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Brian Hall was named director of the Petal Parks and Recreation Department during Tuesday night’s Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting.

Emmie Perkins felt a flood of feelings Saturday night as she stood on the Evangel Temple stage in Meridian, knowing that she was one of the last two contestants in the state Distinguished Young Woman program.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Andrew caught up with former Southern Miss star and Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier. They talk trade rumors and his time at Southern Miss.

By now, Hattiesburg residents are familiar with the current culinary offerings at The District at Midtown, with Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Asian Café, Taziki’s Mediterranean Café and Southern Kernels Gourmet Popcorn opening their doors during the last...

Friends Fly South will be the entertainment at Friday night’s SummerTunes, presented by Live @ Five H'Burg and the Thirsty Hippo. The event runs from 7-10 p.m. July 13 at Town Square Park in Downtown Hattiesburg.

16th Section Lands appeal goes to Supreme Court


An Oak Grove company has appealed a 10th District Chancery Court ruling involving a 16th Section Lands lease that allows the Lamar County School Board to charge fair market value for renting the property to the Mississippi Supreme Court, although the lease sets 60-day windows for reappraisals on the 10th, 20th and 30th anniversaries.