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Alicia D. Brown of Petal, a 2016 Presbyterian Christian graduate, is the state’s only awardee to be named a Truman Scholar. 

Voters throughout Hattiesburg still have a few days to decide whether to approve an additional 1 percent sales tax on hotels, motels and restaurants to benefit parks and recreation projects...

Although the recipient of Hattiesburg Police Department’s Officer of the Year award is announced shortly before the start of the department’s annual Awards Day, Detective Jeremy Dunaway was...

For the 10th year, FestivalSouth events return to venues across the Pine Belt this June, with a fun-filled line-up of events, performances and opportunities.

Oak Grove High School senior Emmie Perkins sang her way to a $5,000 scholarship Saturday by winning the Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club scholarship contest finals. 




Robin's Wharf docks in Petal

By HASKEL BURNS,

Pine Belt residents looking for a taste of Louisiana seafood won’t have to search any farther than Petal for fresh, catch-of-the day fare.

Darrin Robin, co-owner of the popular Robin’s Wharf Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans and Slidell, opened his third location March 20 at 1080 Eveleyn Gandy Parkway in the Friendly City.











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