PRVEPA awards 250 scholarships


The education careers of 250 students from throughout Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association’s 12-county service area will get a financial boost this fall. Each will receive a scholarship of $725 to help them attend state community colleges this year, thanks to the generous spirit and support of the Association’s member-consumers.

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.


Fire department seeks applicants


Being a Hattiesburg Firefighter means joining more than 113 years of service to the Hattiesburg community. It also means having both the desire to serve and the courage to act.

With opportunities for growth in a variety of areas, the Hattiesburg Fire Department is looking for others to join this brotherhood.