Mississippi Ethics Commission Opinion Resulted in Hattiesburg Realtor Chris Price Dropping Out of Ward 4 Council Race

A March 8th, 2013 Mississippi Ethics Commission opinion determined that Realtor Chris Price could not serve as a councilman and...

Members of the Hattiesburg Election Commission And Mayor’s Wife Allegedly Commit Election Crimes | Jailhouse Absentee Ballots Not Legal

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Ware Files Motion Asking Judge Coleman to Affirm Jury Verdict. District Attorney Vows Investigation

Attorneys for Dave Ware have pulled out the nuclear option asking Judge Coleman to rule in his favor and uphold...

TRANSCRIPT – City Attorney Charles Lawrence Ordered Federal Background Check on Potential Witness. Criminal or Law Enforcement?

City attorney Charles Lawrence ordered a federal background check on a witness, Arthur Smith, who was subpoenaed to testify in...

Council Members Fire Back over Election Commissioner Appointments and Ask Attorney General to Intervene

Hattiesburg City Council President Kim Bradley sent a letter of request asking Attorney General Jim Hood to issue an opinion...

WOULLARD’S USE OF DISTRICT 4 REC FUNDS EXAMINED BY STATE AUDITOR

A source with first-hand knowledge told HPNM that the Office of the State Auditor began examining District 4 Supervisor Rod Woullard’s use of county funds as early this summer.  The investigation involved funds spent...

HOMESTEAD FILING RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT DA CANDIDATE DECARLO HOOD’S RESIDENCY

(Specific addresses are not mentioned in this article. The Patriot also has redacted addresses and other sensitive information in attachments out of an abundance of respect for the public records laws, which protect that...

DALE BEAVERS CAUGHT CLAIMING MARRIED WOMAN AS WIFE IN ADULTEROUS RELATIONSHIP

This story was 1st reported by Hattiesburg Patriot News Media and picked up by the Clarion Ledger. From the CL Dale Beavers didn't think running for office would cause so much controversy. But the actions of...

Hattiesburg Fire Chief Paul Presley Plans to Promote Illegal Voter Joe Anderson to Captain

Leadership at the Hattiesburg Fire Department is becoming a disgrace. But given the history of the Fire Chief that's no surprise. Chief Paul Presley never took the exam to become assistant chief, which is...

Hattiesburg City Attorney Charles Lawrence sued for $600,000 over alleged unethical behavior, slander, gross negligence, and violation of attorney-client privilege

The chickens are now coming home to roost for disgraced City Attorney Charles Lawrence and the Dupree Administration. Lawrence has now been sued to the tune of a $600,000 lawsuit filed by Hattiesburg citizen...

Washington, D.C. Department of Justice Clerk Cast Hattiesburg Mayoral Absentee Ballot September 24th

In the next four years over 700 city jobs are employed under the Mayor, along with a $60+ million dollar annual budget, and the added lifetime expenditure of a generational $180 million dollar sewage treatment facility. So, not surprisingly many...

Harrison County Resident Boasted on Facebook About Voting in Hattiesburg’s Special Election

Harrison County resident Arvell "Trey" DeLaine III openly boasted about voting in Hattiesburg's special election on Facebook September 24th. Mr. DeLaine went so far as to invite other coastal residents still registered in Hattiesburg...

Petal Resident and Oak Grove School Teacher, Mamie Kim Johnson, Used Empty Lot to Cast Ballot September 24th

Petal resident and Oak Grove teacher Mamie Kim Johnson cast an illegal ballot on September 24th using a vacant lot at 15 South Hills Drive.  The lot had been occupied with a double wide trailer...

Hattiesburg Municipal Pro Tem Judge Carol Jones-Russell Faces Possible Tax Charges and Illegal Voting Charges

Stone County resident and Pro tem Municipal Judge Carol Jones-Russell faces possible illegal voting and tax charges.  Judge Jones-Russell allegedly voted illegally in both of Hattiesburg’s mayor’s elections and violated Mississippi law when she...

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