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City and county officials gathered Thursday at the Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center in Hattiesburg to celebrate the planned inclusion of Greater Hattiesburg – including all of Forrest and Lamar Counties – as an ACT Work Ready Community.
Sumrall 33, Sacred Heart 6
The Sumrall Bobcats are 3-0 for the first time since 2006 after beating the Crusaders Friday night. Sumrall built a 33-0 lead before Sacred Heart got the on the board, and it was led by senior Tyrek Preston at running back with 105 yards on 10 carries.
What better way to debut the inaugural issue of The PineBelt NEWS - the newly-combined community newspaper created from the merger of our three award-winning publications (The Hattiesburg Post, The Lamar Times, and The Petal News) than to invite local cheerleaders from our primary coverage areas to grace the inaugural cover?
Starting this week, a panel of Associated Press state sports writers and editors, including Camal Petro of PineBeltSPORTS, vote in the Mississippi’s AP High School Poll.
Forrest County taxpayers may find themselves on the hook to refund nearly $2 million in tax payments to a local manufacturer after a court ruling this week.