Forrest County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Forrest County, MS.

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  1. Armed Robbery Suspect in CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... a Kangaroo Gas Station on Highway 49. It was there that Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun says that the suspect lead Forrest County and Lamar County Deputies on a high speed chase before he was caught. "Investigators became aware of this and after reviewing ...

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  2. Meridian Man Charged in Hattiesburg MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Police tell The Hattiesburg American a 21-year-old Meridian man remains in the Forrest County jail on a first-degree murder charge.

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  3. Bond set at $1M for suspect in man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sunherald.com

    Police tell The Hattiesburg American a 21-year-old Meridian man remains in the Forrest County jail on a first-degree murder charge.

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  4. Weekend homicide victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Phillip Shane Mattar was found dead in a car behind New Jerusalem Temple of God off McCall Street in Hattiesburg around 11:00 a.m. According to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem, the cause and manner of death is under investigation pending an autopsy from the Mississippi State Crime Lab.

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  5. Paper product company to bring 300 new jobs to Pine BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... it's confidence in our business climate and for creating so many job opportunities for the residents of Forrest County, which will certainly have a positive impact on the local economy for years to come." The new 400,000 square foot manufacturing ...

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  6. Homicide suspect charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the New Jerusalem Temple of God off McCall Street in Hattiesburg around 11:00 a.m. Saturday. According to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem, the cause and manor of death is under investigation pending an autopsy from the Mississippi State ...

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  7. Wisconsin Company Plans Paper Plant in MississippiRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | The Daily News

    ... free with an option for another 64 acres land valued at $1.04 million. The Hattiesburg City Council and the Forrest County Board of Supervisors met Monday morning to give 10-year tax breaks on non-school property taxes. MDA projects those breaks ...

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  8. Green Bay Converting locating operations, 300 jobs in HattiesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... and additional expenses related to the project. The Area Development Partnership, city of Hattiesburg, Forrest County, and the Forrest County Industrial Park Commission provided assistance, as well. "This is a great day for economic development in ...

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  9. Education NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Sunherald.com

    ... Award. Shana Allen, director of the dental hygiene technology program at the Pearl River Community College's Forrest County Center, presented the honor. Among those to receive Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities honors: ...

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Forrest County authorities confiscated three machines from Woody's Place on Highway 42 Tuesday.

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  11. Homicide suspect charged with capital murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... the New Jerusalem Temple of God off McCall Street in Hattiesburg around 11:00 a.m. Saturday. According to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem, the cause and manor of death is under investigation pending an autopsy from the Mississippi State ...

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  12. Area fire departments receive life saving devices for petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hattiesburg and Petal Fire Departments and the Forrest County volunteer departments took possession of pet resuscitator masks that can be used to help save the lives of family pets that have been caught in a house fire.

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  13. Ted Alexander, former PRCC president, dies at age 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... course offerings and physical facilities, including the Allied Health Center and its programs at the Forrest County Center. "Ted Alexander was an innovative, creative and progressive educational leader," said Dr. William Lewis, PRCC president. "His ...

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  14. Two apprehended in Forrest County shooting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Forrest County Sheriff's Department arrested two women in connection with a Friday altercation that resulted in gunfire at a convenience store on Highway 49. Subreyonia Magee, 19, was charged with disorderly conduct and shooting into a dwelling and Bianca Pittman, 23, was charged with DUI and accessory after the fact.

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  15. Former Pearl River CC president diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Sunherald.com

    He was 78. In addition to expansion at the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg, Alexander spearheaded construction of a $3.6 million Nursing Building and the adjacent Wellness Center on the Poplarville campus.

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  16. Hattiesburg armed robbery suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... where he was later apprehended. The driver gave police false identification, and after being booked into the Forrest County Jail, police learned the suspect's real name.

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  17. Two apprehended in Forrest County shooting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Forrest County Sheriff's Department arrested two women in connection with a Friday altercation that resulted in gunfire at a convenience store on Highway 49. Subreyonia Magee, 19, was charged with disorderly conduct and shooting into a dwelling and Bianca Pittman, 23, was charged with DUI and accessory after the fact.

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  18. Natural Resource Enterprise WorkshopRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Takes place July 17th from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Forrest County Extension Office.

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  19. Forest Co. school district faces $116K shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Sunherald.com

    The Hattiesburg American reports members could ask the Forrest County Board of Supervisors to increase the millage enough to raise the $116,000.

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  20. Complaints filed in court on livestock auctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | Mississippi Business Journal

    An animal rights group said today that it is filing complaints in courts in Forrest and Pontotoc counties against two livestock auctions sites where it alleges cows, sheep and other animals are being mistreated.

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