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Forrest General Healthcare Foundation and Forrest General Hospital hosted a dedication of the Becky and Bill Oliver Healing Garden on June 12.
All persons interested in substituting in the Petal School District for the 2019-2020 school year must attend a training session conducted by the school district. The training will be from 8:30 a.m.-noon July 25 at the Central Office Board Room.
Several Hattiesburg-area students were winners in the Mississippi Music Teachers Association Pre-College State Finals held on May 18 at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. They represent the studios of Laura Broughton, Ellen Elder, Gail Fox, Victoria Johnson, Jan Mesrobian, Stephen Redfield, and Barbara Stephenson.
A number of Hattiesburg students were among 11,406 students enrolled during the 2019 spring term at The University of Alabama and were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).
The City of Hattiesburg’s City Lights + Music Nights Concert Series is teaming up with FestivalSouth for a bonus show to the FestivalSouth lineup.
Grammy-winning blues legend Bobby Rush and Friends will be at the Hattiesburg Saenger at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Tickets range from $15 - $25.
The PineBelt NEWS captured 29 awards – including General Excellence in its circulation division – at the annual convention of the Mississippi Press Association in Biloxi on Saturday.
The newspaper has received the General Excellence designation for the last seven years.
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 consists of this year’s group of inductees into Signature Magazine’s Best of the Pine Belt Hall of Fame.
W hen Signature Magazine publisher David Gustafson threw out the idea of hosting a Oscar-style, red carpet award show in conjunction with FestivalSouth’s annual ‘Best of the Pine Belt’ competition five years ago, even his own staff raised an eyebrow or two.