5 hrs ago
Up and Coming: Alex Pickle
Meet Alex Pickle, 22, community development manager at the Area Development Partnership in Hattiesburg.
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9 hrs ago
Spaghetti dinner benefit Tuesday
"A Night in Italy," will be held 4:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday at Southern Oaks House and Gardens, 1246 Richburg Road.
14 hrs ago
Voter ID opponents: Change in law not justified
All you need is a card with your face on it. But for Geneva Terry, who is safely equipped with a driver's license, it's the principle of Mississippi's new voter ID law that stinks.
18 hrs ago
HPD continues probe of shooting at Islamic Center
Hattiesburg police are still investigating a shooting that took place last month at the Islamic Center of Hattiesburg.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Under the weight of the cross'
A group of men from CrossPoint Community Church and surrounding churches came together Friday to experience what has become an annual Good Friday spiritual pilgrimage.
Around South Mississippi
Water-contact advisories were issued Friday in Hancock and Harrison counties. These segments of beach are not closed; however, there may be a greater risk of illness associated with swimming there.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mississippi Gov. Bryant to give commencement address at Ole Miss
Gov. Phil Bryant will give the commencement address at the University of Mississippi on May 10, the university announced Friday.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
USM names new Science & Technology dean
The University of Southern Mississippi has named David T. Hayhurst the new dean of the College of Science and Technology Hayhurst previously served as dean of the College of Engineering at both San Diego State University and the University of South Alabama .
USM student wins prestigious Truman Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus student Stephanie McCracken has been named a 2014 Truman Scholar.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Beth Coleman signs with USM
Senior Beth Coleman has accepted a scholarship to play soccer for the University of Southern Mississippi in the fall.
Southern Miss to give away books at 'World Book Night'
The Department of English at the University of Southern Mississippi will participate in World Book Night on April 23 from 2- 6 p.m. at the U.S. Post Office on South 40th Avenue in Hattiesburg.
Three USM students to bike America for a cause
Three University of Southern Mississippi students will bike across the United States this summer to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities.
USM festival honors children's book authors
For Christopher Paul Curtis, writing books for children is no chore. "I'm one of the luckiest people in the world, doing something I love," said Curtis, the winner of the Southern Miss Medallion, presented to him at the recent Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
USM Gulf Park reaches record master's enrollment
The number of students getting a master's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach has reached an all-time high, and more than 30 percent of those students are working toward a computer science degree.
Former ECCC President Eddie M. Smith dies
He was 71. Smith's tenure was marked with an increase in enrollment, new program offerings, campus facilities and workforce education and training.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Magnolia State Bank welcomes Johnson
Magnolia State Bank recently announced Anne Carol Johnson as the new business development officer at the Hattiesburg office.
USM Theater presents 'The Tempest'
The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Theatre presents "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Tatum Theatre.
USM Live Oak Writing Project deadline April 25
The Live Oak Writing Project at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus invites teachers to participate in their annual Invitational Summer Institute to be held June 9 - July 3 at the university's Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
UAFS professor prepares students for life
For Melissa Whiting , teaching is about challenging students, encouraging them to take risks and preparing them for their post-academic lives.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Daily Mountain Eagle
Acting president named at BSCC
Less than a month after announcing the retirement of Dr. Anne McNutt as Bevill State Community College's president, Alabama Post-Secondary Chancellor Mark Heinrich announced Friday that Thomas Huebner Jr. would take over as acting president on Monday.