Money for memorial to honor activist killed by KKK approved

March 13, 2018 in News

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – A request to use money for a memorial to honor a Mississippi man killed by the Ku Klux Klan in 1966 has been approved. WDAM-TV reported […]

Science marches planned in 3 Mississippi cities

April 23, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Marches are planned in at least three Mississippi cities as part of a global demonstration in support of science. Organizers have made plans for marches on […]

Regions Bank expanding operation in south Mississippi

April 18, 2017 in Business

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Regions Bank says it is building a 75,000-square-foot operations center that could open by early 2019 Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The bank announced the project Monday, saying it […]

Timberwolves rebrand looks to shed recent failures

April 11, 2017 in Sports

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When designer Rodney Richardson made the trek from Hattiesburg, Mississippi to Minneapolis to further his research in the rebranding of the Minnesota Timberwolves, he […]

Four dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg area

January 23, 2017 in News

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the […]

The Latest: Fairley gets 3 years’ prison in corruption case

December 20, 2016 in News

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on sentencing of two men on corruption charges in Hattiesburg (all times local): 5 p.m. Hattiesburg pastor Kenneth Fairley has been sentenced to three […]

New Orleans man dies after shooting himself during Hattiesburg traffic stop

October 17, 2016 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Authorities say the man who shot himself when pulled over for a traffic stop in Hattiesburg early Wednesday morning has died. Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict […]

Hattiesburg woman runs over man, killing him

July 8, 2016 in News

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Bond has been set at $150,000 for a 45-year-old Hattiesburg woman, who is accused in the second-degree murder of a Forrest County man. The Hattiesburg American reports […]