A legendary blues musician, a champion of the disabled, a civil rights heroine, a Catholic priest with a heart of gold, and two iconic restaurant owners consist of this year’s group of inductees into Signature Magazine’s Best of the Pine Belt Hall of Fame.
As the end to another school year approaches, students and teachers alike are looking forward to the days ahead.
The University of Southern Mississippi will hold commencement exercises today, Friday and Saturday on its respective campuses. William Carey University will also hold graduation this weekend.
#fillabagfeedafamily: Pine Belt residents reminded to place bag of non-perishable groceries by mailboxBy BETH BUNCH,
Pine Belt residents are reminded that Saturday, May 11, is the “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive sponsored by the National Association of Letters Carriers. Residents are asked to help by filling the brown grocery bag delivered to your home this week with non-perishable food items and place it by your mailbox.
It was a dark and stormy night” wouldn’t quite fit the scenario that played out on a day in May 1975 in the Hub City.
A recent Facebook post on the “Remember When In Hattiesburg’”page asked friends of the open group to shed some light back on May 15, 1975, when it went totally dark in Hattiesburg during the middle of the day.
In its continuing effort to encourage economic growth in the Pine Belt, the Forrest County Board of Supervisors is partnering in a project which will continue the development of property at the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport.
Postal workers will be collecting and distributing more than mail on Saturday, May 11, as the day marks the 27th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers' "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. The event coincides with Mother’s Day weekend each year.
Wheels of Glory is hitting the streets by providing bicycles for the homeless community. The bicycle referral program is the brainchild of bicycle shop owner James Moore, who has partnered with Edwards Street Fellowship, the city of Hattiesburg and others to bring this program to fruition.
Mississippi Outstanding Teen Jane Granberry brings home state title, prepares to compete at national levelBy BETH BUNCH,
Jane Granberry, a junior at Oak Grove High School, is still reeling from hearing her named called as Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen during competition finals Sunday afternoon at the Vicksburg Convention Center.
Granberry said upon hearing her named called, she immediately broke down into tears.