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The automated touchdown machine, or “A-T-M”, has been pumping out touchdowns left and right for the Hattiesburg Tigers.

The Piney Woods Picnic – a four-day party in the woods featuring live music and much, much more – kicks off Thursday evening at Elks Lake Music Park south of Hattiesburg.

Sumrall Police Department’s new chief is a familiar face – and the first woman to ever hold that position.

With enrollment at 4,135 in the Petal School District, school officials are searching for land on which to build another school – more than likely an elementary school – to accommodate the increasing number of students in the district.

 If you don’t vote, you don’t count. 

That was the mantra by which Vernon Dahmer lived and died. 

Lamar County jail docket


Editor's note: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the county jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Lamar County Jail.