Two alleged killers receive $1,000,000 bond each for death of 20-year-old
The two alleged killers are a brother duo, and their bonds were set by Judge Jerry Evans on Monday for $1,000,000 each. Proceedings at the initial appearances were everything but typical.
Alleged Seventh St. rapist receives $100,000 bond
He was arrested and charged last week with the alleged rape of a juvenile. It happened on West Seventh St. in Hattiesburg.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Forrest County school closes after fire
Officials say no one was hurt but classes and a football game were canceled after a fire Friday morning at Forrest County Agricultural High School.
Two in custody connected with Thursday homicide
Pedro Alvarez, 28, of Hattiesburg, and V'nell Miskell, 25, of Hattiesburg were taken into custody by authorities in connection with the death of Johnnie Cooper, 20. Cooper was found in a ditch, submerged in water Thursday morning at the Timberton Softball complex near William Carey University.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
War and Society Roundtable series will focus on scapegoats and villains
The Dale Center for the Study of War and Society at the University of Southern Mississippi will host the first roundtable discussion of the fall semester Tuesday, September 9 at 6 p.m. The War and Society Roundtable focuses on a different war and society book each month of the academic year. It provides community members, faculty, and students an opportunity to interact while exploring topics of mutual interest.
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Mississippi health officials confirm 5 new cases of West Nile virus, 1 in Harrison County
Mississippi health officials have confirmed five new cases of West Nile virus -- two each Forrest and Hinds counties and one in Harrison County. The Mississippi State Department of Health says Hinds County has had the most West Nile virus cases so far this year, with six.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Engagement: Brittney Linton & Louis Norman
Olive. Wedding vows will be exchanged at 4 p.m. on September 27, 2014, at Cold Springs Baptist Church in Collins.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Attorney general requires change to firearms signs
Mississippi has seen its share of arguments over the past two years concerning gun rights after the passage of House Bill 2, which allowed open carry law to go into effect July 1, 2013.
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Mississippi heath officials report third death from West Nile virus
The state Department of Health says Wednesday the most recent death occurred in Forrest County.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Forrest County sees change in legal representation
The Forrest County Board of Supervisors joined a new insurance trust in April which also brings new legal counsel to the county.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Pine Belt woman dies in Hattiesburg fire
Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem confirmed the death of a female victim, however the name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Shelby bikers head to Coast on safety ride
Soldiers from a training unit at Camp Shelby Friday celebrated the conclusion of an advanced motorcycle safety course by taking a ride to the Gulf Coast.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Midday: Forrest County Extension Service
The office is offering a Coupon 101 class September 4th at noon. The office will also hold a prescribed burning meeting at 6 p.m. The Forrest County Extension Service office is located at 952 Sullivan Drive in Hattiesburg.
Forrest County Extension Service
The office is offering a Coupon 101 class September 4th at noon and 6 p.m. The office will also hold a prescribed burning meeting at 6 p.m. The Forrest County Extension Service office is located at 952 Sullivan Drive in Hattiesburg.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
One dead, one in custody after late night shooting in Hattiesburg
Carlos Yancey, 35, of Hattiesburg died from what appeared to be a gun shot wound according Forrest County Deputy Coroner Jonathan Nobles.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Two charged with commercial burglary in Petal
On August 20, 2014, officers with the Petal Police Department responded to an alarm at a commercial business located on South Main Street in Petal.
Mississippi unemployment highest in nation
The most recent numbers have been released and once again, Mississippi's unemployment rate has ranked highest in the nation.