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The Friends of the Library will hold its annual membership party from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hattiesburg Public Library.
OXFORD - Madeline Campbell of Hattiesburg was among 160 students inducted into the University of Mississippi chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in a campus ceremony Oct. 20 at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.
The holiday season in Hattiesburg got off to a good start last month with open houses downtown, plus Small Business Shopping on Nov. 30. Coming up soon will be the Holiday Art Walk, hosted by Historic Downtown Hattiesburg, and Victorian Candlelit Christmas, presented for the 38th time by Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood.
HATTIESBURG - Merchants Foodservice is now a member company of Independent Marketing Alliance .
Thanks to impressive job growth during the last two years, Mississippi has recently garnered national attention in several key areas, according to Gov. Phil Bryant.
A Hattiesburg Police officer who was suspended for insubordination met at the Train Depot before the civil service commission Tuesday afternoon to determine the justification of his suspensions.
On Tuesday, PETA filed formal comments with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service opposing the Hattiesburg Zoo's application for a permit to breed endangered animals.
Around 5:40 p.m. a call was made to the Hattiesburg Police Department reporting of shots fired at the Wendy's on 49 across the street from Cloverleaf Mall.
"Mississippi is number five in the nation for entrepreneurial success; That means our small businesses do better than 45 other states in America," Bryant said.
Hattiesburg police are investigating a shooting that left one injured Wednesday night.
The University of Southern Mississippi will hold two commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 at Reed Green Coliseum on its Hattiesburg campus.
Hattiesburg City Council unanimously approved every item on the policy agenda for Tuesday's meeting, including adopting an ordinance allowing C Spire to install fiber-optic Internet systems in the Hub City and granting The First Hattiesburg Baptist Church an ordinance waiver permitting it to move into the former Remington's Hunt Club location.
The Trent Lott National Center at The University of Southern Mississippi, in partnership with the Stennis Institute at Mississippi State University, will host an inaugural workshop titled, "Basic Community Economic Development: Practical Tools for Elected Officials" Dec. 11 on the Hattiesburg campus.
The MS Faith Based Coalition for Community Renewal, Inc. will host two "Homeownership Days in Hattiesburg" at the Ben McNair Recreational Center, 300 N. 12th Ave. in Hattiesburg.
While Brett Favre isn't sure what he'll be doing next year, he does know what he'll be doing on Friday: Trying to win a Mississippi high school state championship.
The public is invited to attend the Holiday Choral Spectacular at 7:30 p.m. today and Thursday at Main Street Baptist Church.