July 24, 2020

Save the date for the Blue Blood Heroes Community Blood Drive with Vitalant and the Forrest County Sheriff's Department -- taking place Thursday, August 20, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., at the Extension Center Auditorium at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center.


July 20, 2020

The City of Hattiesburg is urging residents to mask up.

In a recently issued executive order, face coverings are required to be worn by the following:

\ Employees who work at all nonessential and essential businesses - when interacting with the public and when working in...

June 22, 2020

On June 26th, Hattiesburg High School will hold its graduation ceremony -- starting at 8 a.m. At the ceremony, graduating seniors will wear their caps and gowns and walk and across the stage at W.H. Buddy Watkins Gymnasium as their names are called. 

"Due to the graduat...

June 16, 2020

After months of being closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Laurel-based Veterans Memorial Museum will reopen Wednesday.

"In the interest of public health and safety, the VMM board has approved the reopening of the museum to the public with certain r...

June 4, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports 238 new cases of COVID-19 in the state with 12 new deaths. 

The total of coronavirus cases since March 11 stands at 16,560 -- with 794 deaths. 

The health department's coronavirus hotline continues to take your questions...

June 4, 2020

After postponing live events in front of audiences until 2021, FestivalSouth organizers unveil a series of performances via live stream -- starting tonight.

The special live stream broadcasts take place every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night starting at 7:30 p.m. A...

May 27, 2020

You've seen the married couple on the hit series "Home Town".  Now, Ben and Erin Napier of Laurel bring their positivity to today's broadcast of "The Tamron Hall Show".

The parents of young Helen Napier are small business owners and devoted advocates for American- and l...

April 30, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports 246 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 11 new deaths. The number of patients in the state currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection increased to 436.

Mississippi's total COVID-19 cases since March 11...

April 29, 2020

Officials with the Laurel-based Veterans Memorial Museum confirm to FOX23 this year's Memorial Day Commemoration has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

The museum, located at 920 Hillcrest Drive, remains closed to the public until further notice.  Visit www.veteran...

April 28, 2020

The Salvation Army's Laurel Corps is experiencing a growing need for financial assistance due to COVID-19 concerns and recent storms.

As of this writing, the Laurel shelter has 16 residents and serves 75 meals a day to local residents. The Salvation Army's mobile cantee...

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