Forrest General and Extra Table join forces to celebrate anniversary

By STAFF REPORTS,

Forrest General and Extra Table are celebrating health in a new and big way for 2019. The two have joined forces to highlight how healthy food choices affect overall health and wellness. The partnership was recently formed to honor Extra Table’s 10 years of providing healthy food to Mississippi’s most food-insecure residents. 


Leader of state Methodists to keynote prayer breakfast at USM

By STAFF REPORTS,

The head of the United Methodist Church (UMC) in Mississippi will serve as the keynote speaker for the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical and Multicultural Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the ballroom of The University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.




2019 Best of the Pine Belt nominations begin Jan. 14

By STAFF REPORTS,

Once again, it's time to nominate local businesses, people, events, cuisine and art for this year's Best of the Pine Belt awards. Several key categories will be selected to be featured at the Best of the Pine Belt Awards Show at the Saenger Theater later this year. Those categories are selected from the nomination and final voting process.




Blessings of the season

By STAFF REPORTS,

The new year promises to be a little brighter for a Pine Belt family who’s had more than their fair share of tough breaks since late 2017. A typical week of work, activities and preparing for the holiday season for the Hales family was changed in the blink of an eye by a tragic accident.





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