EDITOR’S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Forrest County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Forrest County Jail.
Hattiesburg police were notified of a shooting early last Saturday morning when the victim arrived at a local hospital seeking treatment.
The Lumberton Board of Aldermen has received another application for chief of the Lumberton Police Department, but board members are still in talks regarding who will be the next person to serve in that position.
It’s no surprise with the back-and-forth weather that Mississippi has been receiving for the last few weeks – 70 degrees one day, 40 the next – that cases of the sniffles and other ailments have taken their toll on Pine Belt residents.
The “Greatest Show on Dirt” is returning to Hattiesburg this weekend, Feb. 15, 16, for the 34th Annual Southern Miss Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo. The Department of Campus Recreation at The University of Southern Mississippi will host the event at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center. The rodeo will start at 7:30 p.m.
The fifth week of the 2019 legislative session proved to be the busiest thus far. Committee meetings to discuss House bills wrapped up early in the week because of the recent general bills deadline.
A great thing about the Christian faith is you’re not held accountable — at least in God’s eyes — for mistakes of 30 years ago if you have repented.
Not so in politics.
Needless to say, the racial makeup of my small hometown in northeastern Oklahoma is nothing like it is here in the Pine Belt of south Mississippi.
Although the proposal of a new 150-house subdivision adjacent to Sumrall Elementary School has given concerns to several residents, developers of the project say the neighborhood would increase the town’s tax base, bring in new residents and possibly attract new businesses.
Will you be mine: Neubert Antique Valentines a loving addition to Southern Miss de Grummond CollectionBy GEOFF LOCICERO,
Deep in the heart of the McCain Library and Archives — or, well, the fourth floor — you can find something sweet and sour but unlike any chicken dish you might order for a Valentine’s Day dinner.