Hattiesburg honors late war hero Ensign Jesse Brown

The city of Hattiesburg is honoring Ensign Jesse Brown, the first African American Naval aviator.

  Shooter kills at least 5 at suburban Chicago business

Five people are dead after guman opens fire at Chicago-area business. Five police officers are wounded.
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Guy goes out alone for Valentine’s Day, convinces onlookers he’s been stood up, gets dinner paid for by sympathetic couple

A man posted on Twitter about his plan to see if could get a free dinner if he he looked depressing enough alone at an Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day.

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Jones County Sheriff’s Dept. warns of scam

10 Mississippi counties eligible for disaster funds

South Jones H.S. Beta Club reads, donates books to kindergartners

Rep. Steven Palazzo reacts to passage of funding bill

Applications available for Mississippi Teacher Residency

The MTR program is a two-year program that prepares 35 prospective educators for the teaching profession through coursework and on-the-job training.
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  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

USM holds off UTSA for 5th consecutive win

Ellisville local businesses continue economic growth

Hattiesburg church burns overnight

Elderly couples reflect on 50 years of marriage

  Gun found at Laurel High School; student in custody

New administration for Arnold Line Water Association

Keys ready to assume USM role

Sixth graders spend Valentine’s day at Provision Living

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  Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Southern Miss opens season with extra-inning win at Pete Taylor Park

USM holds off UTSA for 5th consecutive win

Keys ready to assume USM role

  Cole Donaldson - USM’s quiet leader behind the plate

The position that is often overlooked, yet arguably the most important on a baseball field – catcher.Cole Donaldson fills in behind home plate for the third season at Southern Miss.“You kinda have to have that bulldog mentality,” Donaldson said.

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2 charged with statutory rape in Jones County

USM hosts Economic Outlook Forum

Revenge porn bill passes MS Senate

Valentine’s Day blood drive happening in Hattiesburg

George County prison trying to ease burden of staffing shortage

Like other state prisons, George County Correctional Facility is looking for ways to ease the burden of staffing shortages and funding. One way they are doing that is by taking in inmates from other facilities.
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  Man who killed mountain lion with bare hands explains how he won ‘wrestling match’

Travis Kauffman, 31, admitted, “There was a point where I was concerned I wasn’t going to make it out.”

  Mississippi lawmakers sound off on fetal heartbeat bill, question its future

Heart Gallery brings attention to children waiting to be adopted

Statue of civil rights pioneer Dahmer being cast for Forrest County

Woman continues impacting student lives after HPSD integration