Hattiesburg, state check motorists

A particularly burdensome process for the state’s judiciary and law enforcement branches is set to change with the September enactment of an insurance verification...

USM alumni create sex-positive space

When imagining a sex shop, one may conjour an image of a shanty building on the far side of town with walls plastered with...

Erotica author celebrates sixth novel

“He doesn’t ask. He only takes.” The quote interchanges with equally suggestive phrases and photos lingerie-clad women on author Kim Jones’ website. The author’s sixth...

School of rock: Band balances academics, shows

Hattiesburg’s underground punk nation swells and bursts when its citizens commune for its regular three- or four-hour grooving spree. A great chunk of this...

Big Bleach welcomes diversity in punk scene

A funky purple and black border and four familiar faces adorn the front of Big Bleach’s latest tape, “Under the Bleacherz.” The cassette was...

Echosmith headlines Eaglepalooza 2015

The 12th annual Eaglepalooza concert drew hundreds to the corner of Main and Pine Streets in downtown Hattiesburg at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Sponsored...

Photo project showcases pet personalities

A picture of a boxer adorns the wall of volunteer coordinator Ginny Sims’ Southern Pines Animal Shelter office. The dog’s warmth radiates from the...

Punk scene thrives in underground venue

Talk of the Porn Hall trickles down from Hattiesburg’s fringes and all through its central venues, a kind of livewire static that strikes conversation...

Controversy surrounds SGA’s Battle of the Bands

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, The Devil Music Co. formally announced their withdrawal from the final round of the Student Government Association’s “Battle of the...

‘As offensive to many as the swastika’ Protesters spur USM to remove state flag...

Following the controversial decision to remove the state flag from the University of Mississippi’s campus, The University of Southern Mississippi no longer flies the...

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