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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
McNair Honored by Usm Aop Chapter

Delores McNair, administrative assistant/information specialist in the office of the Dean of Students at The University of Southern Mississippi, was recently named Educational Office Professional of the Year by the USM chapter of the Association of the Office Professionals .

Report: Fidget spinners are potential choking hazard

World Against Toys Causing Harm announced in its summer safety report that fidget spinners are a potential choking hazard. "Just because something's popular and every kid wants it, doesn't mean that it's one hundred percent safe," said David Booth from The Ultimate Party Store in Hattiesburg.

Hattiesburg mayor, council inauguration scheduled

On Thursday, June 29 at 10 a.m., the inauguration of Mayor Toby Barker and the Hattiesburg City Council will be held at the historic Saenger Theater in downtown Hattiesburg. Dr. Eddie Holloway, Dean of Students at The University of Southern Mississippi and former Ward 2 Councilman, will serve as the master of ceremonies, and Dr. Joe Paul, Vice President Emeritus for Student Affairs at The University of Southern Mississippi, will deliver the welcome address.

Sertoma club gives 10k for new canine

The club gave the police department a check for $10,000 to cover the cost of the newest member of the force. "As far as the Sertoma Club goes our objective is to give back to the community and it means a great deal to us to be able to provide a new canine for the Laurel Police Department," The clubs president Chris Ishee said.

HPD addresses public on recent armed robberies

Armed robberies in the Hub City are one thing that Hattiesburg police are asking for the public's help in solving, as well as being vigilant. HPD Public Information Officer LaTosha Myers-Mitchell said business owners should have a plan that they go over with their staff in the event of a robbery.

Miss Miss Hospitality Pageant. Source: Hattiesburg Tourism Commission

In its 20th year as host city, Hattiesburg will showcase this year's best and brightest young women as they compete for the title of Mississippi's Miss Hospitality at the Historic Saenger Theater. The program, now in its 68th year overall, is set for July 21-22 in Downtown Hattiesburg.

Convicted Hub City killer denied appeal

That conviction was overturned in August 2015 when The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that the court failed to suppress Collins' statement to police after he invoked his right to counsel. They also ruled further error was made by allowing Hattiesburg Police Detective Casey Sims to testify as a lay witness regarding cell phone location technology, when such opinion requires the witness be qualified as an expert.

Where is Waldo? Pine Belt woman seeks ironically named peacock

Waldo and Thelma, two white peacocks, went missing Sunday after someone opened their cages thinking chickens were inside. Thelma was captured quickly, but Waldo is still on the run.

Concert lineup announced for Levitt AMP Hattiesburg Music Series

Artists will be performing outdoor concerts at Chain Park on Fridays at 7 p.m. from July 7 to Sept. 8. The family-friendly events are free to the public and will feature talented musical artists while also celebrating Mississippi's bicentennial, according to a press release from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Woman found deceased in hotel room in Moss Point, cause of death unknown

Moss Point police are investigating the death of a woman who was found deceased in a local hotel room, according to Police Chief Calvin Hutchins. On Monday, police responded to the Days Inn Hotel around 4:47 p.m. to perform a welfare check on Christine Mantooth, 47, of Hattiesburg.

Forrest County EMA prepares Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

Forrest Count Emergency Management officials are working with county supervisors and Hattiesburg City Council members to put a five-year Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan in place. Glen Moore, Forrest County Emergency Management director, presented the 2017 updates to council members Monday.

Preliminary competition begins Wednesday at Miss Mississippi 2017

The contestants are now preparing for the first night of preliminary competition in hopes of winning the honor of being Miss Mississippi 2017 on the 60th anniversary of the pageant. Judges interviews began Monday morning for some of the contestants.

Corie Kinabrew. Source: Forrest County Sheriff's Office.

A Petal man is behind bars after deputies say they found innaproriate photos of a child on his cell phone. Corie Kinabrew, 21, of Petal was arrested Saturday night after the Forrest County Sheriff's Office received a complaint he may be in possession of the photos, according to Investigator Nick Calico.

JROTC cadets training at Camp Shelby

Hundreds of Junior ROTC cadets from across the state and Louisiana arrived to Camp Shelby on Monday to begin training exercises. About 425 JROTC cadets from all over the state, as well as some schools from Louisiana, are participating in their annual leadership challenge training at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg.

A new program will help Mississippi administrators. Source: WDAM

The Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools located on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University announced the addition of CEO Mississippi to their program. CEO Mississippi will be accepting applications from Mississippi K-12 administrators for participation in an innovative principal academy which will take place during the 2017-2018 school year.

Marion County woman arrested for string of armed robberies at Hattiesburg hotels

Hattiesburg Police and the U.S. Marshals arrested Keisha Naketta Patterson, 29, of Marion County in Gulport Saturday night. Patterson is charged with three counts of armed robbery.

VIDEO: Anchors lose it after cobbler causes on-air belch

Early morning snacks plus being on television for three hours can be a bad mix, as WBTV weekend anchor Ben Williamson found out the hard way Saturday morning. Williamson and co-anchor Lyndsay Tapases were coming back from commercial break when he started to talk and an untimely burp escaped his mouth.

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