Rise Creative has emerged as an opportunity to offer undergraduate students the chance to seek professional, hands-on experience in their field. Students participate in a permanent campus design studio that challenges their creativity and professionalism as they undertake design jobs for USM units as well as local, regional and national clients. With the Rise Creative

On April 2, local non-profit group Extra Table hosted Over The Edge in Downtown Hattiesburg. The event consisted of over 50 Extra Table supporters free-rappelling almost 100 feet from the top of the Carter Building, located at the corner of Front and Main Streets. Hattiesburg Over The Edge also took place on the same day

Chief Anthony Parker, Major Billy Lane and Accreditation Specialist Tonya Hooker went to St Louis MO where they went before the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement on April 2, 2016.  The Hattiesburg Police Department has once again been reviewed by the commission that determined the agency was in compliance with the commissions 484  standards

The state of Mississippi, local governments and certain private nonprofits in 26 Mississippi counties are now eligible to receive federal assistance to help cover expenses and repair damage associated with the severe storms and flooding that occurred March 9-29, 2016, according to state and federal officials.   The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal

Right Way to Throw Away Day

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The Mississippi American Red Cross is teaming up with Hattiesburg Fire Department to canvass neighborhoods on Saturday, April 16th to teach people how to be prepared for home fires and install smoke alarms where needed. The service is free and the goal is to reduce the number of home fire deaths and injuries as part


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The U.S. Small Business Administration has added counties to the disaster declaration due to severe storms and flooding that began on March 9, 2016 in Mississippi.   The disaster declaration now covers the counties of Bolivar, Clarke, Coahoma, Forrest, George, Greene, Jones, Marion, Panola, Pearl River, Perry, Quitman, Sunflower, Tunica, Washington and Wayne in Mississippi

Give Back a Stack!

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