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The Rotary Club of Hattiesburg celebrates a century of service this year and will honor the hard work and dedication of past and current Rotarians with a Diamond Anniversary banquet Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Southern Oaks in Hattiesburg.

Officials from Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s office are diligently reviewing approximately 1,500 files – including receipts, contracts and transactions of purchased goods and services – regarding a Petal cemetery that is in danger of...

For nearly a year now, Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker and members of the city council have been quietly implementing a new safety initiative that is already making a big impact on the quality of life here in the Hub City.


Sculptor/climber and owner of Mohawk Steel & Glass Jeremy Thomley of Hattiesburg wants to share his art and his passions with the public with the third annual Hot Glass Fall Festival on Oct. 20 at his family Christmas tree farm.

In a full-page open letter to our readers, PineBelt NEWS publisher David Gustafson sets the record straight about The Hattiesburg American and stakes our rightful and clear-cut claim as the most-read (and relevant)...

Longleaf Trace


If the houses toward the north end of Busch-man Street could talk, they’d have stories of how they’ve seen the city grow. Some of the older homes have tax records that date back to the 1890s and saw the day when there was no indoor plumbing or electricity.