Laying off the eggnog might be a good call if you plan on driving this holiday season.
Area districts earn awards
Petal School District Superintendent John Buchanan was feeling honored as he stood with three other Pine Belt superintendents at the Mississippi School Boards Association meeting last month in Clinton.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
* Hattiesburg City Council meets at 4 p.m. every first and third Monday and 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.
Local pastor headed to new parish
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church's Father Tommy Conway has a lot to do before 2014 ushers in a new year of planning and growing Oak Grove's St. Fabian Parish.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Report: Teachers lack classroom management training
A new report, however, finds America's teacher preparation programs are not providing future teachers with the classroom management techniques they need to deal with disruptive student behavior.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
PHWD making changes
The Pat Harrison Waterway District is in the process of making some of the changes recommended by a state legislative committee after a review of the agency's expenditures over a three-year period.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Christmas tree growers hoping for good 2013
First Lady Deborah Bryant has chosen a 12-foot Leyland cypress donated by the Lazy Acres farm in Chunky for this year's Christmas tree at the Governor's Mansion.
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Man pleads guilty in south Mississippi meth case
Federal court records say a man has pleaded guilty to racketeering in a drug case involving about 21 kilograms of methamphetamine found after a traffic stop in Lamar County.
Details: 583-4329. * Hattiesburg School District meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the district headquarters, 301 Mamie St. Details: 584-6283.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Volunteers sought for AARP-Tax Aide
From Jan. 15-April 15, AARP-Tax Aide will operate five tax sites in the Forrest and Lamar County areas.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Hearing for suspended HPD officer begins
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.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Woman rescued from car after it plunges into ravine
Area emergency personnel from Lamar County helped rescue a woman from her car Monday after an accident left the driver trapped in a ravine near the intersection of Oak Grove Road and Charles Lee Circle.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Guilty plea expected in Lamar County meth case
HATTIESBURG -- An attorney says his client is likely to plead guilty in a drug case involving about 21 kilograms of methamphetamine found after a traffic stop in Lamar County.
Purvis man killed in single vehicle accident
A Purvis man was killed Thursday evening at the intersection of Richburg Road and Steelman Road in Lamar County.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
West Nile numbers continue rising
More human West Nile Virus cases are reported by the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Throw-Away Day set for April 12
A delayed federal grant nixed a fall date for the area's annual "Right-Way-To-Throw-Away Day" household hazardous waste disposal event.
Man gets 20 years for sexual battery
A Forrest County grand jury indicted Walley for sexual battery and failure to register as a sex offender.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
More drugs, cash seized in Lamar Co.
A second wave of search warrants following a lengthy Lamar County Sheriff's Office investigation led to the seizure of a 5-pound bag of methamphetamine and more cash.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Area holiday closings posted
The following are closings and schedule changes in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Lumberton could benefit from recycling program
Recycling was one of the ideas discussed during the recent "Think Meeting" for Lumberton leaders.