Booseum at the African American Military History Museum returns to Hattiesburg from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 . Inside the historic venue, guests are encouraged to follow the screams (of delight) for an evening of frighteningly good fun.
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.
Hattiesburg High School and Lamar County School District students tooks part in Sign Manufacturing Day hosted by Munn Enterprises in Hattiesburg. The company was one of 86 sign companies across the United States and Canada to observe the day Oct. 5.
Imagine a treasure trove of artifacts so vast that you could not accurately pinpoint the exact number of items on hand. Such is the cavernous amount of historical memorabilia stored in the Special Collections wing of The University of Southern Mississippi’s McCain Library & Archives.
Two individuals who contracted an uncommon illness – one, a bestselling author, and the other, a University of Southern Mississippi (USM) alumna now pursuing a Ph.D. – will share their story of recovery and resilience at 6:30 p.m.
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.
The Hattiesburg Public School District recently launched its Middle College Program.
Eleven Hattiesburg High School students are targeted to graduate with an Associates of Arts Degree from Pearl River Community College and a high school diploma in May 2020 as part of the Middle College Program.