HATTIESBURG, MISS. - A man convicted of capital murder nearly 40 years ago will appear before a parole board to decide if he should be released from prison.  However, the victim’s family wants the convict to remain behind bars saying he is a danger to the public.
 

“The...

HATTIESBURG, MISS. - R3SM helped more than 25 people rebuild their home since the January 2017 EF3 tornado, and now the tables have taken a turn.  This time, it is actually R3SM receiving help from a volunteer group that traveled all the way to the Pine Belt from Michi...

FORREST COUNTY, MISS. – Forrest County’s administrators agree to a contract that will save the county millions of dollars and ultimately lighten the burden for taxpayers. The new agreement will save the county approximately $4 million over the next 15 years.
 

“The amou...

HATTIESBURG, MISS – Merit Health Wesley announced a major change Friday morning, as CEO Mike Neuendorf made his decision to accept a new position in Birmingham, Ala.

The move allows Neuendorf to move closer to family, and his last day with Merit Health Wesley will be at...

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Thursday night, Hattiesburg police responded to shooting on Dabbs street that sent one man to the hospital.

 The shooting happened last night in the 900 block of Dabbs Street at approximately 11 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene only to find a ma...

JONES COUNTY, MISS. – Thursday morning, the Humane Society of the United States issued an update regarding the health conditions of the animals rescued in a “large-scale” animal cruelty case, Wednesday in Jones County.

“Right now, we are actually hopeful,” the Humane...

This press release comes from The Humane Society of the United States

HATTIESBURG, MISS. - The Humane Society of the United States is assisting the Jones County Sheriff’s Department in removing more than 65 dogs and 30 cats from a large-scale alleged cruelty situation i...

LUMBERTON, MISS. - Residents in Lumberton can go to bed tonight feeling a little safer, as their police department adds more manpower to protect the community. The Lumberton Police Department added 6 new officers to the staff Friday morning, bringing their total number...

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Thursday morning in the Train Depot, Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker called a meeting to address flood issues within the city, and how the city could possibly improve its flood rating. The City of Hattiesburg is a voluntary member of FEMA's community...

This press release comes from VisitHattiesburg

HATTIESBURG, MISS. — For the first time, the Downtown Hattiesburg Association and the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to offer a family-friendly Fourth of July experience. The Star-Spangled Celebration on the...

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