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Re-examining Hattiesburg’s history: Local leaders explore the Lost Cause

From the name of Forrest County to the picture of a Klansman hanging in the Forrest County Circuit Court Office, Hattiesburg honors the Confederacy.

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...
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Bias against Markle divides the royal family

Duchess Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s decision to leave their positions as senior members of the royal family is unquestionably tied to racism.

Cassettes gain popularity in Hattiesburg

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Bias against Markle divides the royal family

Duchess Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s decision to leave their positions as senior members of the royal family is unquestionably tied to racism.

Cassettes gain popularity in Hattiesburg

Picture this: it’s the middle of summer break. You and your friends hop on your bikes and ride to the mall. You grab an Orange Julius and head for the arcade, but suddenly stop when a music store’s sign catches your eye: “There’s a revolution.”

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