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 […]

Mayor DuPree on diversity

February 11, 2016 in News, Opinion

By Natalie Bell Special to The Mississippi Link Currently serving his fourth term as mayor of Mississippi’s fourth largest city, Johnny L. DuPree, Ph.D. walks into a room with a […]