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Prompt Protests Against Petal Mayor’s Racist Remarks

On Wednesday, May 27, Petal Mayor Hal Marx made a series of racist public statements online regarding the death of George Floyd.

Southern Miss reacts to chorale return, coronavirus fear

Days after Southern Miss Chorale returned from South Korea, USM issued traveled restrictions for all university faculty, staff and students.

Mississippi: Pearl River Flood Coverage 

According to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, the Pearl River at Jackson rose to 29.85 feet and the Pearl River crested in Marion County at 25.45 feet in Columbia.

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.
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