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While bidding out certain projects late last year for the upcoming Hattiesburg Public Safety Complex, city officials received a $2 million bid for a maintenance facility at that site – a number that was a little out of their comfort zone.
The Hattiesburg Public School District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday to celebrate its new indoor athletic multipurpose facility and newly renovated weight room.
Some say “magic mustards” and some use “championship golds,” but one thing is for sure, there is something special about those all-gold jerseys Pearl River donned Saturday afternoon.
Sumrall native Christopher Ray will pick up the baton as Opera San Jose's next resident conductor in July 2019.
Ray said he is grateful to San José Musical Director Joseph Marcheso for believing in his work and trusting him with this responsibility.
With a revised version of her proposed ordinance to decriminalize the simple possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana within Hattiesburg city limits, Ward 2 Councilwoman Deborah Delgado will now look forward to a vote on the ordinance at the next meeting of Hattiesburg City Council.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with three auto burglaries in the Bellewood subdivision off Old Highway 11 in Hattiesburg.
Hailing from various universities, the Pine Belt area is home to a few players who will get a shot at the NFL this upcoming season. Petal’s Javon Patterson was the lone player to hear his name called during the NFL Draft last week, but Oak Grove’s Logan Scott and Picasso Nelson Jr.
SUMRALL – Hunter Barrett found himself at the bottom of a dogpile Tuesday night, and there was no place he’d rather be in that moment.
SUMRALL – Graham Crawford gave his mother the perfect Mother’s Day gift Sunday.
With less than three minutes to go in Saturday night’s football game between Laurel and Hattiesburg, a disturbance of some kind sent players and fans scrambling off the field and out of the stands for some 20 minutes before play resumed.
The public record of the past week’s felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Editor's note: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misemeanor 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.
A Purvis woman has been charged with murder in the homicide investigation of Thomas Burns, the 54-year-old man who was found dead last month in a freezer at his Lamar County home.
Fourteen distinguished alumni of Hattiesburg’s city schools will be inducted into the inaugural HPSD Foundation Hall of Fame during a two-day event Oct. 4-5.
Inductees for the first-ever Hattiesburg Hall of Fame class come from the fields of business, politics, education, medicine, entertainment, journalism and sports.
SUMRALL – Sumrall treated the opening game of the Class 4A baseball playoffs like it was just another day at the office.
The Bobcats were all business as the rolled methodically over Pass Christian 10-0 in six innings in the first game of the best-of-three first round series Friday night at Larry Knight Field.
PEARL, Miss. – Thomas Dillard and Chase Cockrell each drove in three runs to lead No. 4 Ole Miss over No. 12 Southern Miss in an 11-3 triumph Tuesday night at Trustmark Park.
The Golden Eagles (22-10) fell for the fourth-straight time to the Rebels.
Matthew Guidry and Matt Wallner led the Golden Eagles with two hits apiece.
Recently, the state filed suit against the federal government seeking at least $25 million for damage to 8,000 acres of 16th Section land belonging to three school districts in southwest Mississippi.
It was not an easy decision to make, but it was the right one for our children. The background is important:
Gospel Music Hall of Fame members and award-winning family group The Hoppers will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Heritage United Methodist Church.
ELLISVILLE, Miss— It did not come easy but the No.15 Pearl River Wildcats broke through the first round of the MACJC tournament Tuesday, defeating Holmes 60-48.