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Hattiesburg school board president Marcus Cathey says the rent may be too low and the lease too long on hundreds of 99-year leases for school board land.
They were married on August 30, 1964, at Hazlehurst United Methodist Church in Hazlehurst, MS.
Students, faculty and administrators at William Carey University are celebrating two important new buildings and the the 100th birthday of the Hattiesburg campus' oldest structure.
Thanks to a Good Samaritan going into T-Bones on Hardy Street In Hattiesburg for lunch, the life of a small dog was most likely saved.
Rashaun Bolden, 24, was taken into custody by Hattiesburg police after a car wreck at the Highway 98 and Gravel Pit Road intersection where he fled the scene and hid behind a business.
Two Americans infected with the deadly Ebola virus were successfully cured thanks to a drug created by a University of Southern Mississippi graduate.
Fourteen Mississippi school districts have filed suit against the state, seeking repayment of amounts they say they were illegally shorted by the state's public school funding formula over the last six years.
Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove has scheduled news conferences Thursday in Jackson and Hattiesburg where he will announce "action to fully fund" the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
James Edgar Cluff was taken into custody Tuesday after reporting the incident that occurred in the 800 block of Grace Avenue.
One day after Kiplinger's released its annual rankings which had both Mississippi and Alabama among the most "tax-friendly" states in the nation, MSNBC has included the two states on its list of the top 10 "cheapest" states in which to live.
Plenty of sunshine this afternoon and evening with a dry north wind. A lot of people have told me that today feels like fall is coming I can't disagree that it feels that way, but summer is still holding strong.
Students were tested under the same frameworks as they have been for the past several years, but they prepared for the test using different standards than in years past.
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Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 01:50 pm
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