June is National Homeownership Month. To celebrate, the City of Hattiesburg and local agencies  co-sponsored the Hattiesburg Community Housing Resource Fair on Thursday, June 4 from 4 -7 p.m. at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center.  Sponsors of the event include: City of Hattiesburg State and Federal Programs, Mississippi Home Corporation, Renaissance Corporation, The University of

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2015, we will be accepting applications for the next scheduled Fire Academy.   Qualified applicants must: Be 18 years of age or older Be a United States Citizen Be a high school graduate or have a GED Have no felony convictions or serious misdemeanor convictions Possess a valid driver’s license Be

Hattiesburg Police Department and Forrest County Sherriff Department will hold a joint Police Memorial Service at Lake Terrace Convention Center on Thursday, May 21 at 10 a.m. The event is open to the public. It was originally set to occur during the week of May 15,  National Police Week, but was rescheduled due to the

The Southern Miss baseball team will honor members of the Hattiesburg Police Department on the field prior to the Golden Eagles’ opening Conference USA Baseball Tournament game with UAB on Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Pete Taylor Park. Read more here:

Recycling May 26th – May 29th: Monday – Memorial Day Holiday Tuesday – Ward 1 & Ward 2 Wednesday – Ward 3 Thursday – Ward 4 Friday – Ward 5 Garbage (Green Can): Tuesday  May 26th Wednesday May 27th Trash (Brown Can): Thursday May 28th Friday May 29th


The City of Hattiesburg and TheFirst-A National Banking Association have created the Officers Deen and Tate Benefit Fund for individuals wishing to assist their families financially. For more information, please call 601.268.8998 or 601.450.8888. The donations will be evenly divided.