The Hattiesburg Public School District Board of Trustees approved a revised return plan Tuesday in which students will not return to classrooms for in-person learning for the first three weeks of the year.
The owners of a Hub City business sued the City of Hattiesburg and Mayor Toby Barker, claiming the city violated their constitutional rights after the business was closed under state and local executive orders.
The University of Southern Mississippi School of Communication has removed an Alabama newspaper editor from its Hall of Fame after he published an editorial calling for violence and the return of the Ku Klux Klan.
The University of Southern Mississippi announced Thursday that it must permanently reduce the budget by approximately $8 million and eliminate 20 current staff employee positions. University President Dr. Rodney Bennett made the announcement in an email sent out to all faculty and staff. Bennett attributed the decision to decreases in state funding, particularly over the past 18 months, and a recent Board Policy adopted by the Mississippi Institution of Higher Learning...