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On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, sports editor Camal Petro kicks off the summer high school football coverage with Oak Grove and a conversation with Mississippi State commit and Warriors’ defensive end, Jack Harris.

I became a father on the evening of April 7, 1999. I was 25 years old.

In all of Mississippi, there is only one healthcare organization that Planetree International has awarded with the Gold Certification for Exellence in Person-Centered Care.

Each year, thousands of communities across the country take part in National Night Out Against Crime, a neighborhood initiative designed to enhance the relationship between residents and law enforcement officials.

The Oak Grove Upper Elementary School barn used in the school’s AgArt program could be going away after the Lamar County School District Board of Trustees decided to accept bids on its sale at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Student Organization to raise money for children's hospital

Students at the University of Southern Mississippi are prepping their best dance moves in an effort to raise money “For the Kids.” As part of the Children’s Miracle Network, the student organization EagleTHON is raising money to benefit Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson.

City Council approves work on new, old buildings

Two major city building projects got the go-ahead from the Hattiesburg City Council on Tuesday night by accepting bids to demolish part of the property to be used for the Public Safety Complex and to rebuild the Hub City Transit Facility. The total construction cost for the two projects is about $1.5 million.

11th annual dulcimer festival to feature acclaimed instructors


Southern Strings Dulcimers is gearing up to host the 11th annual Southern Strings Dulcimer Festival at Calvary Baptist Church in Petal. The three-day event is set to kick off on Thursday Feb. 15, with a broad list of exciting activities on the docket for the following Friday and Saturday.