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American Eagle coming to Hattiesburg airport
Airport Executive Director Thomas Heanue tells The Hattiesburg American on Tuesday American Eagle will offer two daily flights to Dallas-Fort Worth.
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Hattiesburg council approves new city engineer
The Hattiesburg American reports Rutland spent the past four years as a civil engineer with the United States Army Corps of Engineers in Vicksburg.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Biloxi's Margaritaville casino closing by Sept. 19
Managers of the casino say it couldn't overcome an out-of-the-way location and lack of a hotel.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Mississippi Maximizing Your Faith Crusade
Takes place August 1st at 7 p.m. at Abundant Life Church , August 2nd at 5 p.m. at Gateway Baptist Church and August 3rd at 10 a.m. at Grace Covenant Church .
MHSAA football championships will move to MSU, UM
Mississippi Association of Coaches executive director Johnny Mims, right, addresses the move of the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Football Classic to Southern Mississippi's M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg in 2015 and 2017 from venues in Alabama, during a news conference at the Mississippi High School Activities Association offices in Clinton, ... (more)
Hattiesburg man sentenced on child pornography charges
A Hattiesburg man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 15 years in federal prison for production of child pornography and 7 years for possession of child pornography.
Shots fired in Hattiesburg on Sunday night
According to Hattiesburg Police Department's PIO, Jon Traxler, shots were fired on Sunday night at around 6:40 p.m. at Martin Luther King Drive and Katie Avenue.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Engagement: Kaysee Hover & Adam Woodard
Wedding vows will be exchanged in September. Miss Kaysee Hover is the granddaughter of the late Jean and Millard Deer of Columbia, MS, and Bill and Joyce Hover of Hattiesburg, MS.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Operation Megabust ties Hattiesburg to drug trafficking organization
The two year long under cover investigation showed that a heroin trafficking organization led by Byran Evans of New Orleans was responsible for distributing kilogram quantities of heroin and cocaine between Texas and Louisiana with distribution stops in Hattiesburg.
Hattiesburg woman defies the odds, becomes Saintsation
Dancing amongst her team mates, Lewis blends in with the rest of them. However, there are differences that set her apart.
Hattiesburg to use $250K NLC grant to reduce number of uninsured families, children
Hattiesburg will use a $250,000 grant from the National League of Cities to implement an outreach program to increase enrollment in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP.
Lamar County escaped inmate captured in Vicksburg
A Lamar County inmate was caught Friday in Vicksburg, three days after escaping by stealing a transport van while working as part of a road crew.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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40-Year-Old Mom Makes Saints Cheerleading Squad
You can never be too old to cheerlead! This 40-year-old dance instructor hadn't done high kicks and splits since high school...but she still set her goal to try out for the New Orleans Saints Cheer Squad- a.k.a Saintsations.
Mississippi Business Journal
Investigation leads to $10M settlement with payday lender ACE Cash Express
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cited this graphic from an ACE Cash Express training manual to show the short-term lender seeks to entice borrowers into a cycle of debt.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40
It was a lofty goal for a 40-year-old mother of two, but she reached it. Kriste Lewis of Hattiesburg, Mississippi has been selected by the New Orleans Saints as a cheerleader on the NFL team's dance team.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Toyota of Hattiesburg hosts back-to-school drive
Toyota of Hattiesburg back-to-school drive is back in full swing this year accepting monetary, school supplies and uniform donations.
School supply drive looks to help Hattiesburg families in need
Toyota of Hattiesburg's second annual back-to-school drive is back in full swing this year accepting monetary, school supplies and uniform donations.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
MDOT closes highway after truck hits bridge
WDAM-TV in Laurel reports a semitrailer toting a tractor was driving on Highway 49 Monday when it hit the Interstate 59 overpass in Hattiesburg near Exit 67. The tractor struck the overpass and became wedged.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Made in Mississippi: Director hopes to grow local film industry
COURTESY MILES DOLEAC Miles Doleac, center, and Ben Powell left, supervise a shoot for the Film "The Historian" that was ready for release in December 2013.
WLFI-TV West Lafayette
WL man recalls Freedom Summer lessons 50 years later
In 1964 West Lafayette resident Don Nead was working as a clergyman for the Presbyterian Church, USA, in Texas.