Hattiesburg Police raided a suspected illegal gambling operation in east Hattiesburg around noon Sunday.
Around 60 people were detained for questioning after police arrested the owners of Hyatt's Brothers Discount Grocery and Seafood at 819 Edwards St. Eight individuals were taken into custody.
Police said an alleged illegal football gambing ring was operating out of the establishment wherean undisclosed amount of cash was confiscated in addition to paperwork, ledgers and other evidence.
Lamar County School District leaders say its plan to voluntarily consolidate with the Lumberton School District is the best option to keep schools open in that city.
Hattiesburg's historic E. 6th Street USO is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
On February 16, 2017, Jones County Sheriff’s Department was informed by Jones County Beat 4 Supervisor, David Scruggs, that a blinking/solar stop sign had been stolen.