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  1. Breakdown of Mississippi legislative races in 2015Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Here's a breakdown of Mississippi legislative races after Friday's deadline for candidates to file for state races. These numbers include candidates listed by the Democratic and Republican parties and independents listed on the secretary of state's website as of 5 p.m. Friday.

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  2. Smart911 relays detailed info to first respondersRead the original story

    Thursday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    In many instances, Forrest County's emergency first responders soon should have a better idea what they will be dealing with when they arrive. The Hattiesburg American reports the county became the first in Mississippi to enhance its emergency response services by signing on with Smart911, a national public safety service.

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  3. Hancock Lady Hawks anxious to begin 6A basketball playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Two postponements for the Hancock Lady Hawks basketball team have increased the team's anticipation tremendously over the past couple of days. Hancock was initially scheduled to play Forest Hill in the first round of the 6A playoffs Monday.

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  4. Hattiesburg weighing next step in wastewater treatmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Hattiesburg officials have been asked to take another step forward in the quest to find a solution to the city's wastewater treatment woes. The Hattiesburg American reports Neel-Schaffer engineer-manager Nathan Husman on Tuesday evening asked city council and Mayor Johnny DuPree to approve two of the five possibilities that had been proposed as sites for a new treatment system at the city lagoons.

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  5. Hattiesburg police chief, city attorney retiringRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Two key members involved in a recent tug-of-war over administrative appointments between Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree and City Council will be retiring within the next six months. At the end of Tuesday evening's council meeting, DuPree announced that both City Attorney Charles Lawrence Jr. and Police Chief Frazier Bolton would be leaving at the end of June and August, respectively.

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  6. Hattiesburg mayor to bring forward city clerk nomineeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Consideration of a city clerk candidate will be among the items of business during the city of Hattiesburg's first extended council meeting in 28 days. The Hattiesburg American reports Mayor Johnny DuPree has nominated city Purchasing Manager Verlina Underwood for council approval Tuesday as director of administration/city clerk.

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  7. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The longtime Jackson event represents much more than that for Hattiesburg resident Adrian Rouse, though. "I've been coming probably since I was six years old.

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  8. Groundworx appealing dismissal of suit against HattiesburgRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Groundworx LLC is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to reinstate its lawsuit against the city of Hattiesburg in their ongoing dispute over a wastewater dispersal system that the two had agreed to build. The breach-of-contract lawsuit was dismissed by a Forrest County judge in December.

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  9. Coast Coliseum, MGM Park to bid on Conference USA basketball and baseball tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Coast actually placed a late bid for the 2015 Conference USA basketball tournament after Memphis decided it didn't want to host the event, and it was awarded to Birmingham. South Mississippi is blessed to have the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.

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  10. Prosecutor: Final voter fraud indictment servedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    District Attorney Patricia Burchell says Takhara Lakia Smith is charged with voting by an unqualified person. A court date is pending.

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  11. Mississippi Coast Coliseum and MGM Park to bid on Conference USA basketball and baseball tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Securing one or both of the Conference USA tournaments would have a major economic impact on the coast. The coast actually placed a late bid for the 2015 Conference USA basketball tournament after Memphis decided it didn't want to host the basketball event and it was awarded to Birmingham.

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  12. MS Senate passes bill to eliminate inspection stickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Some Mississippi senators don't have up-to-date vehicle inspection stickers. Now they want other Mississippians to be able to forget about it too.

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  13. How Far We've Come: Two year anniversary of the Hattiesburg tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Today is the anniversary of the devastating EF-4 tornado that tore through the city of Hattiesburg on February 10, 2013. Parts of the University of Southern Mississippi, Westminster Presbyterian Church, ACE Hardware in Petal, and many homes were destroyed in the storm's path.

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  14. Citizens Forum to return to Hattiesburg council meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Hattiesburg American reports it took about 40 minutes Monday to figure out how to bring the public platform back. Prior to a hearing in Forrest County Chancery Court, Chancellor Dawn Beam suggested the two sides named in an emergency petition meet behind closed doors to see if an agreement could be reached.

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  15. Judge asked to make council open meeting to public commentRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Forrest County judge is being asked to force the Hattiesburg City Council to open its meetings to public comment. The Hattiesburg American reports that what was called the "Citizens Forum" was suspended following the contentious 2013 mayoral election, when conduct and speech during the session often turned personal and bitter.

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  16. Forrest Co. men sentenced to 25 years in 2012 murderRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Two Forrest County men will serve 25 years each after pleading guilty to murder in the 2012 shooting death of a Hattiesburg woman.

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  17. 2 men sentenced for 2012 Lamar County slayingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Two men have each been sentenced to serve 25 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a Hattiesburg woman in 2012. WDAM-TV reports 34-year-old Sherby Dale Barnes Jr. and 24-year-old Cortell Lawrence Thomas were sentenced Wednesday in Lamar County Circuit Court.

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  18. Hattiesburg mayor given 21 days to submit appointeesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree has until Feb. 23 to submit candidates for approval by city council for five positions currently vacant or held by unconfirmed "holdover" administrators. The Hattiesburg American reports Circuit Court Special Judge L. Breland Hilburn Monday sustained a motion submitted by the attorney for two city councilmen, modifying his previous order by adding a specified window of time for DuPree to bring forward those candidates.

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  19. Tess Munster, one of the first plus size models of her size to land a major modeling contract.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Laurel woman has landed a major modeling contract, making history as the first plus size model of her size to sign with an agency. "I was in Hattiesburg and they had a Lane Bryant there.

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  20. 100 teachers respond to William Carey workshopRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    William Carey University's School of Education has gotten an overwhelming response from K-12 teachers in the Pine Belt who are interested in attending a professional development workshop this summer. The Hattiesburg American reports the four-week June workshop is being funded with a $90,000 Title II grant the School of Education received from the Board of Trustees of the state Institutions of Higher Learning.

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