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Hattiesburg City Council unanimously approved illegal “change order,” when State Procurement Law required a new bid

Hattiesburg City Council unanimously approved illegal “change order,” when State Procurement Law required a new bid

The Hattiesburg City council unanimously approved an illegal “change order” for the Eaton School rehabilitation project in violation of state bid laws. It all started when Finlo Construction,…

Hattiesburg Public School District is financially insolvent; has $7,550,000 shortfall with 2014-2015 revised budget

Hattiesburg Public School District is financially insolvent; has $7,550,000 shortfall with 2014-2015 revised budget

Each year the Hattiesburg Public School District projects its budget for the upcoming school year. And at the end of that year, the school district revises that budget…

Forrest County Auditor, Carl Nicholson, arrested for drunken, profane-laden, temper tantrum at Lamar County Jail.

Forrest County Auditor, Carl Nicholson, arrested for drunken, profane-laden, temper tantrum at Lamar County Jail.

Carl Nicholson, a founding member of Nicholson & Company, one of the largest public accounting firms in the state, is also a Forrest County Auditor and former member…

County Prosecutor Pam Castle sued over affair with Sheriff’s Deputy; due process issues could follow.

County Prosecutor Pam Castle sued over affair with Sheriff’s Deputy; due process issues could follow.

Recently reelected County Prosecutor Pam Castle wasn’t so lucky this past Friday. She was sued by a Forrest County Sheriff’s deputy for alienation of affection over an alleged…

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General Nathan Bedford Forrest portrait stolen from Forrest County Board of Supervisors conference room.

General Nathan Bedford Forrest portrait stolen from Forrest County Board of Supervisors conference room.

Yesterday, a thief of sorts accessed a private meeting room used by the Forrest County…

Emails show Groundworx instructing council members to hurry up and vote for the system

Emails show Groundworx instructing council members to hurry up and vote for the system

The City of Hattiesburg has until September to decide which waste water treatment solution it…

Audit Shows Hattiesburg Public School District has no strategic plan, lacks safety, and hires unqualified people.

Audit Shows Hattiesburg Public School District has no strategic plan, lacks safety, and hires unqualified people.

The administration at the Hattiesburg Public School District have some serious problems with addressing failing…

City Clerk candidate Verlina Underwood “in couraged” about becoming Municipal City Clerk.

City Clerk candidate Verlina Underwood “in couraged” about becoming Municipal City Clerk.

Mayor Johnny Dupree is putting his purchasing clerk, Verlina Underwood up for the position of…

Opinion

Chick-fil-a: Freedom of speech is great until someone is on the other side…

Chick-fil-a: Freedom of speech is great until someone is on the other side…

Reader Opinion Piece / Jay Hyde, Author For some it was about preserving traditional marriage; for some it was about standing up to a “fabricated” story; for…

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Cochran Spaniel and a Cocker McSpaniel Amoung New Politicized Dog Breeds in Mississippi

Cochran Spaniel and a Cocker McSpaniel Amoung New Politicized Dog Breeds in Mississippi

Mississippi Dog breeders have gone over the top in their support for the upcoming Senate Race between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel. Republican Dog Breeder Perra Winger…

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Mayor Johnny Dupree Announces Partnership With Febreze to Solve “Hattiesburg Stench.” Official Fragrance of Hattiesburg Chosen.

Mayor Johnny Dupree Announces Partnership With Febreze to Solve “Hattiesburg Stench.”  Official Fragrance of Hattiesburg Chosen.

In a special called meeting today, Mayor Johnny Dupree put before council his plans to partner the City of Hattiesburg with Febreze International to address the city’s waste water related…

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Interview with Democratic Chariman Ricky Cole: The rumors about me bleeding the party dry are exaggerated.

Interview with Democratic Chariman Ricky Cole: The rumors about me bleeding the party dry are exaggerated.

Hattiesburg Patriot Mr. Cole is it true that you are Chairman of the Democratic State Executive Committee and Executive Director of the party? RICKY COLE – Yes…

Forrest County NAACP | Clarence McGee |

Racist Flyer Cast Shame on Blacks for Taking Food at Ware Campaign Events

Racist Flyer Cast Shame on Blacks for Taking Food at Ware Campaign Events

Glenda Funchass, a two bit racist attorney who works with the Mississippi Center for Legal Services, authored and distributed a pre election anti Dave Ware flyer to…

Forrest County NAACP | Clarence McGee |

Pastor Kenneth Fairley and NAACP sue Hattiesburg. Bradley says cost of defense will put projects “to the back of the bus.”

Pastor Kenneth Fairley and NAACP sue Hattiesburg. Bradley says cost of defense will put projects “to the back of the bus.”

Please click “recommend” at the bottom of the article Pastor Fairley and a group of African American citizens, and special interest group Forrest county NAACP filed a Preliminary Injunction…

Mayor Johnny Dupree

Mayor Dupree Ignored Gas Theft Controls and Internal Auditor Recommendations Found in a 2012 Investigation Summary of Public Works Department

Mayor Dupree Ignored Gas Theft Controls and Internal Auditor Recommendations Found in a 2012 Investigation Summary of Public Works Department

If one wants to allow, or facilitate theft and fraud within an organization, a lack of proper accounting controls and no internal audits would be textbook ways to carry…

Mayor Johnny Dupree

Mayor Johnny Dupree’s Poor Due Diligence in USA Yeast Agreement Led to Hattiesburg’s Stench

Mayor Johnny Dupree’s Poor Due Diligence in USA Yeast Agreement Led to Hattiesburg’s Stench

In 2001 Mayor Dupree signed an agreement with USA Yeast, to supply water to the factory as well as treat its waste. The agreement (embedded at the…