A 15-year-old Hattiesburg juvenile was arrested Thursday after the youth allegedly used a gun to steal a cellphone and Dodge Charger.
The final week proved to be an exciting one as James Pugh, Kevan Lindsey, and Brian Jack all finished with perfect records. Buzz Jack finished just behind with just one missed pick.
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 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…
According to Dana Bumgardner with the Jones County Fire Council at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday night, the Shady Grove and Sharon Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a structure fire at 70 County Barn Road, Lot 1.
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.
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department is currently trying to solve a big problem. Thievery has hit the county hard over the past weeks, especially in the Stringer area.
On 11-25-20 at approximately 1805 hours, Laurel Police Officers responded to Palmer Avenue on a reported vehicle vs. pedestrian accident. The vehicle fled the area and the pedestrian victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
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.
The Southern Miss Alumni Association is excited to announce all summer and fall 2020 graduates of The University of Southern Mississippi will receive a complimentary annual membership.
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 jar of expired mayonnaise resulted in a near-deadly situation for one victim and landed a male suspect in jail Saturday evening according to Sgt. JD Carter with the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.
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…
According to Paul Sheffield with the Jones County Emergency Operations Center, the Jones County area has been placed in a limited threat for strong winds Monday afternoon.
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.
Three Hattiesburg residents were arrested Tuesday and were each charged with receiving stolen property, particularly a high-performance bicycle.
A man used a weapon and a white pickup truck about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to rob a business in the 400 block of Martin Luther King Drive in Hattiesburg.
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 Jones County Sheriff's Department is seeking the whereabouts of Devante Keiaree Blanks who is considered an absconded sex offender.
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.
Jasper County Solid Waste Manager Robert Morris says many property owners in the county still do not completely understand who is responsible for payment when it comes to taking care of solid waste fees, especially with rental properties, and he is trying to reach property owners in the coun…
The Heidelberg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving a shooting that took place over two weeks ago in the parking lot of a newly opened bar and grill in Heidelberg where numerous shots were fired.
The first known case of COVID-19 in the US was reported in late January, but a new study suggests the coronavirus could have been circulating around the country earlier than first thought.