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About: hattiesburg, mississippi

Founded in 1882 by William H. Hardy, Hattiesburg was named in honor of Hardy's wife Hattie. The town was incorporated two years later with a population of 400. Hattiesburg's population first expanded as a center of the lumber and railroad industries. It now attracts newcomers to the area because of the diversity of the economy, strong neighborhoods and the central location in South Mississippi.

Population: 44779
Local Newspapers: The Hattiesburg American
Local Sports Teams:
Local Colleges: University of Southern Mississippi William Carey University

Zip Codes associated with hattiesburg, mississippi: 39042 39401 39402 39437 39459 39465 39475 39482
Towns/Cities near hattiesburg, mississippi : Petal Carterville Dixie Sunrise Maybank Eatonville Leeville Barrontown Batson

Hattiesburg News
Vendors work to improve Forrest County Farmers Market

The indoor market on Corinne Street has been open since 1949, selling fresh fruit and vegetables, canned jellies and jams, baked goods and handmade items ranging from soap and pottery to wooden toys and birdhouses. It is housed in Forrest County's JAP Carter Building, named after a former board of supervisors' president who served from 1949-83.

Coroner: Man dies from natural causes in West Hattiesburg parking lot

Several WDAM viewers contacted the newsroom asking about something they saw in the Westwood Square Shopping Center early Tuesday morning. Emergency crews were called to a parking lot in West Hattiesburg abound 5:30 a.m. after a man was found unconscious.

Frogs flip Mississippi State RB Fabian Franklin

A day after losing a running back in the 2018 class, TCU added one. 4-star recruit Fabian Franklin, a 5-11, 207 pound running back from Hattiesburg, Mississippi committed to TCU, backing off his commitment to Mississippi State, while participating in a Mississippi/Alabama All Star event on Monday.

Watch the 31st MS/AL All-Star Game Saturday on WLBT

The future stars of college football descend on Hattiesburg this week. The 31st annual Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game marks the second time the game is played in the Magnolia State.

Holiday conflict can lead to domestic violence

Lt. Latosha Myers-Mitchell, who leads the unit, said the police department tends to respond to an increase in domestic-violence-related crimes during the holiday season. Myers-Mitchell said factors surrounding the holidays and pressure to have a joyful season can amplify tense situation.

3 suspects in custody in 'gang related' triple shooting

Hattiesburg police continue to investigate after dozens of rounds were fired at the Bonhomie Apartment complex Monday afternoon. Police are now saying they believe the shooting is gang related.

Shooting at Hattiesburg apartment complex, suspect sought

According to Lt. LaTosha Myers-Mitchell, police received a call of a gunshot victim at Westchester Apartments at 6264 US Highway 49 at approximately 12:45 p.m. Police found one male with a gunshot wound, and HPD said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Multiple shootings reported in Hattiesburg

UPDATE: Per Capt. Branden McLemore, just 3 people shot at Bonhomie Apartments. Two of them are life threatening, the other is none life threatening.

USM's DuBard School receives international recognition

The school was only one of four schools in the U.S. recognized for a commitment to student achievement through multisensory structured language education as taught in IMSLEC Accredited Teacher/Therapy Training Courses. One method, the DuBard Association Method, has been accredited by IMSLEC since 1998 and is used daily at DuBard to teach students to read, speak and write.

No injuries reported in Hattiesburg house fire

The flames that were tearing through a home in downtown Hattiesburg are now under control, thanks to the work of a team of firefighters. Hattiesburg firefighters responded to the blaze in the 700 block of Walnut St. just before noon.

Friday snow sets records in parts of south Mississippi

Many areas between Natchez and Hattiesburg saw 6 inches or more of snow fall before it began to taper off from west to east. Columbia, with 6 inches, recorded the most-ever snow in one day according to the National Weather Service, and Meridian recorded its third-heaviest snowfall.

Dixie Electric restoring power after winter storm; Photo courtesy: WDAM staff

Dixie Electric crew members are currently working to restore 2,264 customers who are without power after the winter storm that surged through South Mississippi on Friday December 8th. Lineman from Coast Electric Power Association are assisting with the restoration along with other companies such as Natchez Trace Electric, Alcorn County Electric, and MDR Construction.

Mississippi Power to suspend restoration crews at 10 p.m.

Crews will temporarily cease restoration work at 10 p.m. tonight and resume tomorrow morning at 6 a.m., leaving hundreds without power. Earlier Friday, 5,700 customers were without power, though that number has been greatly reduced.

Photo credit: WDAM

Lamar Count officials have declared a state of emergency due to the winter weather in the area. Administrator Jody Waits said the Board of Supervisors made the decision on Friday afternoon.

Ita s a winter wonderland in Hattiesburg, and the Coast shouldna t give up hope yet

Sun Herald news editor Lauren Walck's dog-niece Penny, a Bernese Mountain dog bred for snowy conditions, finally gets to frolick in the snow on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. With people from Louisiana and central Mississippi posting Christmas card-worthy pictures of snow on social media, Coastians have been stuck with cold and drizzly rain.

The Shrimp Basket offers a lot more than shrimp

The Crab Cake Dinner at The Shrimp Basket in Gulfport includes three lump crab meat patties served wtih remoulade sayce, shrimp slaw, hush puppies, a corn fritter and an additional side. Here, it's cheese grits.

Good News: Hattiesburg native awarded patent for Dna vaccine

When we have outbreaks like Ebola or Zika, there are scientists in research labs working day in and day out to find answers, treatments or vaccines to protect us. Now, a Hattiesburg High School graduate and her team have a patent on a vaccine that will do just that.

Recent cases put spotlight on sex addiction, but is it real?

In this March 2, 2011 file image from video, the exterior of The Meadows, a treatment center for patients suffering from addiction, trauma and other disorders, is shown in Wickenburg, Ariz. High-profile sex-related accusations against celebrities, politicians and media members have put a spotlight on sex addiction.

Sewer improvement project underway in Hattiesburg

Mayor Toby Barker announced the city's sewer improvement project on Thursday. Work has already begun on Duke Avenue in Ward 2, where Barker said there are chronic problems with collapse.

Should Southerners expect some snow? Forecasters say so

North Bay Elementary School student Vivian Moore, 7, of Biloxi, Miss., braces against the cold weather as she walks to her bus after school on Wednesday, Dec., 6, 2017. Forecasters say conditions could be right for snowfall in South Mississippi late Thursday or early Friday.

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