On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina passed over Hattiesburg. The storm caused significant damage. The old Hattiesburg High School building and the Beverly Drive-In were severely damaged, trees were uprooted at Oaklawn Cemetary, and Dolly Williamson's tombstone was knocked over and broken in half.
Scene of Lake Serene Ski Lake after Hurricane Katrina.
Hattiesburg bar Mugshots after Hurricane Katrina.