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Re-examining Hattiesburg’s history: Stories unknown, retold

John Wesley "Wes" Fairley is not a civil rights hero, but he has left his mark on Downtown Hattiesburg.

Universities’ voter turnout increases

Out of an estimated 48,498 voters registered in Forrest County, 16,474 made it to the polls according to data provided by election commissioner of district one Gentry Mordica. However, many people believe this number is not indicative of the importance of voting and voter turnout.

Black business owner responds to vandalism

The Hattiesburg Police Department is investigating the recent vandalism of Vikki Layne’s Bar and Grill in Downtown Hattiesburg.

Black business owner responds to vandalism

Owner of Vikki Layne’s Bar and Grill Vikki Terrell found her restaurant vandalized with racial slurs Monday.

Center for Military Veterans will find a new home

USM Foundation announced a fundraising initiative with the Center for Military Veterans, Service Member and Families Sept. 27 after privately raising $1.8 million for a new building, which will be on the corner of Pearl Street and 38th Avenue. The building will be named Quinlan-Hammond Hall of Honor.

Fika Café brings Sweden to downtown

Dalida Bollig, owner of Downtown's FIKA Swedish Cafe, arrived in the United States from Sweden nearly six years ago, leaving behind the unique culture...

Tax vote promises Reed Green renovations

Hattiesburg residents voted on improving Reed Green Coliseum and city parks, facilities and sidewalks through an additional one percent tax for restaurants and hotels...

Queens Uplifted highlights women’s empowerment

Queens Uplifted held their second annual expo Saturday, April 13 in the Thad Cochran Center. The event focused around the theme of what it...
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Financial struggles bring gritty times for students

low-income students, it can be difficult to focus that much on school due to their financial situations forcing many of them to work full-time. Likewise, other low-income students find it difficult to focus on classwork due to stress about having to take out student loans.

Employment opportunities rise for college graduates

After years of hard work, all one can hope is that it pays off in the form of a job. Here is the good news for university seniors: the job market is on an upswing.

New talent, not dead celebs should get roles

This week it was announced the upcoming film “Finding Jack” would be bringing back an actor who has not been seen in a long time, mainly because he’s dead.

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Financial struggles bring gritty times for students

low-income students, it can be difficult to focus that much on school due to their financial situations forcing many of them to work full-time. Likewise, other low-income students find it difficult to focus on classwork due to stress about having to take out student loans.

Employment opportunities rise for college graduates

After years of hard work, all one can hope is that it pays off in the form of a job. Here is the good news for university seniors: the job market is on an upswing.

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