary edged Montezuma, 108-94. Based on that score, a lot of Egg Bowl fans thought that this year’s 93rd Egg Bowl and 117th rival game could be an equally high scoring affair. It was not to be, but don’t blame …

Week 12 of the college and high school football season is here! In our annual pick-em battle, Co-Editors James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey face off against Buzz and Brian Jack.

At Thanksgiving, it is commonplace to remember those things that we are thankful for. For the Hutchinson family living on Matthews Road in the Matthews Community in Jones County, they are simply thankful to be alive to celebrate Thanksgiving this year after losing everything they owned, incl…

JACKSON — Governor Tate Reeves has requested a Federal Disaster Declaration for Individual and Public Assistance as well as U.S. Small Business Administration Assistance following Hurricane Zeta that impacted portions of Southeast Mississippi on October 28, 2020.

Food, fun, and hayrides are set for this upcoming Saturday in the Sharon Community as “A Reedy Creek Christmas” will be held from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.

On Tuesday, the state’s first Treo® Abdominal Aortic Stent-Graft was performed at Forrest General Hospital by Sourabh Mukherjee, M.D., FACS, RPVI, a peripheral vascular surgeon. The graft that was used was recently approved by the FDA, but the pandemic slowed the use of the process down, so …

The Covington County School District has received Chromebooks for student use, funded by the Equity in Distant Learning Program, Senate Bill #3044. These devices will be distributed to students in grades 7 – 12 on November 30 – December 5 at the CCSD Central Office in Collins.

Shop, eat, and be merry with local businesses this holiday season. Hattiesburg locals and visitors are encouraged to “shop small” on Saturday, Nov. 28, by visiting locally-owned shops and restaurants in Downtown Hattiesburg.