HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — School districts in two southern Mississippi counties will start classes at the end of July for the first time, allowing students to get additional academic help during longer breaks throughout the year.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A minister who testified before Congress about the need for voting rights in the 1950s will be honored in Hattiesburg for work as an early civil rights activist in Mississippi.
A small plane crashed into a Mississippi home, killing one of the home's four occupants and three Texas residents who were flying to a university graduation ceremony, authorities said Wednesday.
A National Transportation Safety Board investigator was en route to Hattiesburg, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) southeast of the Mississippi capital of Jackson, to investigate Tuesday's crash, which caused a fire, the agency said.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi zoo is again booking birthday parties and overnight camping adventures, a year after those activities were halted because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Hattiesburg Zoo has birthday party openings on Saturdays and Sundays, according to the Hattiesburg American.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff in south Mississippi says he will challenge U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo in the 2022 Republican primary.
Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell announced his campaign Wednesday.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says she runs a mentoring program for preteen girls because she remembers feeling isolated at that age.
Elizabeth Reimonenq is a wife, mother and the owner of Magic Hands hair salon in Hattiesburg.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced three Mississippi men who had ties to a more than $515 million in health care fraud involving high-priced compounded pain creams.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A 24-year-old Mississippi woman faces a murder charge in the stabbing death of her boyfriend, police said.
Ashailyn McGill, of Hattiesburg, was arrested Thursday on a charge of first-degree murder and transported to the Forrest County Jail.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Baughman welcomes working from his studio at the Hattiesburg Community Arts Center.
The stained glass artist, one of the few in the city, relocated to the downtown facility at 825 N.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A teenager who called 911 to report that he was stuck in the ceiling of an elementary school was arrested after being rescued by police and firefighters, authorities said.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A shooting at a Mississippi restaurant during a drug deal that left one person dead has resulted in prison time for a Louisiana man.
U.S. District Judge Taylor B. McNeel on Wednesday sentenced Demethius Dixon, 29, of Shreveport, Louisiana, to 10 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for carrying and using a firearm during a drug trafficking crime, resulting in the firearm being discharged, Acting U.S.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi are investigating after a small plane crashed in Forrest County, injuring the pilot.
The Forrest County Sheriff’s Office said it received reports of an ultralight aircraft crashing in a field around 4:34 p.m.