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  1. Woman found deceased in hotel room in Moss Point, cause of death unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | The Mississippi Press

    Moss Point police are investigating the death of a woman who was found deceased in a local hotel room, according to Police Chief Calvin Hutchins. On Monday, police responded to the Days Inn Hotel around 4:47 p.m. to perform a welfare check on Christine Mantooth, 47, of Hattiesburg.


  2. Developer scraps $30 million project in favor of $10 million development in Ocean SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    Six years after it was originally announced, a mixed-use development along U.S. 90 in Ocean Springs may finally be coming to fruition -- although in a vastly different form than initially planned. In February 2011, Mayor Connie Moran announced that Thrash Development of Hattiesburg was going to build a $20 million, mixed use development on a parcel of land adjacent to the Coffee Fusion shopping center along U.S. 90, dubbed "Bay Village."


  3. Gautier turns out to celebrate 100th birthday of WWII veteran Rueben LyonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    True to his patriotic nature and service in World War II, Rueben Lyons spent most of the afternoon saluting the flag and fellow veterans. The longtime Gautier resident was the center of attention Tuesday afternoon as dignitaries, family and friends, and other veterans were among those on hand to help Lyons celebrate his 100th birthday.


  4. Four dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night ripped through the Hattiesburg area, officials said. Four people died after the twister blew through the city and surrounding area, said Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict.


  5. Sampling History: Mississippi (History) Hall of Fame inducts fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    The five men and women who were selected in December for the 2016 Mississippi Hall of Fame by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History come from diverse backgrounds and accomplished great things during their lifetimes. They are: Evelyn Gandy , the first woman elected lieutenant governor of Mississippi, Elvis Presley , the "king of rock and roll," James D. Hardy , a pioneering transplant surgeon; Aaron Henry , a civil rights leader and legislator, and Ida B. Wells , a successful journalist and women's rights advocate.


  6. Pascagoula police searching for runaway womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    Pascagoula police are searching for a missing woman last seen Dec. 7. According to police, Holly Joiner has mental-health issues and does not have her medication with her. Joiner, 24, left her father's Agnes St. home after an argument, according to Lt.


  7. Developer tied to Ocean Springs project agrees to settle federal housing discrimination suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    Developers -- including one tied to an Ocean Springs project -- have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice accusing the developers of violating the Fair Housing Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act by building apartment complexes inaccessible to disabled persons. Developers Ike W. Thrash, Dawn Properties Inc., Southern Cross Construction and affiliated companies have agreed to pay $350,000 to settle the case.


  8. USM online learning gets No. 1 rank for affordabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    The University of Southern Mississippi has been named No. 1 in the nation for affordability of its online offerings.


  9. New Orleans man dies after shooting himself during Hattiesburg traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    Authorities say the man who shot himself when pulled over for a traffic stop in Hattiesburg early Wednesday morning has died. Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict told The Hattiesburg American 22-year-old Jevon Tyrone Perry, of New Orleans, died Saturday at Forrest General.


  10. Lisa Mills takes her electric style of music to the UK, EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    Lisa Mills has been a fixture on the live music scene along the Mississippi coast and Mobile for two decades, thrilling audiences with her uniquely American style of music. Mills, a Hattiesburg native and Mobile resident, is in the midst of a 30-show tour in Great Britain, The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.


  11. Saying goodbye to a genuine American heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    The word "hero" is without question overused. It's applied to sports figures, movie stars, TV celebrities, politicians and the like -- most largely undeserving.


  12. Jurors convict Hattiesburg pastor Ken Fairley in federal theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    A Hattiesburg pastor was convicted Monday on three counts of conspiracy and theft in a federal case involving money skimmed from a federal housing program. Jurors returned guilty verdicts against the Rev.


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