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Lamar County is growing annually at about 1.7 percent, much higher than the state average, a regional planning official told the Lamar County Board of Supervisors earlier this week.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, two Hattiesburg football players sit down with sports editor Camal Petro for interviews, as well as breakdowns of other area games.

By Nikki Smith

nikki@hubcitySPOKES.com

 

Country music group Lonestar is bringing their show back to South Mississippi with a performance at Petal’s annual Fall Festival.

Sumrall United Methodist Church will hold its highly successful Halloween event, “Trunk or Treat,” from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the church.

Supervisors review bidding process, delay wheel loader purchase

By BUSTER WOLFE,

A discussion last Thursday over bids received by the Lamar County Board of Supervisors for at least one wheel loader turned into an examination of the bidding process and the way the specifications were written. The end result was all three bids were thrown out and rebidding will delay purchase of a wheel loader for a month.

McGee clinches District 102 seat

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Lifelong Hattiesburg resident Missy McGee outdistanced social worker Kathryn Rehner by a 2-1 margin during a runoff Tuesday to capture the vacant state House District 102 seat, which includes Forrest and Lamar counties.McGee collected 2,107 votes to 1,000 for Rehner in the runoff, which was required because neither candidate collected a majorit

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