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Story by Los Alamos National Lab (Special to The PineBeltNEWS)

Jocelyn Buckley of Waste Management Programs finishes her preflight checklist and via headset communicates with Los Alamos County Airport traffic. 

Like many other businesses displaced by the January 2017 tornado that hit east Hattiesburg and Petal, Hub City Transit found itself without a home after the EF3 storm destroyed its location on South Tipton Street.

A popular Lamar County pub that is seeking to sell alcoholic beverages has suspended operations as of Thursday, pending receipt of permits from the Mississippi Department of Revenue’s Alcoholic Beverage Control.

As of Monday, the nominations process for this year’s Best of the Pine Belt Awards went live. Once again, several key categories will be selected to be featured at the Best of the Pine Belt Awards Show at the Saenger Theater.

Sometimes getting a fresh pair of eyes on something can prove to be the difference.

HOLIDAY INN: 228-room hotel, Burger Theory restaurant open


Hub Holiday, LLC announces the opening of the new-build 128-room Holiday Inn hotel in Hattiesburg. This new hotel is located just across the street from Lake Terrace Convention Center.

Intercontinental Hotels Group, one of the world's leading hotel companies, is the parent company of the Holiday Inn brand.

Hattiesburg gets MDEQ $75,000 solid waste assistance grant


The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality awarded the city of Hattiesburg a solid waste assistance grant of $75,000 that will be used by the city for a household hazardous waste collection program.

The grant will help fund “Right Way to Throw Away Day,” a partnership between the city and Forrest and Lamar counties.