Councilman Carroll to revitalization consultant, “Land code does not seem to be adequate” for restaurant and bar parking.

Bob Barbour with the Orion planning group appeared before the Hattiesburg city council to discuss the study his company is...

April 3rd, 2012 Full Hattiesburg City Council Video

This is the full council video for April 3rd, 2012. John Lee withdraws his appeal to stop the Thirsty Hippo...

April 16th, 2012 Hattiesburg City Council Meeting Video

April 16, 2012 Agenda April 16, 2012 Amendments

The Repartitioning of Hattiesburg

It has been recently discovered from the latest 2010 Census that our legislative districts are out of balance.  When the...

Hattiesburg City Councilman Carter Carroll : “We’re talking about six inches?”

Apparently size does matter. Hattiesburg City Councilman Carter Carroll motioned in favor of Jackson Hewitt's appeal to the city council...

Hattiesburg downtown… tell us what you think.

Tell us what your favorite part of downtown is in the comments section.

Oaks District Association President Tom Garmon opposes CPAC; stands with Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Assn.

https://www.mississippimedianetwork.com/wp-content/Video/Public-Hearings/6.29.2012/garmon_delgado.flv Tom Garmon, editor of this news site and described his bi-racial association's objections to the CPAC redistricting plan. Mr. Garmon...

Did She Strangle Thomas Burns and Put His Body in a Freezer?

Samantha Simmons will stand trial tomorrow Monday, September 19th, for the May 2018 murder of Thomas Burns. Burns' (54) body was found in a freezer at his home on the 1200 block of Purvis-Oloh...

Former Homes of Home Director Michael Garrett Arrested Again, Currently in Jail

Michael Garrett, the Director of Homes for Hope has been arrested a second time on a controlled substance drug charge. His first arrest occurred just two days ago. Garrett has now been charged with...

Local Children’s Charity Director Arrested On Prostitution and Drug Charges

Yesterday Michael Garrett, the director for Homes for Hope, was arrested for controlled substance and procuring prostitution. Garrett has been the director at the children's home for sixteen years. Garrett was charged with procuring...

“Start Corrupting. We Really Have a Job To Do.” T’kia Bevily’s Team Imploding on Facebook in Wake of Criminal Investigation.

Those who have followed HPNM in recent months no doubt know about the T'kia Bevily Trial. Bevily stood accused of capital murder of her fourteen-month-old step-daughter, Jurayah Smith back in October of 2017. Bevily...

MAN WANTED: Domestic Shooting on Quinn Street, Near High School, Has Parents Alarmed.

On Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, Hattiesburg Police responded to a report of a domestic related shooting in the 800 block of Quinn Street around noon. When officers arrived on scene, they were informed that the suspect,...

Six Lamar County Juveniles Arrested in Connection with Shooting, Commercial Burglary, and Stolen Firearms

According to an HPD press release by Ryan Moore, the Hattiesburg Police Department has charged six Lamar County juveniles in connection to multiple felony crimes and recovered 16 weapons. The investigation was assisted by...

Governor’s Immediate Family Received over $1.3 Million in Forgiven Federal PPP Loan Money

Federal money is a political hot potato everywhere, but nobody’s playing the game right now like the people of Mississippi. A firestorm of debate has erupted on social media in Mississippi following President Biden’s decision...

Alleged Pervert Arrested for Aggravated Stalking, Sexual Battery and Lustful touching of a child.

Tuesday, August 23. 2022, Justin Michael Ritchie, was arrested for allegedly exposing himself to at least one minor child inside the Dollar General store in Brooklyn, Mississippi. Ritchie was promptly arrested and taken into...

McComb Attorney Charged with Murder Has History of Domestic Violence Arrests.

Robert Lenoir, an attorney from a prominent family in McComb, Mississippi, had at least three prior arrests for domestic assaults. One alleged assault involved his previous wife. That alleged assault occurred on 9-15-2017. According...

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